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Members of the Grave Diggers Motorcycle Club are being knocked off one by one, and someone needs to find out why! Sandy Harbutt's timeless Australian cult film about a bunch of renegades riding Kawasaki 900s.

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Sandy Harbutt (screenplay), Michael Robinson (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Deryck Barnes Deryck Barnes ... Doctor Townes
Sandy Harbutt Sandy Harbutt ... Undertaker
Hugh Keays-Byrne ... Toad
Lex Mitchell Lex Mitchell ... Ballini
Roger Ward ... Hooks
Rebecca Gilling ... Vanessa
Susan Lloyd Susan Lloyd ... Tart
James Bowles James Bowles ... Stinkfinger (as James H. Bowles)
Bindi Williams Bindi Williams ... Midnight
Rosalind Talamini Rosalind Talamini ... Sunshine
Vincent Gil ... Doctor Death
Jane Gilling Jane Gilling ... Euridyce
Dewey Hungerford Dewey Hungerford ... Septic
Victoria Anoux Victoria Anoux ... Flossie
John Ifkovitch John Ifkovitch ... Zonk
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Members of the Grave Diggers Motorcycle Club are being knocked off one by one, and someone needs to find out why! Sandy Harbutts timeless Australian cult film about a bunch of regegades riding Kawasaki 900s. Written by Andrew Howard <andrewh@jolt.mpx.com.au>

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 June 1974 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Sie nannten ihn Stone See more »

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Budget:

AUD700,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

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Hedon Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This movie was filmed during October and November 1973. See more »

Quotes

[Walking into a bar]
Stone: D'ya sell beer here?
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Alternate Versions

Director Sandy Harbutt's original theatrical cut ran 132 minutes, but it is reported that he was relatively unhappy with this version. When optioned for video release by Roadshow Home Video (a division of Roadshow Film Distributors) Harbutt requested that he be able to re-cut his film so that it reflected his original vision. The original Australian video release (circa 1985) runs 98 minutes and carries a "Director Approved" message coupled with Harbutt's signature. It is this significantly shorter "Director's Cut", inclusive of Premium Film's 1995 21st Anniversary re-release, that has replaced all previous versions of the film. See more »

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Soundtracks

Cosmic Flash
Lyrics by Sandy Harbutt
Sung by Doug Parkinson
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My view of the movie
11 January 2004 | by mancunian4510See all my reviews

This movie did become something of a cult classic in the 70's, unlike a lot of people passing comment, I remember it well. Just to clarify something one of your other members had stated.....bikers did like the movie with cinemas in all capital cities being swamped by bikers. I was in Adelaide at the time and clearly recall Rundle Street, before it became a mall, with bikes on both sides of the street from King William Street to Pulteney(?). Some things fade over time, maybe the movie will be one of them but it brings back fond memories of my youth, mispent that it was.


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