Five Summer Stories

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Five Summer Stories
Story by Jim Freeman and Greg MacGillivray,
Starring David Nuuhiwa, Eddie Aikau, Gerry Lopez, and Sam Hawk
Music by Soundtrack by Honk
Release dates
  • 1972 (1972)
Country United States
Language English

Five Summer Stories is a 1972 surf film by Jim Freeman and Greg MacGillivray, starring David Nuuhiwa, Eddie Aikau, Gerry Lopez, and Sam Hawk. Its VHS re-release was in 1994, followed by a DVD release the same year.[1] The Original Sound Track from Five Summer Stories was composed and recorded by the Southern California native band, Honk.[2] The soundtrack was released on LP in 1972[3] and re-released on CD in 1992.[4]

The film features original animation by John Lamb, who was among the first to animate surfing and skateboarding, and went on to win an Academy Award (1980) for invention of the Lyon Lamb Video Animation System.

Reception[edit]

Called a "cinematic cult classic",[5] the film is generally acknowledged as the start of the second generation of surf films, with the first generation being typified by Bruce Brown's The Endless Summer.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Five Summer Stories (DVD video). Laguna Beach, California: MacGillivray Freeman Films. 1994 [1972]. OCLC 82292272. Retrieved June 19, 2013. Lay summaryAmazon.com (July 29, 2010). 
  2. ^ The Original Sound Track from Five Summer Stories, tracklist at Allmusic at AllMusic. Retrieved June 19, 2013.
  3. ^ Honk (1972). The Original Sound Track from Five Summer Stories (Music LP). Granite. OCLC 32445211. Retrieved June 19, 2013. 
  4. ^ Honk (1992). The Original Sound Track from Five Summer Stories (Music CD). Hollywood, California: GNP Crescendo Records. OCLC 26590578. Retrieved June 19, 2013. 
  5. ^ Honk (1973), overview at Allmusic at AllMusic. Retrieved June 19, 2013.

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