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Adventures of Emperor Chien Lung

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Adventures of Emperor Chien Lung (1977, Hong Kong) is a Historical Comedy film directed by Han Hsiang Li.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1977
  • Color
  • Distributed by Shaw Brothers
  • Directed by Han Hsiang Li
  • Written by Han Hsiang Li
  • Starring: Shen Chan, Tony Liu, Yue Wong, Hua Yueh

Synopsis

Liu Yung (one of Bruce Lee's favorite co-stars) takes center stage as the Ching Dynasty title character, who seeks out court corruption with the help of a streetwise youth played by Wang Yu (Dirty Ho). Therefore, they teach the corrupt officials a lesson with wit and style and when those officials learn that Liu Yung is the emperor, they begged for his forgiveness. This production proved so popular that director Li Han-hsiang took over to helm two successful sequels. (IVL)

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