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Hot Rod Gang (1958)

 |  Drama, Music  |  June 1958 (USA)
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Kid who wants to enter his car in the drag races joins a rock band to make enough money to do it.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
John Ashley ...
John Abernathy III
Jody Fair ...
Steve Drexel ...
Mark (gang leader)
Scott Peters ...
Jack (Mark's henchman)
Helen Spring ...
Abigail Abernathy
Lester Dorr ...
Dryden Philpott
Al Berrywhiff
Gloria Grant ...
Maureen Arthur ...
Dorothy Neumann ...
Anastasia Abernathy (as Dorothy Newman)
Russ Bender ...
Motorcycle cop
Claire Du Brey ...
Agatha - The Maid (as Claire Dubray)
Henry McCann ...
Robert Whiteside ...
Jimmy (blond guy)


Kid who wants to enter his car in the drag races joins a rock band to make enough money to do it.

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24 January 1999 | by (new york) – See all my reviews

John Ashley is wanted by the law for driving recklessly through a puddle (no kidding). He is later framed for stealing hub-caps (no kidding). Incognito, he becomes a rock n' roll star with some help from 50's rockabilly legend Gene Vincent. In between, he meets a hip chick and gets into fistfights with some cool cats. Dig it, Daddy-o.

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