A short Arizona motorcycle cop gets his wish and is promoted to Homicide following the mysterious murder of a hermit. He is forced to confront his illusions about himself and those around him in order to solve the case, eventually returning to solitude in the desert. Written by
Martin H. Booda <email@example.com>
Did you know that me and Alan Ladd were exactly the same height?
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Did You Know?
The title of the movie is a reference to the Harley Davidson Electra Glide series motorcycles ridden by Patrolman John Wintergreen (Robert Blake) and his partner Zipper (Billy Green Bush). During the 70s and 80s the Harley Davidson Electra Glide was in fact a staple of police departments both in the U.S. and abroad. See more
As Jolene attempts to make out with Big John in front of jukebox, there's a bearded man visible in the mirror behind the jukebox. See more
I think I'll go over and check out the Black Canyon.
Motor Officer Zipper Davis, John's Partner
Aww, there ain't no action over there!
Zipper, that's the story of your life... there ain't no action, at no time, at no place... I'll see you later. Somebody's gotta be doing something bad somewhere!
Referenced in The Devil's Rejects
Big Elk Music ASCAP
James William Guercio
Sung by 'Terry Kath (I)' (uncredited) See more