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A Young Tony Scott Stars in Brother Ridley's Short Film, 'Boy and Bicycle' [Video]

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood August 24, 2012 at 12:43PM

Check out a three-minute short film starring a 16-year-old Tony Scott, directed by his brother Ridley. The film is silent, featuring Scott riding a bicycle around British suburbs and exploring his surroundings...
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Tony Scott young

Check out a three-minute short film starring a 16-year-old Tony Scott, directed by his brother Ridley. The film is silent, featuring Scott riding a bicycle around British suburbs and exploring his surroundings. The YouTube poster has set the film to Hans Zimmer's score from Tony Scott's "True Romance," a piece of music inspired by Carl Orff's "Schulwerk" theme used in Terrence Malick's "Badlands."

Tony Scott died at age 68 on August 19.

This article is related to: Tony Scott, Ridley Scott, Video


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.