Lady Whirlwind & Hapkido (Blu-ray) (Arrow Video USA) [ USA]

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Sep 10, 2012
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Release date: January 17, 2023
Purchase links: Arrow Video - Amazon - DiabolikDVD - Grindhouse Video - Zavvi USA
Price: $28.00 (Arrow Video) - $27.99 (Amazon - Zavvi USA) - $25.99 (DiabolikDVD) - $24.99 (Grindhouse Video)


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paulboland

Contributor Steels/Arrow
Contributor
Premium Supporter
Sep 10, 2012
34,187
Navan/Ireland
  • Brand new 2K restorations by Fortune Star
  • High Definition Bluray (1080p) presentations of both films
  • Original lossless Mandarin mono audio for both films, plus lossless English dubbed mono audio
  • Optional newly translated English subtitles for both films
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Ilan Sheady
Disc One:

  • Commentary by Frank Djeng & Robert “Bobby” Samuels
  • Commentary by Frank Djeng & Michael Worth
  • Commentary by Samm Deighan
  • Lady Whirlwind Speaks, the first part of a newly filmed interview with Angela Mao
  • Kung Fu Cooking, a newly filmed conversation with Mao’s son Thomas King
  • Alternate English credits
  • Hong Kong theatrical trailer, plus US theatrical trailer and radio spot
  • Image gallery
Disc Two:

  • Three options of English dub: vintage “kung fu” and “hapkido” dubs in lossless mono, plus 2006 DVD dub in 5.1 surround
  • Commentary by Frank Djeng & Robert “Bobby” Samuels
  • Commentary by Frank Djeng & Michael Worth
  • Lady Kung Fu Speaks, the second part of a newly filmed interview with Angela Mao
  • Archive interviews with Angela Mao, Carter Wong and Sammo Hung & Yuen Biao
  • Original vintage featurette showing Ji Hanjae teaching the lead actors hapkido, newly restored in 2K by Fortune Star
  • Three alternate opening credits sequences (textless, English and US)
  • Hong Kong theatrical trailers plus US theatrical trailer and TV spot
  • Image gallery
FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Illustrated collectors' booklet featuring new writing on the films by critic James Oliver