Saturday, 23 January 2010

THE FANTASTIC SWORD (HK/Philippines, 1976)

Original title: MAHIWAGANG KRIS

video-cd/Hong Kong/format???/English dub/Chinese subs

Obviously, this isn't a trashy Vietnam War flick but it is from the Philippines and it looks crazy so, well, that justifies an entry here, LOL. I stumbled over this VCD on one of Miltos' auctions on eBay. The "buy now" price was a whooping 77 dollars (!!!!!) but fortunately there was a "make an offer" button. xD!!!

Thanks to Robert and Andrew for helping out with the credits info.


Info from Bamboo gods and bionic boys blog:

(Hua Shan Films)
[Hong Kong/Philippines co-production, possibly with South Korean involvement. Philippines release date 12th November 1976, original title “Mahiwagang Kris”]

Director/Producer Hua Shan
Cast Ernie Garcia, Eddie Garcia, Gina Alajar, Vic Silayan, Bang Hi Joung

From Ebay: “Ultra-rare asian action fantasy gem with ancient kingdoms, mermaids, living skeletons, crystal cages, dragons, giant monsters, strange creatures, magical caves, fantastic swords!”

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