We have watched many great old school classic kung fu flicks these past few months, but have you ever wondered what was the first kung fu movie that set the tone for these great dramatic adventure stories (better known as wuxia)? Well today we are going to watch the protoype action kung fu movie that put the master director Chang Cheh on the map! In 1967, the great classic flick, One Armed Swordsman, was the first ever 1 million dollar film in Hong Kong cinema establishing the path for a ton of martial arts films the world has never seen! What is also great is the legendary Jimmy Wang Yu is the superstar of the film!
Watch this film, and understand this is that movie which contributed to so many classic kung fu movies, stars, and legends. This is that film that made Chang Cheh the great storyteller and director he was soon to become. This is the official prototype for the kung fu movie madness that was soon to come in the 1970s when Hip Hop was born!
Enjoy this great masterwork and history maker from Shaw Brothers Studio!
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