The last double feature for The New Beverly’s month-long Tribute to Shaw Brothers showcases two more Chang Cheh classics. September 29th & October 1st, 2015 feature GOLDEN SWALLOW and MASKED AVENGERS starting at 7:30pm.
GOLDEN SWALLOW (aka THE GIRL WITH THE THUNDERBOLT KICK) (1968) 7:30 pm
Starring Cheng Pei-pei, Jimmy Wang, Lo Lieh and Chao Hsin-yen / Directed by Chang Cheh
Cheng Pei-pei continues the tales of Golden Swallow, the mysterious warrior from the classic wuxia film COME DRINK WITH ME. Someone has gone a bloody killing spree in her name, and she has to go out to put a stop to this imposter. Along the way she encounters Silver Roc (Jimmy Wang Yu) and Golden Whip (Lo Lieh).
MASKED AVENGERS (1981) 9:35pm
Starring Phillip Kwok, Chin Siu-Ho, Chiang Sheng, Lu Feng and Chu Ko / Directed by Chang Cheh
The ruthless Masked Gang is running rampant across the martial world, pillaging and murdering every victim in their path in the most gruesome ways possible. Chi San Yuen (Chiang Sheng) and his escort service are hired to find the Masked Gang and end their reign of terror, but who could the leaders be? Who can be trusted? And who is that cook sitting the the corner (Phillip Kwok) listening in to their conversation? It’s a truly gruesome movie that features some of the most fantastic fight scenes choreographed by the Venom Mob.
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