The Lost Bruce Lee Interview

A rare TV interview with Bruce Lee that was lost for many years has surfaced on The Internet Archive.

Filmed for The Pierre Berton Show on December 9th 1971, the martial arts legend discusses various aspects of his career up to that point including:

  • Dubbed films
  • Teaching Hollywood stars martial arts (Steve McQueen his toughest pupil whilst James Coburn was more thoughtful)
  • Martial arts as a form of self-expression
  • The impact of his appearances in the TV show Longstreet
  • A proposed television series for Paramount called The Warriors
  • His desire to do a Western
  • How the idea of being a superstar didn’t appeal to him

[via Brain Pickings]

> Bruce Lee at Wikipedia

> IMDb entry for this episode of The Pierre Berton Show

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Bruce Lee ping pong viral ad

This Chinese viral ad for the Nokia N96 has a Bruce Lee impersonator playing ping pong with aย nunchuka.