CANNON MONTH 2: Fist of the Double K (1973)

Also known in the U.S. as Fist to FistDragons of Death and Hong Kong Face-Off, Chu ba is directed, written and produced by Jimmy L. Pascual, who was assisted by a very young John Woo. It also has fight choreography by Yuen Woo-Ping.

With fifteen minutes cut from its runtime, it played American theaters with a running time of around 70 minutes.

It’s a simple story of Henry Yu Yung, a young cop who is sent to arrest a man in the same village where the man who killed his father lives.The fights are brutal and without a lot of the flash that American audiences may have been expecting from a Hong Kong movie.

There’s also the opportunity to see a very young Jackie Chan as a guard.

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