The Legend of the Book and the Sword (1987 TV series)

The Legend of the Book and Sword is a Hong Kong television series adapted from Louis Cha's novel The Book and the Sword. The series was first aired on TVB in Hong Kong in 1987.

The Legend of the Book and the Sword
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Traditional書劍恩仇錄
Simplified书剑恩仇录
MandarinShū Jiàn Ēn Chóu Lù
CantoneseSyu1 Gim3 Jan1 Sau4 Luk6
GenreWuxia
Based onThe Book and the Sword
by Louis Cha
Screenplay byChan Suk-hin
Yuen Siu-na
Mak Chi-sing
Lee King-wah
Directed byTsang Ho-man
Wong Kin-fan
Chan Hung-kai
Lee Kwok-lap
Chan Ho-wai
Heung Lap-hang
Tang Kin-fan
Chan Toi-yuen
Creative directorsWong Chiu-cheung
Kan Yuen-chak
Yu Chi-san
Lee Po-wing
StarringPang Man-kin
Simon Yam
Jacqueline Law
Fiona Leung
Kitty Lai
Lawrence Ng
Theme music composerJoseph Koo
Opening themeWu Hon Mung (胡漢夢) performed by Canti Lau and Angela Fong
Country of originHong Kong
Original languageCantonese
No. of episodes28
Production
Executive producerLee Tim-shing
Production locationHong Kong
Running time45 minutes per episode
Production companyTVB
Release
Original networkTVB
Original release19 October (1987-10-19) –
20 November 1987 (1987-11-20)

CastEdit

Note: Some of the characters' names are in Cantonese romanisation.
  • Pang Man-kin as Chan Ka-lok / Fuk-hong-on
  • Simon Yam as Kin-lung Emperor
  • Kitty Lai as Lei Yun-chi
  • Jacqueline Law as Fok-ching-tung
  • Fiona Leung as Heung-heung
  • Lawrence Ng as Yu Yu-tung
  • Shek Sau as Man Tai-loi
  • Barbara Chan Man-yee as Lok Bing
  • Jaime Chik as Yuk-yu-yee
  • Liu Kai-chi as Tsui Tin-wang
  • Kiki Sheung as Chow Yee
  • Ng Man-tat as Chow Chung-ying
  • Elliot Ngok as Cheung Chiu-chung
  • Lau Kong as Luk Fei-ching
  • Chun Wong as Chiu Bun-san
  • Dicky Cheung as Sam-yin
  • Kwan Ching as Taoist Mou-chan
  • Ho Lai-nam as Seung Hak-chi
  • So Hon-sang as Seung Pak-chi
  • Henry Lee as Wai Chun-wah
  • Chu Tit-wo as Yeung Sing-hip
  • Cheung Lui as Cheung Chun
  • Mak Tsi-wan as Shek Sheung-ying
  • Bobby Tsang as Cheung Say-kan
  • Felix Lok as Lei Ho-sau
  • Tam Chuen-hing as Siu-wai
  • Pak Ying as Yu Man-ting
  • Kwan Hoi-san as Yuen See-siu
  • Kon Kwok-wai as Chan Cheng-tak
  • Pak Yan as Kwan Ming-mui
  • Yeung Chak-lam as Wong Wai-yeung
  • Wu May-yee as Mrs Chow
  • Wayne Lai as Mang Kin-hung
  • Fok Ka-lai as On Kin-kong
  • Bak Man-biu as Muk-cheuk-lun
  • Ngai Wai as Fok-ah-yee
  • Benz Hui as Ah-fan-tai
  • Chan On-ying as Ah-fan-tai's wife
  • Tam Bing-man as Master Tong
  • Leung Hung-wah as Tung Siu-wo
  • Kiu Hung as Koo Kam-biu
  • Chun Hung as Ha-hap-toi
  • Ma Hing-sang as Kiu Man-kei
  • Chu Siu-kei as Yim Sai-fui
  • Ko Miu-see as Tsui Chiu-sang
  • Lau Siu-ming as Chan Sai-koon
  • Chan Yau-how as Tin King
  • Yip Tin-hang as Pak Chun
  • Seung Yee as Empress Dowager
  • Ng Wan-yee as Kin-lung's wet nurse

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