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Fight Choreography: The Art of Non-Verbal Dialogue by John Kreng

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Watching Bruce Lee’s Movies

To further explore Bruce Lee’s contributions to screen fighting, I suggest you watch his movies to dissect what he contributed and come up with some of your own conclusions. In this next section, I break down the final fight scenes of Way of the Dragon so you can start to get an idea of what to look for.

Way of the Dragon (aka Return of the Dragon)

The reason I chose this film is because it’s the only finished film in which Lee had complete creative control. For several reasons, I suggest you track down the original Chinese version of the film with English subtitles. The U.S. version (released here as Return of the Dragon) is lacking four cut scenes that show us Tang Lung’s predicament, naivety, and vulnerability ...

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