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Nick Freeman
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Bruce McBride
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Cider Jones
Harry H. Corbett ...
Wiggins
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Jack Freeman
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Jack Davis
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A young hot-headed motorbike enthusiast inherits the prototype for an incredibly fast machine which was designed by his brother. He successfully gets the finance for it, and uses the bike to challenge for the world championship at Silverstone. Written by Jonathon Dabell <barnabyrudge@hotmail.com>

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A Dangerous Story of Love, Obsession and the Ruthless Spirit of Competition.

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September 1983 (USA)  »

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El gran triunfo  »

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David Essex was only insured to ride the motorcycle up to 15 MPH. Motorcycle racer Roger Marshall was used to double for Essex for the race scenes. See more »

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Referenced in The Last Horror Film (1982) See more »

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I Think I'll Always Love You
Written by David Essex
Sung by Victi Silva (as Victy Silva)
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This is still good even now
16 October 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film is purely a bike enthusiasts film which it lives up to dated now but i was in silver stone when some footage was shot which adds some memories for me,it was the Marlboro transatlantic trophy if i remember rightly around 1978 i was up in the stand then which then looked like something still under construction ,when a voice came over the Tanny to announce when the silver bike comes around everybody to wave and cheer this was for film footage i was to find out later n the day.It is a special film to me even today i still watch it and still i get hairs on back of my neck standing up .As i say this film i think is for bike enthusiasts who i feel without doubt they will enjoy and want to watch again like me .


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