Is your copy terrible? is it the movie? or both?
We saw this film after it came out. It was not too well made. Bikes and
story very inaccurate.
There have been several attempts made to get a US film going but rumor has
it that the black stars didn't care enough about Major Taylor and cycling to
Seems our newbies were too big and good for it, and scripts were not too
good either, so it might be a combo of all these factors.
Seems like that would be work-outable with the superbe history and story it
Enjoy it for now, at least it'something, and did promote cycling a little.
I'm surprised that they didn't have some older guys like me who have a good
handle on that era to lend some expertise and credability to the pic.
Would have made all the difference in the world, if someone had a better
handle on the cycling emotion and life and then wove the real life elements
Palos Verdes Estates
>I have a copy and, unfortunately, it is terrible.
> Edward Albert, Chappaqua, NY
>>>> Bianca Pratorius <email@example.com> 02/26/08 12:12 PM >>>
> The Major Taylor movie, Tracks of Glory, was a tv movie for the
> Australian audience. A listmember and Australian will be sending me a
> DVD copy soon. I will copy it and send it out to all that want it. All
> in good time.
> Garth Libre in Miami Fl. USA