Violent road, also known as hells highway, is a 1958 american film directed by howard w. What can we learn from those former prisoners who have successfully desisted from criminal behaviour or gone straight. Violent road tells the story of desperate men willing to risk their necks for the opportunity to start their lives anew. Display as images display as list make and model make and year year category importancerole date added new ones first episode appearance ep. Palms sweating, backs tensed, six men coax three trucks along treacherous, unpaved mountain roads. It is a film that features two actors early on their careers who. From 1956 to 1958, he patrolled the west germanczech border as the commander of armored cavalry companies in the 6th and 11th armored cavalry regiments. An almost complete list of both the psychotronic video guide and the encyclopedia. The lowestpriced brandnew, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Remembering the making of a cult classic in asheville. Meet the cast and learn more about the stars of violent road with exclusive news, pictures, videos and more at. Koch with brian keith, dick foran, efrem zimbalist jr. The film is fairly entertaining but with the underpinning of an interesting story it had the potential to be better than it ultimately was.
Visit the tom tryon page at brians drivein theater for photos, biography and filmography information, and dvd and memorabilia sources for actor and writer tom tryon. There are some nicely done nailbiting moments, and brian keith is quite. A remake of the wages of fear, it was released by warner bros. Genre study conventions of road movies jessica waterhouse.
But buried beneath the decades strikes and power cuts are stunning cinematic gems, says john patterson. Forgotten british films of the 1970s film the guardian. The film centers on their individual reasons for making the trip. Violent road was filmed near lone pine, california, with plenty of shots of crumbling cliffs, laboring diesel engines, spinning tires. Overview of violent road, 1958, directed by howard w. If our on the road is a barely coherent tightrope act a fizzy word drunk standup speedrapped by an aspiring poet posing as a dumb saint prole then its tough to take this pretty version. Both genres contain panoramic shots of open, empty landscapes, men travelling across these landscapes, women left at home while men choose to abandon the.
Mark harmon is an emmy awardwinning american television and film actor. Mark harmon biography affair, married, wife, ethnicity. This is road america 1958 by roger johnson on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Because he was mesmerized with the film s direction. Making it worse keith has to travel over an abandoned road with little traffic that is rocky. Actor and writer tom tryon starred in a number of dramas and westerns in the 1950s and 1960s. The tension is rarely ratcheted up as much as it could be, and sometimes thats a plus. Violent road 1958 movie clip you must take a lot of.
Jan 23, 2020 mark harmon biography affair, married, wife, ethnicity, nationality, salary, net worth, height married biography who is mark harmon. This film has been produced as part of a project to share knowledge and improve understanding about why people desist from offending. Day of the outlaw 1959 full length western movie duration. Taken from picturegoer film annual 1958 59, robert ottaway, odhams press. Best british films 100 best british movies of all time. The 1960s and after violence actor, film, children, movie. Road films have been a staple of american films from the very start, and have ranged in genres from westerns, comedies, gangstercrime films, dramas, and actionadventure films. Landau, and starring brian keith, dick foran, efrem zimbalist, jr.
Danger and tension as truckers haul volatile rocket fuel across desert terrain brian keith, with his patented wry and cynical wit, is perfectly cast to lead the heavy truck convoy of desperate. A bmovie inspired by the french classic the wages of fear in which six men. Six truckers in three trucks haul explosive rocketfuel chemicals over a mountain to a missile base. Stacker created an index that equally weights each films imdb score and rotten tomatoes critic rating when available to rank all science fiction films in a given year. In violent road, which was also the second trucking movie ive. But audiences connected with the films nostalgic tale of a group of high school graduates cruising around listening to rocknroll favorites. Shop for violent road movie cast related autographs, signed photographs, historical documents and manuscripts from the worlds largest collection. Sep 10, 2009 25 best book to film adaptations twentyfive films that made it from the book shelf to the box office with credibility intact. Jul 17, 2014 22 alltime great directors and their final films. For details about the wider project and for an opportunity to comment on the. Violent road 1958 violent road stream deutsch, violent road kostenlos anschauen, violent road kostenlos downloaden. Mike todd 19091958 film producer todd, pictured here with wife elizabeth taylor, perished when his private plane crashed near grants, new mexico. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that youve provided to them or that theyve collected from your use of their services. Especially in its advertising, violent road is yet another 1958 movie taking advantage of the thentopical sputnik controversy.
Violent road movie cast autographed signed photograph co. Peckinpahs final film about a group of lifelong friends caught in a. Its like traveling with nitroglycerin with triple the risk. Bbc liverpool local history memories of gerard gardens. Tcm messageboards post your comments here add your comment. Koch, with brian keith, dick foran, efrem zimbalist jr. Though most of them need the money, one of the truck drivers is actually the fuels inventor.
