Gordon Liu in a still from the 36th Chamber of Shaolin, in which he plays a mythical martial arts teacher in ancient China. The Lau Kar-leung-directed film contains some of the best kung fu scenes ever filmed. Gordon Liu in a still from the 36th Chamber of Shaolin, in which he plays a mythical martial arts teacher in ancient China. The Lau Kar-leung-directed film contains some of the best kung fu scenes ever filmed.
Gordon Liu in a still from the 36th Chamber of Shaolin, in which he plays a mythical martial arts teacher in ancient China. The Lau Kar-leung-directed film contains some of the best kung fu scenes ever filmed.

Hong Kong martial arts cinema: some of the best kung fu scenes ever filmed, in The 36th Chamber of Shaolin

  • Lau Kar-leung persuaded Gordon Liu, who learned kung fu from his father Lau Charn, to go into films. His scenes in The 36th Chamber of Shaolin were memorable
  • Liu plays a mythical monk, a graduate of the Shaolin Temple who passes through its 35 chambers before becoming a roving martial arts teacher

Topic |   Chinese language cinema
Gordon Liu in a still from the 36th Chamber of Shaolin, in which he plays a mythical martial arts teacher in ancient China. The Lau Kar-leung-directed film contains some of the best kung fu scenes ever filmed. Gordon Liu in a still from the 36th Chamber of Shaolin, in which he plays a mythical martial arts teacher in ancient China. The Lau Kar-leung-directed film contains some of the best kung fu scenes ever filmed.
Gordon Liu in a still from the 36th Chamber of Shaolin, in which he plays a mythical martial arts teacher in ancient China. The Lau Kar-leung-directed film contains some of the best kung fu scenes ever filmed.
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