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On Any Sunday (1971)

G  |   |  Documentary, Sport  |  28 July 1971 (USA)
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Documentary on motorcycle racing featuring stars of the sport, including film star Steve McQueen, a racer in his own right.

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A documentary following the lives of motorcycle racers and racing enthusiasts, including actor Steve McQueen. First asking the question "Why do they do it?" this film looks at the people who devote (and sometimes risk) their lives to racing on tracks and off-road courses around the world. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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From Bruce Brown who made 'Endless Summer' See more »

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Creator and director Bruce Brown was best known at the time for his documentaries about surfing, culminating in "The Endless Summer". See more »

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Narrator: [after a desert racer move a turtle out of the trail] Desert racers are nice people.
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On Any Sunday
Lyrics by Sally Stevens
Music by Dominic Frontiere
Sung by Sally Stevens
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"Turn it on, you can give yourself a real thrill!"
30 July 2001 | by (New Mexico, USA) – See all my reviews

I remember loving this documentary from the very first time I saw it on video as a young kid. I've been riding motorcycles since I was 6 years old, and it's true what they say about motorcycling: Once you've experienced riding a motorcycle, you'll always look forward to your next ride. "On Any Sunday" does an excellent job in capturing what motorcycling is all about. This film has it all: entertaining information, a keen sense of humor, nail-biting intensity, and good-natured fun. Having been made in the late '60s/early '70s, the soundtrack of the movie is truly "groovy!" Definitely see this if you've ever wanted to go for a ride on a bike without leaving your living room!


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