The Wild One (1953) was a Drama - Film Adaptation Film directed by Laslo Benedek and produced by Stanley Kramer.
The Wild One (1953)By Beatrice on Nov 10, 2015 From Flickers in Time
The Wild One Directed by Laslo Benedek Written by John Paxton based on a story by Frank Rooney 1953/USA Stanley Kramer Productions Repeat viewing/Netflix Rental Johnny: Whadda you got? This would greatly resemble your average B biker movie were it not for the magnetism of Marlon Brando. Johnny ... Read full article
Video of the Week: “The Wild One” (3)By Marisa on Feb 19, 2014 From The Timothy Carey Experience
In honor of the legendary Lee Marvin‘s 90th birthday anniversary, we present the famous fight scene from The Wild One (1953), directed by Laslo Benedek. Timothy, uncredited as an enthusiastic member of Chino’s gang, sits on his motorcycle observing Chino as he eggs on Johnny (Marlon Bran... Read full article
Video of the Week: “The Wild One” (2)By Marisa on Oct 23, 2013 From The Timothy Carey Experience
This week’s video is the once-controversial early biker epic The Wild One (1953) in its entirety. Timothy is uncredited but memorable as the perhaps overly enthusiastic member of Chino’s gang who splashes beer on Marlon Brando and terrorizes poor switchboard operator Dorothy (Eve March, ... Read full article
Pic of the Day: “The Wild One” revisited (4)By Marisa on Apr 29, 2013 From The Timothy Carey Experience
Today we revisit The Wild One (1953), directed by Laslo Benedek and starring Marlon Brando. Here we see “Chino’s Boy #1″ getting the brilliant idea of pouring a bottle of beer on Chino (Lee Marvin) to spur him on during the big fight with Brando. If I’m not mistaken, that is... Read full article
Video of the Week: “The Wild One” (1)By Marisa on Feb 20, 2013 From The Timothy Carey Experience
This week’s video revisits The Wild One (1953), directed by Laslo Benedek and starring, who else, Marlon Brando. Timothy first appears at about 4:25, when he and the gang terrorize poor switchboard operator Dorothy (Eve March). Tim related in the Psychotronic interview, ?Someone took me over t... Read full article
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Kathie Bleeker: Well, what d'ya do? I mean, do you just ride around or do you go on some sort of a picnic or something?
Johnny: A picnic? Man, you are too square. I'm... I... I'll have to straighten you out. Now, listen, you don't go any one special place. That's cornball style. You just go.
Kathie Bleeker: I'm sorry, I can't fight back. I'm too tired. It would be better, wouldn't it? Then you could hit me.
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Marlon Brando and Lee Marvin almost starred together again 19 years later in John Boorman's Deliverance. They were cast together in the film until Lee Marvin told director Boorman that he thought he and Brando were too old for their roles. Boorman agreed and cast Jon Voight and Burt Reynolds instead.
This was the first film in which the manufacturer's logo on motorcycles was not blanked out. Johnson Motors, who imported Triumphs into the USA, protested at their product being linked with Brando and his Black Rebels, but the association served them well.
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