Category: Biography

Hands of Stone: Jackie Chan’s face and hand prints for the professional collector

When you have reached the lowest point in your life, there is nowhere to go but up. This is where a person’s true character is revealed. In 1994, New York artist Joseph Malara made a virtue of necessity and worked his way up from flea markets to the living rooms of the stars in just a few years with a clever business idea. A true American story.

By Thorsten Boose 15. May 2024 Off

How to get Jackie Chan’s autograph

Jackie Chan’s latest film “Ride On”, which premieres in China on 7 April 2023, has generated a lot of hype among fans and distributors worldwide with its latest trailer. Where recently at the European Film Market in Berlin distributors were rubbing their hands with glee for the film, Jackie’s fans are asking themselves: How do I actually get an autograph from my idol?

By Thorsten Boose 25. February 2023 Off

10 years of child abuse: Jackie Chan’s China Drama Academy apprenticeship contract

When Jackie Chan and his father arrived at Master Yu Jim-Yuen’s school in Hong Kong for the first time in 1961, he could hardly believe his eyes. Children his age were allowed to have fun all day long – the bully Jackie Chan wanted that too. By contract, the then 7-year-old was placed in the care of Master Yu Jim-Yuen for ten years. A mistake?

By Thorsten Boose 17. May 2020 Off