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Deadly Peasant. The Deadly Peasant was created by the Chinese author Yao Minai and appeared in the book Shandong Xiangma Zhuan (1925-6?); the book was filmed under that title in 1927.

The Deadly Peasant is a peasant woman in a part of Shandong which is plagued by a fierce bandit chief. The Deadly Peasant puts on male clothes and puts her martial arts ability to use in defeating the bandits, meanwhile becoming a part of a love triangle with a man she loves and a woman in love with the Peasant’s male persona.

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