Posts Tagged ‘Alexander Fu Sheng’

Podcast On Fire 180: Disciples Of Shaolin & The Bare-Footed Kid

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There’s always moans and groans whenever remakes are announced and maybe there was in the early 90s as well when The Bare-Footed Kid was announced for remake. The original 1975 Shaw Brothers classic by Chang Cheh was getting an upgrade for modern audiences, this time helmed by Johnnie To but still at Shaw Brothers and starring singer/actor Aaron Kwok. So we thought we’d take this op to discuss both, maybe not make it into a vs match but comparisons are inevitable when Kenny B and our resident Shaw Brothers afficionado Mike Maley discuss both.

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Heroes Two (1974)

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Plot (Momentum Asia): Hung Hsi-Kuan (Chen Kuan-Tai) escapes from the Shaolin monastery that has been burned down by the soldiers of the Ching government. En route to Kwantung, he comes across Fang Shih-Yu (Alexander Fu Sheng), a fellow Shaolin Hero.

The two men, without disclosing their identities, fight each other not realizing that they are on the same side. Believing that Hung is a gangster, Fang delivers him to the enemy before realizing his mistake… Read the rest of this entry »

7 Man Army (1976)

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Plot (Celestial): In 1933, 20,000 Japanese soldiers and 50 tanks invaded the Pa Tou Lou Tzu, a strategic key point of the Great Wall. With only seven men stationing, these heroes took on the entire army for five days before succumbing.

The ‘7-Man Army’ includes Captain Wu Chan-Zheng (Ti Lung) led this group brave soldiers who include the young – Ha Hong-Fa (Alexander Fu) who joined the army to spite the mongolian thieves raiding his village. Others include the Saber waving Jiang Ming-Kun (Chen Kuan-Tai) and Bai Zhang-Xing (David Chiang) who joined the army to become a decent man. Read the rest of this entry »

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