Lucky Stars: How Sammo Hung, Jackie Chan and Co made one of the lowbrow action comedy series that defined 1980s Hong Kong cinema

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Lucky Stars: How Sammo Hung, Jackie Chan and Co made one of the lowbrow action comedy series that defined 1980s Hong Kong cinema

Winners and Sinners, My Lucky Stars, and Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars, a trio of lowbrow comedies with martial arts scenes, were big Hong Kong cinema hits in the early 1980s. Directed by Sammo Hung Kam-bo, who also starred in them, the films mixed comic actors such as John Shum Kin-fun and Eric Tsang Chi-wai with martial arts stars, and gave a lot of screen time to Jackie Chan. The stories feature Hung as the leader of a gang of ex-cons working on the right side of the law, with some help from…

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