Shaolin Temple (1976)

Shaolin Tem­ple–oth­er­wise known as Death Cham­ber–is direct­ed by Chang Cheh. One of the Shaolin Tem­ple themed mar­tial arts films, it focus­es on the rebel­lion against the Qings, with a cast fea­tur­ing David Chi­ang, Ti Lung, Alexan­der Fu Sheng and Chi Kuan-Chun, as well as cameo appear­ances by sev­er­al of the actors that would lat­er become col­lec­tive­ly known as the Ven­oms mob.

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