Being Evel

Being Evel

DVD - 2015
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"A generation of Americans grew up worshipping self-styled hero Evel Knievel, watching him every Saturday on Wide World of Sports and buying his ideal toys. For producer/subject Johnny Knoxville and so many others, he was the ultimate antidote to the disenchantment of the 70's. But few knew the incredible and often complex aspects of his epic life, which, like his jumps, was sometimes glorious and sometimes disastrous. With an entire genre of sports ascending from his daring inventiveness, now is the time to look at the extreme man and his complicated legacy."-- Container.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : FilmRise, [2015]
Branch Call Number: 796.75 BEI
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (100 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


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TSCPL_Matt Jan 11, 2018

Written and Directed by Daniel Junge. This is probably the best documentary to date of EK, broad and deep in all the right places, talks to his first wife, business partners and many others. Unvarnished portrait of his lifelong duality. Johnny Knoxville and George Hamilton both produced the film ... Read More »

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