The movie has always held a special attraction for men, many of. Lewane subsequently completed airborne and ranger training and served two combat tours in korea as a tank platoon leader and company commander. Minor action vehicle or used in only a short scene. Set in a world where society is divided by the color of blood, a 17 year old girl must assume the role of a longlost princess to save her family, while secretly aiding a revolution. Poison 1958 the haunting of lisa 1996 retreat from kiska 1965 beautys exotic dance torture 1977 leather dreams 1992 private road no trespassing 1988 lifepod 1981 cat in the cage 1978 the dead tree 1988 whistle and ill come to you 1968 get all updates in email. Philadelphia, pennsylvania, 27 september 1922 although his contribution to the depiction of film violence in bonnie and clyde 1967 was indeed startling and groundbreaking, arthur penn, like sam peckinpah, should be seen as something other than a filmmaker preoccupied with bloodshed. He is best remembered as police officer lou escobar in roman. The film that set hugh grant on the road towards notting hill and a varied career. When the state enterprise tallinnfilm studio, under which eesti joonisfilm operated as part of that staterun film studio, lost its status as a statefunded organisation backed by moscow estonia regained its independence in 1991, the logical step at that critical moment was to continue operating as an independent private studio.
Moreover, the move must be completed fast and the plant must be operational in three days, in order to maintain its. Violent road 1958 truckers brian keith, dick foran, efrem zimbalist jr. Sugarfoot dodie logan 1957 1958 violent road doreen 1958 colt. His gueststarred role in two episodes of jag was also highly. The female celebrity smoking list entry for violent road 1958. The road from crime with allan weaver a new perspective on the issue of persistent reoffending is the key theme to emerge from a remarkable documentary to be screened in front of the cabinet secretary for justice kenny macaskill at glasgow university on monday 18 june 2012. While i cant say i prefer this film to either wages of fear or sorcerer, i agree. Violent road is the story of six men hauling highly explosive rocket fuel on rough roads through unpopulated areas in order to reach the rocket companys new site. We start our quest to find the best science fiction film the year you were born in 1920. Violent road 1958 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and. Pimlico, london rare 1950s film of thomas cubitts stucco streets duration. The warner archive collection dvdr of violent road is a very good widescreen transfer with a grayscale that reflects carl guthries hurried but infocus camerawork. Another new feature we have added to our website is that now we can finally translate subtitle to arabic. A labour of love for local filmmakers, writerdirector evan marshall and cameramaneditor ben price, spirit of 58 was rapturously received by a sellout crowd of more than 300, some of whom were old enough to remember the teams.
The flats in the background of the photograph were part of what was gerard crescent and this particular block of flats were known locally as the holy block because a number of residents on the block had connection in the local parish church of st. In addition to todd, those who died in the crash were screenwriter and author art cohn, pilot bill verner, and copilot tom barclay. Violent road brian keith dick foran efrem zimbalist jr. The film element used is in very good shape, with a few small scratches and just one really bad scratch that lasts a couple of seconds. Brown also appeared in the 1962 film, merrills marauders. This film is not currently playing on mubi but 30 other great films are.
After the lavish film was completed with some very impressive and spectacular setpieces, the sixhour epic had to be seriously cut almost in half, resulting in a choppy, disjointed and fragmented film of over 4hours. Mar 22, 2010 genre study conventions of road movies as i have been researching, i have discovered that many of the conventions and themes of the early road movie are similar to those of the western. Violent road 1958 added a b movie inspired by the french classic the wages of fear in which six men are hired to transport hazardous rocket fuel across. Buy violent road movie posters from movie poster shop. Truck drivers take cargo of explosives over bumpy mountain road. Joanna venetia stevenson march 10, 1938 london, england, uk. Violent road 1958 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. After an opening with a crash of a military test rocket, brian keith pulls up in the town where it happened, ending things with merry anders, looking for trucking work, meeting boozy john dennis, with arthur batanides, then impressed secretary charmienne harker, in violent road, 1958. The road brings fictional ecological disasters into the here. Jan 10, 2008 the birth and death of gerard gardens, and how local communities were decimated by the inner city road developments have been chronicled in paul sudburys film gardens of stone and ged fagans. Were your movie poster source for new releases and vintage movie posters. The violent road manufactured on demand, mono sound on. Brian keith family affair plays the lead driver, a tough and cagey longhauler. Though his role in onionhead was cut from the completed film, the producer julius schermer hired him for deputy johnny mckay in lawman, an important part that lasted from 1958 to 1962.
Pictures are property of movie companies owner of the respective movies. Truckers brian keith, dick foran, efrem zimbalist jr. I had a similar experience with hideo goshas violent streets, a film burdened with a tired, generic yakuza storyline yet blessed with a truly sensational and captivating visual aesthetic that elevates it into greatness. Toughtalking american character actor perry lopez played ethnic roles from the time of his his stage debut in the early 1950s. This movie appears to have been lost in the sands of time but deserves to be resurrected. Gerard gardens showing the reference to the film violent playground a 1958 film about the. Jan 08, 2010 the road brings fictional ecological disasters into the here and now walle was endearing and avatar epic, but the road is an eco film we can more humanly relate to ed gillespie. During the fuels development, a freak accident caused the death of his. A b movie inspired by the french classic the wages of fear in which six men are hired to transport hazardous rocket fuel across potentially dangerous desert and mountain roads. Although it never gives onscreen credit, violent road is a direct remakeripoff of 1953s excellent the wages of fear.1181 1230 88 1262 19 1156 1284 1029 737 1582 982 104 358 109 1229 410 748 743 787 700 905 1043 350 710 281 790 321 827 418