Download e-book for kindle: The Encyclopedia of Martial Arts Movies by Ric Meyers, Bill Palmer, Karen Palmer
By Ric Meyers, Bill Palmer, Karen Palmer
Now in Paperback! Early in 1971, Five hands of Death premiered in a brand new York movie show. This was once America's first examine a chinese language martial arts motion picture. In Chicago that very same 12 months, Duel of the Iron Fist debuted. With the discharge of Bruce Lee's movies, the marketplace exploded. And hence started America's love affair with what's some of the most misunderstood and maligned movie genres.
The Encyclopedia covers the style from 1920 to 1994. The style, even though, could be very complicated: movies usually have a number of titles, and plenty of of the celebs have a couple of pseudonym. that allows you to make clear many of the confusion, the authors have incorporated all of the details to be had to them on nearly 3,300 movies. each one access contains a directory of the creation corporation, the solid and group, vendors, working instances, studies with superstar scores each time attainable, and exchange movie titles. an inventory of movie sequence and one of many stars' pseudonyms, as well as a 7,900 identify index, also are incorporated. Illustrated.