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Issue Details: First known date: 1974... 1974 Stone
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'When several members of a motorcycle gang are violently murdered, Stone, an undercover cop, is sent to investigate. Posing as a member of the gang, he finds himself protecting the "bikies" and at the same time trying to prevent them from taking bloody vengeance on suspected enemies.'

Source: National Film & Sound Archive.

Notes

  • Andrew Pike and Ross Cooper note in Australian Film: 1900-1977 that the film originated as an idea for an episode of television police drama The Long Arm, in which Sandy Harbutt starred: after the cancellation of The Long Arm, the idea was restructured as a feature film.

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Australian Classic to Ride Again Andrews Louis , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 30 January 2010; (p. 23-24)
Richard Cartwright and Sandy Harbutt discuss plans for a remake of Harbutt's 1974 cult classic Stone.
Unsuitable Material Ben Kooyman , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Kill Your Darlings , October no. 3 2010; (p. 55-59)
Ben Kooyman writes on the fate of R-Rated Films
What Do Mad Max's Six Oscars Mean for the Australian Film Industry? Vincent O'Donnell , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Conversation , 1 March 2016;
'The career of Dr George Miller reminds me of that of Charles Chauvel, one of the greatest showmen of the Australian cinema. Both men – though separated by many decades – have employed epic cinematic forms and nationalistic themes. ...'
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