A Hong Kong policeman (Wang Yu) is sent to Australia to extradite a Chinese courier who works for an international drug syndicate. He gets involved with the syndicate, and, as per usual wipes it out in a final battle that ends with Wang escaping from a towering inferno.

A Hong Kong policeman (Wang Yu) is sent to Australia to extradite a Chinese courier who works for an international drug syndicate. He gets involved with the syndicate, and, as per usual wipes it out in a final battle that ends with Wang escaping from a towering inferno.

Wang, though lacking the charisma of the late Bruce Lee, does have an aura of realism about him. George Lazenby does little for his image as an actor by appearing as a heavy Mr Big, called Wilton.

The Hong Kong-Australian James Bond hybrid, the first coproduction of its kind, comes off well for a kung-fu pic. There are the usual chases around Sydney, with an unusual kite chase sequence. There is also some excellent aerial photography of both Hong Kong and Sydney.

The Man from Hong Kong

Hong Kong - Australia

Production

Golden Harvest/Movie. Director Brian Trenchard-Smith; Producer Raymond Chow, John Fraser; Screenplay Brian Trenchard-Smith; Camera Russell Boyd; Editor Ron Williams; Music Noel Quinlan; Art Director David Copping, Chien Sun

Crew

(Color) Widescreen. Available on VHS. Extract of a review from 1975. Running time: 99 MIN.

With

Jimmy Wang Yu George Lazenby Ros Spiers Hugh Keays-Byrne Roger Ward Rebecca Gilling
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