Seven Blows of the Dragon

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1974
  • Color
  • Running Time: 80 min | Hong Kong:120 min (25 fps) (restored version) | USA:125 min (restored version) | USA:81 min
  • Production Co: Shaw Brothers
  • Distribution Co: New World Pictures (1973) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed)
  • Directed by Chang Cheh
  • Written by Guanzhong Luo, Kuang Ni
  • Starring David Chiang, Lung Ti, Kuan Tai Chen, Chung Wang, Tetsuro Tamba, Feng Ku, Lily Ho
  • Produced by Run Run Shaw
  • Original Music by Yung-Yu Chen
  • Cinematography by Mu-To Kung
  • Film Editing by Ting Hung Kuo

Plot Summary

  • Based on one of China's enduring epic novels, written in the 14th century, "All Men Are Brothers" continues the patriotic story of righteous warriors battling despotic leaders, featuring mythic characters familiar to every Chinese, and with a cast that has achieved an equally celebrated status among Shaw Brothers devotees: Ti Lung, David Chiang, Chen Kuan-tai and Danny Lee.

Also Known As

  • Ta 7 htypimata tou drakonta (Greece) (DVD title)
  • La Légende du lac (France) (TV title)
  • Outlaws of the Marsh (Hong Kong) (working title) (English title)
  • Piedi d'acciaio (Italy)
  • Shaw Brothers: The Water Margin (Finland) (DVD box title)
  • Die Sieben Schläge des gelben Drachen (Germany)
  • Sui woo juen (Hong Kong) (Cantonese title)
  • Todos los hombres son hermanos (Spain) (DVD title)
  • Water Margin (Hong Kong) (original subtitled version) (English title)
  • The Water Margin
  • All Men Are Brothers
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