Here’s some trailers for a number of classic films in the Shaolin sub genre.  Often, the trailers made for english-speaking audiences were simply compilations of the best fight scenes mixed with movie poster tag lines like “see the deadly styles in action!”  written across the screen in both english and cantonese/mandarin.  This was so they could be viewed by both the American fans as well as the many recent immigrants to the west who would often fill theatres to catch a glimpse of the latest action films from back home.

An art unto itself, here’s some great original trailers!


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