Starring: Chen Kuan Tai, Cheng Lee (Chin Li), David Chiang, Guk Fung (Ku Feng), Tin Ching, Wong Ching, Mario Milano (Milano), Fung Hak On, Wong Chung, Geung Nam, Yen Shi-Kwan, Hsu Hsia, Cheng Hong Yip
The tragic tale of Ma Yung Cheng, who becomes the first Chinese to defeat a professional Russian wrestler, only to find fame more dangerous than he ever imagined. Overview: From the acclaimed Shaw Brothers Studios comes this kung fu classic. On the eve of the Sino-Japanese war, Ma Yung-Cheng (Chen Kuan Tai) arrives in the city of Shanghai looking for work. After suffering scorn and abuse from his new peers, he searches for a way to raise his social position. When victory in a fight with a Russian wrestler gains him some respect, Ma sees an escape route from his misery. He takes on nail-biting challenge after challenge, becoming more and more respected amongst his community. His blaze of glory ends when his friend and mentor Tan Wei is murdered. Now Ma only has one purpose--revenge--and he sets out on a violent, bloody battle to avenge Tan's death.