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Alphabetical Listing of Chang Cheh Films
Organized by Phonetic Mandarin Title

Zhang Che, b. 1932, Zhejiang Province. Director-writer.
FILMS MADE IN THE CAPACITY OF DIRECTOR

Mandarin Name / English Name (Year)-- [Filmmaking Capacity; COUNTRY]

Alishan Fengyun / Storm Cloud Over Alishan (1949)-- [co-directed with 
      Zhang Ying, also scripted; Taiwan]
Ba Guo Lian Jun / The Boxer Rebellion (1976)--
Baobiao / Have Sword Will Travel (1969)
Baochou / Vengeance (1970)-- [also co-scripter]
Bianchang Sanxia / The Magnificent Trio (1966)-- [also scripter]
Bixue Jian / The Sword Stained With Royal Blood (1981)
Cai Lifo Xiaozi / New Shaolin Boxers (1976)-- [co-directed with Wu Ma]
Cha Shou / Masked Avengers (1981)
Chongxiao Lou / House of Traps (1982)
Chou Lianhuan / Man of Iron (1972)-- [co-directed with Bao Xueli, also 
     co-scripter]
Ci Ma / Blood Brothers (1973)
Da Cike / The Assassin (1967)-- [also scripter]
Dadao Gewang / The Singing Thief (1969)
Da Haidao / The Pirate (1973)-- [co-directed with Wu Ma and Bao Xueli]
Da Juedou / the Duel (1971)
Dangkou Zhi / All Men Are Brothers (1975)-- [co-directed with Wu Ma, also 
     co-scripter]
Da Shanghai 1937 / Great Shanghai 1937 (1986)-- [also scripter]
Di San Lei Da Dou / Heaven and Hell (1980)
Duanchang Jian / Trail of the Broken Sword (1967)-- [also scripter]
Dubi Dao / The One-Armed Swordsman (1967)-- [also co-scripter]
Dubi Dao Wang / Return of the One-Armed Swordsman (1969)-- [also script]
E Ke / The Angry Guest (1972)
Fang Shiyu yu Hong Xiguan / Heroes Two (1974)
Feidao Shou / Flying Dagger (1969)-- [also co-scripter]
Fennu Qingnian / The Delinquent (1973)-- [co-directed with Gui Zhihong]
Guo Jiang / Cross the River (1988)-- [also scripter]
Haijun Tuji Dui / The Naval Commandos (1977)-- [co-directed with Wu Ma]
Hong Haier / The Fantastic Magic Baby (1975)
Hongquan Xiaozi / Disciples of Shaolin (1975)
Hong Quan yu Yong Chun / Shaolin Martial Arts (1974)-- [also co-scripter]
Hudie Bei / The Butterfly Chalice (1965)-- [co-directed w/ Yuan Qiefeng]
Huxia Jianchou / Tiger boy (1966)-- [also scripter]
Jinbi Tong / The Kid With the Golden Arm (1979)
Jin Yanzi / The Golden Swallow (1968)-- [also co-scripter]
Kuaihuo Lin / Delightful Forest (1972)-- [co-directed with Bao Xueli]
Mage Bolo / Marco Polo (1975)
Maiming Xiaozi / The Magnificent Ruffians (1979)-- [also co-scripter]
Ma Yongzhen / The Boxer from Shantung (1972)-- [co-directed with Bao 
     Xueli]
Nezha / Na Cha the Great (1974)-- [also co-scripter]
Nianqing Ren / Young People (1972)
Pan Ni / The Generation Gap (1973)-- [also co-scripted]
Pengyou / Friends (1974)
Quan Ji / Duel of Fists (1971)
Qunying Hui / Trilogy of Swordsmanship (1972)-- [one episode only]
Shanghai Tan Shisan Taibao / Shanghai 13 (1984)-- [also scripter and 
     producer]
Shaolin Si / The Shaolin Temple (1976)-- [co-directed with Wu Ma]
Shaolin Wuzu / Five Shaolin Masters (1974)
Shaolin yu Wudang / Two Champions of Shaolin (1980)
Shaolin Zidi / Men from the Monastery (1974)
Shediao Xialu / The Brave Archer and His Mate (1982)
She Diao Yingxiong Zhuan / The Brave Archer (1977)
Shediao Yingxiong Zhuan Disan Ji / The Brave Archer, Part III  (1982)
She Diao Yingxiong Zhuan Xuji / The Brave Archer, Part Two (1978)
Shen Tong / The Magic Kid (1993)-- [IN TAIWAN]
Shentong Shu yu Xiao Bawang / The Weird Man (1983)
Shisan Taibo / The Heroic Ones (1970)-- [also co-scripter]
Shuang Xia / The Deadly Duo (1971)
Shui Hu Zhuan / The Water Margin (1972)-- [co-directed with Wu Ma and 
     Bao Xueli]
Si Jiao / Dead End (1969)
Si Qisi / Four Riders (1972)-- [also co-scripter]
Tangren Jie Xiaozi / The Chinatown Kid (1977)-- [also co-scripter]
Tieshou Wuqing / The Invincible Fist (1969)
Wu Du / The Five Venoms (1978)-- [also co-scripter]
Wudun Renshu / Five Element Ninjas (1982)
Wu Hu Jiang / The Savage Five (1974)
Wuming Yingxiong / The Anonymous Heroes (1971)
Xi'an Shalu / Slaughter in Xi'an (1990)-- [also scripter; IN CHINA]
Xin Dubi Dao / The New One-Armed Swordsman (1971)
Yehuo / Wild Fire (1957)-- [also scripter]
Ying Wang / King Eagle (1971)
You Xiaer / The Wandering Swordsman (1970)
Zhaji Wangming / The Daredevils (1979)
Zhuang Gui / The Ghost (1983)

