A top race-car driver leaves the sport to get married and settle down, because his new wife doesn't want him to race anymore. However, not long afterwards his wife takes their infant son ... See full summary »

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A top race-car driver leaves the sport to get married and settle down, because his new wife doesn't want him to race anymore. However, not long afterwards his wife takes their infant son and leaves him to go to San Francisco. The husband gets word that his son is seriously ill in San Francisco, but he has no way to get there. Just in the nick of time, however, the racer's father-in-law just happens to have developed a new car for a cross-country race--to San Francisco! Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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21 March 1920 (USA)  »

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Racing Vehicle
17 September 2002 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

A star vehicle for Wallace Reid, and a sequel to his earlier success, THE ROARING ROAD. It's also one of the few decent prints of any of his majors roles that survive.

Reid is an ex-racing driver now, settled down with a baby - -- played by his son, Wallace Reid, Jr. -- and his wife doesn't want him to speed anymore. But his father-in-law, played by the irrepressible Theodore Roberts, is putting up a new car to set a record from Los Angeles to San Francisco and wifey has walked out on Reid, with baby, to San Francisco, where the baby is sick.

Will Reid win the race? Will the baby be all right? Will Theodore Roberts steal the show? Fans need not worry, but will want to see this anyway.


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