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Chang Cheh

 
 
 
 
Other names : 张彻
張徹
Chang Che
Chang Cheuh
Chang Chueh
Chang Yik Yan
Cheung Kit
Zhāng Chè
Zhang1 Che4
 
Birthdate : 10/2/1923
Date of death : 23/6/2002
Nationality : Hong Kong
Workplace : Hong Kong, Taiwan
Activities : Director (93), Assistant Director (1), Producer (10), Executive producer (2), Writer (75), Music (3), Actor (2), Brief appearance (1), Planning (1), Presenter (3), Lyricist (6)

Biography

On June 22 2002, Hong Kong cinema lost one of its most prolific and highly influential figures when director Chang Cheh passed away at the age of 79. Chang directed more than 90 movies during the course of his career, including such classics as One- Armed Swordsman, Golden Swallow, Chinatown Kid, The Five Venoms, and so many more.

Chang was born in Mainland China in 1923, and received his education at Chungking University before he first became involved in the film industry in 1947, when he wrote the script for a Shanghainese movie, The False Faced Woman.

In the years that followed, Chang would direct some of the greatest martial arts movies ever made including the cult classics as Na Cha The Great, Men From The Monastery, Crippled Avengers, Ten Tigers Of Kwang Tung and many more.

Shortly before his death, Chang received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2002 Hong Kong Film Awards. He will be remembered as the “Godfather” of Hong Kong Action Cinema.

Source : Celestial Pictures
 
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Filmography
 [ Director - Assistant Director - Producer - Executive producer - Writer - Music - Actor - Brief appearance - Planning - Presenter - Lyricist ] 
 Alternate lists by alpha / genre / year
 
Title    ( HK -  All ) Year  Activity (  Year - Title )
 
Director
 Ninja In Ancient China 1993 Director
 Hidden Hero 1990 Director
 Slaughter In Xian 1989 Director
 Across The River 1988 Director
 Great Shanghai 1937 1986 Director
 Dancing Warrior 1985 Director
 Shanghai 13 1985 Director
 Death Ring 1984 Director
 Attack Of The Joyfull Goddess 1983 Director
 Nine Demons 1983 Director
 Weird Man, The 1983 Director
 Brave Archer And His Mate 1982 Director
 Five Elements Ninjas 1982 Director
 House Of Traps 1982 Director
 Ode To Gallantry 1982 Director
 Brave Archer 3, The 1981 Director
 Masked Avengers, The 1981 Director
 Sword Stained With Royal Blood, The 1981 Director
 Flag Of Iron, The 1980 Director
 Legend Of The Fox 1980 Director
 Rebel Intruders, The 1980 Director
 Daredevils, The 1979 Director
 Heaven And Hell 1979 Director
 Kid With The Golden Arm, The 1979 Director
 Life Gamble 1979 Director
 Magnificent Ruffians, The 1979 Director
 Shaolin Rescuers 1979 Director
 Ten Tigers Of Kwangtung 1979 Director
 Two Champions Of Shaolin 1979 Director
 Brave Archer 2, The 1978 Director
 Crippled Avengers 1978 Director
 Five Venoms, The 1978 Director
 Invincible Shaolin 1978 Director
 Brave Archer, The 1977 Director
 Chinatown Kid 1977 Director
 Magnificent Wanderers 1977 Director
 Naval Commandos, The 1977 Director
 Boxer Rebellion 1976 Director
 New Shaolin Boxers 1976 Director
 Seven Man Army 1976 Director
 Shaolin Avengers, The 1976 Director
 Shaolin Temple 1976 Director
 All Men Are Brothers 1975 Director
 Disciples Of Shaolin 1975 Director
 Fantastic Magic Baby, The 1975 Director
 Marco Polo 1975 Director
 Five Shaolin Masters 1974 Director
 Friends 1974 Director
 Heroes Two 1974 Director
 Men From The Monastery 1974 Director
 Na Cha The Great 1974 Director
 Savage Five, The 1974 Director
 Shaolin Martial Arts 1974 Director
 Blood Brothers, The 1973 Director
 Delinquent, The 1973 Director
 Generation Gap, The 1973 Director
 Iron Bodyguard, The 1973 Director
 Life For Sale 1973 Director
 Pirate, The 1973 Director
 Police Force 1973 Director
 Angry Guest, The 1972 Director
 Boxer From Shantung, The 1972 Director
 Delightful Forest 1972 Director
 Four Riders 1972 Director
 Man Of Iron 1972 Director
 Trilogy Of Swordsmanship 1972 Director
 Water Margin, The 1972 Director
 Young People 1972 Director
 Anonymous Heroes, The 1971 Director
 Deadly Duo, The 1971 Director
 Duel Of Fists 1971 Director
 Duel, The 1971 Director
 King Eagle 1971 Director
 New One-Armed Swordsman, The 1971 Director
 Heroic Ones, The 1970 Director
 Singing Killer, The 1970 Director
 Vengeance ! 1970 Director
 Wandering Swordsman, The 1970 Director
 Dead End 1969 Director
 Flying Dagger, The 1969 Director
 Have Sword, Will Travel 1969 Director
 Invincible Fist, The 1969 Director
 Return Of The One-Armed Swordsman 1969 Director
 Singing Thief, The 1969 Director
 Golden Swallow 1968 Director
 Assassin, The 1967 Director
 One-Armed Swordsman 1967 Director
 Trail Of The Broken Blade, The 1967 Director
 Magnificent Trio, The 1966 Director
 Tiger Boy 1966 Director
 Butterfly Chalice, The 1965 Director
 Wild Fire 1958 Director
 Happenings In Ali Shan 1949 Director
 
