Shout! Factory has announced that they will release a special DVD collection dedicated to Angela Mao Ying, one of the most well known martial art actress.

Angela Mao Ying was born in 1950 in Taiwan and during her career she had trained in hapkido, wushu, taekwondo and other forms of martial arts. She debuted in 1969 but it wasn’t until the mid seventies that she started to get international recognition. She started in more than 35 films and became one of the most celebrated martial art heroines of Hong Kong cinema.

The 3 disc collection with widescreen format, contain six of the most well know films started by Ying. The films included are: When Taekwondo Strikes (1973), Stoner (1974), The Tournament (1974), Queen´s Ransom (1976), The Himalayan (1976) and Broken Oath (1977).

This kick ass must-have DVD collection will be in stores everywhere on June 17 (2014), but you can make a pre-order on or into at a cost of $34.93.

More information regarding the movies…

When Taekwondo Strikes / Sting of Dragon Master

Screenwriter: Huang Feng
Cast: Jhoon Rhee, Angela Mao Ying, Anne Winton, Sammo Hung
Photography: Danny Lee
Music: Tsao Hua Lai
Production: Hong Kong | 1974
Original Title: Tai quan zhen jiu zhou
Duration: 91 minutes

During the Japanese occupation of Korea in the 1930’s, the leader of a small resistance movement attempts to get information to sympathizers in China.



stonerDirector: Feng Huang
Screenwriter: Feng Huang
Cast: George Lazenby, Angela Mao Ying, Sammo Hung
Photography: Li Yu Tong
Music: Tsao Hua Lai, Tony Orchez
Production: Hong Kong, Australia | 1974
Original Title: Tie jin gang dap o zi yang guan
Duration: 107 minutes

An Australian cop travels to Hong Kong to head off the supply of a new designer drug which raises the sexual appetite of anyone who takes it.


The Tournament

THE TOURNAMENTDirector: Feng Huang
Screenwriter: Chuan Hua Huang-fu
Cast: Angela Mao Ying, Carter Wong, Sammo Hung
Photography: Angela Mao Ying, Carter Wong, Sammo Hung
Music: Tsao Hua Lai
Production: Hong Kong | 1974
Original Title: Zhong tai quan tan sheng si zhan
Duration: –

Two fighters battle their opponents using kung fu and Thai boxing to win back their disgraced honor of their school.


Queen´s Ransom / International Assassin

QUEEN’S RANSOMDirector: Shan-his Ting
Screenwriter: Shan-his Ting
Cast: George Lazenby, Angela Mao Ying, Yu Wang
Photography: Ching-chu Chen
Music: Shao Lung Chou
Production: Hong Kong, UK | 1976
Original Title: E tan qun ying hui
Duration: 96 minutes

A Hong Kong mobster’s sister is working with authorities on their investigation into her own brother’s plot to assassinate the Queen.


The Himalayan

THE HIMALAYANDirector: Feng Huang
Screenwriter: Kuang Ni
Cast: Angela Mao Ying, Sing Chen, Tao-liang Tan
Photography: Yu-Tang Li
Music: Wei Wang
Production: Hong Kong | 1976
Original Title: Mi zong sheng shou
Duration: –

A man makes his half-brother compete in a kung fu competition for the hand in marriage of the daughter of a powerful official in order to allowhim to grab some of the official’s power. But two honest people join forces to foil his plans.


Broken Oath

BrokenOathDirector: Jeong Chang-hwa
Screenwriter: Kang Shih
Cast: Angela Mao Ying, Chan Wai-man, Dean Shek, Sammo Hung
Photography: Wang Yung-lung
Music: Joseph Koo
Production: Hong Kong | 1977
Original Title: Po jie
Duration: –

A husband is killed by four bad guys and his wife is sentenced to life in prison. She bears a daughter whom she intends to exact her revenge.