Hollister, California

HollisterCity of HollisterHollister Independence Motorcycle Rally
The riot at the original 1947 event was the basis for the 1953 film The Wild One. The rally was revived in 1997 as the Hollister Independence Rally. In 2005, the Hollister City Council discontinued their contract with the event organizers, the Hollister Independence Rally Committee, due to financial and public safety concerns. The event was canceled in 2006 due to lack of funding for security, but returned in 2007 and 2008. The format of the rally in 2007 differed markedly from previous rallies, with vendors on San Benito Street instead of motorcycles. The bikes were forced to park on side streets and a strict downtown curfew was imposed, with the entire area being locked up at 9:00 pm.

Wrong Creatures

Wrong Creatures is the eighth studio album by American rock band Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. The album was released through Vagrant Records on January 12, 2018. Four songs were released as singles in late 2017 ahead of the album's release: "Little Thing Gone Wild", "Haunt", "Question of Faith", and "King of Bones". A limited edition package with a clear vinyl edition of the album, a black BRMC-branded Hohner harmonica, and a 'Black Cassette EP' was released in late April 2018. The EP contained three new unreleased songs and an extended version of the album's opener, "DFF". Wrong Creatures received generally favorable reviews from music critics.

Peggy Maley

Maley delivered the feeder line to Marlon Brando in the film The Wild One: "Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against?" Maley was in the Broadway productions of I Gotta Get Out (1947) and Joy to the World (1948). Maley had a brief seven-year acting career on television from 1953-60. Her first appearance was as Diane Chandler in Ramar of the Jungle. She made three appearances in The Star and the Story, three on Dragnet, starring Jack Webb, three on Richard Diamond, Private Detective, and three on Perry Mason, starring Raymond Burr.

Timothy Carey

Timothy Agoglia Carey
Carey had roles in East of Eden, The Wild One, One-Eyed Jacks, The Boy and the Pirates, Beach Blanket Bingo and in the John Cassavetes-directed films Minnie and Moskowitz and The Killing of a Chinese Bookie. He played a minor role as the Angel of Death in the comedy film D.C. Cab, and appeared in the Monkees vehicle Head. His final appearance was in the 1986 movie Echo Park. Carey also did a select amount of acting on television from the 1950s through the 1980s. According to director Quentin Tarantino, Carey auditioned for the role of Joe Cabot in Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs. Although Carey did not get the role, the screenplay was dedicated to him, among others.

John Brown (actor)

John Brown
Brown appeared in some notable films: Strangers on a Train (1951), The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951, uncredited), and The Wild One (1953); he supplied the voice of "Ro-Man" in the 1953 cult science fiction B-film Robot Monster. In early television, Brown was the second actor (after Hal March) to play "Harry Morton", the next-door neighbor of George Burns and Gracie Allen in their situation comedy show, opposite Bea Benaderet; his tenure on the series lasted six months, and he was replaced by Fred Clark in June 1951. In 1952, Brown became another victim of the Hollywood blacklist.

Michael Been

Mike Been
Been's son, Robert Levon Been, is the frontman for Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Michael Been was heavily involved in BRMC as their sound engineer and toured with them. Been died at the age of 60 on August 19, 2010, in Hasselt, Belgium, of a heart attack while at the Pukkelpop 2010 music festival where he was on-tour as a sound man for Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. * Michael Been memorial page via The Call official site Light Sleeper (1992). On the Verge of a Nervous Breakthrough (1994, Qwest/Reprise).

Alvy Moore

He had a small role as a member of Marlon Brando's motorcycle gang in the 1953 film The Wild One, and a similar bit part the same year as one of the Linda Rosa townspeople in The War of the Worlds. Moore co-starred with Dick Powell and Debbie Reynolds in the 1954 film Susan Slept Here, in which he displayed his natural gift for physical comedy. In 1955 he co-starred with Brian Keith and Kim Novak in 5 Against the House. In the early 1960s he was cast in the recurring role of Howie in 11 episodes of the CBS sitcom Pete and Gladys, with Harry Morgan and Cara Williams.

