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* Label: Arrow Video
* Label: Arrow Video
* Follow-up collector's box set to [[Shawscope: Volume 1 (BluRay)]]
* Follow-up collector's box set to [[Shawscope: Volume 1 (BluRay)]]
* Release date: November 21, 2022
* Release date: November 21, 2022 (UK), December 6, 2022 (USA/Canada)
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* Details TBA
* Region free
* 14 Titles: [[Invincible Shaolin]] (1978), [[The Magnificent Ruffians]] (1979), [[The Kid With The Golden Arm]] (1979) and [[Ten Tigers of Kwangtung]] (1980), [[The Boxer's Omen]] (1983, brand new 2k remaster), | The 36th Chamber of Shaolin | Return to the 36th Chamber | Disciples of the 36th Chamber | Mad Monkey Kung Fu | Five Superfighters | My Young Auntie | Mercenaries from Hong Kong | Martial Arts of Shaolin | The Bare-Footed Kid
* Titles: [[Invincible Shaolin]] (1978), [[The Magnificent Ruffians]] (1979), [[The Kid With The Golden Arm]] (1979) and [[Ten Tigers of Kwangtung]] (1980), [[The Boxer's Omen]] (1983, brand new 2k remaster), | [[The 36th Chamber of Shaolin]] | [[Return to The 36th Chamber]] | [[Disciples of the 36th Chamber]] | [[Mad Monkey Kung Fu]] | Five Superfighters | [[My Young Auntie]] | Mercenaries from Hong Kong | Martial Arts of Shaolin | The Bare-Footed Kid


