The Essential Jackie Chan Source Book
by Jeff Rovin
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!
- Pocket Books, October 1997
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