One-Armed Swordsman, Jimmy Wang Yu, Chang Cheh, Shaw Brothers Studio, Classic Kung Fu, original theatrical poster
One-armed swordsman, Jimmy Wang Yu, Chang Cheh, classic kung fu, classic martial arts, Shaw Brothers Studio

One-Armed Swordsman (blu ray, limited edition)

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Jimmy Wang Yu in Chang Cheh's seminal Shaw Brothers Studio classic.

Of all the wuxia genre films, this was the one that kicked it all off.  When it was released in 1967, this was a fresh new style for audiences, with emphasis on the male anti-hero, violent sword-fighting and on-screen blood letting.

Jimmy Wang Yu (MASTER OF THE FLYING GUILLOTINE) stars as Fang Cheng, the titular character, a lowly servant at The Golden Sword school, who works his way up to become a capable student of the school's style.

Presented in HD by 88Films, this blu ray features the original theatrical trailer poster artwork cover and a host of special features for this limited edition release.

 

SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS
Chinese Audio with English Subtitles; English dubbed
Audio Commentary by Bey Logan
Interview with Hong Kong Cinema expert, David West
Reverse Sleeve featuring Original Hong Kong Poster Art

TECHNICAL SPECS
Region Code: B
Picture Format: HD 1080p 2.35:1
Audio Format: LPCM Stereo 2.0
Language: Chinese with English Subtitles & English Dub
Certification: 15
Running Time: 111 Mins Approx

CAST: Jimmy Wang Yu, Angela Pan Yin Tze, Lisa Chiao Chiao, Huang Chung Hsin 

ORIGINAL TITLE:  Du Bei Dao (獨臂刀)