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Drive, He Said (1971)

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Hector is a star basketball player for the College basketball team he plays for, the Leopards. His girlfriend, Olive, doesn't know whether to stay with him or leave him. And his friend, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Hector
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Olive
Michael Margotta ...
Gabriel
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Coach Bullion
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Richard
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Conrad
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Easly (as Mike Warren)
June Fairchild ...
Sylvie
Don Hanmer ...
Director of Athletics
Lynette Bernay ...
Dance Instructor (as Lynn Bernay)
Joseph Walsh ...
Announcer #1 (as Joey Walsh)
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Announcer #2
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Jollop
Bill Sweek ...
Finnegan
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Pro Owner (as David Stiers)
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Hector is a star basketball player for the College basketball team he plays for, the Leopards. His girlfriend, Olive, doesn't know whether to stay with him or leave him. And his friend, Gabriel, who may have dropped out from school and become a protestor, wants desperately not to get drafted for Vietnam. Written by Jack Gattanella

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Taglines:

Don't Lie, Don't Cheat, And Don't Be Afraid! See more »

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Drama | Comedy

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16 July 1971 (Finland)  »

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Aquellos años  »

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$800,000 (estimated)
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First film role of any kind for William Tepper, who portrayed the lead role of Hector. See more »

Goofs

Boom mics are visible in two scenes. First, when William Tepper / "Mike" is walking with a friend on a sidewalk and descends some stairs on a hillside. Second, when Tepper is in Karen Black / Olive's home, the low ceiling in the living room forces the boom mic into view. See more »

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The opening credits are typed so small, one can hardly read them. Sometimes the letters in the names are blurred because of their ultra-small size. See more »

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Referenced in Laverne & Shirley: Drive! She Said (1976) See more »

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13 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I lived in Eugene in 1971. Took part in some of the "crowd'' scenes. Never had a chance to see the movie, though. Something, though I'm not sure what, recently jogged my memory about the filming of "Drive.''

I've read the reviews. Not surprised. The crew seemed a little wigged out, like most of us were in those days. I had read something in the Register-Guard about the film needing extras, so some friends and I went to take part. One of those crazy, 1970s Eugene days. Oh those were the days!

At the time, I didn't know any of the names of the people in the film except director Nicholson. Would love to have the chance to see what was banned in Oregon at the time. I remember the filming causing a stir, but never saw the completed project to find out why.

Are there any copies of this movie available?


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