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Ted Bafaloukos (writer)
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Release Date:
1978 (Jamaica) See more »
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Plot:
Horsemouth sets himself up in business selling records but when gangsters steal his bike things start to turn nasty... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Great Music and a Good Light Hearted Story See more (14 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Leroy 'Horsemouth' Wallace ... Horsemouth
Richard 'Dirty Harry' Hall ... Dirty Harry
Monica Craig ... Madgie
Marjorie Norman ... Sunshine
Jacob Miller ... Jakes
Gregory Isaacs ... Jah Tooth (as Gregory Issacs)
Winston Rodney ... Burning Spear
Frank Dowding ... Kiddus-I
Robbie Shakespeare ... Robbie
Big Youth ... Big Youth (as Manley Buchanan)
Leroy Smart ... Himself
Lester Bullocks ... Dillinger
Ashley Harris ... Higher
Peter Honiball ... Honeyball
L. Lindo ... Jack Ruby
Trevor Douglas ... Leggo Beast
Herman Davis ... Bongo Herman
Raymond Hall ... Jeep Man
Junior Wilby ... Natty Majesty
Robert Van Campbell ... Jah Wise
Errol Brown ... Knatty Garfield
Syndrel Easington ... T. Dread
Berris Simpson ... Prince Hammer
Theophilus Beckford ... Easy Snapping
Phylip Richards ... John Dread
Winston Thompson ... Dr. Alimantado
Joe Gibbs ... Himself
Sandy McLeod ... Tourist
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Directed by
Ted Bafaloukos  (as Theodoros Bafaloukos)
 
Writing credits
Ted Bafaloukos (writer) (as Theodoros Bafaloukos)

Produced by
Patrick Hulsey .... producer
Avrom Robin .... associate producer
David Streit .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
Peter Sova 
 
Film Editing by
Susan Steinberg 
 
Art Direction by
Lilly Kilvert 
 
Production Management
Monty Diamond .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Monty Diamond .... second assistant director
 
Sound Department
Nigel Noble .... sound
Kit Whitmore .... sound recordist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ed Marritz .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Leslie Gaulin .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Todd Kasow .... music editor
 
Other crew
Shelley Houis .... production office coordinator
Sandy McLeod .... script supervisor
 
Thanks
Terence Dackombe .... grateful acknowledgment
 

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USA:100 min
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Trivia:
Virtually the entire cast is comprised of Jamaica's leading reggae musicians.See more »
Quotes:
Horsemouth's Grandmother:Lord have mercy upon my grandson!See more »
Movie Connections:
Remake of Bicycle Thieves (1948)See more »
Soundtrack:
Money WorriesSee more »

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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Great Music and a Good Light Hearted Story, 9 November 2006
Author: kemicon from United States

This is the movie that some say inspired the plot for Pee Wee's Big Adventure. It's a story about an up and coming reggae musician who has his bike stolen and so he embarks on a quest to find his stolen property.

Joining him on his journey are some relatively well known names in roots reggae. A stand out scene for instance has Gregory Isaacs cracking a safe!. Another memorable scene shows the immensely talented but little known Kiddus I, shaking out his mass of dreadlocks before singing one of the more memorable songs of the film.

All in all it's a very fun and easy film to watch. Although the dialect can sometimes be a tad difficult to decipher it is easy enough to figure out what is going on. Most versions have subtitles but it is just as fun to ignore them and enjoy the local patois.

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