Vanishing Point (1971)

R   |    |  Action, Crime, Thriller


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During the 1970s, car delivery driver Kowalski delivers hot rods in record time but always runs into trouble with the highway cops.


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22 February 2004 | hamanncrosscreek
Good DVD
Just received a DVD of this film and was pleasantly surprised. The image is restored and looks great. After years of watching grainy and scratched prints its nice to see it as it was in 1971. Theatrical trailer and two TV spots are included. Commentary by Richard C. Sarifian brings some insights into filming locations, the various actors, etc. (Gilda Texter was severely sunburned during her desert motorcycle ride and she was girl friend of actor Paul Koslo who also appears in film.) And a story of a prostitute befriended by the crew,who stole the last remaining challenger. (eight were used, only one survived.) She was caught sometime later. The real treat is actress

Charlotte Ramplings missing scene near the end of the film. While it really adds nothing to the story,its nice to finally see the missing footage after thirty years. There are also some striking images of the challenger at daybreak in that previously missing scene. The only thing lacking is commentary from the STAR of the film, Barry Newman,which would have made this a Great DVD.

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Release Date:

13 March 1971

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

Page, Arizona, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$1,585,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$12,442,673

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,442,673

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