Karate, the Hand of Death

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Karate, the Hand of Death (1961, USA) is a Martial Arts film directed by Joel Holt.


Main Details

  • Released in 1961
  • B & W
  • Running Time: 80 Min.
  • Production Co: Joseph Brenner Productions
  • Distribution Co: Allied Artists Pictures (1961) (USA) (theatrical) | Joseph Brenner Associates (????) (USA) (theatrical) | Peerless Films (1963) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Joel Holt
  • Starring Joe Holt, Frank Blaine, Akira Shiga, Joe Hirakawa, Reiko Okada, Ken Noyle
  • Written by David Hill
  • Produced by Joel Holt
  • Original Music by Minoru Miki
  • Cinematography by Tatsuo Namikawa

Also Known As

  • Karato, The Hand of Death (Alt Title)


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