Tag Archives: Evel Knievel

Full Movie: Evel Knievel (1971)

It’s time to kick back and watch a movie on this long weekend. Apparently the 1971 film, Evel Knievel, starring George Hamilton, is now public domain and fair game for posting and “enjoying.” If you can get through the opening … Continue reading

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70s stories in the news: New Evel Knievel movie, Vietnam legacy, Donald Sutherland

Via the magic of the internet and the ever-vigilant Bionic Disco News Team – here’s a trio of 1970s-related stories from recent days. Read on to learn about a new movie exploring the life of daredevil Evel Knievel, Hilary Clinton … Continue reading

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An Evel Knievel Moment: Kings Island 14 bus jump

On October 25th, 1975 Evel Knievel attempted to set a world record by jumping 14 Greyhound buses at Kings Island amusement park in Ohio. The jump was broadcast on ABC’s Wide World of Sports and garnered the highest ratings in … Continue reading

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Images of Evel: Knievel Photos & Video

On this lazy Sunday afternoon let us allow our frazzled minds to wander back and reminisce about a 1970s childhood hero, Evel Knievel. Motorcycle daredevil and showman, Knievel made many death-defying jumps in the 1960s and 70s and became such … Continue reading

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Evel Soars on Harley ’75

Here’s a totally radical magazine ad for you from 1975. Evel Knievel for Harley-Davidson – featuring “Knievel’s own XR-750″ and other nifty AMF Harleys such as the FXE-1200 and the Z-90. No, I don’t really know my bikes but Evel … Continue reading

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Viva Knievel! Movie Trailer (1977)

Holy Moley! You have got to find three minutes in your busy day to watch this trailer for Evel Knievel’s 1977′s motion picture Viva Knievel!, aka “The excitement picture of the year”. While I was a big Knievel fan (and … Continue reading

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