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Zhong Kui. Zhong Kui was created by the Chinese creator Wong Toi (Chinese Ghosts, Chinese Zombie) and appeared in the film Zhong Kui Zhuo Gui (1939).
Zhong Kui is an Occult Detective. Zhong Kui is an eccentric “ghost catcher” who makes a living by traveling from town to town and catching bothersome or evil ghosts and demons, such as the Coffin Ghost and the Spirit of the Broom, both of whom had appeared in previous Hong Kong horror films--Zhong Kui Zhuo Gui was Wong Toi’s critique of Hong Kong horror films. Zhong Kui uses his occult knowledge and his magic sword and sack to capture the evil spirits.
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