THE ROCKETMEN, FROM 1973’s “RED HOT BLUE”

George Greenough was first to bring an inside-out tube view to the big screen, in 1970’s Innermost Limits of Pure Fun, and he did so with hulking 25-pound shoulder-mounted camera rig that by all rights should have popped his head from his slender shoulders like a cork during the first wipeout. The tube, at that point, even to hardcore surfers,…