Westerns were a big influence on cinema around the world in the 1960s, including martial arts films such as Have Sword, Will Travel (1969).Westerns were a big influence on cinema around the world in the 1960s, including martial arts films such as Have Sword, Will Travel (1969).
Westerns were a big influence on cinema around the world in the 1960s, including martial arts films such as Have Sword, Will Travel (1969).

The good, the bad and the ugly: Western-influenced martial arts films of the 1960s

  • Westerns were a prominent genre in the 1950s and ’60s, and had a big effect on filmmakers around the world
  • The genre’s influences can be seen in two Shaw Brothers Hong Kong martial arts films by Chang Cheh: Have Sword, Will Travel and The Wandering Swordsman

Topic |   Asian cinema: Hong Kong film
Westerns were a big influence on cinema around the world in the 1960s, including martial arts films such as Have Sword, Will Travel (1969).Westerns were a big influence on cinema around the world in the 1960s, including martial arts films such as Have Sword, Will Travel (1969).
Westerns were a big influence on cinema around the world in the 1960s, including martial arts films such as Have Sword, Will Travel (1969).
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