Blvd Warriors production notes

I was 8 years old and spending my after school hours at Miss Trudy’s house on Monticello Avenue in Jersey City, as I had been doing for the last three years. I had been walking the route from grammar school to Miss Trudy’s starting at age 6, and was very familiar with that two block …
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Blvd Warriors interviews

Grandmaster Ron Van Clief Martial Artist, Master Instructor, Actor and Filmmaker Black Dragon’s Revenge, The Last Dragon Oso Tayari Casel Martial Artist and Master Instructor Master Carl Scott Martial Artist, Master Instructor and Actor Soul Brothers of Kung Fu, Sun Dragon, Kung Fu Executioner Soke ‘Little’ John Davis Martial Artist and Master Instructor Master Linda …
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Blvd Warriors first synopsis

Inspiration can come from many places: from traditions developed thousands of miles away and thousands of years ago; from movies with dialogue we don’t understand; and it can come from within. But what’s important is where inspiration takes us. Whether it’s community centers, world-class competitions, music, or kung fu cinema, the martial arts have been …
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Cult cinema icon Billy Jack passes away

Tom Laughlin, who played hapkido master and former Green Beret ‘Billy Jack’ in the series of 1970’s cult films, has passed away. In the 2nd film, titled ‘Billy Jack’ (after the character 1st appeared in 1967’s ‘Born Losers’), Grandmaster Bong Soo Han doubled for Laughlin in many of the martial arts scenes, although Laughlin himself …
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Gloria Hendry, Bob Wall, Fred Williamson, John Saxon & many martial arts experts to celebrate life of Jim Kelly at free L.A. event

This is a press release I just received regarding a special tribute in Los Angeles for Jim Kelly. The free event will feature appearances by Kelly’s Black Belt Jones co-star (and James Bond’s first African-American love interest) Gloria Hendry, his co-star from Three the Hard Way Fred Williamson, his Enter the Dragon co-stars Bob Wall …
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