The Magic Cup, Concluding Episode
Dir / Scr: Lung To
Cast: Law Yim-hing, Mak Bing-wing, Fung Bo-bo,
Lee Hong-kum, Poon Yat On
1961 / B&W / D Beta / Cantonese / 106min
After battling mythical creatures in Part I, Fung Bo-bo takes up the challenge of matching wits with adults in this finale. Uncle Chat Sing unwittingly trades the Magic Cup to Chow Kam the charlatan, who wields the power of his newfound sorcery skills to remove Princess Bo Ling and her consort and shrink Bo-bo into a Thumbelina. Our child heroine eventually saves the day, but having revealed the secrets of the Magic Cup and its genie, she has to reluctantly cast the cup into the furnace...Will she be forced to give up a childhood that's less than ordinary and more than fantastic?
||Cinema, Hong Kong Film Archive
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