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Kung Fu (1972)

Kung Fu

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David Carradine first stepped into the sandals of taciturn martial-arts expert Caine in the made-for-TV pilot film Kung Fu. A Chinese/American priest, Caine must flee to the United States after he is forced to kill a royal nephew. He wanders the American West of the 1860s, keeping his cool until it is necessary to display his kung-fu skills full force. Most often, he must meditate and conjure up a flashback dominated by Master Po (Keye Luke) before he is galvanized into action. In the pilot, Caine comes to the rescue of a group of Chinese coolies who are working on the railroad. First telecast February 22, 1972, Kung Fu spawned a long-running series of the 1970s--not to mentioned the "updated" syndicated weekly of the 1990s, which also starred the inscrutable Mr. Carradine.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Western, Action & Adventure, Television
Directed By: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Written By: John Furia, Jr., Howard Friedlander
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 16, 2004
Runtime:
Warner Bros. Television

Cast

Keye Luke
as Master Po
Benson Fong
as Han Fei
Richard Loo
as Master Sun
Philip Ahn
as Master Kan
Radames Pera
as Caine as a youth
James Hong
as Hsiang
Roy Jenson
as Fuller
David Chow
as Little Monk
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½

It really makes me want to see the rest of the series, but as a movie in itself it just doesn't hold up. Especially with the ending, which did, however make me feel that there was alot of cool shit ahead...hence the fact I feel the show would be better.

patrickdol
Patrick Dolan

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