A truly superb classic 70s kung fu film. When a kung fu movie starts out during the opening credits with a live animal fighting another live animal on an empty sound stage, followed by the film's stars fighting each other in their signature animal form on the sound stage, while a serious-sounding narrator gives you the history of each animal form --- you know it gotta be good! If you like that truly classic-style flick, buy this video immediately. Chen Kwan Tai is superb, as always. The plot is straightforward and engaging and leaves you in suspense throughout. Spectacular intricate fight sequences are scattered liberally throughout the entire film, from beginnng to end. One of the Kwan Tai's many opponents, I believe, is a Venom.
This movie, made in 1977, should not be confused with the altogether different 1993 film of the same name. From my "classic" perspective, this film (the 1977 "original") is far superior. This is one of my favorite kung fu movies of all time. It contains one of my favorite kung fu films lines, uttered by the aging monkey fist master to his new would-be student on the first day of training, "The monkey fist technique is most complex..."