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River Of Fury (1973)
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River Of Fury (1973)
Original name: 江湖行
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: River Of Fury presents the self-discovery and awakening of a young man (Danny Lee), who has been exposed and fallen for the lucrative powers of wealth. Lily Ho played a role in sharp contrast with Lee, which has helplessly fallen prey to the irresistible temptations of wealth under the influence of her mother. Once again, Ho demonstrates her remarkable talent in Chinese opera following her Beijing-opera showcase in The Warlord (co-starring Michael Hui Kwun-man).
Plot: chinese opera, boat, rags to riches, betrayal, republican era china

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Genre: Action
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Duration: 81 min.
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The Deadly Duo (1971)
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Duration: 92 min.
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