The True Story of Wong Fei Hung (which has no Wikipedia page or IMDB listing, oddly enough) is an early martial arts film. Made in 1949, it stars Kwan Tak-hing as Chinese folk hero Wong Fei-hung. This moves slowly. The video embedded below has English subtitles:
I haven't seen many films featuring the martial arts and decided I would look into the genre. This one seems obviously intended to kick off a serial.