This is a film still from THE HAND OF DEATH dir John Woo, 1976, showing at Whirled Cinema (13 MAY 2022).
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Drunken Scorpion presents THE HAND OF DEATH + DREADNAUGHT at Whirled Cinema (13 MAY 2022).

Drunken Scorpion goes south of the river with a new double bill of Kung Fu Cinema classics, video gaming, & 80s/90s hip hop at Whirled Cinema (13 MAY 20:00 to 02:00!).

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  • THE HAND OF DEATH + DREADNAUGHT
  • 13 MAY 2022 // 20:00 to 02:00 // Whirled Cinema // London SE24 0HN
  • Tickets: £16.76 (inc fees) // BOOKING NOW!

Launching a new night of Kung Fu Cinema south of the river, Drunken Scorpion presents the return of Late Nite Kung-fu with a double bill of classics, video gaming, & 80s/90s hip hop at the Whirled Cinema.

THE HAND OF DEATH d. John Woo, 1976

  • A young Shaolin monk must train to defeat a dangerous Manchu warlord (James Tien) who is intent on wiping out the Shaolin once and for all. Featuring early performances from Jackie Chan and Sammo Hung (both also handled the film’s stunts, along with third “brother” Yuen Biao), THE HAND OF DEATH is an exquisitely stylish example of old school kung fu filmmaking. 

DREADNAUGHT d. Yuen Woo-ping, 1971

  • A violent criminal known only as ‘White Tiger’ (Yuen Shun-yee; Iron Monkey) is hiding amongst a theatre troupe, murdering anyone who discovers his identity (as well as anyone who happens to annoy him). Mousy, a timid laundry man (Yuen Biao; Project A), crosses paths with White Tiger several times but always manages to escape. When the killer instead targets his friend (Bryan “Beardy” Leung; Warriors Two), Mousy must overcome his cowardly nature and acquire the skills necessary to defeat the White Tiger.
This is a film still from THE HAND OF DEATH dir John Woo, 1976, showing at Whirled Cinema (13 MAY 2022).

Drunken Scorpion presents THE HAND OF DEATH + DREADNAUGHT at Whirled Cinema (13 MAY 20:00+), booking now!

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