Blaq History Jim “The Dragon” Kelly 2/4/16

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Jim “The Dragon” Kelly

Jim Kelly is an International Film Star.  He has starred in twelve motion pictures, such as Enter the Dragon, Black Belt Jones and Three The Hardway.  Just to name a few.  Kelly has never made a film that didn’t make money for the investors.  Black Belt Jones was Warner Bros. highest grossing film ever in Singapore.  After making Enter The Dragon, Warner Bros. was so impressed, they signed him to a three picture deal, plus an option on a television series.  He was the first Martial Artist to sign this kind of deal with a major American motion picture studio.


Jim Kelly is one of the most influential Martial Arts film stars, ever.  He has inspired and motivated people all over the world of all races and ethnicity.  Kelly was the first black Martial Arts film star.  Kelly gave young black kids hope and pride thru his movies, style and charisma.  He made them believe they could be successful in life.

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