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Ghost of Dragstrip Hollow (1959)

Approved | | Comedy, Horror | July 1959 (USA)
A group of drag-racing fanatics, members of a Los Angeles club, move into an old deserted mansion and set up shop, making it their headquarters. They hold a Halloween masked ball for the ... See full summary »

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Jody Fair ...
Russ Bender ...
Tom Hendry
Henry McCann ...
Dave
Martin Braddock ...
Stan
Elaine DuPont ...
Rhoda
Leon Tyler ...
Bonzo the Clown
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Tony
Nancy Anderson ...
Nita (Annita)
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Sanita Pelkey ...
Amelia
Kirby Smith ...
Jeanne Tatum ...
Alice Cavendish (as Jean Tatum)
Beverly Scott ...
Hazel
Bill St. Johns ...
Ed
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Tommy Ivo
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A group of drag-racing fanatics, members of a Los Angeles club, move into an old deserted mansion and set up shop, making it their headquarters. They hold a Halloween masked ball for the club's grand opening, and invite everyone to come dressed as their favorite monster! Oddly enough, the festivities turn sour when one of the bright youths discovers an impostor among them in the form of an honest-to-gosh live monster who's been hogging all the dances with the best-looking girls! Written by filmfactsman

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The Hot Rod Gang meets the...GHOST of DRAGSTRIP HOLLOW

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Trivia

In Jan. 1960, this film was widely shown in drive-in theaters on a double bill with The Diary of a High School Bride (1959). See more »

Quotes

Rhoda: He's got static in his attic - completely zonked!
Tom Hendry: I'll have to include a dictionary with this story.
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The final credit reads "The Endest, Man" See more »

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Follows Hot Rod Gang (1958) See more »

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He's My Guy
by Charlotte Braser
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nothing new, but fun nevertheless
6 June 2005 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

"Ghost of Dragstrip Hollow" was one of the many '50s movies about hot-rodding teens encountering the supernatural. In this case, the teens can't pay the rent for their hangout and get evicted. With nowhere else to go, they decide on an apparently haunted house. As you may have guessed, once they arrive, some weird things start happening. And there's a twist at the end.

There's nothing in this movie that you haven't seen in other movies, but it's nice entertainment nonetheless. My favorite character was the foul-mouthed parrot. Well, let me rephrase that: he didn't talk like a character in a Quentin Tarantino movie, but he said things that we don't expect out of a bird. The movie's pure hokum, but harmless.


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