Harry Landers

He played "Go Go" in the 1953 classic, The Wild One. He had a regular role as Dr. Ted Hoffman on the television series Ben Casey. He had a small role in the Alfred Hitchcock film Rear Window (1954) and a supporting role as Dr. Arthur Coleman in the final episode of the original Star Trek television series, "Turnabout Intruder", first screened in 1969. He played multiple roles in Cecil B. DeMille's epic The Ten Commandments (1956). Landers died September 10, 2017, aged 96. Harry Landers at the American Film Institute. Interview with Harry Landers Classic TV History Blog, April 30, 2010.

Hugh Sanders

Mike Stevens. 1953: The Wild One - Charlie Thomas. 1953-1955: The Lone Ranger - Deputy Waters / Gill Canby / Matthew Block / Clyde Norton / Sheriff Burley / Frank Ferris. 1954: Untamed Heiress - Williams. 1954: Silver Lode - Reverend Field. 1954: Shield for Murder - Packy Reed. 1955: I Cover the Underworld - Tim Donovan. 1955: 5 Against the House - Pat Winters (uncredited). 1955: Finger Man - Mr. Burns. 1955: Chicago Syndicate - Pat Winters. 1955: The Last Command - Sam Houston. 1955: I Died a Thousand Times - Mr. Baughman (uncredited). 1955: Top Gun - Ed Marsh. 1955-1956: The Star and the Story - Mr. Beavers / Capt. Sommers / Dr. Franklin Crane / Lt.

Gil Stratton

Gil Stratton, Jr.
When Stratton completed his time with the Army, he returned to film, appearing in such features as Stalag 17 (1953) (as the narrator Cookie), a role in The Wild One (1953), and Bundle of Joy (1956). He starred in a total of 40 films during his film career, sharing the big screen with other notable actors such as Cary Grant, Shirley Temple, Marilyn Monroe, and William Holden.

Hervé Roy

Roy's piece "Lover's Theme" was used in the infamous shock video 2 Girls 1 Cup. Hervé Roy held a position in SPEDIDAM, an artists' rights management company, until his death in 2009.

The Verve

During this time Salisbury was the drummer for Black Rebel Motorcycle Club's UK tour in 2004, after their original drummer briefly left due to alcohol and drug abuse. Salisbury also owns a drum shop in Stockport. Ashcroft appeared with Coldplay at Live 8 in 2005, followed by the release of Keys to the World in 2006 and a particularly successful tour that included gigs as the support act for Coldplay's Twisted Logic Tour. Tong and Jones formed a group called The Shining, who released one album, True Skies, before disbanding in 2003. Jones went on to join the band of Irish musician Cathy Davey.

Angela Stevens

, Creature with the Atom Brain and The Wild One. In 1955, Stevens sued a dress shop's owners for $36,500, saying that an attack from a "wild and vicious" ocelot disfigured her, which cost her a role in a film. Stevens married George Zika from the early 1940s until his death in 1999. They had two children. Stevens died on March 17, 2016. Angela Stevens at threestooges.net. Interview with Angela Stevens October 5, 2007.

John Doucette

The Wild One (1953) as Sage Valley race steward (uncredited). Beachhead (1954) as Maj. Scott. Casanova's Big Night (1954) as Mounted Guard (uncredited). Executive Suite (1954) as Detective (uncredited). River of No Return (1954) as Man in Saloon (uncredited). The Forty-Niners (1954) as Ernie Walker. The Far Country (1954) as Miner Who Spills Gold Dust (uncredited). Return from the Sea (1954) as Jimmy. The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954) as Campbell. Cry Vengeance (1954) as Red Miller. Destry (1954) as Cowhand. There's No Business Like Show Business (1954) as Stage Manager (uncredited). Prince of Players (1955) as Man Who Starts Clapping (uncredited). New York Confidential (1955) as Shorty.

Vagrant Records

It is home to artists such as The 1975, Death Spells, Eels, Bad Suns, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes, CRUISR, Active Child, PJ Harvey, School of Seven Bells, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, James Vincent McMorrow, Black Joe Lewis, Wake Owl, Blitzen Trapper, and Bombay Bicycle Club. Originally, Vagrant Records was mostly focused on emo bands such as Dashboard Confessional, Saves the Day, The Get Up Kids, and Alkaline Trio. In 2014, Vagrant was acquired by BMG Rights Management. Co-founder Jon Cohen then became BMG's executive vice president of recorded music, until he left the company in September 2017.