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Hot Rods to Hell
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Director:
Writers:
Robert E. Kent (screenplay)
Alex Gaby (short story)
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Release Date:
27 January 1967 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Hotter than Hell's Angels! See more »
Plot:
While on a business trip just before Christmas, Tom Phillips gets into a car accident, which was caused... See more » | Add synopsis »
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A "serious" topic which is wonderfully hilarious See more (62 total) »

Cast

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Dana Andrews ... Tom Phillips

Jeanne Crain ... Peg Phillips

Mimsy Farmer ... Gloria
Laurie Mock ... Tina Phillips
Paul Bertoya ... Duke
Gene Kirkwood ... Ernie

Jeffrey Byron ... Jamie Phillips (as Tim Stafford)
George Ives ... Lank Dailey
Hortense Petra ... Wife at Picnic
William Mims ... Man at Picnic
Paul Genge ... Policeman
Peter Oliphant ... Little Boy
Harry Hickox ... Bill Phillips
Charles P. Thompson ... Charley
Mickey Rooney Jr. ... Combo Leader
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roxanne Albee ... Dancer in Floral Outfit (uncredited)

Stuart Nisbet ... Surgeon (uncredited)

Liz Renay ... Hazel (uncredited)
Christopher Riordan ... Student (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey ... Man Seated at Bar (uncredited)

Directed by
John Brahm 
 
Writing credits
Robert E. Kent (screenplay)

Alex Gaby (short story)

Produced by
Sam Katzman .... producer
 
Original Music by
Fred Karger 
 
Cinematography by
Lloyd Ahern (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Ben Lewis 
 
Art Direction by
George W. Davis 
Merrill Pye 
 
Set Decoration by
F. Keogh Gleason  (as Keogh Gleason)
Henry Grace 
 
Makeup Department
Sydney Guilaroff .... hair stylist
William Tuttle .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Bobby Stone .... unit production manager (as Robert Stone)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
James Curtis Havens .... second unit director (as James Havens)
Maurice Vaccarino .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Franklin Milton .... recording supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
J. McMillan Johnson .... special visual effects
Carroll L. Shepphird .... special visual effects
 
Stunts
Jerry Brutsche .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Bob Herron .... stunts (uncredited)
Wally Rose .... stunts (uncredited)
Jesse Wayne .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Fred Karger .... conductor
 
Other crew
Jerome F. Katzman .... assistant to producer (as Jerome Katzman)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"52 Miles to Terror" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
92 min | USA:100 min (Turner library print)
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Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Finland:K-12 (1991) | Norway:15 (video premiere) | UK:AA | USA:Approved (PCA #21249)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Final film of veteran director John Brahm.See more »
Goofs:
Miscellaneous: In the garage scene, a placard can be seen showing the name of the proprietor spelled "Charlie's". In the final credits, the character is billed as "Charley".See more »
Quotes:
Tom Phillips:Let's see you laugh with these nails in your face!See more »

FAQ

What year is the Corvette used in the film?
What about the "T" hot rod. I'd like to know more about it.
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14 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
A "serious" topic which is wonderfully hilarious, 15 January 1999
Author: anonymous from Pennsylvania

This movie continues to amuse me although I've seen it countless times. The straitlaced family plunged into a world of "hot rodding" teenagers "looking for kicks"...it can't get much better than this. Particularly fun are the overly dramatic performances of Dana Andrews (Tom) and Jeannie Crain (Peg) as the family sedan is chased by a carload of teenagers (one girl managing to sit up on the back and hang on the whole while). After the family arrives at the hotel that the father has just bought, they are horrified to realize that it's a roadhouse that caters to these same bored teenagers and others like them. Much to her parents' dismay, the daughter becomes infatuated with Duke, one of the hot rodders who earlier that day ran them off the road. The scenes inside the roadhouse are backgrounded with music by "Mickey Rooney Jr. and His Combo" which adds to the cheese factor. Still, you can't help loving it.

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