|The Savage Seven|
|Directed by||Richard Rush|
|Produced by|| Samuel Z. Arkoff |
James H. Nicholson
|Screenplay by||Michael Fisher|
|Story by||Rosalind Ross|
|Starring|| Robert Walker Jr. |
|Music by|| Mike Curb |
|Edited by||Renn Reynolds|
|Distributed by||American International Pictures|
|Box office||$2,100,000 (US/ Canada rentals)|
The Savage Seven is a 1968 exploitation film (in the outlaw biker film subgenre) directed by Richard Rush. Rush says he agreed to do the film as a sort of sequel to Hells Angels on Wheels in exchange for being able to make Haight-Ashbury film Psych-Out .Although not in a lead role, the film marks the screen acting debut of Penny Marshall.
Kisum, the leader of a motorcycle gang is in love with waitress Marcia Little Hawk. Her brother Johnnie Little Hawk, the leader of a group of Native Americans, is not happy about the two of them being together. The two groups alternate between being allies and adversaries, eventually joining forces, but a scheme by crooked businessmen force them at odds with each other.
|Robert Walker Jr.||Johnnie|
|Max Julien||Grey Wolf|
|Billy "Green" Bush||Seely|
From Richard F. Sheperd of The New York Times :
The Savage Seven is a modern Western about motorcyclists, Indians and bad guys. The motorcyclists and Indians are bad guys, too, but not as bad as the real bad guys. The movie is one continuous uproar of unmuffled motors and head-cracking and emphasized cruelty from one and to another. It is colorful and technically competent but completely cheap in its primitive, unin-quiring, kick'-em-in-the-groin sensationalism, too serious to be lusty and too one-note to be interesting.
Lyrics by Guy Hemric Music by Val Johns (as Valjean Johns) Performed by The American Revolution
Performed by Johnny and the Hurricanes Written by D Yorko, T King, I Mack
Written by Cream Performed by The American Revolution
Released 1968 on Atco Records as 33-245 (Mono) and SD-33-245 (Stereo)
A1 Cream - Anyone For Tennis (Theme From The Savage Seven), Written-By – Eric Clapton, Martin Sharp, Produced by Felix Pappalardi
A2 Desert Ride, Written-By – Jerry Styner
A3 Barbara Kelly & The Morning Good - Maria's Theme (Vocal), Written-By – Guy Hemric, Jerry Styner
A4 Shacktown Revenge, Written-By – Jerry Styner
A5 The Medal, Written-By – Jerry Styner
A6 Here Comes The Fuzz, Written-By – Jerry Styner
A7 Iron Butterfly - Iron Butterfly Theme, Written-By Doug Ingle, Produced by Charles Greene & Brian Stone
B1 Iron Butterfly - Unconscious Power, Produced by Charles Greene & Brian Stone, Written-By – Weis, Ingle, Bushy
B2 Everyone Should Own A Dream, Written-By – Guy Hemric, Jerry Styner
B3 The Deal, Written-By – Jerry Styner
B4 Desert Love, Written-By – Jerry Styner
B5 Barbara Kelly & The Morning Good - Ballad Of The Savage Seven, Written-By – Guy Hemric, Valjen Johns
B6 Maria's Theme (Instrumental), Written-By – Guy Hemric, Jerry Styner
B7 The Savage Struggle, Written-By – Jerry Styner
All tracks were arranged and conducted by Jerry Styner except where noted.
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