The Young Master (Chinese: 師弟出馬) is a 1980 Hong Kong martial arts action film directed by and starring Jackie Chan as Dragon.
The film is notable for being the first that Jackie Chan worked on for Golden Harvest, and despite being his second film as director (his first was The Fearless Hyena), this is often incorrectly credited as his directorial debut. It was co-written by Chan and King Sang Tang and produced by Raymond Chow and Leonard Ho.
As is common with Jackie Chan's films, the fight scenes involve the use of many different weapons including poles, a rope, fans, benches and swords. Dragon Lord is supposedly the sequel to The Young Master and was even originally called Young Master in Love, as confirmed by Jackie Chan in his book.
The school attended by Dragon (Chan) and his brother, Tiger (Wei Pei) is entered against a rival school in a Lion Dance competition. The school needs to win the prize money to remain open but their star performer, Tiger, is seemingly injured when he...