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The Racers (1955)

 |  Drama, Sport  |  24 May 1955 (Japan)
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On the starting grid at the Nurburgring, one of the drivers looks to his left and waves at someone in the pits. The Pit area at the Nurburgring is on drivers' right. See more »

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Version of The 20th Century-Fox Hour: Men Against Speed (1956) See more »

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I Belong To You
Music by Alex North
Lyrics by Jack Brooks
Sung by Peggy Lee
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17 January 2004 | by (Atlanta, GA) – See all my reviews

"The Racers" is a very routine movie in most respects, and Kirk Douglas' failure to make any attempt to sound like an Italian is lamentable.

What saves the movie, at least for me, is the rare look it provides into European Grand Prix and sports-car racing in the early '50s. For that alone, I find it worth having.


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