Jump to content

Sign up for a free account to remove the pop-up ads

Signing up for an account is fast and free. As a member you can join in the conversation, enter contests and remove the pop-up ads that guests get. Click here to create your free account.

- - - - -

We need The Master, STAT!

  • You cannot start a new topic
  • Please log in to reply
3 replies to this topic

#1 of 4 OFFLINE   Tony J Case

Tony J Case


  • 2,057 posts
  • Join Date: Mar 25 2002

Posted October 02 2008 - 04:38 AM

So I picked up a boxed set of 20 bootleg and public domain Kung Fu flicks the other day. While most of the set was Bruceploitaion flicks like Bruce Lee Fights Back from the Grave and The Clones of Bruce Lee, much to my eternal joy - they included a couple episodes of The Master, with Lee Van Cleef.

Ok, the two episodes were smushed together into one big movie format and the print looked like hell, but man did I love it! It was wall-to-wall action, with fist fights and sword fights and explosions and and car chases and car wrecks and an old, out of shape Lee morphing into a svelt, ninja assassin when he puts on a mask.

They only did 13 episodes, so it wouldnt be a huge production to release it!

So who's with me in wanting a HUGE slice of 80's ninja cheese?

#2 of 4 OFFLINE   Regulus



  • 2,456 posts
  • Join Date: Nov 07 2006

Posted October 02 2008 - 05:52 AM

ONE thing I learned from these Movies:

No matter how badly outnumbered you are in a martial arts fight, your opponuts will only fight you ONE AT A TIME!Posted Image

DVD Collection Inventory: TV Episodes: 40,787 :biggrin:   ( 867 Series )  :biggrin:   Movies: 2,544   :biggrin:  Serials : 78 :B) (1201 Chapters) :B) Documentaries: 500 :B)

#3 of 4 OFFLINE   Mark Talmadge

Mark Talmadge


  • 2,379 posts
  • Join Date: Jul 21 2005

Posted October 02 2008 - 07:53 AM

Possibly, but writing, directing and everything that goes along with has evolved since the making of those earlier classics. This happened quite frequently, especially with Bruce Lee movies. It was the only way to safely protect their actors. Besides, there's a sort of honor in martial arts and I believe that film makers of those classic films took that into account when producing such movies.

#4 of 4 OFFLINE   Nick Zbu

Nick Zbu

    Stunt Coordinator

  • 151 posts
  • Join Date: Jul 06 2006

Posted October 03 2008 - 03:14 AM

The whole series was released on VHS through TransWorld Entertainment (all 13 episodes!). I'm not sure if it's technically in public domain, but if it is I don't see why it couldn't be released.

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users