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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 01-02-2009, 10:56 PM Thread Starter
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Bonnie in Curious Case of Benjamin Button

fyi, Brad Pitt rides two bikes in the movie. One is a blue bonnie....sweeeet.
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I just got back from the movie about 20 minutes ago and yes, that blue Triumph is a beauty and it gets a good 10-15 minutes of airtime.

It appears in the movie around 1957 to 58 then stays into the 60's.

I couldn't pin the model down but its authentic and not a Indian Jones Harley with disc brakes.

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So, how good was the movie?

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It's a very story/character driven movie that is almost 3 hours long and I really enjoyed it. It was worth going to the theater for in my opinion.

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I saw a still picture from the movie of Brad and Kate B. on the Triumph, and it sure looked like a blue Thunderbird, not a Bonneville. If it was supposed to be 1957 or so, that would be more appropriate, too, since the Bonneville was not around until '59. Still a great motorcycle. I would love to have a vintage T-bird.
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Not a movie shot but here's Brad on a Bonnie.


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Not a movie shot but here's Brad on a Bonnie.

Whoa! For a minute I thought that was me! :-)
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X, you were pretty ready with that pic of Mr. Pitt. Got a stash of pics of hot dudes on bikes, or are you using the old lady's computer?

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So, how good was the movie?
The movie is decent and a very good example of magical realism. I liked it for the character flow, both how they evolved and how they remained predictable. It was filmed largely in New Orleans from what I could tell.

Another bike in the movie, I think, was a HD Knucklehead.
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X, you were pretty ready with that pic of Mr. Pitt. Got a stash of pics of hot dudes on bikes, or are you using the old lady's computer?
Anyone that knows how to use Google can find whatever they're looking for pretty quickly.

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