How YOU could help a major movie being made about 500cc GP World Champion Wayne Gardner


A documentary is being made about legendary 500cc GP World Champion Wayne Gardner – and the makers are hoping that some of YOU might have film gold in your collections.

The new project (called: Wayne) is already underway. It will tell the life story of the Australian former world motorcycle champion, Gardner, and is being directed by Jeremy Sims.

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Wayne will feature the motorcycle racing career of Gardner, dubbed as ‘King of Cadwell’ in 1984. And the race circuit says that because a big part of Gardner’s story happened in the Lincolnshire Wolds, they’re: “Delighted to have been asked to help with the project”.

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The film’s producers have put out an appeal on social media for help in sourcing colour footage of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s at Cadwell Park.

Sims said: “Wayne is a tale of speed, danger, love, adversity, dogged willpower and, eventually, triumph, all set in the heady days of Australia’s ‘coming of age’ in the late 80s.”

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If you think you have the type of colour footage they are looking for, e-mail Elaine.Nutbrown@MSV.com and your footage could soon be starring on the big screen.

 

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