See Easy Rider in 3 Animated GIFs

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April 20 2012 1:08 PM

Classic Cinema in 3 GIFs: Easy Rider

Easy Rider
Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda

Detail of the cover art for Easy Rider.

Every once in a while we like to pay tribute to a landmark film by encapsulating it in three animated GIFs. For this installment we're honoring Easy Rider, the iconic picture, directed by Dennis Hopper, that gave birth to the New Hollywood.

In the comments, let us know which three GIFs you would have selected, and nominate the film we should take on next.

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Images from Easy Rider © Columbia Pictures 1969.

 

Easy Rider

Images from Easy Rider © Columbia Pictures 1969.

Easy Rider

Images from Easy Rider © Columbia Pictures 1969.

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