This movie involves a character played by Brett Halsey named Nick Barrow. He introduces himself with "I'm Nick Barrow. You may know my brother Wheel." Nick travels around competing in races... See full summary »

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(as William Hole Jr.)
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Nick Barrow
Yvonne Lime ...
Peggy Hendrix
Charles Willcox ...
Hap Farley
Trustin Howard ...
Smiley (as Slick Slavin)
Jacqueline Ravell ...
Gina Lombardi
Baynes Barron ...
Ace Benton
Regina Gleason ...
Linda
Byron Keith ...
Jim Brand (as Keith Byron)
Charlotte Fletcher ...
Dee
Jackie Joseph ...
Laura
Vic Marlo ...
Charlie Dale
Robert Swan ...
Tommy
Mark Sheeler ...
Tolliver
Troy Patterson ...
Leather Jacket No. 1
Robert Hinkle ...
Sheriff
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This movie involves a character played by Brett Halsey named Nick Barrow. He introduces himself with "I'm Nick Barrow. You may know my brother Wheel." Nick travels around competing in races and along the way steals a car and races from one place to another to where he is finally trapped at a race. What happens next is a thrilling chase along the edge of a mountain. Written by dennis dorner

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carsploitation | See All (1) »

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Hear SLICK SLAVIN sing "SPEED CRAZY" See more »

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Crime | Drama

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28 June 1959 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Corrida da Morte  »

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1.85 : 1
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Referenced in Rebel Highway: Runaway Daughters (1994) See more »

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SPEED CRAZY
Sung by Trustin Howard (as Slick Slaven)
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An OK crime and juvenile delinquency flick from the late fifties. I expected worse, me who hates teens and other features showing their behaviour. For instance I can't watch any Dead End Kids film entirely, a torture for me. Well, this movie shows us young men, a little older than usual teens. The story of a young , tall, dark haired and handsome guy who kills a man and has to run away aboard a speed car. He finds a job in a small town as a mechanic in a garage. Of course there are gals, other men - including the good guy of the film - fights, jealousy and also good car races. We are in the late fifties, aren't we?

Good time waster, but unfortunately with a predictable ending.


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