* High Definition (1080p) Blu-ray presentations of all fourteen films, including nine new 2K restorations by Arrow Films
* Illustrated 60-page collectors’ book featuring new writing by David Desser, Jonathan Clements, Lovely Jon and David West, plus cast and crew listings and notes on each film by Simon Abrams
* New artwork by Mike Lee-Graham, Chris Malbon, Kagan McLeod, Colin Murdoch, “Kung Fu” Bob O’Brien, Lucas Peverill, Ilan Sheady, Tony Stella, Darren Wheeling and Jolyon Yates
* Hours of never-before-seen bonus features including several cast and crew interviews from the Frédéric Ambroisine Video Archive
* Two CDs of music from the De Wolfe Music library as heard in several of the films, exclusive to this collection
'''DISC ONE – THE 36TH CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN''' • Brand new 4K restoration by Celestial Pictures and L’Immagine Ritrovata • Newly restored uncompressed Mandarin, Cantonese and English original mono audio • Newly translated English subtitles, plus optional hard-of-hearing subtitles for the English dub • Brand new feature commentary by critic Travis Crawford • Brand new select-scene commentary by film critic and historian Tony Rayns • Interview with star Gordon Liu, filmed in 2003 • Interview with cinematographer Arthur Wong, filmed in 2006 • Shaolin: Birthplace of a Hero and Elegant Trails, two archive featurettes with Gordon Liu produced by Celestial Pictures in 2003 • Tiger Style: The Musical Impact of Martial Arts Cinema, a newly filmed overview of Shaw Brothers’ influence on hip hop and other music genres, featuring music historian Lovely Jon • Cinema Hong Kong: Swordfighting, the second instalment in a three-part documentary produced by Celestial Pictures in 2003 and featuring interviews with Gordon Liu, Lau Kar-leung, Cheng Pei-pei, John Woo, Sammo Hung, Kara Hui, David Chiang and others • Alternate opening credits from the American version titled Master Killer • Hong Kong and German theatrical trailers, plus US TV spot • Image gallery
'''DISC TWO – RETURN TO THE 36TH CHAMBER / DISCIPLES OF THE 36TH CHAMBER''' • Uncompressed Cantonese, Mandarin and English original mono audio for both films • Newly translated English subtitles for both films, plus optional hard-of-hearing subtitles for the English dubs • Interview with star Gordon Liu, filmed in 2003 • Citizen Shaw, a French TV documentary from 1980 directed by Maurice Frydland, in which Sir Run Run Shaw gives an all-access tour of the Shaw Brothers backlot (including behind-the-scenes footage from Return to the 36th Chamber), remastered in high definition • Hero on the Scaffolding, an archive featurette produced by Celestial Pictures in 2003 • Alternate opening credits sequences for both films • Hong Kong theatrical trailers for both films • Image galleries for both films
'''DISC THREE – MAD MONKEY KUNG FU / FIVE SUPERFIGHTERS''' • Brand new 2K restorations of both films from the original negatives by Arrow Films • Uncompressed Cantonese, Mandarin and English original mono for both films • Newly translated English subtitles for both films, plus optional hard-of-hearing subtitles for the English dubs • Brand new commentary for Mad Monkey Kung Fu by martial arts cinema experts Frank Djeng and Michael Worth • Newly filmed appreciation of Mad Monkey Kung Fu by film critic and historian Tony Rayns • Interview with actor Hsiao Hou, filmed in 2004 • Shaw in the USA, a brand new featurette on how Shaw Brothers broke America featuring Grady Hendrix and Chris Poggiali, authors of These Fists Break Bricks • Hong Kong and US theatrical trailers for Mad Monkey Kung Fu • Hong Kong theatrical trailer and UK VHS promo for Five Superfighters • Image galleries for both films
'''DISC FOUR – INVINCIBLE SHAOLIN / THE KID WITH THE GOLDEN ARM ''' • Brand new 2K restorations of both films from the original negatives by Arrow Films • Uncompressed Mandarin and English original mono audio for both films, plus Cantonese mono for Invincible Shaolin • Newly translated English subtitles for both films, plus optional hard-of-hearing subtitles for the English dubs • Interview with action director Robert Tai, filmed in 2003 • Poison Clan Rocks The World, a brand new visual essay on the Venom Mob written and narrated by author Terrence J. Brady • Alternate "continuity" cut of The Kid With The Golden Arm, presented via seamless branching • Alternate and textless title sequences for The Kid with the Golden Arm • Hong Kong theatrical trailer for Invincible Shaolin • Hong Kong theatrical trailer (audio only) and US TV spot for The Kid with the Golden Arm • Image galleries for both films
'''DISC FIVE – MAGNIFICENT RUFFIANS / TEN TIGERS OF KWANGTUNG''' • Brand new 2K restorations of both films from the original negatives by Arrow Films • Uncompressed Mandarin and English original mono audio for both films, plus Cantonese mono for Ten Tigers of Kwangtung • Newly translated English subtitles for both films, plus optional hard-of-hearing subtitles for the English dubs • Brand new audio commentary on Ten Tigers of Kwangtung by filmmaker Brandon Bentley • Interview with star Chin Siu-ho, filmed in 2003 • Rivers and Lakes, a brand new video essay on Shaw Brothers’ depiction of Chinese myth and history, written and narrated by Jonathan Clements, author of A Brief History of China • Hong Kong (audio only) and German theatrical trailers for Magnificent Ruffians • Hong Kong trailers (Mandarin and Cantonese audio options) and US TV spot for Ten Tigers of Kwangtung • Image galleries for both films
'''DISC SIX – MY YOUNG AUNTIE''' • Uncompressed Cantonese, Mandarin and English original mono audio • Newly translated English subtitles, plus optional hard-of-hearing subtitles for the English dub • Brand new select-scene commentary by film critic and historian Tony Rayns • Interview with star Kara Hui, filmed in 2003 • Cinema Hong Kong: The Beauties of the Shaw Studios, the final instalment in the three-part documentary produced by Celestial Pictures in 2003 • Alternate standard-definition VHS version • Hong Kong theatrical trailer • Image gallery
'''DISC SEVEN – MERCENARIES FROM HONG KONG / THE BOXER'S OMEN''' • Brand new 2K restorations of both films from the original negatives by Arrow Films • Uncompressed Cantonese and Mandarin original mono audio for both films plus English mono for Mercenaries from Hong Kong • Newly translated English subtitles for both films, plus optional hard-of-hearing subtitles for the English dub • Brand new commentary on The Boxer’s Omen by critic Travis Crawford • Newly filmed appreciation of filmmaker Kuei Chih-hung by film critic and historian Tony Rayns • Additional footage from Mandarin VHS version of The Boxer's Omen • Interview with Mercenaries from Hong Kong action director Tong Kai, filmed in 2009 • Hong Kong theatrical trailers for both films • Image galleries for both films
'''DISC EIGHT – MARTIAL ARTS OF SHAOLIN / THE BARE-FOOTED KID''' • Uncompressed Cantonese, Mandarin and English original mono audio for both films • Newly translated English subtitles, plus optional hard-of-hearing subtitles for the English dubs • Brand new commentary on Martial Arts of Shaolin by Jonathan Clements • Brand new commentary on The Bare-Footed Kid by Frank Djeng of the NY Asian Film Festival • Newly filmed appreciations of both films by film critic and historian Tony Rayns • Interview with Martial Arts of Shaolin screenwriter Sze Yeung-ping, filmed in 2004 • Alternate standard-definition version of Martial Arts of Shaolin • Hong Kong and Japanese theatrical trailers for Martial Arts of Shaolin, plus trailers for the preceding Shaolin Temple films starring Jet Li • Hong Kong theatrical trailer and UK VHS promo for The Bare-Footed Kid • Image galleries for both films
'''DISC NINE – MUSIC FROM THE 36TH CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN, FIVE SUPERFIGHTERS, INVINCIBLE SHAOLIN AND THE KID WITH THE GOLDEN ARM (CD)'''
'''DISC TEN – MUSIC FROM RETURN TO THE 36TH CHAMBER, MAGNIFICENT RUFFIANS, TEN TIGERS OF KWANGTUNG, MY YOUNG AUNTIE, MERCENARIES FROM HONG KONG AND DISCIPLES OF THE 36TH CHAMBER (CD)'''


