JMN's Fuzzball Marathon:
Day #7 - Electra Glide in Blue (1973)
"Incompetence is the worst form of corruption."
Case report: A motorcycle patrolman is reassigned to Homicide after uncovering a suspected murder, leading to tension with his tough boss.
Exhibit A: the trailer.
Arresting officers: Robert Blake stars as Arizona police officer John Wintergreen. He is initially partnered with fellow patrolman "Zipper" (Billy Green Bush), and subsequently Homicide Detective Harvey Poole (Mitchell Ryan).
Verdict: For those of you expecting a biker movie, this ain't it. Instead, Electra Glide in Blue is more of a character piece, and a slow-burning one at that. It's like the director (music producer James William Guercio) wanted to make a film that was part cop…