Lily Li and Chen Kuan-tai in a still from Executioners from Shaolin (1977). Li and Shih Szu were major female stars in Hong Kong martial arts films of the 1970s. Lily Li and Chen Kuan-tai in a still from Executioners from Shaolin (1977). Li and Shih Szu were major female stars in Hong Kong martial arts films of the 1970s.
Lily Li and Chen Kuan-tai in a still from Executioners from Shaolin (1977). Li and Shih Szu were major female stars in Hong Kong martial arts films of the 1970s.

Kung fu actresses Lily Li and Shih Szu, rising stars in the era of the legendary Cheng Pei-pei – their best films celebrated

  • A veteran of more than 100 movies, Lily Li’s performance in The Wandering Swordsman made her a star. Precise and controlled kung fu was her forte
  • Shih Szu was the biggest female martial arts star at Shaw Brothers in the early 1970s and looked like she could defend herself in a barroom brawl

Topic |   Asian cinema: Hong Kong film
Lily Li and Chen Kuan-tai in a still from Executioners from Shaolin (1977). Li and Shih Szu were major female stars in Hong Kong martial arts films of the 1970s. Lily Li and Chen Kuan-tai in a still from Executioners from Shaolin (1977). Li and Shih Szu were major female stars in Hong Kong martial arts films of the 1970s.
Lily Li and Chen Kuan-tai in a still from Executioners from Shaolin (1977). Li and Shih Szu were major female stars in Hong Kong martial arts films of the 1970s.
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