Ho Meng-Hua

Ho Meng Hua, also He Meng Hua and Hoh Mung Wa (Chinese: 何夢華) (1 January 1923 - 19 May 2009) was a Chinese film director from Shanghai, working in the Cinema of Hong Kong and the Cinema of Taiwan. After joining the famous Shaw Brothers studio in 1955, he eventually became one of the studios' most prolific directors, directing about fifty films between then and 1980.

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Princess Iron Fan (1966)

The mythological tale of a quest from China to India to bring back Buddhist scriptures, famous for the adventures of Sun Wukong, the notorious Monkey King.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Pat Ting Hung  •  Cheng Pei-Pei  •  Lily Ho Li-Li  •  Elliot Ngok

The mythological tale of a quest from China to India to bring back Buddhist scriptures, famous for the adventures of Sun Wukong, the notorious Monkey King.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Pat Ting Hung  •  Cheng Pei-Pei  •  Lily Ho Li-Li  •  Elliot Ngok

The Mighty Peking Man (1977)

Word of a monster ape ten stories tall living in the Himalayas reaches fortune hunters in Hong Kong. They travel to India to capture it, but wild animals and quicksand dissuade all but Johnny, an adventurer with a broken heart. He finds the monster and discovers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Evelyne Kraft  •  Danny Lee Sau-Yin  •  Ku Feng  •  Lam Wai-Tiu

Word of a monster ape ten stories tall living in the Himalayas reaches fortune hunters in Hong Kong. They travel to India to capture it, but wild animals and quicksand dissuade all but Johnny, an adventurer with a broken heart. He finds the monster and discovers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Evelyne Kraft  •  Danny Lee Sau-Yin  •  Ku Feng  •  Lam Wai-Tiu

Lady of Steel (1970)

A young swordswoman named Fang Ying-qi (Cheng Pei-Pei) sets out to join a gathering of the martial world’s leading warriors under the banner of Lord Xia (Fang Mien) and the Flying Dragon Clan. Their mission is to organize the defense of their country against ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Cheng Pei-Pei  •  Elliot Ngok  •  Wong Chung-Shun  •  Fang Mian

A young swordswoman named Fang Ying-qi (Cheng Pei-Pei) sets out to join a gathering of the martial world’s leading warriors under the banner of Lord Xia (Fang Mien) and the Flying Dragon Clan. Their mission is to organize the defense of their country against ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Cheng Pei-Pei  •  Elliot Ngok  •  Wong Chung-Shun  •  Fang Mian

Ambush (1973)

An officer of the law and his father are framed for a robbery they did not commit. With only his father's sword at the scene and the man nowhere to be found the officer flees in order to discover who really stole the jewels so that he may clear the family name.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Li Ching  •  Chiu Hung  •  Yeung Chi-Hing  •  Wang Hsieh

An officer of the law and his father are framed for a robbery they did not commit. With only his father's sword at the scene and the man nowhere to be found the officer flees in order to discover who really stole the jewels so that he may clear the family name.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Li Ching  •  Chiu Hung  •  Yeung Chi-Hing  •  Wang Hsieh

The Lady Hermit (1971)

A young Kung Fu student (Shih Szu) seeks a reclusive teacher so that she may learn to defeat the evil Black Demon. She doesn't realize that the servant woman she befriends (Cheng Pei-Pei) is actually the kung fu master she seeks. After Black Demons henchmen attack, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Cheng Pei-Pei  •  Lo Lieh  •  Wang Hsieh  •  Shih Szu

A young Kung Fu student (Shih Szu) seeks a reclusive teacher so that she may learn to defeat the evil Black Demon. She doesn't realize that the servant woman she befriends (Cheng Pei-Pei) is actually the kung fu master she seeks. After Black Demons henchmen attack, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Cheng Pei-Pei  •  Lo Lieh  •  Wang Hsieh  •  Shih Szu

The Cave of the Silken Web (1967)

Monkey King, Pig and Friar Sand must rescue his master Buddhist monk from seven witches / spiders who believe themselves to be immortal if they eat the monk's flesh. The third part of the Shaw Brothers film series about Monkey King after the novel "Journey to the West."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Chow Lung-Cheung  •  Pang Pang  •  Liang Hua Liu  •  Angela Yu Chien

Monkey King, Pig and Friar Sand must rescue his master Buddhist monk from seven witches / spiders who believe themselves to be immortal if they eat the monk's flesh. The third part of the Shaw Brothers film series about Monkey King after the novel "Journey to the West."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Chow Lung-Cheung  •  Pang Pang  •  Liang Hua Liu  •  Angela Yu Chien

Vengeance Is a Golden Blade (1969)

Li Zhishan is a rich man, but wealth cannot keep the loyalties of his wife, who has been visiting the bed of a rival. She helps plot against him, and the Vicious Long Brothers invade his home and steal the Golden Dragon Blade - a sword that makes its wielder ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Chin Ping  •  Sammo Hung  •  Elliot Ngok  •  Tang Ching