[[Category:Arrow Video]][[Category:Shaw Brothers Archives]][[Category:BluRay]]
[[Category:Arrow Video]][[Category:Shaw Brothers Archives]][[Category:BluRay]]

Latest revision as of 15:37, 27 September 2022

Shawscope Volume 2

  • High Definition (1080p) Blu-ray presentations of all fourteen films, including nine new 2K restorations by Arrow Films
  • Illustrated 60-page collectors’ book featuring new writing by David Desser, Jonathan Clements, Lovely Jon and David West, plus cast and crew listings and notes on each film by Simon Abrams
  • New artwork by Mike Lee-Graham, Chris Malbon, Kagan McLeod, Colin Murdoch, “Kung Fu” Bob O’Brien, Lucas Peverill, Ilan Sheady, Tony Stella, Darren Wheeling and Jolyon Yates
  • Hours of never-before-seen bonus features including several cast and crew interviews from the Frédéric Ambroisine Video Archive
  • Two CDs of music from the De Wolfe Music library as heard in several of the films, exclusive to this collection

DISC ONE – THE 36TH CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN • Brand new 4K restoration by Celestial Pictures and L’Immagine Ritrovata • Newly restored uncompressed Mandarin, Cantonese and English original mono audio • Newly translated English subtitles, plus optional hard-of-hearing subtitles for the English dub • Brand new feature commentary by critic Travis Crawford • Brand new select-scene commentary by film critic and historian Tony Rayns • Interview with star Gordon Liu, filmed in 2003 • Interview with cinematographer Arthur Wong, filmed in 2006 • Shaolin: Birthplace of a Hero and Elegant Trails, two archive featurettes with Gordon Liu produced by Celestial Pictures in 2003 • Tiger Style: The Musical Impact of Martial Arts Cinema, a newly filmed overview of Shaw Brothers’ influence on hip hop and other music genres, featuring music historian Lovely Jon • Cinema Hong Kong: Swordfighting, the second instalment in a three-part documentary produced by Celestial Pictures in 2003 and featuring interviews with Gordon Liu, Lau Kar-leung, Cheng Pei-pei, John Woo, Sammo Hung, Kara Hui, David Chiang and others • Alternate opening credits from the American version titled Master Killer • Hong Kong and German theatrical trailers, plus US TV spot • Image gallery

DISC TWO – RETURN TO THE 36TH CHAMBER / DISCIPLES OF THE 36TH CHAMBER • Uncompressed Cantonese, Mandarin and English original mono audio for both films • Newly translated English subtitles for both films, plus optional hard-of-hearing subtitles for the English dubs • Interview with star Gordon Liu, filmed in 2003 • Citizen Shaw, a French TV documentary from 1980 directed by Maurice Frydland, in which Sir Run Run Shaw gives an all-access tour of the Shaw Brothers backlot (including behind-the-scenes footage from Return to the 36th Chamber), remastered in high definition • Hero on the Scaffolding, an archive featurette produced by Celestial Pictures in 2003 • Alternate opening credits sequences for both films • Hong Kong theatrical trailers for both films • Image galleries for both films

DISC THREE – MAD MONKEY KUNG FU / FIVE SUPERFIGHTERS • Brand new 2K restorations of both films from the original negatives by Arrow Films • Uncompressed Cantonese, Mandarin and English original mono for both films • Newly translated English subtitles for both films, plus optional hard-of-hearing subtitles for the English dubs • Brand new commentary for Mad Monkey Kung Fu by martial arts cinema experts Frank Djeng and Michael Worth • Newly filmed appreciation of Mad Monkey Kung Fu by film critic and historian Tony Rayns • Interview with actor Hsiao Hou, filmed in 2004 • Shaw in the USA, a brand new featurette on how Shaw Brothers broke America featuring Grady Hendrix and Chris Poggiali, authors of These Fists Break Bricks • Hong Kong and US theatrical trailers for Mad Monkey Kung Fu • Hong Kong theatrical trailer and UK VHS promo for Five Superfighters • Image galleries for both films

