#cultflavor Three the Hard Way also celebrating major anniversary

Speaking of anniversaries, 2014 is the 40th Anniversary of the Gordon Parks Jr.-directed cult classic Three the Hard Way, starring Fred Williamson, Jim Brown and the late Jim Kelly. The action thriller Three the Hard Way was originally released on June 26, 1974. Major characters from the film included Jim Brown as Jimmy Lait, Fred ….

Rare footage of martial artist Jim Kelly in tournament action

I found this rare footage of Jim Kelly in point or semi-contact action from his tournament days. Although best known from his performance as Williams in the 1973 Bruce Lee martial arts epic Enter the Dragon, Grandmaster Jim Kelly was a serious martial artist, beginning his training in Shorin-ryu karate. Additionally, he trained in Okinawa-te ….