One of the worlds largest video sites, serving the best videos, funniest movies and clips. During the journey, he has a love affair, witnesses a murder, is accused of committing it himself by an. Silver streak the cinetrains project trains in the. In such a scenario, streaming movies online is left as an option as it helps you not only save time and money but also make things convenient. Silver streak movie trains magazine trains news wire. Wallys bookie comes to the newsstand and is shot by a mysterious woman, eve joan severance, but, before dying, he drops a priceless coin into daves cigar box till. George caldwell wilder is a divorced book editor who is traveling first class on the. Silver streak was released the very same year the master of suspense, sir alfred hitchcock, released his blackcomedy swan song, family plot. Hollywood saw theres a few jokes in this movie, and wanted to make it a comedy, because as always comedies sell. In perhaps the movies most famous scene, in the bathroom of a train station, pryors character puts black shoe polish, sunglasses, and a hat to make wilders. It gives them crazy things to do, like working as performing chickens, but it also gives them interesting characters. However, with the discovery of some behind the scenes shots taken by excpr employee larry buchan while they filmed these scenes, it takes on a whole ne. Lawrence is teamed with luke wilson as they take on the bad guys using humor.
Though hitch was in the very twilight of his long, illustrious career, his playful style was alive and well, and well appropriated, in. The crew of the pioneer zephyr diesel train has only a few hours to deliver an iron lung to an injured man at the boulder dam construction site. Silverstreak 1976 is loaded with romance, adventure, comedy and plenty of suspense. Join fandango vip for free it only takes a few seconds to join already a fandango vip. The fugitive has some really great shots of railroad action, especially in sloooow motion.
See more ideas about vintage trailers, vintage travel trailers and recreational vehicles. Scenes go on much longer than they have any right to. The original zephyr trainset was used for the exterior shots in the film, while interior scenes were filmed on a sound stage in hollywood. Its a comedy that teams up, once again, gene wilder and richard pryor, who were the best things in the big 1977 hit silver streak. The movie industry in 1939 had completed a particularly epic year, demonstrated by the movies and stars nominated for the 12th academy awards. Heres yet another then and now from the 1976 movie silver streak, a fun little tale of mystery and intrigue on board a transcontinental passenger train. The only requirement was to sit back and relax so the movie can carry me. The shootout continues, george distracts devereau by shooting him and then is. In this scene two of the main characters leap from the moving train, landing in the waters below. He gets caught up, think hes been framed for murder, meets up with a thief, grover played by richard pryor and ends up on a a runaway train that crashes through union station in chicago. Silver streak 1976 cast and crew while on a crosscountry train ride, overworked book editor george caldwell gene wilder begins an unexpected romance with an. The silver streak 1934 cast and crew a train engineer charles starrett speeds crosscountry with an iron lung for his boss son hardie albright, with a killer on board. Silver streak movie behind the scenes off the beaten.
Making a visit to the cinema or movie theatre sometimes seem like a waste of time and money, why if you could watch it here. When silver streak was first shown on tv, it had scenes that were not in the home video version, such as. Silver streak despite the presence of hack director arthur hiller, this hybrid comedythriller works most of the time as pleasant faux hitchcock. Silver streak was a good and hilarious movie for scenes and the actors, wilder and pryor. It stars gene wilder, richard pryor, jill clayburgh and patrick mcgoohan. Silver streak 1976 patrick mcgoohan in silver streak 1976 silver streak 1976 patrick. From the very beginning, i knew that blue streak would be funny and interesting. That time the silver streak and the gypsy coeds headed to. Silver streak 1976 while on a crosscountry train ride, overworked book editor george caldwell gene wilder begins an unexpected romance with an. Hollywood saw theres a few jokes in this movie, and wanted to make it a comedy, because as always comedies. Rare behind the scenes photos from from the production of one of my favorite movies. George is an upscale educated sort, but wilder manages to make this. Silver streak 1976 movie mistakes, goofs and bloopers. A boxoffice smash, silver streak paved the way for the equally successful 1980 wilderpryor vehicle stir crazy.
