||The Hong Kong DVD is the Japanese version of
the movie, not the original release. As Kuo sold the
movie to Japan in the early 80s, he added the child scenes
and scenes with his then current actors like Jack Long
to the movie - knowing that Japanese love childs in
movies and thus giving this movie more hit potential.
He may have shot scenes especially for that
new version, but in general he always shot much
footage for his bronzemen series which not necessarily
was finally used. There are still deleted scenes or still photos
on lobby cards, in magazines or in the trailers. Some special info
here: The German trailer for 18 BRONZEMEN consists
of well-known scenes, but all are shot from a slightly
different angle by supposedly a second camera.