Chang Cheh : a memoir / Hong Kong Film Archive
Hong Kong: Hong Kong Film Archive, 2004.
Call No: 81CHA CorpAuthor: Hong Kong Film Archive Source: Hong Kong Place: Hong Kong Publisher: Hong Kong Film Archive PubDate: 2004 PhysDes: 255 p ; 24 cm Subject: CHANG, CHEH; HONG KONG; ORIENTAL ACTION FILMS Summary: The late director Chang Cheh (1924-2002) was a key advocator of the 'new century of wuxia' movement in the Hong Kong cinema. In the Memoir, Chang unveils to the readers his rarely known childhood, his aspired involvement in politics in his earlier years, and the hit trends he brought about in momentous phases of the Hong Kong cinema. The book contains precious stills and photos of the director at work, a complete filmography, and a preface written by director John Woo and renowned film critic Sek Kei as a tribute to the late master. ISBN: 9628050265 More info
Fight and flight : the wuxia film in Chinese cinema / Stephen Teo
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FIVE VENOMS : (HK, Chang Cheh, 1978)
Martial arts : virgin film / P.T.J. Rance
London: Virgin Books, 2005.
Call No: 736.35 RAN Author: Rance, P.T.J Source: UK Place: London Publisher: Virgin Books PubDate: 2005 PhysDes: 280 p.,  p. of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm Subject: MARTIAL ARTS FILMS; HUANG FEIHONG CHUAN, SHANGJI (HK, Wu Pang, 1949); TU-PEI TAO (HK, Chang Cheh, 1967); LUNG-MEN K'O CHAN (TZ, King Hu, 1966); ENTER THE DRAGON (US/HK, Robert Clouse, 1973); SHAO LIN SA LIU FANG (HK, Liu Chia-Liang, 1977); A JIHUA (HK, Jackie Chan [pseud. of Cheng Long], 1983); WONG FEI-HUNG (HK, Tsui Hark, 1991); WO HU ZANG LONG (HK, Ang Lee, 2000); YING XIONG (HK/C, Yimou Zhang, 2002); HERO (HK/C, Yimou Zhang, 2002); SHIMIAN MAIFU (HK/CC, Zhang Yimou, 2004); HOUSE OF THE FLYING DAGGERS (HK/CC, Zhang Yimou, 2004); KARATE KID, THE (US, John G. Avildsen, 1984); KICKBOXER (US, Mark DiSalle & David Worth, 1989); KILL BILL VOLUME 1 (US, Quentin Tarantino, 2003); KILL BILL VOLUME 2 (US, Quentin Tarantino, 2004); ZATOICHI ROYABURI (JA, Satsuo YAMAMOTO, 1967); HWASAN GO (KO, Kim Tae-gyun, 2002); ONG-BAK (TH, Prachya Pinkaew, 2003); GREEN HORNET, THE (US, Norman Foster, 1966); WATER MARGIN, THE (TV) (JP/C, 1976-78); SAIYUKI (TV) (JA, 1978-80); CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON (HK, Ang Lee, 2000) Summary: The late 60s and 70s saw a massive surge in the release of martial arts films, spawning a cult following which is still growing. This essential guide explores up to 20 seminal films in detail, with particular focus on recurring themes, directors, and stars. Each chapter covers a different branch of the genre from Hong Kong Legends such as Once Upon a Time in China and Enter the Dragon, to Modern Asian Classics like House of the Flying Daggers to the incursion into Hollywood in films such as The Karate Kid and The Matrix. The development of the genre from 1920s China to the present is traced with analysis and explanations of the different martial arts seen in these films in an entertaining guide to the vast array of martial arts movies and their role in modern cinema. Notes: Includes, bibliographic references, index and index of quotations
ERATA: ISBN on verso not correct. See back cover. ISBN: 0753510782 ID2: 150 More info
The martial arts film / Marilyn D. Mintz
South Brunswick [N.J.]: A. S. Barnes, c1978.
Call No: 736.35 MIN Author: Mintz, Marilyn D., 1950 Place: South Brunswick [N.J.] Publisher: A. S. Barnes PubDate: c1978 PhysDes: 243 p. : ill. ; 25 cm Subject: ORIENTAL ACTION FILMS; KUROSAWA AKIRA; LEE, BRUCE; ALFRED THE GREAT (UK, Clive Donner, 1969); ENTER THE DRAGON (US/HK, Robert Clouse, 1973); JIGOKUMON (JA, Teinosuke kinugasa, 1953); GOLDEN NEEDLES (US, Robert Clouse, 1974); SUGATA SANSHIRO (JA, Akira Kurosawa, 1943); CH'UAN CHI (HK, Chang Cheh, 1973); SHAOLIN MARTIAL ARTS (HK, Chang Cheh, 1974) Notes: Includes index; Bibliography: p. 231-234; Filmography: p. 220-229 ISBN: 0498017753 : $9.95 LON: 847828 ID2: 291 More info
Planet Hong Kong : popular cinema and the art of entertainment / David Bordwell
Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2000.
Call No: 71(512.317) BOR Author: Bordwell, David Place: Cambridge, Mass. Publisher: Harvard University Press PubDate: 2000 PhysDes: p. cm Subject: HONG KONG; LEE, BRUCE; CHAN, JACKIE; WOO, JOHN [pseud. of Wu Yusen]; TSUI, HARK; LAU KAR LEUNG; HU, KING; WONG JING; CHANG, CHEH; CHONGQING SENLIN (HK, Wong Kar-Wai, 1994); CHUNGKING EXPRESS (HK, Wong Kar-Wai, 1994) Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index ISBN: 067400213X (alk. paper); 0674002148 (pbk. : alk. paper) LON: 20989172 More info