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Moviedrome

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Film-maker Alex Cox introduces a weekly series of classic cult films. Tonight:
Big Wednesday starring
Jan-Michael Vincent William Katt Gary Busey
California, 1962: Matt, Jack and Leroy are loyal friends united by the beach lifestyle - muscles, girls, parties, cars, rock music. But above all they share a great obsession - surfing. Despite the draft, the hippie era and the inevitable transition to adulthood, they remain true to their craze until finally in 1974, they are reunited for the Great Swell, a giant wave such as they have never ridden before ... John Milius 's film, conceived like an intimate epic, features some unparalleled sequences of virtuoso surfing.
Screenplay by JOHN MILIUS and DENNIS AABERG
Produced by Buzz FEITSHANS Directed by JOHN MILIUS
TV presentation NICK JONES 0 IN THE PICTURE: page 14

Contributors

Introduces: Alex Cox
Unknown: Jan-Michael Vincent
Unknown: William Katt
Unknown: John Milius
Unknown: John Milius
Unknown: Dennis Aaberg
Produced By: Buzz Feitshans
Directed By: John Milius
Unknown: Nick Jones
Matt Johnson: Jan-Michael Vincent
Jack Barlow: William Katt
Leroy Smith: Gary Busey
Sally Johnson: Patti D'Arbanville
Peggy Gordon: Lee Purcell
Jim 'Waxer' King: Darrell Fetty
'The Bear': Sam Melville
Gerry Lopez: Himself
'Shopping Cart': Hank Warden
Psychologist: Joe Spinell
Sally's husband: Steve Kanaly
Mrs Barlow: Barbara Hale

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