Amazines Free Article Archive - Saturday, February 16, 2019
Read about the most recent changes and happenings at
Log into your account or register as a new author. Start submitting your articles right now!
Search our database for articles.
Subscribe to receive articles emailed straight to your email account. You may choose multiple categories.
View our newest articles submitted by our authors.
View our most top rated articles rated by our visitors.
* Please note that this is NOT the ARTICLE manager
Add a new EZINE, or manage your EZINE submission.
Add fresh, free web content to your site such as newest articles, web tools, and quotes with a single piece of code!
Home What's New? Submit/Manage Articles Latest Posts Top Rated Article Search
Subscriptions Manage Ezines
 Article Archive
 Advertising (133276)
 Advice (160791)
 Affiliate Programs (34733)
 Art and Culture (73656)
 Automotive (145587)
 Blogs (75015)
 Boating (9841)
 Books (17129)
 Buddhism (4122)
 Business (1328111)
 Business News (426298)
 Business Opportunities (366247)
 Camping (10951)
 Career (72754)
 Christianity (15838)
 Collecting (11636)
 Communication (115053)
 Computers (241956)
 Construction (38986)
 Consumer (49658)
 Cooking (17059)
 Copywriting (6567)
 Crafts (18210)
 Cuisine (7537)
 Current Affairs (20375)
 Dating (45771)
 EBooks (19684)
 E-Commerce (48191)
 Education (185157)
 Electronics (83433)
 Email (6389)
 Entertainment (159796)
 Environment (28932)
 Ezine (3038)
 Ezine Publishing (5443)
 Ezine Sites (1552)
 Family & Parenting (110891)
 Fashion & Cosmetics (196377)
 Female Entrepreneurs (11841)
 Feng Shui (130)
 Finance & Investment (310229)
 Fitness (105868)
 Food & Beverages (62831)
 Free Web Resources (7937)
 Gambling (30212)
 Gardening (25073)
 Government (10522)
 Health (629167)
 Hinduism (2203)
 Hobbies (44019)
 Home Business (91543)
 Home Improvement (251260)
 Home Repair (46109)
 Humor (4811)
 Import - Export (5447)
 Insurance (45098)
 Interior Design (29544)
 International Property (3485)
 Internet (190962)
 Internet Marketing (146292)
 Investment (22824)
 Islam (1168)
 Judaism (1357)
 Law (80453)
 Link Popularity (4592)
 Manufacturing (20824)
 Marketing (98737)
 MLM (14136)
 Motivation (18211)
 Music (26997)
 New to the Internet (9475)
 Non-Profit Organizations (4048)
 Online Shopping (129606)
 Organizing (7799)
 Party Ideas (11855)
 Pets (38083)
 Poetry (2234)
 Press Release (12668)
 Public Speaking (5620)
 Publishing (7522)
 Quotes (2407)
 Real Estate (126604)
 Recreation & Leisure (95232)
 Relationships (87441)
 Research (16155)
 Sales (80298)
 Science & Technology (110145)
 Search Engines (23445)
 Self Improvement (153074)
 Seniors (6223)
 Sexuality (35941)
 Small Business (49277)
 Software (82937)
 Spiritual (23461)
 Sports (116068)
 Tax (7658)
 Telecommuting (34076)
 Travel & Tourism (307041)
 UK Property Investment (3117)
 Video Games (13421)
 Web Traffic (11724)
 Website Design (56796)
 Website Promotion (36556)
 World News (1000+)
 Writing (35761)
Author Spotlight

Former English Teacher; Musician (20+ years); Freelance Writer ...more

I'm a Chief Operated Officer from KIMKOO Mattress machinery.The pen is mightier than the I ...more

I provide off-site administrative and creative writing support to busy professionals. I have been a ...more

I am a qualified internet marketing professional and content writer with more than 10 years of exper...more

I am a single mother of a beautiful little girl. I like ghost hunter wednesdays. I love Oreo's dippe...more

The Unsolved Mystery Surrounding the Death of Bruce Lee by Christopher Evans

The Unsolved Mystery Surrounding the Death of Bruce Lee by
Article Posted: 10/26/2015
Article Views: 314
Articles Written: 16
Word Count: 680
Article Votes: 0
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

The Unsolved Mystery Surrounding the Death of Bruce Lee

Entertainment,Art and Culture
With the 1973 film release of Enter the Dragon, film-goers were treated to an experience that created a seismic shift in the world of cinema that spawned a craze for all things Kung Fu, and a new film hero named Bruce Lee was born. A relative unknown in western cinema, Lee was already enjoying celebrity status in Hong Kong and the Far East with iconic films such as The Big Boss and Fist of Fury.

Lee was a force of nature, a film star who was actually the genuine article and perfectly capable of the physical exertion and feats of endurance he portrayed on- screen, delivered with devastating impact, and transcending the action movie genre to become an enduring icon of popular culture.