George caldwell wilder has a romantic encounter with hilly burns jill clayburgh, an art historians assistant. Hanging out with wilder and pryor interviews roger ebert. When he can find no one who will believe him, he starts doing some investigating of his own. That time the silver streak and the gypsy coeds headed to california. The train crash at the end of the movie was filmed at torontos union station. Gene wilder plays dave, the deaf owner of a newsstand, who hires wally pryor, a blind gambler, to work for him.
Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free. Gene wilder richard pryor silver streak home latest popular trending. Runaway train is also a good movie with wilford brimley. The silver streak is a 1934 film loosely based on the recordsetting dawntodusk run of the pioneer zephyr on may 26, 1934. This is a hilarious 70s romp across america with some great actors from that era. Making love is a 1982 american drama film directed by arthur hiller and starring kate jackson, harry hamlin and michael ontkean.
It was directed by arthur hiller and stars gene wilder, jill clayburgh, and richard pryor, with patrick mcgoohan, ned beatty, clifton james, and richard kiel in supporting roles. Watch silver streak full movie online for free in hd. All of this happens at least halfway through the movie. Gene wilder richard pryor silver streak free video clips. Silver streak movie then and now bridge jump off the. So then we were making silver streak and there we were doing our own stunts. Silver streak, director arthur hillers homage to hitchcock, teamed up comic funnymen gene wilder and richard pryor in a comedy filled with intrigue, action, suspense, and a memorable train crash at the end. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Silver streak on imdb silver streak at the tcm movie database silver streak at allmovie silver streak 1976. From blazing saddles to silver streak, the 10 gene wilder movies you must see simon thompson contributor opinions expressed by forbes contributors are their own. Gene wilder, richard pryor, jill clayburgh, patrick. Richard pryor on eddie murphy and his comedy heroes the dick cavett show duration.
For the film, the burlington route nameplate on the trains nose was replaced with one that read silver streak. In perhaps the movies most famous scene, in the bathroom of a train station, pryors character puts black shoe polish, sunglasses, and a hat to make wilders character look african american and thus escapes the. Gene wilder, richard pryor, and scratman crothers together as one, save the silver streak while the diesel engine crashes into the train station of chicago, usa. Silver streak,gene wilder leaving the sherriffs office.
Not a bad thing, but silver streak isnt exactly a fastpaced thriller. Blue streak is an enjoyable film that stars one of the funniest comedians in the business, martin lawrence. These then pictures from the 1976 movie silver streak arent that terribly interesting and normally wed ignore them as being not worth a report. Imagine life when you get to watch movies at your fingertips and for free.
Stir crazy seems to change its mind, halfway through, about the kind of movie it wants to be. Silver streak is the first of four movies gene wilder and the late richard pryor starred in together. A longer scene of rita and george taking off in the airplane. The film tells the story of a married man coming to terms with his homosexuality and the love triangle that develops between him, his wife and another man. With burlington zephyr, sally blane, charles starrett, william farnum. Parents need to know that silver streak is a 1976 movie in which gene wilder and richard pryor team up to stop a murderous art thief on a runaway train. On imdb tv, you can catch hollywood hits and popular tv series at no cost. Two men, frank polito and kenny neptune, each of whom had previously worked for mcdonald douglas corp, founded the silver streak trailer co. Gene wilder is a book editor who is relaxing by taking a crosscountry train ride. Grover has just told george they have to jump from the train no. She inquires as to if he was riding hobo on the train. Would watch silver streak again if i had it recorded.
Gene wilder is wellknown, but possibly not in the role of the cheesy romantic who croons be nasty to the nasturtiums in pretty jill clayburghs delicate ear, while the plot thickens with the body of a murdered art history professor falling off the roof of. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing silver streak near you. Hanging out with wilder and pryor roger ebert december 23, 1976. Silver streak, a gene wilder movie often fondly remembered, is in fact.203 989 972 825 319 473 491 55 362 94 918 247 341 222 455 27 1205 611 1444 1414 316 798 1172 1238 13 1105 711 747 269 61 208 713 1336 184 561 463 161