The Sweet Ride

Overview

Three footloose bachelors find reality encroaching on their carefree lives in this comedy-drama from the Swinging Sixties. Collie Ransom (Anthony Franciosa) is a tennis player who makes his living hustling games at upscale country clubs as he tries to keep one step ahead of middle age. Collie shares a beach house in Malibu with moody surfer Denny McGuire (Michael Sarrazin) and free-spirited jazz pianist Choo Choo Burns (Bob Denver). While Choo Choo has an on-again, off-again relationship with stag movie actress ...
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Overview

Three footloose bachelors find reality encroaching on their carefree lives in this comedy-drama from the Swinging Sixties. Collie Ransom (Anthony Franciosa) is a tennis player who makes his living hustling games at upscale country clubs as he tries to keep one step ahead of middle age. Collie shares a beach house in Malibu with moody surfer Denny McGuire (Michael Sarrazin) and free-spirited jazz pianist Choo Choo Burns (Bob Denver). While Choo Choo has an on-again, off-again relationship with stag movie actress Thumper Stevens (Michele Carey), Collie and Denny spend much of their free time chasing women until Denny happens to meet Vickie Cartwright (Jacqueline Bisset) on the beach, shortly after rough surf has deprived her of the top half of her bikini. Vickie is a talented actress who has just landed the starring role in a television show, and she and Denny quickly fall for one another. But Denny learns he has a serious rival for Vickie's affections who isn't about to share her with anyone and isn't afraid to play rough. Meanwhile, the guys run afoul of a biker gang named the Freaks, Collie finds an easy mark isn't as easy as he imagined, and Choo Choo has to deal with the draft board while looking for a paying gig. The Sweet Ride features a guest appearance by legendary psychedelic rock band Moby Grape, and Dusty Springfield sings the title song.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/20/2013
  • UPC: 024543878872
  • Original Release: 1968
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  • Source: Fox Mod
  • Presentation: Pan & Scan
  • Time: 1:49:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 16,949

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Anthony Franciosa Collie
Michael Sarrazin Denny
Jacqueline Bisset Vicki Cartwright
Michael Wilding Mr. Cartwright
Pat Buttram Texan
Michele Carey Thumper
Seymour Cassel Cyclist, Surfer
Sam Chew
Paul Condylis Sgt. Solomon
Norma Crane Mrs. Cartwright
Bob Denver Choo-Choo Burns
Charles Dierkop Mr. Clean
Michael Forest Barry Green
Arthur Franz Psychiatrist
Lloyd Gough Parker
Stacy King Big Jane
Ralph Lee Scratch
Lara Lindsay Martha
Lou Procopio Diablo
Percy Rodrigues Lieutenant Atkins
Warren Stevens Brady Caswell
Corinna Tsopei Tennis Girl
Technical Credits
Harvey Hart Director
Richard Day Art Director
Jack Martin Smith Art Director
Robert B. Hauser Cinematographer
Lee Hazlewood Score Composer, Songwriter
Pete Rugolo Score Composer
Tom Mankiewicz Screenwriter
William Murray Screenwriter
Stuart A. Reiss Set Decoration/Design
Walter Scott Set Decoration/Design
Moby Grape Songwriter
Eli Dunn Asst. Director
Philip W. Anderson Editor
Joe Pasternak Producer
David Dockendorf Sound/Sound Designer
Harry Lindgren Sound/Sound Designer
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