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George Lucas’ American Graffiti
Originally shared by Joe Bodego
Aug 11 1973″American Graffiti” Is Released
American Graffiti is a 1973 coming of age comedy-drama film co-written/directed by George Lucas, and starring Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith, Cindy Williams, Candy Clark, Mackenzie Phillips and Harrison Ford.
Set in 1962 Modesto, California, American Graffiti is a study of the cruising and rock and roll cultures popularized amongst the Post-World War II baby boom generation. The film is a nostalgic portrait of teenage life in the early 1960s told in a series of vignettes, featuring the story of a group of teenagers and their adventures within one night.