Vintage Bruce Lee original Ceramic Statues Kung Fu 10 Inches Tall - hand painted Pair RaRe 70 s with card from 1976 signed. Bruce Lee (Nov 27, 1940 - Jul 20, 1973) was a Hong Kong American martial artist, Hong Kong action film actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, filmmaker, and the founder of Jeet Kun Do. He is widely considered by commentators, critics, media and other martial artists to be one of the most influential martial artists of all time, and a pop culture icon of the 20th century. He is often credited with helping to change the way Asians were presented in US films. Lee was born in Chinatown, San Francisco, Nov 27, 1940.
He was introduced to the film industry by his father and appeared in several films as a child actor. Lee moved to the US at 18 to receive his higher education at the University of Washington at Seattle and it was during this time that he began teaching martial arts.His films elevated the traditional Hong Kong martial arts film to a new level of popularity and acclaim, sparking a surge of interest in Chinese martial arts in the West in the 1970s. The direction and tone of his films changed and influenced martial arts and martial arts films all over the world. Lo Wei's The Big Boss (1971) and Fist of Fury (1972); Golden Harvest's Way of the Dragon (1972), directed and written by Lee; Enter the Dragon (1973) and The Game of Death (1973). Lee became an iconic figure known throughout the world, particularly among the Chinese, as he portrayed Chinese nationalism in his films. He trained in the art of Wing Chun and later combined his other influences from various sources, in the spirit of his personal martial arts philosophy, which he dubbed Jeet Kune Do (The Way of the Intercepting Fist).
Lee held dual nationality (Hong Kong and the US). He died in Kowloon Tong in 1973 at the age of 32. The item "Vintage Bruce Lee original Ceramic Statues Kung Fu card signed 1976 Pair RaRe" is in sale since Sunday, March 31, 2019. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Other Movie Memorabilia".
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