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One of their members Turkey Alan Rosenberg even crosses over and enlists in the Baldies to keep his gang connections going after graduation but the Baldies comically end up enlisting in the Marines. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Boyo-2 21 September Many of the Wanderers and the Del Bombers flee, but some stand their ground. Ken Stachnik Super Reviewer. Even their turf looks like something out of a horror film. Many people have heard of them, but not many have actually seen members of the Baldies.

Migration as a mass movement usually entails a certain amount of cultural conquest economic or political and assimilation, whereas passive movements represent a more individualised negotiation of cultural boundaries within a society in Kaufman’s invasion film, the humans have to act like aliens who are themselves acting like humans, in order to survive. Many of the film’s actors were unknown at the time of casting. It goes something like this: The Wanderers Philip Kaufman Interview ” , chef-du-cinema. It’s truly an independent Philip Kaufman masterpiece, which includes Kaufman’s trademark use of captivating cinematography while the great music of serves the movie by magnifying the films humor, tragedy, gritty realism, with an occasional touch of the truly bizarre, as we observe the daily lives of the young tough high school gang members of the Bronx in 63′. Ken Wahl, about to get married, facing the transition between youth and responsibility, peers through a window at the action at Gerdes’ Folk City in Greenwich Village, where, he dimly senses, there’s a whole new world beyond his comprehension All [of] the people who run the festival are members of The Wanderers fan club, all wear Wanderers jackets, and [they] know every line in the film. Woodyanders 11 June


It was nice to finally watch this movie in DVD that came along with a couple of short docs made in that added background material. Definitely check it out if you like gang movies like The Outsiders or The Warriors. Log in with Facebook. Bobbyh-2 7 December Oct 28th, The Warriors vs The Wanderers. Badlies deals with a gang of kids called the Wanderers and their coming of age. This was not a naldies neighborhood.

Bronx Gangs Project – Fordham Baldies

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. But what really makes this movie so special and poignant is the extremely touching loyalty and camaraderie the main characters have for each other.

This film made a BIG impression on me when I was growing up.

This ranks up there as one of my favorite movies of all time. Karen Allen plays Nina, Richie’s new crush who competes for his attention with his long time girl friend Despie Toni Galemthe daughter of a local mobster. All except Joey, the artist who — like the artist character at the end of George Lucas’ similar film, “American Graffiti” — jumps in a car and skips town. Performed by The Contours. Tony Ganios as Perry. Reminds me of my papa.

Both Frank and Vincent were packing fully loaded automatic pistols. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

As their name suggests, they are all Chinese, and have the last name “Wong”. Share this Rating Title: Performed by Movvie Isley Brothers. Movies set in the 50s and 60s. Their statement makes a lot more sense when you talk to ex-members of the gang. All [of] the people who run the festival are members of The Wanderers fan club, all wear Wanderers jackets, and [they] know every line in the film.


In school, while the Wanderers are mourning Turkey’s death, the rest of the gang oust Richie for sleeping with Joey’s date Nina. Kennedy, Richie rekindles his relationship with Despie. They were the hottest guys in town. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Balxies. Even their turf looks like something out of a horror film. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

1954 Red Wings & Fordham Baldies

The footage of the Bronx’s Fordham Road, and Alexander’s brought back great memories of a time when it was great to live in that borough! The film’s initial reception was mixed.

After this multi-gang orgy, in which every creed and race teams up to defeat the spectral “Duckies”, Kaufman undercuts the testosterone and exposes the normalcy of gang life. It’s an ignorant state of mind Turkey’s in, and like many teenagers, he craves acceptance, but is confused on exactly where it is he fits in.

It’s one of the best!