Li Zhishan is a rich man, but wealth cannot keep the loyalties of his wife, who has been visiting the bed of a rival. She helps plot against him, and the Vicious Long Brothers invade his home and steal the Golden Dragon Blade - a sword that makes its wielder ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Chin Ping  •  Sammo Hung  •  Elliot Ngok  •  Tang Ching

Ol' Dirty Kung Fu (1979)

This old school martial arts comedy involves the search for the elusive “Bamboo Stick,” an aged kung fu master played by Simon Yuen, who kills a local crime boss’s son after taking the place of the son’s forced bride on the wedding night.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua  •  Yu Cheng-Chun
CAST:  Cliff Lok  •  Peter Chan Lung  •  Lee Hoi-Sang  •  Yuen Siu-Tien

This old school martial arts comedy involves the search for the elusive “Bamboo Stick,” an aged kung fu master played by Simon Yuen, who kills a local crime boss’s son after taking the place of the son’s forced bride on the wedding night.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua  •  Yu Cheng-Chun
CAST:  Cliff Lok  •  Peter Chan Lung  •  Lee Hoi-Sang  •  Yuen Siu-Tien

Black Magic (1975)

A magician makes money by charging people to cast love spells on the objects of their affection. Complications arise when he decides that he wants a customer's bride for himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Ti Lung  •  Lo Lieh  •  Tanny Tien-Ni  •  Lily Li Li-Li

A magician makes money by charging people to cast love spells on the objects of their affection. Complications arise when he decides that he wants a customer's bride for himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Ti Lung  •  Lo Lieh  •  Tanny Tien-Ni  •  Lily Li Li-Li

Black Magic 2 (1976)

A doctor suspects black magic on his hospital after experiencing some bizarre incidents and sends for two doctors (who are a couple) from Hong Kong. The wife is very skeptical and places volunteer for a spell. It became obvious that here is an evil wizard who stay ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Ti Lung  •  Tanny Tien-Ni  •  Lo Lieh  •  Wai Wang

A doctor suspects black magic on his hospital after experiencing some bizarre incidents and sends for two doctors (who are a couple) from Hong Kong. The wife is very skeptical and places volunteer for a spell. It became obvious that here is an evil wizard who stay ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Ti Lung  •  Tanny Tien-Ni  •  Lo Lieh  •  Wai Wang

The Kiss of Death (1973)

One night a textile worker is sexually assaulted by five deviants. The young lady tries to cope with the aftermath of this dramatic event but her life is ruined. Like a shattered vase, the pieces can be put back together but it'll never be the same. Cheng get's a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Chen Ping  •  Lo Lieh  •  Fan Mei-Sheng  •  Chan Shen

One night a textile worker is sexually assaulted by five deviants. The young lady tries to cope with the aftermath of this dramatic event but her life is ruined. Like a shattered vase, the pieces can be put back together but it'll never be the same. Cheng get's a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Chen Ping  •  Lo Lieh  •  Fan Mei-Sheng  •  Chan Shen

An Old Kung Fu Master (1980)

The plot involves the search for the elusive "Bamboo Stick," an aged kung fu master played by Simon Yuen, who kills a local crime boss's son after taking the place of the son's forced bride on the wedding night. Lee Hoi San plays the crime boss who will stop at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua  •  Yu Cheng-Chun  •  Ching Liang Kwan
CAST:  Cliff Lok  •  Yuen Siu-Tien  •  Lee Hoi-Sang  •  Peter Chan Lung

The plot involves the search for the elusive "Bamboo Stick," an aged kung fu master played by Simon Yuen, who kills a local crime boss's son after taking the place of the son's forced bride on the wedding night. Lee Hoi San plays the crime boss who will stop at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua  •  Yu Cheng-Chun  •  Ching Liang Kwan
CAST:  Cliff Lok  •  Yuen Siu-Tien  •  Lee Hoi-Sang  •  Peter Chan Lung

Between Tears and Smiles (1964)

Fan Chia-soo is a kind-hearted student whose heart is captured by the sweet song of Shen Feng-hsien. However, he is not the only one who has eyes for Shen. The General's henchmen are also determined to present the songstress to their superior as a gift. Fan ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua  •  Griffin Yueh Feng  •  Yan Jun  •  Hsieh Chun  •  Doe Ching  •  Hsing-Lai Wang  •  Lo Chen  •  Shih Ling Wen
CAST:  Li Li-Hua  •  Ivy Ling Po  •  Guan Shan  •  Wong Ho

Fan Chia-soo is a kind-hearted student whose heart is captured by the sweet song of Shen Feng-hsien. However, he is not the only one who has eyes for Shen. The General's henchmen are also determined to present the songstress to their superior as a gift. Fan ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua  •  Griffin Yueh Feng  •  Yan Jun  •  Hsieh Chun  •  Doe Ching  •  Hsing-Lai Wang  •  Lo Chen  •  Shih Ling Wen
CAST:  Li Li-Hua  •  Ivy Ling Po  •  Guan Shan  •  Wong Ho