Assistant Director
 Legend Of The 7 Golden Vampires, The 1974 Assistant Director
 
Producer
 Ninja In Ancient China 1993 Producer
 Hidden Hero 1990 Producer
 Across The River 1988 Producer
 Great Shanghai 1937 1986 Producer
 Dancing Warrior 1985 Producer
 Shanghai 13 1985 Producer
 Death Ring 1984 Producer
 Nine Demons 1983 Producer
 Mad World Of Fools, A 1974 Producer
 Three Styles Of Hung Fist 1974 Producer
 
Executive producer
 Just Heroes 1989 Executive producer
 Attack Of The Joyfull Goddess 1983 Executive producer
 
Writer
 Across The River 1988 Writer
 Great Shanghai 1937 1986 Writer
 Shanghai 13 1985 Writer
 Death Ring 1984 Writer
 Weird Man, The 1983 Writer
 Brave Archer And His Mate 1982 Writer
 Five Elements Ninjas 1982 Writer
 House Of Traps 1982 Writer
 Ode To Gallantry 1982 Writer
 Brave Archer 3, The 1981 Writer
 Masked Avengers, The 1981 Writer
 Sword Stained With Royal Blood, The 1981 Writer
 Flag Of Iron, The 1980 Writer
 Legend Of The Fox 1980 Writer
 Rebel Intruders, The 1980 Writer
 Heaven And Hell 1979 Writer
 Kid With The Golden Arm, The 1979 Writer
 Life Gamble 1979 Writer
 Magnificent Ruffians, The 1979 Writer
 Shaolin Rescuers 1979 Writer
 Ten Tigers Of Kwangtung 1979 Writer
 Two Champions Of Shaolin 1979 Writer
 Crippled Avengers 1978 Writer
 Five Venoms, The 1978 Writer
 Invincible Shaolin 1978 Writer
 Chinatown Kid 1977 Writer
 Boxer Rebellion 1976 Writer
 New Shaolin Boxers 1976 Writer
 Seven Man Army 1976 Writer
 Shaolin Avengers, The 1976 Writer
 Shaolin Temple 1976 Writer
 All Men Are Brothers 1975 Writer
 Disciples Of Shaolin 1975 Writer
 Fantastic Magic Baby, The 1975 Writer
 Marco Polo 1975 Writer
 Friends 1974 Writer
 Heroes Two 1974 Writer
 Na Cha The Great 1974 Writer
 Savage Five, The 1974 Writer
 Shaolin Martial Arts 1974 Writer
 Blood Brothers, The 1973 Writer
 Generation Gap, The 1973 Writer
 Police Force 1973 Writer
 Boxer From Shantung, The 1972 Writer
 Four Riders 1972 Writer
 Man Of Iron 1972 Writer
 Young People 1972 Writer
 Heroic Ones, The 1970 Writer
 Vengeance ! 1970 Writer
 Flying Dagger, The 1969 Writer
 Return Of The One-Armed Swordsman 1969 Writer
 Golden Swallow 1968 Writer
 Assassin, The 1967 Writer
 One-Armed Swordsman 1967 Writer
 Trail Of The Broken Blade, The 1967 Writer
 Knight Of Knights, The 1966 Writer
 Magnificent Trio, The 1966 Writer
 Perfumed Arrow, The 1966 Writer
 Tiger Boy 1966 Writer
 Butterfly Chalice, The 1965 Writer
 Call Of The Sea 1965 Writer
 Crocodile River 1965 Writer
 Inside The Forbidden City 1965 Writer
 Mermaid, The 1965 Writer
 Amorous Lotus Pan, The 1964 Writer
 Female Prince, The 1964 Writer
 Warlord And The Actress, The 1964 Writer
 Come Rain, Come Shine 1962 Writer
 Her Pearly Tears 1962 Writer
 It's Always Spring 1962 Writer
 Girl with the Golden Arm, The 1961 Writer
 Song Without Words 1961 Writer
 You Were Meant for Me 1961 Writer
 Black Butterfly 1960 Writer
 Happenings In Ali Shan 1949 Writer
 
Music
 Friends 1974 Music
 Assassin, The 1967 Music
 Perfumed Arrow, The 1966 Music
 
Actor
 Yang ± Ying : Gender In Chinese Cinema 1996 Actor
 Angry Guest, The 1972 Actor
 
Brief appearance
 Call Girls, The 1977 Brief appearance
 
Planning
 Temple Of The Red Lotus 1965 Planning
 
Presenter
 Young Rebel, The 1975 Presenter
 Drug Addicts, The 1974 Presenter
 Young Lovers On Flying Wheels 1974 Presenter
 
Lyricist
 Heaven And Hell 1979 Lyricist
 Singing Killer, The 1970 Lyricist
 Dead End 1969 Lyricist
 Golden Swallow 1968 Lyricist
 Sword And The Lute, The 1967 Lyricist
 Happenings In Ali Shan 1949 Lyricist
 

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