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BURT MUNRO – OFFERINGS TO THE GOD OF SPEED (1971)
Run Time: 26:25
Director: Roger Donaldson
Key Solid: Burt Munro
Brief topic documentary about land velocity file holder Burt Munro. Produced for NZBC.
Effectively who doesn’t? Everyone breaks the velocity restrict…don’t they?
Lengthy earlier than he made 2005 film The World’s Quickest Indian, director Roger Donaldson was fascinated by veteran motorcycle racer Burt Munro. Donaldson spent greater than two years making this Survey documentary, observing Munro working in his Invercargill shed and following him to Bonneville Flats, Utah, the place the 68-year-old makes an attempt to carry the velocity file he set on his 1920 Indian Scout bike. Munro labored tirelessly on his bike utilizing fundamental tools and ingenuity to resolve issues. Donaldson interviews mates, household and biking buddies, who touch upon Munro’s vitality and his lifelong obsession.
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