Jiangshi was a popular subgenre of horror films in Hong Kong cinema especially in the 1980s. Photo: handout Jiangshi was a popular subgenre of horror films in Hong Kong cinema especially in the 1980s. Photo: handout
Jiangshi was a popular subgenre of horror films in Hong Kong cinema especially in the 1980s. Photo: handout

Halloween special: what are Chinese hopping zombies? Meet jiangshi, the undead horror film villains made famous in cult 80s Hong Kong movie Mr Vampire

Bruce Lee’s personal assistant Lam Ching-ying later became famous himself as the notorious vampire-slaying hero of the Mr Vampire trilogy, Magic Cop and Encounters of the Spooky Kind II – here’s everything you need to know about the menacing movie monsters

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Jiangshi was a popular subgenre of horror films in Hong Kong cinema especially in the 1980s. Photo: handout Jiangshi was a popular subgenre of horror films in Hong Kong cinema especially in the 1980s. Photo: handout
Jiangshi was a popular subgenre of horror films in Hong Kong cinema especially in the 1980s. Photo: handout
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