SOURCE:

Teo, Stephen.  Hong Kong Cinema: The Extra Dimensions.  London: BFI
     (British Film Institute), 1997.  ISBN 0851704964, hardcover ($60);
     ISBN 0851705146, softcover ($24.95)  as priced by Univ of Ind press
     (specifically, pages 291-2)

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.    .   FILMS CHANG CHEH WROTE BUT DID NOT DIRECT, Vers. 2.1 (7/24/10):   .   .
   (NOTE: green text indicates information not found in Stephen Teo's book
        a red asterisk * indicates a film not released to VCD nor DVD)

     This list is very interesting given Chang Cheh's oft-noted disdain for 
films with female leads.

English Name / Mandarin Name (Year)

IN SHANGHAI:
* The Woman With the False Face / Jiamian Nulang (1947) 
* Love in the Wild / Huangyuan Yanji (1949) 
* Never Separated (1951) [according to the HKMDb]
IN HONG KONG:
SWANK MOTION PICTURE COMPANY [distributed by Shaw Brothers]:
* The Tender Trap of Espionage / Zhifen Jiandie Wang (1960)
* Black Butterfly / Hei Hudei (1960)
MP&GI (MOTION PICTURE & GENERAL INVESTMENT CO. LTD.) [CATHAY]:
  Death Traps (1960) [script doctoring/re-writes only] on Panorama VCD and DVD
* Song Without Words / Wu Yu Wen Cangtian (1961)
* The Girl With the Golden Arm / Zei Meiren (1961)
* You Were Meant for Me / Youxi Renjian (1961)
  It's Always Spring /Taoli Zheng Chun (1962) on Panorama VCD and DVD
    [director: Evan Yang; script: Chang Cheh and Evan Yang]
* Come Rain, Come Shine / Yehua Lian (1962)
* Her Pearly Tears / Zhenzhu Lie (1962)
SHAW BROTHERS:
  The Amorous Lotus Pan (1963) [Huangmei Opera] on IVL discs and Zoke Culture DVD
  The Female Prince / Shuangfeng Qiyuan (1964) [Huangmei Opera]
  The Warlord and the Actress / Xue Jian Mudan Hong (1964)
  The Mermaid / Yu Meiren (1965) [Huangmei Opera]
  Crocodile River / Eyu He (1965) on IVL VCD only; no IVL DVD
  Inside the Forbidden City / Song Gong Mishi (1965) [Huangmei Opera]
    [director: Gao Lap; script: Gao Lap and Chang Cheh]
* Call of the Sea / Huhai Qingchou (1965)
  The Perfumed Arrow / Nu Xiucai (1966) [Huangmei Opera]
  The Knight of Knights (1966)

    The filmography above draws on data from the book Hong Kong Cinema: The 
Extra Dimensions, by Stephen Teo, from the Hong Kong Movie Database, and 
from various VCD and DVD listings from online merchants selling releases by 
Shaw Brothers/Celestial/IVL and MP&GI (Motion Picture & General Investment 
Co. Ltd.)/Cathay/Panorama.



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