·The Life of Bruce Lee
Bruce Lee (Lee Hsiao Lung), was born in San Francisco in November 1940, the son of famous Chinese opera singer. When he became a child star, he moved to Hong Kong .At the age of 19 Bruce left Hong Kong to study for a degree in philosophy at the University of Washington in America. And that time, he met his wife Linda while he was studying.
All the time he looked towards Kung Fu as a way of disciplining himself. In addition, he learnt basic skills from Yip Men who was acknowledged to be one of the greatest authorities on the subject of Wing Chun a branch of the Chinese Martial Arts. While Bruce mastered this before progressing to his own style of Jeet Kune Do.
Besides that, he also taught some of his skills to students who would pay. And some Japanese schools in the Seattle area tried to force Bruce out, further more there were many confrontations and duels fought for Bruce to remain.
·Bruce Lee’s movie life
Bruce began his movie life when he was a child, in other words, he was a child star. His first film was called the birth of Mankind.
At first he gained some small roles in Hollywood films-Marlow-etc, then some major stars were begging to be students of the Little Dragon. He regularly gave display at exhibitions. There are many films in his life which all showed Chinese Martial Arts.
The series was quite successful in the States - but was a huge hit in Hong Kong, he was overwhelmed by the attention from the people of Hong Kong until he had left. Moreover, he once said on a radio program if the price was right he would do a movie for the Chinese audiences. After he returned to the States, on the one hand he completed some episodes of Long Street, on the other hand he wrote his book on Jeet Kune Do at roughly the same time.
However, his last film that was uncompleted at the time of his death in 1973 was called Game of Death. In Hong Kong producers were desperate to sign Bruce for a Martial Arts film, and it was Raymond Chow the head of Golden Harvest who produced The Big Boss. The rest as what they say is history.