A behind-the-scenes examine the lifetime of the main remarkable martial artist of all time—Bruce Lee.
Bruce Lee: the distinguished lifetime of the Golden Dragon is a photographic catalog of all elements of this attention-grabbing guy, from the beginning of his occupation to his premature and tragic dying in 1973. This e-book unearths a quiet kinfolk guy at the back of the charismatic public character. It indicates the true Bruce Lee—the guy who used to be a lot more than a world movie and martial arts celebrity.
This outstanding photograph essay—compiled and edited through Bruce Lee professional John Little with the help of Lee's widow, Linda Lee Cadwell—reveals never-before-published kin images, together with infrequent pictures of Bruce's formative years in Hong Kong. delicate moments along with his young children are stuck on digicam and motion photographs from his martial arts movies are shown.
With a preface by way of his daughter Shannon Lee and a foreword by way of spouse Linda, the textual content is drawn at once from Bruce Lee's personal diaries and journals. in accordance with the award-winning Warner Bros. documentary, Bruce Lee: In His personal Words, sections include:
- Chronology of the lifetime of Bruce Lee
- Early Years—why he begun learning gung fu (kung fu) and took up wing chun, his first starring position, and his go back to the US
- Hollywood—why he received the half in The eco-friendly Hornet, instructing Steve McQueen, James Coburn and Stirling Silliphant, filming Enter the Dragon, The manner of the Dragon, Fist of Fury and extra, education and appearing with Chuck Norris, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Dean Martin and Sharon Tate, and the construction of Jeet Kune Do (JKD)
- Family—meeting Linda, having childrens, day-by-day life
This Bruce Lee publication is a part of the Bruce Lee Library which additionally features:
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