The 36th Chamber of Shaolin

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Main Details

  • Released in 1978
  • Color
  • Running Time: 115 Min.
  • Production Co: Shaw Brothers
  • Distribution Co: Apollo-Film GmbH (1979) (West Germany) (theatrical) | Creswin Distribution (1980) (Canada) (theatrical) (dubbed) | Sino Cine (1982) (UK) (theatrical) | World Northal (1979) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed)
  • Directed by Lau Kar Leung
  • Written by Kuang Ni
  • Starring Chia Hui Liu, Lieh Lo, Chia Yung Liu, Norman Chu, Yang Yu
  • Produced by Mona Fong, Chia-Hsi Huang, Run Run Shaw
  • Original Music by Yung-Yu Chen
  • Cinematography by Yeh-tai Huang, Arthur Wong
  • Film Editing by Hsing-lung Chiang, Yen Hai Li

Plot Summary

  • A man studies kung fu at the Shaolin Temple to fight back against the oppressive Manchu government.

Also Known As

  • Shao Lin san shi liu fang (original title)
  • Die 36 Kammern der Schaolin (Germany)
  • Die 36 Kammern der Shaolin (Germany)
  • La 36ème chambre de Shaolin (France)
  • La 36a camera dello Shaolin (Italy)
  • 36th Chamber (USA) (alternative title)
  • Disciples of Master Killer
  • Master Killer (USA)
  • Shaolin - Ta daktyla tou thanatou (Greece)
  • Shaolin Master Killer (USA) (video box title)
  • Shaolinin 36. kammio (Finland) (TV title)
  • Shaolinin 36:s sali (Finland) (DVD title)
  • The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (Hong Kong) (original subtitled version) (English title)
  • The Master Killer (USA) (dubbed version)
  • The Thirty-sixth Chamber

Tagline

  • The Kung Fu Classic That Started It All!
  • Starring Martial Arts Master Liu Chia Hui!
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