The Adulteress (1963)

The noted actress Li Li-hua, star of more than sixty films since 1947, beautifully portrays the drugged, then disgraced wife of a peddler in the waning days of the Ching Dynasty. To make matters worse, she’s soon framed for her husband’s murder by her rapist - the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Li Han-Hsiang  •  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Li Li-Hua  •  Guan Shan  •  Chu Mu  •  Peter Yang Kwan

The noted actress Li Li-hua, star of more than sixty films since 1947, beautifully portrays the drugged, then disgraced wife of a peddler in the waning days of the Ching Dynasty. To make matters worse, she’s soon framed for her husband’s murder by her rapist - the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Li Han-Hsiang  •  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Li Li-Hua  •  Guan Shan  •  Chu Mu  •  Peter Yang Kwan

The Human Goddess (1972)

Li Ching is the Seventh Sister, an angel who comes down from heaven to see what life in Hong Kong is like. In Hong Kong, she runs into Zili(Chin Feng), a reincarnated version of her deceased lover, Dong Yong. Zili, with help from cook Uncle Bull(the warm, portly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Li Ching  •  Chin Feng  •  Pang Pang  •  Lee Pang-Fei

Li Ching is the Seventh Sister, an angel who comes down from heaven to see what life in Hong Kong is like. In Hong Kong, she runs into Zili(Chin Feng), a reincarnated version of her deceased lover, Dong Yong. Zili, with help from cook Uncle Bull(the warm, portly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Li Ching  •  Chin Feng  •  Pang Pang  •  Lee Pang-Fei

The Black Enforcer (1972)

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DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Tang Ching  •  Tien Feng  •  Fong Yan-Ji  •  Wang Ping

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DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Tang Ching  •  Tien Feng  •  Fong Yan-Ji  •  Wang Ping

Killer Darts (1968)

They brutally killed his wife, wiped out dozens of his innocent people, and burnt his entire village down to a charbroiled crisp. Now, master Liou Wen-lung (Fang Mien) is out for revenge. Armed with a near-invincible sword style and a pack of killer darts, he heads ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Chin Ping  •  Elliot Ngok  •  Fang Mian  •  Shen Yi

They brutally killed his wife, wiped out dozens of his innocent people, and burnt his entire village down to a charbroiled crisp. Now, master Liou Wen-lung (Fang Mien) is out for revenge. Armed with a near-invincible sword style and a pack of killer darts, he heads ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Chin Ping  •  Elliot Ngok  •  Fang Mian  •  Shen Yi

The Flying Guillotine (1975)

The Emperor's armies have developed a new weapon: a thrown blade that can remove someone's head from long distance. As the paranoid Emperor begins decapitating anyone he fears might be a threat, his guard Mau Tang becomes disillusioned with the excesses of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Chen Kuan-Tai  •  Ku Feng  •  Wai Wang  •  Kong Yeung

The Emperor's armies have developed a new weapon: a thrown blade that can remove someone's head from long distance. As the paranoid Emperor begins decapitating anyone he fears might be a threat, his guard Mau Tang becomes disillusioned with the excesses of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Chen Kuan-Tai  •  Ku Feng  •  Wai Wang  •  Kong Yeung

A Maid from Heaven (1963)

Seventh sister of the celestial world goes down to earth to marry Dong Yong, a young man sold to servitude. However the Jade Emperor orders her to go back to the immortal world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua  •  Yan Jun  •  Chan Yau-San
CAST:  Ivy Ling Po  •  Fang Ying  •  Ha Yee-Chau  •  Violet Pan Ying-Zi

Seventh sister of the celestial world goes down to earth to marry Dong Yong, a young man sold to servitude. However the Jade Emperor orders her to go back to the immortal world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua  •  Yan Jun  •  Chan Yau-San
CAST:  Ivy Ling Po  •  Fang Ying  •  Ha Yee-Chau  •  Violet Pan Ying-Zi

The Warlord and the Actress (1964)

A member of the Red Peony troupe, singer Tang Pei Hua (Yeh Feng) is renowned for her beautiful voice and appearances. Her beauty, however, invites the unwanted attentions of cruel and lecherous warlord Cao Lin (Zeng Mei). In order to escape Cao's grasp, Tang and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Julie Yeh Feng  •  Lan Di  •  Chin Han  •  Cheng Miu

A member of the Red Peony troupe, singer Tang Pei Hua (Yeh Feng) is renowned for her beautiful voice and appearances. Her beauty, however, invites the unwanted attentions of cruel and lecherous warlord Cao Lin (Zeng Mei). In order to escape Cao's grasp, Tang and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Julie Yeh Feng  •  Lan Di  •  Chin Han  •  Cheng Miu
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