The Legend of the Book and the Sword (1987 TV series)

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The Legend of the Book and the Sword
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Traditional 書劍恩仇錄
Simplified 书剑恩仇录
Mandarin Shū Jiàn Ēn Chóu Lù
Cantonese Syu1 Gim3 Jan1 Sau4 Luk6
Genre Wuxia
Based on The Book and the Sword
by Louis Cha
Screenplay byChan Suk-hin
Yuen Siu-na
Mak Chi-sing
Lee King-wah
Directed byTsang Ho-man
Wong Kin-fan
Chan Hung-kai
Lee Kwok-lap
Chan Ho-wai
Heung Lap-hang
Tang Kin-fan
Chan Toi-yuen
Creative director(s)Wong Chiu-cheung
Kan Yuen-chak
Yu Chi-san
Lee Po-wing
StarringPang Man-kin
Simon Yam
Jacqueline Law
Fiona Leung
Kitty Lai
Lawrence Ng
Theme music composer Joseph Koo
Opening themeWu Hon Mung (胡漢夢) performed by Canti Lau and Angela Fong
Country of originHong Kong
Original language(s)Cantonese
No. of episodes28
Production
Executive producer(s) Lee Tim-shing
Production location(s)Hong Kong
Running time45 minutes per episode
Production company(s) TVB
Release
Original networkTVB
Original release19 October (1987-10-19) 
20 November 1987 (1987-11-20)

The Legend of the Book and Sword is a Hong Kong television series adapted from Louis Cha's novel The Book and the Sword . The series was first aired on TVB in Hong Kong in 1987.

Cast

Note: Some of the characters' names are in Cantonese romanisation.

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