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Sammo Kam-Bo Hung
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung,
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This is a story about the Peking Opera School that Jackie Chan, Samo Hung and Yuen Biao (the Lucky Stars) attended as young men. The story is about their teacher Master Yu and his school.Written by
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In reality Master Yu did not call the boy who would later become Sammo Kam-Bo Hung "Sammo". In fact, Sammo did not take on that name until sometime after he had left the school and that the name came from a heavy-set cartoon character that was popular in Hong Kong at the time.
During Sammo's time as a student he, like all of Master Yu's students, had to take a name that featured "Yuen" within it; his was Yuen Lung. Sammo and many of the others dropped their Yuen names, but some, such as Biao Yuen and Wah Yuen, actually did retain their opera names for their film careers. See more »
The story of Sammo Hung growing up in the Chinese Opera.
This is NOT a Sammo Hung action movie. See it anyways. This is the story of a Chinese opera troop and their harsh master (played by Sammo). The troop in question is the one that produced such greats as Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung, and Yuen Biao. There is very little action in this movie, it is a drama. Sammo plays a VERY hard teacher, but he conveys a level of love for his pupils that makes his harsh treatment of them seem very difficult on him. This is Sammo's best drama. It is a coming of age tale, a biography, and a very moving film.
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