Hong Kong martial arts superstar Bruce Lee in Enter the Dragon (1973). Photo: Alamy

Bruce Lee: 10 more things you probably didn’t know about the Hong Kong martial arts superstar

  • To celebrate Hong Kong kung fu legend Bruce Lee’s birthday, here are 10 lesser-known facts about the cultural icon
  • Find out why he was called ‘Chicken Legs’ at school, why he took up kung fu and what car he bought when he first came into some money
Topic |   Bruce Lee

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Hong Kong martial arts superstar Bruce Lee in Enter the Dragon (1973). Photo: Alamy
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Bruce Lee in Enter the Dragon (1973). The kung fu icon was a trailblazer for Hong Kong martial arts movies in the US. Photo: Golden Harvest

How kung fu icons like Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan became a hit in America explored in Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks

  • Netflix documentary looks at the first Hong Kong kung fu films to make their mark in America and how they were adapted, promoted and received
  • Director Serge Ou and writer Grady Hendrix also explore the huge influence films had on African-American and hip-hop culture
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Bruce Lee in Enter the Dragon (1973). The kung fu icon was a trailblazer for Hong Kong martial arts movies in the US. Photo: Golden Harvest
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