In The Wild One, a gang of outlaw cyclists terrorizes a small town. This film certified Marlon Brando, black leather jackets and the skull-and-crossbones logo as icons of rebellion. Motorcycle madness also rules in Kenneth Angerís Scorpio Rising.
The Wild One (Laslo Benedek, 1954, based on true events), with Lee Marvin, Mary Murphy, 79 min. Plus Scorpio Rising (Kenneth Anger, 1964), 28 min.
This series of three feature films and experimental short works complements the exhibition Target Practice: Painting Under Attack 1949–78.
Other films in this series include:August 21: Zabriskie Point August 28: Two-Lane Blacktop
Prices above are for entire film series. Series tickets may be purchased at the Ticketing Desk at any of SAM's three sites or over the phone with a credit card by calling the Box Office at 206.654.3121.
Single-film tickets are $7 for everyone, sold day of show at the auditorium (cash only). Tickets are also available through Scarecrow Video: call 206.524.8554.