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If you're a fan of Jackie Chanthe world's most popular action movie staryou've got to have this book. Drawing from Inside Kung Fu magazine's exclusive archives, every page is packed with rare pictures and unique insights on this comedy-kung-fu mega-star. From Jackie's personal reflections on his childhood through the evolution of his on-screen characters and his recent box-office smash successes, you'll get the real story and get to know the real Jackie Chanthe man behind the movie star. You'll hear Jackie talk about the issues and topics that mean the most to him, including:
  • Childhood and his early training
  • Martial arts and street fighting
  • Health and fitness
  • The philosophy behind every role
  • Success and stardom
  • The film industry and moviemaking
  • Fight scene choreography and stunt coordination
You'll also find an essential, complete filmography and Jackie's own "Top 10" list of his all-time greatest stunts. This book offers exciting insights and world-class photographs sure to entertain and enlighten Jackie Chan fans, martial artists, and action film buffs alike.

Synopsis:

If you're a fan of Jackie Chan--the world's most popular action movie star--you've got to have this book. Drawing from Inside Kung Fu magazine's exclusive archives, every page is packed with rare pictures and unique insights on this comedy-kung-fu mega-star. From Jackie's personal reflections on his childhood through the evolution of his on-screen characters and his recent box-office smash successes, you'll get the real story and get to know the real Jackie Chan--the man behind the movie star. You'll hear Jackie talk about the issues and topics that mean the most to him, including:
  • Childhood and his early training
  • Martial arts and street fighting
  • Health and fitness
  • The philosophy behind every role
  • Success and stardom
  • The film industry and moviemaking
  • Fight scene choreography and stunt coordination You'll also find an essential, complete filmography and Jackie's own Top 10 list of his all-time greatest stunts. This book offers exciting insights and world-class photographs sure to entertain and enlighten Jackie Chan fans, martial artists, and action film buffs alike.

About the Author

John R. Little is the author of The Warrior Within and Bruce Lee: Words from a Master and numerous articles on martial arts philosophy and practice. Curtis F. Wong is the publisher of Inside Kung Fu and other world-renowned martial arts magazines. He has been a close personal friend of Jackie Chan for more than twenty years.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780809228379
Editor:
Little, John R.
Editor:
Wong, Curtis
Editor:
Little, John R.
Author:
Cheng, Long
Author:
Ch'eng, Lung
Author:
Wong, Curtis
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill McGraw-Hill
Location:
Lincolnwood, Ill. :
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
China
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts - Actors & Actresses
Subject:
Motion picture actors and actresses
Subject:
Martial arts
Subject:
Motion picture actors and actresses -- China -- Hong Kong -- Interviews.
Subject:
Sports - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Filmography: p. 141-145.
Series:
Best of Inside Kung-Fu
Publication Date:
19981211
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
10.84x8.50x.41 in. .99 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , If you're a fan of Jackie Chan--the world's most popular action movie star--you've got to have this book. Drawing from Inside Kung Fu magazine's exclusive archives, every page is packed with rare pictures and unique insights on this comedy-kung-fu mega-star. From Jackie's personal reflections on his childhood through the evolution of his on-screen characters and his recent box-office smash successes, you'll get the real story and get to know the real Jackie Chan--the man behind the movie star. You'll hear Jackie talk about the issues and topics that mean the most to him, including:
  • Childhood and his early training
  • Martial arts and street fighting
  • Health and fitness
  • The philosophy behind every role
  • Success and stardom
  • The film industry and moviemaking
  • Fight scene choreography and stunt coordination You'll also find an essential, complete filmography and Jackie's own Top 10 list of his all-time greatest stunts. This book offers exciting insights and world-class photographs sure to entertain and enlighten Jackie Chan fans, martial artists, and action film buffs alike.
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