The Essential Jackie Chan Source Book Paperback – October 1, 1997

Jackie Chan-mania swept America when Rumble in the Bronx gave movie audiences a thrilling look at the athletic actor known for performing his own jaw-dropping stunts. The Essential Jackie Chan Sourcebook reveals everything you want to know about the dare-devil dynamo who is part Buster Keaton, part Bruce Lee, and a truly unique performer in his own right — and whose devoted cult following is exploding into international stardom. With straight talk about his rise from Hong Kong’s hometown hero to Hollywood megastar, get to know the professional and persoanl Jackie Chan through • His revealing biography • A complete filmography — from his early roles to the recent star vehicles Operation Condor and Thunderbolt • His peak performance workout • His “Catalogue of Pain” — from concussions to broken bones — and his many stunt work near misses • His awards and accolades • Up-to-the-minute internet news and fan club information • And much more! Forget Stallone, Schwarzenegger and Van Damme. There’s only one Jackie Chan — and only one complete guide to the ultimate action film phenomenon!

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Humorously exploring Chan’s upbringing, his early movie apprenticeship with Bruce Lee, his injuries, and his philanthropic work, this biographical filmography reveals a fresh dimension to the king of chopsocky. — Entertainment Weekly

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Jackie Chan-mania swept America when Rumble in the Bronx gave movie audiences a thrilling look at the athletic actor known for performing his own jaw-dropping stunts. The Essential Jackie Chan Sourcebook reveals everything you want to know about the daredevil dynamo who is part Buster Keaton, part Bruce Lee, and a truly unique performer in his own right – and whose devoted cult following is exploding into international superstardom. With straight talk about his rise from Hong Kong’s hometown hero to Hollywood megastar, get to know the professional and personal Jackie Chan through his revealing biography; a complete filmography – from his early roles to the recent star vehicles Operation Condor and Thunderbolt; his peak performance workout; his “catalogue of pain” – from concussions to broken bones – and his many stunt work near-misses; his awards and accolades; up-to-the-minute Internet news and fan club information; and much more!

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Jackie Chan-mania swept America when Rumble in the Bronx gave movie audiences a thrilling look at the athletic actor known for performing his own jaw-dropping stunts. The Essential Jackie Chan Sourcebook reveals everything you want to know about the dare-devil dynamo who is part Buster Keaton, part Bruce Lee, and a truly unique performer in his own right — and whose devoted cult following is exploding into international stardom. With straight talk about his rise from Hong Kong’s hometown hero to Hollywood megastar, get to know the professional and persoanl Jackie Chan through • His revealing biography • A complete filmography — from his early roles to the recent star vehicles Operation Condor and Thunderbolt • His peak performance workout • His “Catalogue of Pain” — from concussions to broken bones — and his many stunt work near misses • His awards and accolades • Up-to-the-minute internet news and fan club information • And much more! Forget Stallone, Schwarzenegger and Van Damme. There’s only one Jackie Chan — and only one complete guide to the ultimate action film phenomenon!

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