To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does not alter, edit or update them. Occasionally the digitization process introduces transcription errors or other problems. Despite a concentration on the rough Kung-Fu form of hand-to-hand combat and other vaguely exotic matters, this import from Hong Kong subtitled in English and Chinese for the Cantonese who can't follow its Mandarin dialogue proves as in, say, "Batman", that the bad guys don't stand a chance against the good guys. Lo Wei, the writer-director, offers some lip service to national pride as the young members of the Chinese Kung-Fu school battle villainous Japanese trying to destroy their organization, although it's difficult to discern from the studio sets that it's all happening in Shanghai.
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Benjamin has been busy relocating back to his hometown recently which is why he hasn't been writing as much as he would like! Fist Of Fury also known as The Chinese Connection is an action martial-arts film released in and features Bruce Lee in only his second lead role. Produced by Hong Kong movie mogul and founder of Golden Harvest Productions Raymond Chow, the film was one of a number of films that introduced not just martial arts but stars like Lee and Jackie Chan to a global audience. Lee plays Chen Zhen, a young martial-arts student who not only fights to protect the honour of his school against Japanese oppression but also embarks on a quest to avenge the death of his master. The film proved hugely influential as many martial-art stars like Donnie Yen, Jet Li and Bruce Leung would play the role of Chen in various remakes and sequels.
Bruce Lee came from an entertainment family. His father, a famous Cantonese opera singer, and his mother, a seamstress and wardrobe woman, were touring America when Bruce was born in ; he faced his first movie camera before he was old enough to crawl. His acting career began in earnest at the age of 6 after his family returned to their native Hong Kong. By the time he was 18, he had made nearly 20 Cantonese films — none of which were kung fu flicks. Upon returning to the U.