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Saturday, September 22, 2012

The VHS Archives: Joseph Siu Yiu's TWO CRIPPLED HEROES (1980)


Joseph Siu Yiu's Can que shuang xiong (1980)

The VHS Archives Factsheet
Label: Ocean Shores Video Limited
Catalog: OS-152
Box Type: Clamshell
Year of Release: 1983
Runtime: 90:08
Print: 1.33:1 / English / No subs
Extras: None

About the Film
Director: Joseph Siu Yiu
Year of Release: 1980
Country of Origin: Taiwan
Stars: Sam Chung-Chuen, Thomas Hong Chiu-Ming, Pau Ching-Fong
AKAs: The Crippled Heroes, The Crippled Masters 2

Verbatim Box Synopsis
In the early republican years Peiyang warlord committed killing and firing, Hsu Hsyung was one of sacrificers, he lost his hands at that time, he took his monkey with him and wandered.
One day he encountered a cripple -- Ta Chiang, they had become good friends.
At mean time, town mayor sold munition to Peiyan warlord and this illegal business was found by a servant -- Ah Chun, they tried to kill her but those two cripples saved her, Pei-yang warlord sent a killer again to handle two cripples, unfortunately, he was killed by them which brought town the peace for years.
Meanwhile, Ah Chun met her mother again (they had lost in touch for 10 years), these two herose went away...

U.S. Ocean Shores Video Limited sleeve!

Apprehensive Films' bootleg DVD trailer.

"Gavintheturk2" uploaded the entire film to YouTube, if that's your thing.

Looking for Two Crippled Heroes on VHS? The Ocean Shores tape isn't readily available, but apparently there's a release on Video Treasures. If anyone has it, I'd love a scan! There's also a bootleg DVD from Apprehensive Films, for the less demanding. 

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