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Legend of the Fox

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Legend of the Fox (1980)

Drama, Action, Adventure - 15 November 1980
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Chin Siu Ho plays a young man who believes himself to be an orphan. Until one rainy night when he and three different men find themselves taking shelter from the storm in the same place. Here the man who raised him tells him at last the story of who his parents were. His father (Lu Feng) was a great swordsman trying to dispel rumors of a wrongdoing and return a lost sword to its rightful owner. Kuo Choi and Chiang Sheng (also master swordsmen) are the parties that Lu Feng is trying to rectify things with. Through cowardly trickery on Chiang's part, a duel ensues and it all winds up with Lu's death. His son is taken to safety by a servant (the man who since raised him). Now with the truth told, Chin Siu Ho seeks out Kuo Choi's aid and seeks vengeance for the wrongful death of his father.

Director:  Chang Cheh
Writers:  Louis Cha, Chang Cheh, Ni Kuang

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Chin Siu Ho plays a young man who believes himself to be an orphan. Until one rainy night when he and three different men find themselves taking shelter from the storm in the same place. Here the man who raised him tells him at last the story of who his parents were. His father (Lu Feng) was a great swordsman trying to dispel rumors of a wrongdoing and return a lost sword to its rightful owner. Kuo Choi and Chiang Sheng (also master swordsmen) are the parties that Lu Feng is trying to rectify things with. Through cowardly trickery on Chiang's part, a duel ensues and it all winds up with Lu's death. His son is taken to safety by a servant (the man who since raised him). Now with the truth told, Chin Siu Ho seeks out Kuo Choi's aid and seeks vengeance for the wrongful death of his father.


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Tagline: It tells the story of a young man named Hu Fei, as he escapes the rain with his uncle. Whilst they’re undercover and Fei is looking after his sick uncle, a group of men walk in that Fei’s uncle recognizes. He then tells Fei the story of how is father was killed. So, Hu Fei decides to seek revenge on those people.

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Country:   Hong Kong
Release Date:  15 November 1980

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Production Companies:  Shaw Brothers

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Chin Siu Ho plays a young man who believes himself to be an orphan.

Legend of the Fox, also known as Legend of a Fox, is a 1980 Hong Kong film based on Louis Cha’s novel The Young Flying Fox. It was produced by the Shaw Brothers Studio, directed by Chang Cheh and starred the Venom Mob.

The film used to be one of the most rare Venom Mob martial arts film available, but has been digitally remastered and released by Celestial Pictures.

Legend of the Fox Movie Trailer