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Mainly of curiosity value!

3/10
Author: JohnHowardReid
23 June 2010

Mainly of curiosity value, though the script is so ordinary it will disappoint John Huston's admirers no end.

Fans of Robert Douglas will be none too happy either. They will hardly recognize their hero as the male lead. And worst still, there is a whole lot of boob-catering low comedy, with the male lead's obligatory side-kick.

Still, good old Edward L. Cahn's direction has one thing in its favor — the racing sequences are filmed on the spot with no process screens being used (though a process screen is used elsewhere in the film to provide a background for a romantic car-ride).

Why Eddie Cahn was specially imported for this "B"-feature is anybody's guess. He certainly doesn't do much better than the local "B" talent — a couple of tracking shots and that's about it.

As for the acting, it's both broad and clumsily over-emphatic. In fact, production values generally are inclined to be tatty, photography and art direction included.

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful:

Is This A Remake Of No Limit Or Vice Versa

4/10
Author: malcolmgsw from london
21 May 2013

*** This review may contain spoilers ***

George Formby made No Limit at Ealing Studios in 1935.It is about George with a bike that he has created wanting to ride in the TT races,trying to win the girl and fend off the villain.This film was also made at Ealing in 1935,by an independent company.A very similar story only based at Brooklands.So i wonder who was copying who?Formby's film is still entertaining whereas this film deserves its obscurity notwithstanding the fact that it was co written by John Huston.The film was clearly designed as a quota quicky.despite being only 63minutes long it achieves the difficult feat of feeling like 2 hours long.The villainous racing driver is played by Miles Mander who would soon go off to Hollywood.Lucky him if it meant avoiding appearing in further films as poor as this.

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