Abbot of Shaolin, also known as 少林英雄榜, Shao Lin Ying Xiong Bang, A Slice Of Death and Le Combat mortel de Shaolin is a Shaw Brothers film directed by Ho Meng Hua. It is one of the Shaolin Temple themed martial arts films and their rebellion against the Qing’s, featuring David Chiang and Lo Lieh in his famous role as Priest Pai Mei. The High Abbot of Shaolin Temple dispatches brother Chi San (Lo Lieh) to learn new fighting styles and the techniques of modern weapon making in the hopes of combating the Chings.
(Synopsis): The High Abbot of Shaolin Temple dispatches brother Chi San (Lo Lieh) to learn new fighting styles and the techniques of modern weapon making in the hopes of combating the Chings. Overview: The Shaolin Temple has long been opposed to the Ching government, but the Chings control the army and have banned modern weapons make resistance nearly impossible.
Starring: David Chiang Da-wei (Chi San), Lo Lieh (Pai Mei), Lily Li Li-li (Wu Mei), Norman Tsui Siu-keung (Chi-lung), Jamie Luk Kim-ming (Lin), Cheng Miu, Goo Goon Chung, Yeung Chi Hing, Kong Do
Directed by: Ho Meng Hua, Produced by: Sir Run Run Shaw, Action Director: Dang Tak Cheung, Full Screen, Running Time: 86 minutes. Languages: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 - Stereo) Subtitles: None, Region Coding: All Region, Release date: 1979