The girl, named Carol Mackenzie Phillips , is easily a very young girl, and John is determined to not have her along with him for the rest of the night. As Curt walks back toward the gym, he spots a white T-bird in the parking lot with two people making out in the front seat. But when he is about to speak to them, thinking that he has located his dream girl, he realizes his awkward error in identification. After Steve and Laurie meet up after talking to their friends, Steve wishes to dance, but Laurie refuses, her anger over his decision boiling to the surface. However, his words fall on deaf ears. Judy doesn't want me with her and now you don't want me with you. I ain't havin' no accidents just because of you.
Again, all the tracks are correctly listed, just the numbering is off. At Burger City, Curt confides to Steve that he is considering not heading East for college the next day. A few shots later, you see the same yellow '56 yet again, but this time being driven. When the light turns green, he floors his gas pedal - but is stunned to realize that he is still in reverse gear. Although the film was nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress for 26 year old Candy Clark , Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Film Editing, it came away empty-handed. You list all the tracks correctly, but you skip 18 on the fist disc, so at first glance it appears there are 22 songs on the first disc, but there are only 21. After saying that she resembles Connie Stevens, the girl stops to talk to Terry.
I wouldn't dance with you if you were the last guy left in this gym. The film is seamlessly laced with a classic rock-n-roll soundtrack composed of over forty hits often emanating from cruising car radios, or the school dance's record player. By taking the header plugs off, his exhaust is running from the headers and you wouldn't see exhaust coming from the tail pipes. She spoke to me right through the window. I don't know, maybe I was scared. A strong argument can be made for American Graffiti being the single greatest car film ever made, and every gear head must see it at least once in their life. Someone roaming the streets wants me! About The Author: Rob Finkelman is a freelance writer for Street Muscle Magazine.
Nodding, he accommodates her request. Debbie is wearing a blue and white striped dress and white sweater. She walks past the same Blue Corvair twice. None of this was lost on Hollywood, which chose to give American Graffiti thirteen award nominations, including Academy Award nods for Best Picture, director, film editing, and Supporting Actress for Candy Clark. Jennings gave it to me to give to you. I think it would strengthen our relationship.
John heads off cruising in his yellow deuce coupe, while Terry heads out in Steve's car. I mean that I'm not just feeding you a line. It's the evening before best friends and recent high school graduates, Curt Henderson and Steve Bolander, are scheduled to leave town to head to college back east. However, it is only after she gets into his car does he realize what he's gotten himself into. I'll love and protect this car until death do us part. Synopsis It's the last night of summer in 1962, and a number of friends are meeting at Burger City for one last hurrah.
Meanwhile, Steve, Laurie and Curt have made it to the sock-hop. The film was Lucas' homage to the memories of his own teenage years in Modesto, California, remembered with vintage cars and dragsters, drive-ins Mel's , an almost non-stop rock soundtrack, teenage activities hot rod crusin' and makin' out , and characteristic hair and clothing styles. In the pantheon of automotive films, a select few stand out as being above the rest owing to their quality, artfulness, or iconic status. At a Dick Clark road show. Curt rides in the back seat of the Edsel, with Steve driving and Laurie close to him in the front seat.
Cruising Main Street in American Graffiti. I really think you do. Steve is upset by this, but Curt feels that maybe he needs to get his feelings in order. They include: -Steve Bolander Ron Howard , The recently-graduated Class President. Terry: Well, goddamnit, I won't report you this time, but next time just watch it, will ya? It may be assumed that this was his last year's locker - now reassigned to someone else. Wolfe contends that he wasn't the adventuresome type, and Curt explains how he might not be as well. Holstein gives Milner a ticket, claiming one of his taillights is out, and claims that he received reports of John speeding, but is going to let him go this time, promising that one day soon, he's going to catch him in the act.
Candy Clark received a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award Nomination. Creating a demand for other popular teen-oriented films, a less successful sequel was also produced - director Bill W. He is intimidated by the roar of Falfa's car and sinks lower in his seat. Laurie tries to hide the fact that this upsets her, but becomes very quiet considering the ramifications. The pickin's are really gettin' slim. Lucas motioned for him to continue, because the crash looked so interesting.