The Art of Cinema #414


Thunder Road
(Arthur Ripley; 1957)

5 comments:

Mac said...

Whoa.....Whoa......

Mark Connolly said...

Rather than the obvious Springsteen reference (apparently he knew of the movie though its poster, but had not seen it when he wrote his song), I'll mention Mitchum's own recording "The Ballad of Thunder Road", in which his laid back delivery of the moonshine tale is supported by some hot pickin'.

Lex10 said...

....with the hard-to-believe Keeley Smith love interest.

Mac said...

... and the curious casting of Mitchum's son as his "younger brother."

Bill said...

"...thunder was his engine, white lightning was his load. There was thunder, thunder over Thunder Road."