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The Sword Stained with Royal Blood (1981)

Directed by Chang Cheh

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Overview

Phillip Kwok plays the orphaned son of a general disgraced and executed by his political enemies… which has nothing to do with the rest of the movie. Raised to be a righteous martial artist, Yuan kicks off the story proper by finding a cave containing a skeleton, a treasure map, and a manual teaching him the Golden Snake style.  Obeying a request hidden in the manual to give a portion of the treasure to the Golden Snake’s old girlfriend, Yuan begins to seek the woman out - on the way solving the riddle of the Golden Snake, and how he came to his end.

Length 104 minutes

Actors

Philip Kwok Chun-Fung | Candy Wen Xue-Er | Ching Li | Lung Tien-Hsiang | Chiang Sheng | Wong Lik | Lu Feng | Yu Tai-Ping | Chan Shen | Lee Sau-Kei | Wong Ching-Ho | Chu Tit-Wo | Siao Yuk | Gam Tin-Chue | Wang Han-Chen | Keung Hon | Ngai Tim-Choi | Ting Tung