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Hot Rod Girl (1956)

 -  Action | Drama | Romance  -  July 1956 (USA)
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After his kid brother is killed in a street race, a champion drag-racer quits racing. However, a new kid comes to town determined to force him back into racing so he can take his title--and he's already taken his girlfriend.

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Complete credited cast:
Lori Nelson ...
Lisa Vernon
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Det. Ben Merrill
John Smith ...
Jeff Northrup
Mark Andrews ...
Bronc Talbott
Roxanne Arlen ...
L.P.
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Flat Top
Fred Essler ...
Yo-Yo
Eddie Ryder ...
Two Tanks
Carolyn Kearney ...
Judy
Del Erickson ...
Steve Northrup
Russell Thorson ...
Detective Captain (as Russ Thorson)
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Henry Frye
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When his younger brother, Steve, is killed racing a hot-rod, Jeff Northup blames himself for the accident since he had built the car for his brother and had encouraged him to race it, with other boys on a special course provided by police detective Ben Merrill, who is working to reduce the city's hot-rod fatalities by providing supervision for the dangerous hobby. Jeff withdraws from participating in races on Merrill's course and, without his leadership, revert to racing on the streets. "Bronc" Talbott, a newcomers, makes a play for Jeff's girlfriend, Lisa Vernon. Eventually, the taunting-Talbott forces Jeff into a race which results in the death of a bicycling child, and evidence seems to indicate Jeff was at fault. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Teenage terrorists tearing up the streets! See more »

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July 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Agria thilyka se trohous thanatou  »

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In 1956, American International Pictures released this film on a double bill with Girls in Prison (1956). See more »

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Jeff is inspecting Bronc's car he lifts up the hood. In the next shot it is down, although Jeff never pushed it back down. See more »

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Referenced in Faces of Death Part 7 (1999) See more »

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Best damn hot-rod movie ever
10 January 1999 | by (Hollywood) – See all my reviews

Filmed in the San Fernando Valley at the time hot-rods and cruisin' Van Nuys Blvd was really happening!

Shots of the San Fernando Drag Strip are priceless to anyone who was there.

Why isn't this availble on VHS?????


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