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Synopsis

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Alex Cox introduces a double bill of cult films.
Hell's Angels on Wheels
Starring
Jack Nicholson
Poet is a drifter working in a gas station when a band of Hell's Angels roars into town spreading terror in their wake. He rides with them and joins in the orgies and fights but clashes with Buddy, leader of the gang and a dangerous man. Jack Nicholson stars as Poet two years before he shot to fame in Easy Rider.
Director Richard Rush
● FILMS pages 25-33
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
And at 12.05am
Rumble Fish
Starring
Matt Dillon
Mickey Rourke
Rusty-James, who believes himself to be the toughest teenager around, is doomed to live in the shadow of his adored elder brother, the Motorcycle Boy. Director Francis Coppola 's stylised vision of alienated youth, based on the novel by cult writer S E Hinton, features an excellent cast and haunting black and white cinematography.
● FILMS: pages 25-33
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Introduces: Alex Cox
Unknown: Jack Nicholson
Unknown: Jack Nicholson
Director: Richard Rush
Unknown: Matt Dillon
Unknown: Mickey Rourke
Director: Francis Coppola
Poet: Jack Nicholson
Buddy: Adam Roarke
Shill: Sabina Scharf
Abilgale: Jane Taylor
Jock: John Garwood
Bull: Richard Anders
Pearl: Mimi MacHu
Gypsy: James Oliver
Bingham: Jack Starrett
Moley: Gary Littlejohn
Rusty-James: Matt Dillon
Motorcycle Boy: Mickey Rourke
Patty: Diane Lane
Father: Dennis Hopper
Cassandra: Diane Scarwid
Steve: Vincent Spano
Smokey: Nicolas Cage
BJ Jackson: Christopher Penn
Midget: Larry Fishburne
Patterson the Cop: William Smith
Benny: Tom Waits

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