In 1886 the 20 years old Percy Fitzpatrick from Kapstad sets out for the Delagoa bay in Transvaal to dig for gold. On his way he prevents that the weakly puppy Jock is drowned and adopts him. But when they finally reach the destination of his journey, there's no gold there anymore. So Percy starts out as a foreman, and henceforth he and Jock live through many exciting adventures involving wild animals and slave drivers.
Animated-family adventure based on a true story that tells the heart-warming, coming-of-age story of a man and his best-friend, a lovable and fearless dog named, Jock. Set in the Bushveld near what is today the world famous Kruger National Park, this animated family tale is about Jock's adventures with Fritz, his master. Jock escapes death, builds crazy friendships and displays his unrivalled loyalty to Fritz. The story is set in the late 1880s when Africa's mineral richness, teeming animal life and incomparable natural beauty drew and captivated explorers and adventurers from all over the world. A place where big game roamed in their thousands and the wildest tales were true! Jock Of The Bushveld is a great story and the only animal classic to come out of Africa.
The coach of a college tennis team is given an ultimatum: put together a winning team, or else.
Imagine asteroids so large that they can wipe out all life on the planet constantly bombarding the Earth. The only things standing in the way are the Rock Jocks, a top-secret band of government employees, who pilot asteroid-killing satellites. The story takes place during a Rock Jocks night shift. Though they are there to fight off asteroids, they spend most of the night fighting off boredom, themselves, and the occasional meddling government bureaucrat hell-bent on cutting their department’s budget.
One of the few films about Italo Disco, this Riccardo Sesani film follows two young males -- Tom Hooker and Russel Russel as DeeJay and Hi-Fi -- in a quest to find find a financial backer for the biggest disco party ever!
An alarm clock wakes a man who washes his face, has breakfast, drives his car to work, spins records, returns home, and takes his pills. It's a world of circles - often seen from above: an espresso cup, a stairwell, the pills, and the records spinning. At the dance where the music plays, the rhythms evoke images of a butcher slicing head cheese, gears driving other wheels and levers, a combine churning out bales of hay, a butcher cutting chunks of meat for a stew, and boxers punching. The circle of music and life.
The Apprentice Jockey is a feature length documentary that follows the lives of several young men and women who aspire to become a part of the 'Sport of Kings' and race Thoroughbreds as apprentice jockeys.
A champion jockey is banned from racing so spends his time helping a young lad to become the next champion.
Herman owes a lot of gambling debts. To pay them off, he promises the mob he'll fix a horse, so that it does not run. He intends to trick his animal-loving cousin, Virgil, an apprentice veterinarian, into helping him. Of course, he doesn't tell Virgil what he is really up to. Mistaken identities are assumed, while along the way, Virgil meets a female vet and Herman falls for the owner of the horse. Goons and mobsters are also lurking around; so beware!
LINE OF BEAUTY AND GRACE is a tale about photography and art, family and life, dealing with the history of man and woman, life and art. Many art historians consider Jock Sturges, born in 1947, to be one of the most important fine art photographers of our times. As a catholic and graduated in psychology and photography, he survived the attacks of conservatives in the United States. Sturges has created a series of intensely powerful and moving photographs with an outstanding sensitivity for composition and light. Sturges's artistic work is an uncompromising search for truth and clarity. His private life is marked by his open nature and inspired by the love he shares with his wife Maia. In LINE OF BEAUTY AND GRACE, the filmmaker and photographer Christian E. Klinger journeys into the life and work of this extraordinary man.
Tony Petersen, a married electrician and ex-footballer, goes to university to study English. Petersen is odd man out at the uni. He receives extracurricular help from his stuffy professor's beautiful lecturer wife in her office. Their get-togethers there are quite rootine. The professor is also seeing one of his students after class. Petersen and the professor's wife talk about having a baby. But then she accepts an appointment to Oxford, provoking a rage in Petersen...
Broke and about to divorce his wife (Dorothy Malone), a pilot (Robert Taylor) joins a smuggling scheme in postwar Madrid.
The ten year career of the controversial radio dj Giel Beelen.
A popular jockey is disbarred from racing after he's accused of throwing a race.
Robinet wants to try out to be a jockey, but has to go through a lot of exercise to reach the weight needed.
An evil football player terrorizes a group of nerds in this bloody throwback to 80's slasher flicks.
Produced by the National Film Board of Canada, this heartfelt documentary follows Hall of Fame jockey Ron Turcotte as he returns to the people and places that mark his life, providing a rare behind-the-scenes glimpse of this resilient and legendary jockey. Few jockeys have won America's Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing. Only three have won in the last 65 years. Ron Turcotte is one of them. In 1973, this legendary rider from New Brunswick, Canada piloted Secretariat, the greatest racehorse of all time, to victory and acclaim in the sport's three most prestigious races. But a fall in 1978 left Turcotte a paraplegic and put an end to an illustrious 16-year career.
A wealthy family disapproves of their sons girl so he leaves the family to be with the one he loves. But they are poor and he finds job as a jockey and gets hurt....
About Trofimov, a well-known rider who goes on taking part in races in spite of the advanced age, until he realizes his time has gone and passes his experience on to his granddaughter’s fiance
This documentary tells the story of of barrel maker Jock Troup, who was known as the "Revival Man" and details the remarkable events surrounding the so-called fishermen's revival of 1921.
Shock Jock was an Australian television comedy series, broadcast on TV1. The series lasted for two series and was created by comedian Tim Ferguson. It also starred Tim Ferguson along with Matthew Dyktynski, Michael Veitch, Tom Budge, Rod Mullinar, Sancia Robinson, Fiona Todd, Cassandra Magrath and featured many well-known Australian actors and comedians in guest roles. It focussed on an Australian talkback radio station, CHAT-AM, in the 1980s. The introduction of FM radio in the early 1980s was leading to the slow demise of the AM band. CHAT-AM discovered shock jock Barry Gold and its fortunes were reversed.
Jockeys is an American documentary sports reality television series that premiered on February 6, 2009 on Animal Planet. The series chronicles the professional lives of jockeys during the famous thirty-day Oak Tree Meet at Santa Anita Park. First and second season episodes aired on Friday nights. The second season, which premiered on August 21, 2009 added Corey Nakatani and Garrett Gomez to the featured jockeys while Jon Court departed to race in Kentucky. The taglines of the show are: ⁕"Win or Die Trying" for season 1 and ⁕"To Win It All You Have to Risk It All" for season 2. "Stronger" by Kanye West is used as the theme song.
MTV Rock N' Jock was a TV series on MTV featuring actors, musicians, and other entertainers playing sports with professional athletes. Originally called MTV Rock N' Jock Softball, the concept later expanded to include football and basketball games. The game was an annual feature for many years on MTV. The hosts of the show were Bill Bellamy and future host of MTV Sports Dan Cortese, who would also participate as a manager or coach on occasion. Ken Ober provided the "play by play" for early episodes.
TV Disc Jockey was an early Australian television program which is notable as it later became the Australian version of Bandstand. It aired on TCN-9 from 1957 to 1958. The series originally consisted of host John Godsen playing records, later a live band joined and then the series began to accompany the records by inviting young people into the studio to dance to the music. Brian Henderson became the host in 1957. Although kinescope recording had been invented, it is not known if any of the live episodes were recorded, and the series is possibly lost.