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Hot Rod Gang (1958)

Not Rated | | Drama, Music | August 1958 (USA)
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

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John Abernathy III
Jody Fair ...
Gene Vincent ...
Gene Vincent
Russ Bender ...
Bill
Steve Drexel ...
Mark
Henry McCann ...
Dave
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Marley
Gloria Grant ...
Tammy
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Al Berrywhiff
Scott Peters ...
Jack
Helen Spring ...
Abigail Abernathy
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Anastasia Abernathy (as Dorothy Newman)
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Agatha (as Claire Dubray)
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Dryden Philpot
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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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carsploitation | hot rod | See All (2) »

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Proud young rebels! See more »

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Drama | Music

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August 1958 (USA)  »

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Hot Rod Rock  »

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Trivia

Originally released as the "A" picture on a double-bill with B-movie High School Hellcats (1958). See more »

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On-screen epilogue: This story is true - only the facts have been changed...
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Connections

Referenced in British Men Behaving Badly: Rent Boy (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Dance In The Street
(uncredited)
Written by Al Davis and Dan Welch
Performed by Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps
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This movie is...like...gone, real gone.
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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