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The Pinchcliffe Grand Prix (1975)
"Flåklypa Grand Prix" (original title)

G  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Family  |  1981 (USA)
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Reodor Felgen decides that he will enter a car race to defeat his former friend who has stolen his plans for a car.

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Credited cast:
Wenche Foss ...
Per Theodor Haugen ...
TV-reporter (voice)
Harald Heide-Steen Jr. ...
Emanuel Desperados (voice)
Leif Juster ...
Narrator (voice)
Henki Kolstad ...
Speaker (voice)
Toralv Maurstad ...
Ludvig (voice)
Rolf Just Nilsen ...
Ben Redic Fy Fazan / Roger Jurtappen / Ollvar O. Kleppvold / Hallstein Bronskimlet / Jostein Kroksleiven (voice)
Helge Reiss ...
Frank Robert ...
Reodor Felgen (voice)
Kari Simonsen ...
Solan (voice)
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100 miles north, a bit east and up, is Flåklypa... home of bicycle repairman Reodor Felgen and his two assistants - Solan Gundersen, morning bird and natural born optimist, and Ludvig who is a true pessimist. Sponsored by oil sheik Ben Redic Fy Fazan, they build the car "Il Tempo Gigante" and the race of the decade is a fact. Written by Ronny Arild <ronnya@stud.cs.uit.no>

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SEK 4,636,992 (Sweden)
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The registration number HB4596, which announced over the speakers before the race, refers to home brewed alcohol: HB means home brewed, 45 stands for 45 abv, available in Norwegian stores and 96 means 96 abv, what all home brewers aim for. See more »

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During the car race, two of the trees suddenly move between two shots. See more »

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Pinchcliff Grand Prix
20 June 2000 | by (California, United States) – See all my reviews

I always knew this film as Pinchcliff Grand Prix in the United States. I loved this movie as a five-year-old child in 1977 but now it is impossible to find anywhere. I have been looking for years and have had no success. Can anyone out there help me get a copy? This movie was very ahead of its time and in my opinion could compete with some of the latest high tech computer animation movies out today. NOTHING has even come close to what Pinchcliff Grand Prix did for me. It even inspired me as a young child to become addicted to fast cars as an adult!


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