Thirty sex chambers of shaolin
Hung’s directorial debut, 1977’s was one of the earliest martial art comedies, so it should come as no surprise that the comedy or parody film is where he seems to fit best.Even so, Sammo is a surprising agile and accomplished karate style fighter, and if you’re a Bruce Lee fan, you’ll note that he’s got all of that man’s facial expressions and martial arts moves down pat.Tony Kendall and Brad Harris had both previously appeared in which had been directed by Gianfranco Parolini in 1966.Parolini — often using an American psuedonym, Frank Kramer — had previously worked on sword-and-sandals genre films.
X,” who wears a white sock on his head, who — along with his terrorist group — has taken the Philippines hostage and he’s demanding a hefty ransom before he’ll release the country back to its government.Incidentally, there was quite a direct connection between Lee and Hung, who appeared as a Shaolin student in the opening sequence of Lee’s a previous film starring its diminutive smaller-than-dwarf-sized action hero, Weng Weng — was billed as the first Filipino James Bond spoof, although there’s also quite a bit here that was lifted from the franchise as well.Here, 2-foot 9-inch Weng Weng plays “Agent 00,” a secret agent with a license to kill, working for the Manila branch of Interpol, who, just like the British Bond, is irresistible to a lot of pretty women (despite or perhaps because of his pudding bowl haircut and little white midget disco suit) and with low-blow kung fu-style kicks to the kneecaps he easily dispatches with his combatants — although the enemies Agent Double-O faces are three times his size — with his impressive martial arts skills, which is why this one is flat out hilarious to watch.Agent 00 fights with whatever he can get his little hands on: wooden sticks, metal pipes, car doors, and if all else fails, he’ll use elbows, crotch-punches and — if pushed to the extreme — he’ll even use a machinegun!
Along the way, there are self-destructing TV-sets and pre-recorded videos that ask interactive questions and also respond to live answers.
Bak Mei — the name, in Cantonese, literally means “White Eyebrow” — is also the inspiration for the character “Pai Me,” a master of several different styles of kung fu fighting, including the Eagle’s Claw, played by Gordon Liu in Quentin Tarantino’s is all about the wonderfully-staged kung fu fights featuring all kinds of styles of fighting which appear to be carefully considered and utilized authentically, and not just used as a gimmick in order to have flashy choreography (which was done here by the great Corey Yuen, who would go on to make many classics during the 1980s). Fong Ming Motion Picture Company — Sammo Hung is a pudgy Chinese pig farmer named Ah Lung, who is obsessed with Bruce Lee.