Battle Wizard

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Battle Wizard (1977, HK) is a Martial Arts film directed by Hsueh Li Pao.


Main Details

  • Released in 1977
  • Color
  • Running Time: 77 Min (Germany)
  • Production Co: Shaw Brothers
  • Distributed by Shaw Brothers
  • Directed by Hsueh Li Pao
  • Written by Louis Cha, Kuang Ni
  • Starring: Hao Chen, Lily Chen, Tsui Hua Chen

Also Known As

  • Das Blut der toten Python (Germany)
  • The Battle Wizard (Hong Kong - English title)
  • Tin lung baat bou (Hong Kong - Cantonese title)


The Battle Wizard is a 1977 Hong Kong film adapted from Louis Cha's novel Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils. The film was produced by the Shaw Brothers Studio and directed by Pao Hsueh-li. The film centers on the story of Duan Yu, one of the three protagonists of the novel.


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