Angel With the Iron Fists (1967) Lily Ho is Secret Agent 009
Chinese title: TIE GUAN YIN [The Iron Goddess]
Lo Wei (as Mai Chih Ho)
starring: Lily Ho
· Tina Chin-Fei
a young woman is murdered, seemingly by a delinquent female gang known
as the Devil's Girls, Interpol agent 009 Ai Si goes undercover to get
evidence and confront the mod [but dangerous] leader.
the success of this female James Bond thriller, director Lo Wei
and Lily Ho would return for a sequel THE
ANGEL STRIKES AGAIN a year later. He was an actor and sometimes-director,
helming 60+ movies including Bruce Lee's BIG
BOSS and FIST
OF FURY), dying from a heart attack in January 1996. She was
born in 1947 and began acting in her home country of Taiwan in the mid
'60s. Lily Ho had relocated to Hong Kong by 1967. After numerous productions
in a relatively short time [including the masterpiece WATER
MARGIN (1972)], she retired from acting in 1975.
Chinese/HK film, with English subtitles, uncut, 112 min, widescreen,
encoded for ALL REGION, playable on any American DVD machine.
Extras include original trailer.
SemiNudity, Sexual Brutality
for Mature Audiences