The workers of a dye factory have their pay cut by 20% when the factory owner brings in some Manchu thugs to try and increase production. Desperate to reclaim their full wages, the workers hire an actor to impersonate a priest and kung-fu expert from the temple of Shaolin. The factory owner proves the actor a fraud, and punishes all those involved. The young actor feels he has let the workers down, and promises to atone. He sets out for Shaolin, determined to be accepted as a kung-fu pupil at the elite temple.

  1. Liu Chia-Liang


  2. Ni Kuang


Top Billed Cast

  1. Gordon Liu Chia-Hui

    Gordon Liu Chia-Hui

    Chou Chun Chi

  2. Kara Hui

    Kara Hui

    Hsiao Hung

  3. Hsiao Ho

    Hsiao Ho

    Ah Chao

  4. Dang Wai-Ho

    Dang Wai-Ho

  5. Wong Ching-Ho

    Wong Ching-Ho

    Uncle Li

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Original Title 少林搭棚大師

Status Released

Release Information

  • August 24, 1980


Original Language Chinese

Runtime 1h 39m

Budget -

Revenue -



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