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Bruce Lee plays ping pong with nunchucks

An ad for a Nokia phone featuring a digitally inserted Bruce Lee playing ping pong with nunchucks.

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After watching this video, I want buy that ping pong ball ...

This is awesome!!!! Now I gotta go practice with my nunchuck too!

man i love this ad. i think it is not bruce lee at all, but an actor who has the bruce lee body language down... his build is not quite right, a little thicker than bruce, and his proportions are a little different. and the camera keeps a knowing distance from him. but he's got the 'tude down, and he clearly knows the way of the nun-chuk... so much fun. well done nokia.

What does that have to do with cell phones?

There's another video with 'Bruce' lighting matches with his nunchucks. Both of them remind me a lot of that viral Nike video from a few years ago where Ronaldinho repeatedly drilled the cross-bar.

Aidsmonkey: It's promoting a limited-edition Bruce Lee Nokia phone.

"i think it is not bruce lee at all, but an actor who has the bruce lee body language down"---ada

I love when some people criticize even the coolest of things. If you can do better then write to Nokia and get yourself hired to do their ads. Ridiculous! Just accept it for what it is and keep your fingers off the keyboard.

Only question I have is whether BRUCE LEE'S heirs are getting money from this. Do they also get money from that Kungfu restaurant bearing his likeness?

cool as texas

but sgr slaughter, ada was right. it's not bruce lee and is an actor who has the bruce lee body language down. i'm not saying it's not cool, because it is. but it's not bruce.

Awesome.

It says right below the video that it IS Bruce Lee...a digitally inserted Bruce Lee using nun chucks. It isn't, however, Bruce Lee playing ping pong with them. Don't people read anything? It's the caption right below the video. Also, there are certain points where you can see his face closer up.

Bjjohnson - So far Nokia isn't saying whether the video is fake or not, or how they did it. ;-) The caption is from Danwei, and I would guess it is a guess, not knowledge. Who knows? Maybe they are right, and it is a digital insert of Lee -- but it doesn't look like it to me.

The product is a Bruce Lee edition phone, so I am sure the Lee heirs are being properly compensated.

I saw this video in 1978 when I was 12 way before CGI was available and Star Wars was done using matt paintings. This footage is real. The guy who says this is a digitally inserted Bruce Lee is just guessing and he guessed wrong.

mtemple@foray.com

Hi Michael. 'fraid you're wrong. trust me. I think 1978 was a dream.

Quote: "Hi Michael. 'fraid you're wrong. trust me. I think 1978 was a dream."

I agree. Digital model is Bruce Lee, of course it is only digital and not real. For those of you wondering what this had to do with selling phones... it doesn't and that's what makes it advertisement. I mean c'mon... hot girls by the beach half naked, then you see a shampoo logo or "Got Milk?" or a car. They have nothing to do with one another (except maybe the got milk) but do wonders for selling products.

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