Five Summer Stories

Well-crafted and wildly popular 1972 surf film made by Californians Greg MacGillivray and Jim Freeman. Although the MacGillivray-Freeman team had been making surf films together for over five years and were regarded as tops in the field, their previous movie, Waves of Change (1968), was a bit lost in the swirl of the early shortboard revolution and had been a box-office disappointment. It was agreed that Five Summer Stories would be their last surfing film, as both MacGillivray and Freeman we...