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Dragstrip Girl (1957)

 |  Action, Drama  |  24 April 1957 (USA)
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Girl loves hot cars and a rich dragstrip racer. Her parents don't like either one.

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Steven Terrell ...
Jim Donaldson (as Steve Terrell)
John Ashley ...
Fred Armstrong
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Tommy Burns
Judy Bamber ...
Russ Bender ...
Police Lt. Bradley
Tommy Ivo ...
Rick Camden
Grazia Narciso ...
Mama
Tito Vuolo ...
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Dorothy Bruce ...
Anna Blake
Don Shelton ...
Sam Blake
Bill Welsh ...
Bill Welsh--Drag Race Announcer
Carla Merey ...
Terri
Leon Tyler ...
Ben Smith--Kid with Glasses
George Dockstader ...
Sarge--Motorcycle Cop
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Girl loves hot cars and a rich dragstrip racer. Her parents don't like either one.

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Car Crazy!...Speed Crazy!...Boy Crazy!

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In August 1957, this film was being shown on a double bill with another American International film targeting the teen market, Rock All Night (1957). See more »

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Tommy Burns: [singing] She's my Dragstrip Girl with a streamlined chassis Got a set of pipes and a grille that's classy - Dragstrip Baby Flip a switch and she'll start to go Her motor starts a-sparkin and she can't say no - Dragstrip Baby She's my Dragstrip Girl with a fuel-injection blast She may not have a future, but I'll see she gets a past! Dragstrip Baby of mi-i-ine...
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enjoyable a.i.p. flick
24 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK i'm a big fan of most movies made by the late American international movies,fun b-movies.my favorites being invasion of the saucermen and i was a teenage werewolf.but this movie dragstrip girl is very entertaining,it tells the story about a young pretty girl(Fay Spain)who drives a hotrod.and has two guys fighting over her,poor but honest nice guy(Steve Terrell)and rich snobby nasty dishonest guy(John Ashley)who both are also drag racers.there's much melodrama and fighting.but im not giving away any more of the plot.lets just say its a very good a.i.p. b movie from the fifties.also stars pre riddler(Frank Gorshin)and a.i.p. regular Russ Bender.heres a fact terrell and gorshin were in invasion of the saucermen soon after this.like i said this movie was enjoyable.8 out of 10.


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