Bruce Lee autograph Cheque handwritten and signed 1972
Authentic Bruce Lee autograph Cheque handwritten and signed dated March 1972. Beautifully professionally custom framed and mounted measuring 27×21”. This is the only cashiers cheque we have came across in 20 years of collecting Bruce Lee memorabilia.
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Born Lee Jun-fan (November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973), known professionally as Bruce Lee; a Hong Kong-American actor, director, martial artist, martial arts instructor, and philosopher. He was the founder of Jeet Kune Do, a hybrid martial arts philosophy drawing from different combat disciplines that is often credited with paving the way for modern mixed martial arts (MMA). Also, Bruce Lee autograph cheque is considered by commentators, critics, media, and other martial artists to be the most influential martial artist of all time and a pop culture icon of the 20th century, who bridged the gap between East and West. Often credited with helping to change the way Asians presented in American films.
The son of Cantonese opera star Lee Hoi-chuen, Bruce Lee autograph cheque born in the Chinatown area of San Francisco; California, on November 27, 1940, to parents from Hong Kong, and raised with his family in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Introduced to the film industry by his father and appeared in several films as a child actor. Lee moved to the United States at the age of 18 to receive his higher education at the University of Washington in Seattle, and during this time that he began teaching martial arts.
Likewise, his Hong Kong and Hollywood-produced films elevated the traditional; Hong Kong martial arts film to a new level of popularity and acclaim; sparking a surge of interest in Chinese martial arts in the West in the 1970’s. Additionally, the direction and tone of his films dramatically changed and influenced martial arts and martial arts films in the US, Hong Kong, and the rest of the world.
As well as, being noted for his roles in five feature-length martial arts films in the early 1970’s; Lo Wei’s The Big Boss and Fist of Fury; Golden Harvest’s Way of the Dragon, directed and written by Lee; Golden Harvest and Warner Brothers’ Enter the Dragon (1973) and The Game of Death (1978), both directed by Robert Clouse. Then, Bruce Lee became an iconic figure known throughout the world, particularly among the Chinese, based upon his portrayal of Also, Chinese nationalism in his films and among Asian Americans for defying stereotypes associated with the emasculated Asian male.
Usually, he trained in the art of Wing Chun and later combined his other influences; from various sources into the spirit of his personal martial arts philosophy; which he dubbed Jeet Kune Do (The Way of the Intercepting Fist). Equally, Bruce Lee autograph held dual nationality in Hong Kong and the US. He died in Hong Kong on July 20, 1973 at the age of 32, and buried in Seattle.