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Electra Glide in Blue [Blu-ray]
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Robert Blake ( from TV's "Baretta" ) plays ex-Marine now Arizona motorcycle cop, John Wintergreen, desperate to trade his Harley Davidson Electra Glide police motorbike in for four wheels and join the Stockman Motors detectives division. That opportunity presents itself soon enough, when Wintergreen comes across a gunned down corpse in an dilapidated shack and the puzzle of was it just suicide, or was it murder. Blinded by the supposed granduer of the detective's role, Wintergreen becomes sorely disheartened to find out that the grass is not always greener on the other side of the hill. Exposed to bigotry, hate and injustice, his lofty opinions of his police superiors quickly crumble as he realises the brutal and impersonal nature of their personalities.
The talented and versatile cast is what makes "Electra Glide in Blue" really crackle....Billy Green Bush plays Wintergreen's partner "Zipper" Davis...an abusive and arrogant police officer who is ultimately so insecure and lonely. The talented actor Mitchell Ryan plays head of detectives Harve Poole, another bombastic and narcisstic man seething with resentment and insecurities wracking his life. Jeannine Riley is the lonely, heartbroken waitress ?Joelene"....seeking warmth and affection in the arms of the local police officers....and the wonderful character actor, Royal Dano, is the tired and irritable Coroner. Plus, I can't leave out veteran character actor, Elisha Cook Jr., as the half witted desert loner, Willy.Read more ›
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This is a gem I somehow missed years ago. The ending haunts me. It reminds you of the absurdity of some human's actions. Loved the members of Chicago in it!Published 1 day ago by Phyllis J. Hall
Great 70's film. Don't make them like this anymore...Amazing cinematography!Published 1 month ago by Frank C Froah
This Blu-ray was listed as "Multi-format".
I'm not sure what that was supposed to mean, as it contained one Blu-ray disc. Read more
This was one of my favorite movies from the 70's, featuring Robert Blake long before his Baretta character. A wonderful film for the period, now available in DVD Blueray format.Published 5 months ago by Lawmanky
In "Electra Glide...", motorcycle officer John Wintergreen is just trying to do his job the best way he knows how. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mylz