Enter the Dragon maintains a unique position as the yardstick that all martial arts movies are measured against, that was able to reach the masses with its eye-catching cinematography and breathtaking fight sequences that were ahead of their time.

Sadly, Bruce Lee was unable to enjoy the fruits of his labour and the international recognition that awaited him, dying of Cerebral Oedema at the age of 32 before the film was released, after taking an Equagesic, a painkiller consisting of Aspirin and a tranquilizer called Meprobamate, which caused swelling of the brain.

This was the official explanation at least, but conspiracy theories have been ever- present, from Lee being killed by Chinese Triads, to falling victim to the Italian Mafia.

His natural successor, his son Brandon Lee, was hotly-tipped to follow in his father's foot steps some 20 years later, with clearly the star appeal and martial arts background necessary to fulfil that role.

However, this was not to be. While filming a scene in the latter stages of The Crow (1994), a film about a rock musician rising from the dead to avenge his assailants, who were also responsible for the death of his fiancée, he was tragically killed on set. In the scene another actor would fire blanks at him using a .44 Magnum prop gun, but somehow a real bullet had become lodged in the barrel and he was subsequently fatally shot in the abdomen. He never regained consciousness, and was dead at the age of 28. The film was a success, completed with digital special effects, with Brandon receiving posthumous plaudits for his efforts.

Another, more paranormal conspiracy theory has been suggested as the cause of their deaths, one that involves a family curse. The theory goes that born in the 'year and hour of the Dragon' this apparently marked Bruce Lee out in Chinese mythology as one who is endowed with super human skills, in his case this manifested in his superior physical prowess. The Chinese Illuminati had been pursuing Lee, regarded as precious to them, and who they wished to convert to their group due to his outstanding abilities, but having rejected their request, would do battle with them in his dreams. This scenario was depicted in the movie Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993), culminating in a fight scene with an inner demon.

The underlying characteristics of such a curse would inevitably ensure entirely plausible explanations for its target's demise, however sinister the intention, and would create the required circumstances for this to occur, that conveniently masquerade as unfortunate mishaps and accidents. In so doing, severing the Lee Bloodline forever, as this curse would transfer only to the males of the family.

Whatever the truth, both cases represent remarkable coincidences that few could fail to notice, whereby their promising careers in film were curtailed prematurely on the eve of a major film release.

The true nature of their deaths may forever remain a mystery, but Bruce Lee's undoubted influence will live on, as will Brandon Lee's all too brief contribution to the world of cinema, whose future promise we were tragically denied.

Christopher lives in the U.k. and is the author and founder of Critical Eye, a website dedicated to debating societal issues, international affairs and other features.

Casting a Critical Eye on the Topical Issues


Related Articles - bruce lee, brandon lee, enter the dragon, the illuminati, curse, chinese, the big boss, fist of fury,

Email this Article to a Friend!

Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!
Subscribe for free today!

 Rate This Article  
Completely useless, should be removed from directory.
Minimal useful information.
Decent and informative.
Great article, very informative and helpful.
A 'Must Read'.


Do you Agree or Disagree? Have a Comment? POST IT!

 Reader Opinions 
Submit your comments and they will be posted here.
Make this comment or to the Author only:
*Your email will NOT be posted. This is for administrative purposes only.
Comments: *Your Comments WILL be posted to the AUTHOR ONLY if you select PRIVATE and to this PUBLIC PAGE if you select PUBLIC, so write accordingly.
Please enter the code in the image:

 Author Login 
Register for Author Account


Advertiser Login


   Limited Time $60 Offer!
   90  Days-1.5 Million Views  


Great Paranormal Romance

World News


Steve is the owner/operator of Whiskey Jack Painters, a premier painting company based out of Alma, ...more

Steve Bye is currently a fiction writer, who published his first novel, ‘Looking Forward Through The...more

Since Naima was a child, writing has been her passion. Influenced by her passion, she received both ...more

At LeadGenerators, we specialise in content-led Online Marketing Strategies for our clients in the t...more

Author of four books and two screenplays; frequent magazine contributor. I have four other books "in...more

Susan Friesen, founder of the award-winning web development and digital marketing firm eVision Media...more

For the time being just a newbie in the Insurance Industry but a quick learner, soon-to-be expert Ja...more

Author of Wrestler/That Dog Hunts; Available at the Kindle Store ...more

Stevert Mckenzie, Travel Enthusiast. ...more

Rev Bresciani is the author of two Christian books. One book is an important and concisely written b...more

HomeLinksAbout UsContact UsTerms of UsePrivacy PolicyFAQResources
Copyright © 2019, All rights reserved.
Some pages may contain portions of text relating to certain topics obtained from under the GNU FDL license