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Speedtrap (1977)

PG  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  April 1978 (USA)
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After a wave of unsolved car thefts, an insurance company calls in private investigator Pete Nobeck to solve the case. While the chief of police isn't thrilled about having an outsider come... See full summary »

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Pete Novick
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Frostie
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After a wave of unsolved car thefts, an insurance company calls in private investigator Pete Nobeck to solve the case. While the chief of police isn't thrilled about having an outsider come and show up his men, one of the officers is a former girlfriend of Nobeck's who's more than willing to help him out in any way she can. After a long and convoluted investigation with false leads, psychics and the mafia, Nobeck at last unravels the identity of the thief. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Crazy for speed and driving for revenge!

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Hizli yasayanlar  »

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During the Cadillac chase, the Dodge Coronet changes to a Dodge Monaco before crashing into a chicken coop. See more »

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Speedtrap
Written by Anthony Harris
Sung by Diane Marchal
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I'm just partial to B movies !
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I lived in Phoenix at the time when this was filmed and recognize some things that are now long gone, so watching this movie holds a lot of sentimental nostalgia for me. Some of the scenes were filmed right in the parking lot of the downtown Phoenix police station (built in 1974) The garage where Richard Jaeckel's character works (located at 9th Avenue & Jefferson) was a real auto repair facility called Paul's. Some of the street scenes look like they were filmed in Tucson as well. The antique auto show scenes are right near City Hall. I watch this at least 4 to 5 times a year. Not bad for something I paid $3 for at a truck stop!


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