A tribute to the world of pinball parlours and motorbikes, which Maria Venuti and Jeanne Little performed on The Mike Walsh Show in 1984.
This episode of Sydney Stories with Warren Fahey takes a look at the Sydney Show – where the country comes to town – and especially the curios of Sideshow Alley.
This is an authorised five-minute making of Mad Max 2 that focuses on the heroic work of the film's stunt performers – including a look at two dangerous stunts that don't go according to p
Family friend May Swaisey (Sheila Florance) helps Max’s wife Jessie (Joanne Samuel) and child (Brendan Heath) to escape the Toecutter (Hugh Keays-Byrne) and his gang, but they soon catch up.
Max’s friend and fellow patrol officer Jim Goose (Steve Bisley) opens the throttle on a morning ride – unaware that his bike has been tampered with by one of the Toecutter’s gang. Summary b
Max (Mel Gibson) is now a desert wanderer, in a world where petrol is the only currency. He drives ‘the last of the V8 Interceptors’, a remnant of the days when he was a highway patrol officer.
Mad Max 2 – retitled The Road Warrior in the US – is a standard-bearer for successful sequels and one of the greatest action movies of all time.
This short trailer for Mad Max 2 makes it very clear that the main attraction of the film is the action scenes.
It's hard to overstate the influence of Mad Max – on filmmakers, action cinema and the course of Australian movies.
This production still from Mad Max (1979) shows a motorcycle stunt rider creating a perfect 'donut' burnout.