Shaw Brothers is a treasure trove. Welcome to the world of the Venoms crew. Director Ngai Hoi-Fung never really made it big, but the film at hand was much more competently made than some reviews had led me to believe. With a quite astonishing cast and a director with such a good pedigree at the helm, it was always certain that this would be watchable at the very least. Wong and the Ten Tigers assisted the protagonists in liberating the village of Lanzhou. He also was the father of , who wasn't one of the Ten Tigers but is sometimes referred to as the Tiger after the Ten Tigers. And Wang Lung Wei wields it like a beast.
Take note of the villain in both films. During the fight sequences, Jackie flips off of tall rocks, quickly tumbles to dodge strikes, and in one fight even uses his surroundings to thwart bad guys. Will Dong Qi and his accomplices destroy the remaining Ten Tigers and their disciples? As such, the Ten Tigers' martial arts styles resemble those of. Look for their Shaw Brothers films. Li Jen Chiao hides Chai Min Yu in the back of his pawn shop, and sends his younger brother Tan Ming Fu Sheng to seek the help of two other ex-Shaolin men who reside in the town, Wan Yi Ling Sun Chien and Su He Hu Lu Feng.
In fact, its release in 1973 was supposedly so small and limited that many never saw it and it is regarded as one of the rarer Jackie Chan films. It featured a star-studded cast of Shaw Studio actors, including the , and. Tan Ming is temperamental and is always getting into fights, and he starts fighting with Wan Yi Ling and Su He Hu before he explains the reason for his visit. They kept it pretty traditional. Maybe you hate Gordon Liu. The Ten Tigers from Kwangtung revolves around an intense rivalry between the Canton Tigers and the Qing Dynasty. He talks about working on Fist of Fury and as a stunt coordinator on a pair of films from Great Earth Film Company.
Note that Amazon is showing a different cover for Tokyo Shock and Red Sun; although they could be variant or updated covers. Maybe the Venoms are perfection for you. But instead of going after the big cats first, they decide to start by killing their students one by one. Filmed in 1971 when Jackie was a tender, stubble-faced 17-year-old, but held for release until 1973, The Cub Tiger from Kwangtung did not light the world on fire. Start off with his classics.
Learn to like what you like. The good thing is, however, you will like a Jackie Chan film. The amount of characters is perhaps the major weakness overall as none of them are given enough time to develop, the relatively short running time increasing this effect. Get to know Gordon Liu, David Chiang and Ti Lung. Plot The movie involves two stories concerning the and their future disciples. The film opens with members of the Ten Tigers group getting attacked by a pair of mysterious assailants.
They starred in a bunch of films together and ninety percent of them are worth picking up. Anti-Ch'ing revolutionary leader Chai Min Yu Ku Feng is being hunted down by Manchu General Liang Wang Lung Wei. With little comprehensible explanation, the heroic duo and their close pals try to help hide an anti-Qing patriot Lu Feng from some dastardly Manchu officials. I looked up the Cinemart issue and I saw that 46 Oct 1973 is supposed to have a feature on the film. And for those wondering, I do plan on watching Master with Cracked Fingers for comparison at some point.
As Lung's brother-in-arms, the top-billed Alexander Fu Sheng lights up the screen as the cheeky, ill-tempered Tam Ming. Dong Qi is determined to extinguish any rebellion against the Emperor. Hence this amazing fight scene. The masked man is Li Jen Chiao Ti Lung a loyal ex-Shaolin man and the owner of a pawn shop in town. Two strangers arrive in Kwangtung Canton with a sinister mission to complete. Remember his friend, Sammo Hung? Words cannot express how excited I am to finally do this, as Jackie Chan is simply one of the most important film figures to me as an audience member. When Li's professional rival rats him out, Manchu official Liang Johnny Wang Lung-wei not only orchestras his army but fools a couple other kung fu masters including Beggar Su Phillip Kwok Tsui into helping his cause.
Ti Lung brings a certain level of respectability and grace to the proceedings, while Alexander Fu Sheng and Philip Kwok as the hilarious Beggar Su provide some welcome bursts of comedic energy, but otherwise, the film seemingly implodes under the burdensome weight of its own cast. Get familiar with his co-stars. But much of that emotion will have to be held back until later films, as it took this Jacky a while to develop into the Jackie we know and love today. He is almost caught when a masked man rescues him from death and escapes with him. Let me go back a bit and ruminate on the year this was produced. The editing between scenes is also frequently great, bridging scenes with similar images, or even faking you out to think something else happened when really the scene had shifted.