Race with the Devil (1975) Poster


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Director Jack Starrett claims he hired real life Satanists as cult-member extras.
Coincidentally, Peter Fonda's screen wife Lara Parker once roomed with his sister Jane Fonda at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY.
Deputy Dave is played by Wes Bishop, one of the writers of the movie.
When the RV pulls into a gas station towards the end of the film, the gas station attendant who serves them is the film's director, Jack Starrett.
The chase scenes involving the motor-home and it's various stages of worsening damage were used as stock footage for an episode of The Fall Guy.
Jack Starrett replaced original director Lee Frost when Fox head Alan Ladd Jr. was unsatisfied with the dailies. Most of his footage was re-shot.
Filming was done in Starrett's birth state.


The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

The dog seen hanging from the door was a real living dog, not a dummy; it was drugged just prior to being hung and was completely unharmed.

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