Jack Casey used to be a hot-shot stock market whiz kid. After a disastrous professional decision, his life in the fast lane is over. He loses his nerve and joins a speed delivery firm which relies on bicycles to avoid traffic jams of San Francisco, is attracted to a fellow bicycler, Terri, and befriends Hector, a budding entrepreneur. Can Jack regain his nerve and his self-respect, and rebuild his life on a more sound basis? Written by
Speeding towards the final -- and deadly -- showdown...
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Did You Know?
While in San Francisco, the film company was granted permission to shoot on the options floor of the Pacific Stock Exchange, a movie first since the new floor, with the latest state-of-the-art equipment, had opened just two months earlier. The location was used for several scenes in the movie. A limited crew, using hand-held cameras, filmed as market specialists worked in the frenzied atmosphere.The former stock building is now a Equinox fitness center on Pine & Sansome in the financial district of San Francisco. See more
During the race just before Gypsy runs over Voodoo, the camera truck, crew and fill light can be seen reflected in several consecutive shop windows. See more
Sometimes things don't happen the way you planned, sometimes you could end up lower than you started.
You Got Me Reelin' and Rockin'
Performed by Roy Milton
Written by Roy Milton
& Dottsie Williams
Courtesy of Dootone Records (1955) See more