Certainly one of my all time finest motion pictures for Bikes was after all Mad max however, in the identical time and utilizing lots of the identical bikes this film got here out, I beloved it in 1974 and nonetheless do right now. New Kawasaki’s had been a sight to be seen on this film.
By no means so far as I do know, has there been a greater begin to a Motorbike Film than Stone, I beloved it and was hooked as an adolescent as quickly as I noticed the beginning, what an outstanding scene to start a film involving Bikes.
Police officer Stone goes undercover with the Gravediggers outlaw motorbike gang, to seek out out who’s murdering their members, one after the other.
The movie stars Ken Shorter and options Rebecca Gilling, Invoice Hunter and Helen Morse. The movie’s soundtrack was composed by Billy Inexperienced and featured some members of his group Sanctuary. Bikes featured embrace the legendary Kawasaki Z1(900). Stone initially rides a Norton.
The promotional trailer video options narration by radio and media persona John Legal guidelines. The movie was featured within the documentary, Not Fairly Hollywood, wherein Quentin Tarantino enthuses about his admiration for the movie.
Australian stuntman Peter Armstrong set a then-world report for driving a bike off an 80-foot cliff to fall headfirst into the ocean.
When a number of members of the GraveDiggers outlaw motorbike membership are murdered, Sydney detective Stone (Ken Shorter) is shipped to research. Led by the Undertaker (Sandy Harbutt), a Vietnam warfare veteran, the GraveDiggers enable Stone to pose as a gang member. Forsaking society girlfriend Amanda (Helen Morse), Stone begins to establish with the Undertaker and his comrades Hooks (Roger Ward), Toad (Hugh Keays-Byrne), Dr Dying (Vincent Gil), Captain Midnight (Bindi Williams), Septic (Dewey Hungerford) and Vanessa (Rebecca Gilling), the Undertaker’s girlfriend. Amid violent confrontations with the Black Hawks, a rival gang the GraveDiggers maintain accountable, Stone uncovers a political conspiracy behind the killings. When the reality is revealed, Stone should select between his job and his loyalty to the GraveDiggers.
Filmink journal mentioned “The biker film was the fashionable day Western of alternative within the Sixties” however argued this was one of many few Australian movies to “embrace it as a narrative possibility.”
The Australian Movie Growth Company invested $154,000 within the movie. The rest of the price range and many of the technical services had been supplied by Ross Wooden Productions in Sydney. The film was shot in late 1973.
The Hells Angels membership (Sydney) supplied help throughout manufacturing.
Additionally I lived the place they filmed it for a couple of years and used to trip the freeway on daily basis the place the Funeral procession was filmed and all the time used to chuckle after I acquired to that little bit of highway, what a sight that should of been, and beloved the Coffin on the aspect automotive and you’ll sense Mad Max was within the background too.
Possibly you may take a while to observe it, tremendous unhealthy appearing and Music however an actual basic none the much less.
So, right here it’s, the Entire Film.