DISC FOUR – INVINCIBLE SHAOLIN / THE KID WITH THE GOLDEN ARM • Brand new 2K restorations of both films from the original negatives by Arrow Films • Uncompressed Mandarin and English original mono audio for both films, plus Cantonese mono for Invincible Shaolin • Newly translated English subtitles for both films, plus optional hard-of-hearing subtitles for the English dubs • Interview with action director Robert Tai, filmed in 2003 • Poison Clan Rocks The World, a brand new visual essay on the Venom Mob written and narrated by author Terrence J. Brady • Alternate "continuity" cut of The Kid With The Golden Arm, presented via seamless branching • Alternate and textless title sequences for The Kid with the Golden Arm • Hong Kong theatrical trailer for Invincible Shaolin • Hong Kong theatrical trailer (audio only) and US TV spot for The Kid with the Golden Arm • Image galleries for both films

DISC FIVE – MAGNIFICENT RUFFIANS / TEN TIGERS OF KWANGTUNG • Brand new 2K restorations of both films from the original negatives by Arrow Films • Uncompressed Mandarin and English original mono audio for both films, plus Cantonese mono for Ten Tigers of Kwangtung • Newly translated English subtitles for both films, plus optional hard-of-hearing subtitles for the English dubs • Brand new audio commentary on Ten Tigers of Kwangtung by filmmaker Brandon Bentley • Interview with star Chin Siu-ho, filmed in 2003 • Rivers and Lakes, a brand new video essay on Shaw Brothers’ depiction of Chinese myth and history, written and narrated by Jonathan Clements, author of A Brief History of China • Hong Kong (audio only) and German theatrical trailers for Magnificent Ruffians • Hong Kong trailers (Mandarin and Cantonese audio options) and US TV spot for Ten Tigers of Kwangtung • Image galleries for both films

DISC SIX – MY YOUNG AUNTIE • Uncompressed Cantonese, Mandarin and English original mono audio • Newly translated English subtitles, plus optional hard-of-hearing subtitles for the English dub • Brand new select-scene commentary by film critic and historian Tony Rayns • Interview with star Kara Hui, filmed in 2003 • Cinema Hong Kong: The Beauties of the Shaw Studios, the final instalment in the three-part documentary produced by Celestial Pictures in 2003 • Alternate standard-definition VHS version • Hong Kong theatrical trailer • Image gallery

DISC SEVEN – MERCENARIES FROM HONG KONG / THE BOXER'S OMEN • Brand new 2K restorations of both films from the original negatives by Arrow Films • Uncompressed Cantonese and Mandarin original mono audio for both films plus English mono for Mercenaries from Hong Kong • Newly translated English subtitles for both films, plus optional hard-of-hearing subtitles for the English dub • Brand new commentary on The Boxer’s Omen by critic Travis Crawford • Newly filmed appreciation of filmmaker Kuei Chih-hung by film critic and historian Tony Rayns • Additional footage from Mandarin VHS version of The Boxer's Omen • Interview with Mercenaries from Hong Kong action director Tong Kai, filmed in 2009 • Hong Kong theatrical trailers for both films • Image galleries for both films

DISC EIGHT – MARTIAL ARTS OF SHAOLIN / THE BARE-FOOTED KID • Uncompressed Cantonese, Mandarin and English original mono audio for both films • Newly translated English subtitles, plus optional hard-of-hearing subtitles for the English dubs • Brand new commentary on Martial Arts of Shaolin by Jonathan Clements • Brand new commentary on The Bare-Footed Kid by Frank Djeng of the NY Asian Film Festival • Newly filmed appreciations of both films by film critic and historian Tony Rayns • Interview with Martial Arts of Shaolin screenwriter Sze Yeung-ping, filmed in 2004 • Alternate standard-definition version of Martial Arts of Shaolin • Hong Kong and Japanese theatrical trailers for Martial Arts of Shaolin, plus trailers for the preceding Shaolin Temple films starring Jet Li • Hong Kong theatrical trailer and UK VHS promo for The Bare-Footed Kid • Image galleries for both films

DISC NINE – MUSIC FROM THE 36TH CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN, FIVE SUPERFIGHTERS, INVINCIBLE SHAOLIN AND THE KID WITH THE GOLDEN ARM (CD)

DISC TEN – MUSIC FROM RETURN TO THE 36TH CHAMBER, MAGNIFICENT RUFFIANS, TEN TIGERS OF KWANGTUNG, MY YOUNG AUNTIE, MERCENARIES FROM HONG KONG AND DISCIPLES OF THE 36TH CHAMBER (CD)

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