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Cover Story Throwback: 1974 Yearbook

Black Belt 1974 Yearbook

For our cover story throwback, we are featuring the "1974 Yearbook" of Black Belt Magazine that featured the Kung Fu craze hitting the world. With every street corner stand and movie theater featuring Kung Fu movies, it was hard to deny its massive growing presence in American culture. The black cover was a misprint and replaced later with a different cover. Therefore, this is known as the “Lost Cover."

The cover featured major players of the time including:

Lower right - Ahna Capri

Middle - Jimmy Wang Yu

Center - Bruce Lee

Upper middle - Jim Kelly

Top - John Saxon

Based on this original poster:

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