|Tiger and Crane Fist|
|Directed by||Jimmy Wang Yu|
|Produced by||Cheuk Hon Wong|
|Written by||Ni Kuang|
|Starring|| Jimmy Wang Yu|
|Distributed by||Dai Yat (First Films)|
|5 August 1976|
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