Sunday, December 30, 2007

in 1953, this day was a wild one

Marlon Brando and black biker jackets became cultural icons after The Wild One was released 54 years ago today. Columbia Pictures kept quiet the fact that Brando and Lee Marvin, both born in 1924, were almost thirty when they played juvenile delinquents in this film considered so scandalous, it was banned from playing in Britain for 14 years.

1 comment:

Irene Done said...

My resolution for 2008: get about a three dozen tight-fitting sweaters and embroidered my name on every last one of them.