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36 Chambers of Kung Fu Cinema (Vol 1) (Print+eBook Package) Special Merchandise Edition

by: Bey Logan

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This is a colorful and insightful analysis of 36 classic Hong Kong kung fu movies. Drawing on first hand interviews and archive materials, the first volume of this groundbreaking work examines 18 genre classics in exhaustive detail. A must have for both film fans and cineastes alike.

Author Bey Logan is a screenwriter, producer and kung fu expert. He wrote the book ‘Hong Kong Action Cinema’, scripted Jackie Chan’s ‘The Medallion’, produced ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon : Sword of Destiny’  and runs the Kwai Chung Martial Club in Hong Kong. A long-time Hong Kong cinema historian, he has spoken on the subject on the BBC and CNN, and at the Smithsonian.

Estimated delivery date of print version in middle November 2018

500+ pages of kung fu-rious fun!

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Special Memorabilia Package: For limited time only! Comes with FREE Hong Kong movie memorabilia pack, including ‘Warriors Two’ theatrical flyer, ‘The Young Master’ sales flyer, ‘Knockabout’ sticker and an original Golden Harvest studio dubbing script!

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Bey Logan is one of the world’s most highly regarded experts on Asian action cinema. He was previously the author of the ground-breaking ‘Hong Kong Action Cinema’, an introduction to the genre. He subsequently spent more than 20 years working in the Hong Kong movie industry as a writer, producer and film historian. His productions include such hits as ‘The Twins Effect’, ‘Dragon Squad’ and ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny’ starring such idols as Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung, Michelle Yeoh and Donnie Yen. Logan has also curated several home entertainment labels focusing on Asian action films and has recorded more full-length feature film commentaries than anyone else. As a further string to his bow, Bey is an expert in Hung Gar kung fu, and runs a martial arts school in Hong Kong.
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Before there was ‘The Matrix’, before there was ‘John Wick’, before there was ‘Kick-Ass’ there was Hong Kong kung fu cinema. The masters of this unique and dynamic cinematic art-form transformed screen combat forever. In this volume, you can learn all you ever need to know about the history and mysteries of Hong Kong martial arts movie-making.

Go on set with Asian action legends Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Gordon Liu, Angela Mao and Kwan Tak-hing!

Be inspired by the life stories of master kung fu film-makers Chang Cheh, Lau Kar-leung, Sammo Hung and Yuen Woo-ping!

Learn the behind-the-scenes tales of such genre classics as ‘Fist of Fury’, ‘Drunken Master’ and ‘The 36th Chamber of Shaolin’!

Discover the rich history and traditions that inform the world of Hong Kong kung fu cinema!

’36 chambers of Kung Fu Cinema (Vol 1)’ is a colorful and insightful analysis of 36 classic Hong Kong kung fu movies:

Fist of Fury, Hapkido, King Boxer, The One Armed Boxer, The Blood Brothers, The Skyhawk, Heroes Two, Broken Oath, Drunken Master, 36th Chamber of Shaolin, Warriors Two, Heroes of the East, The Five Venoms, The Magnificent Butcher, Writing Kung Fu, Clan of the White Lotus, Dreadnaught, Martial Club.

Drawing on first hand interviews and archive materials, the first volume of this groundbreaking work examines 18 genre classics in exhaustive detail. A must have for both film fans and cineastes alike.

500+ pages of kung fu-rious facts, figures and fights.

For limited time only! Comes with FREE Hong Kong movie memorabilia pack, including ‘Warriors Two’ theatrical flyer, ‘The Young Master’ sales flyer, ‘Knockabout’ sticker and an original Golden Harvest studio dubbing script!

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ISBN: 978-9887924203 and 978-9887924227
SKU: B-BL-801-Special
Publisher: Reel East Press
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Page Count: Est 500