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The Resource Born to defense ; The defender ; The legend 2 ; Once upon a time in China and America ; From Beijing with love, (DVD)

Born to defense ; The defender ; The legend 2 ; Once upon a time in China and America ; From Beijing with love, (DVD)

Label
Born to defense ; The defender ; The legend 2 ; Once upon a time in China and America ; From Beijing with love
Title
Born to defense ; The defender ; The legend 2 ; Once upon a time in China and America ; From Beijing with love
Title variation
  • Defender
  • Legend 2
  • Once upon a time in China and America
  • From Beijing with love
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • chi
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • chi
Summary
"Born to defense": Jet, a young soldier at the end of the second World War must overcome some abusive Americans who are bullying him as well as the Chinese people. "The defender": The former bodyguard to the most powerful leader in China is hired to protect a school teacher after she witnessed a brutal murder. "The legend II": Having failed a secret mission for the Red Flowers Society, an underground organization dedicated to the overthrow of the Manchu dynasty and restoration of the Ming Dynasty, Fong Sai Yuk must try to get his hands on a special document by wooing the governor's daughter. "Once upon a time in China and America": Wong Fei-Hung travels to the U.S. to visit a martial arts branch that one of his disciples has set up and ends up establishing himself as a respected kung fu master, helping gain recognition for Chinese martial arts in the West. "From Beijing with love": A comedic send-up of Bond's 007, Ling Ling-Chat is the unlikely pork butcher/superspy sent to Hong Kong to find a priceless stolen fossil. Assassins, spy gadgets, stunts and chases ensue
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Cataloging source
ZAE
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
"Born to defense": director of photography, Cho Hin ; editor, Chi-Wai Koo ; music, Hiou De-Jian, Qu Xiao-Song -- "The defender": director of photography,Tom Lau ; editor, Angie Lam ; music, Wu Wai Lap -- "The legend II": director of photography, Ping Bin Lee ; editor, Angie Lam ; music, Lowell Lo -- "Once upon a time in China and America": director of photography, Walter Gregg ; editors, Mak Chi Sin, Angie Lam ; music, Lo Kung Ting -- "From Beijing with love": director of photography, Lee Kin-Keung ; editor, Chung Yiu Ma ; music, Wu Wai-Lap
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Intended audience
"Born to defense," "The defender," or "The legend II": MPAA rating: R ; "Once upon a time in China and America" or "From Beijing with love": not rated
Language note
"Born to defense," "The defender," or "The legend II": in Cantonese, English, or Spanish with optional subtitles in English or Spanish ; "Once upon a time in China and America" or "From Beijing with love": in Cantonese or English with optional subtitles in English or Spanish
PerformerNote
"Born to defense": Jet Li, Zhao Er-Kang ; "The defender": Jet Li, Christy Chung ; "The legend II": Jet Li, Josephine Siao ; "Once upon a time in China and America": Jet Li, Rosamund Kwan ; "From Beijing with love": Stephen Chow, Anita Yuen
Runtime
458
Series statement
Dragon dynasty
Series volume
59, 60, 61, 62, 63
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Born to defense ; The defender ; The legend 2 ; Once upon a time in China and America ; From Beijing with love, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Born to defense" was originally released as a motion picture in 1986 ; "The defender" was originally released as a motion picture in 1994 ; "The legend II" was originally released as a motion picture in 1993 ; "Once upon a time in China and America" was originally released as a motion picture in 1997 ; "From Beijing with love" was originally released as a motion picture in 1994
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Widescreen
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (458 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013132636320
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WC63632
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)927151566
  • 603906
  • (OCoLC)ocn927151566
  • 618307
System details
"Born to defense" or "The legend II": DVD, Dolby digital, Dolby Surround ; "The defender," "Once upon a time in China and America," or "From Beijing with love": DVD, Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Born to defense ; The defender ; The legend 2 ; Once upon a time in China and America ; From Beijing with love, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • "Born to defense" was originally released as a motion picture in 1986 ; "The defender" was originally released as a motion picture in 1994 ; "The legend II" was originally released as a motion picture in 1993 ; "Once upon a time in China and America" was originally released as a motion picture in 1997 ; "From Beijing with love" was originally released as a motion picture in 1994
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Widescreen
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (458 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013132636320
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WC63632
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)927151566
  • 603906
  • (OCoLC)ocn927151566
  • 618307
System details
"Born to defense" or "The legend II": DVD, Dolby digital, Dolby Surround ; "The defender," "Once upon a time in China and America," or "From Beijing with love": DVD, Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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