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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (90 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : All Channel Films, 1993.

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In Process Record.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by All Channel Films in 1993.
Summary, etc.:
"Cinema of Vengeance" is an in-depth documentary of the Hong Kong film action industry. Covering broad eras from the early black & white Chinese adventure pictures, to the first real kung fu films:, the golden days of the Shaw Bros. and Golden Harvest studios, the heyday of Bruce Lee, the gangster-influenced era, and finishing out on the time of John Woo's growing international appeal. The movie features a number of exclusive interviews of the more notable names in Eastern martial arts films - Sammo Hung, Bruce Lee, Gordon Liu, Lau Kar Leung, Ti Lung, John Woo, and too many others to mention. Also lesser-known support players like Sophia Crawford and Yukari Oshima, and even Western stars including Don Wilson and Gary Daniels. It's the greatest documentary in 'history'.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Documentary-style films.
Motion pictures.
Genre: Film Studies
Documentary films.

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