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The Racing Strain (1932)

Passed | | Drama, Sport | 31 December 1932 (USA)
A race-car driver whose career is on the skids because of his drinking falls for a rich society girl. That motivates him to clean up his act and resume his career, but it may be too late for that.

Director:

Jerome Storm

Writers:

Dorothy Davenport (story) (as Mrs. Wallace Reid), Betty Burbridge (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Wallace Reid Jr. ... Bill Westcott aka The Big Shot (as Wally Reid Jr.)
J. Farrell MacDonald ... Mr. Martin
Paul Fix ... King Kelly
Phyllis Barrington ... Marian Martin
Ethel Wales ... Aunt Judy
Eddie Phillips ... 'Speed' Hall
Dickie Moore ... Bill Westcott as a Little Boy (courtesy of Hal Roach)
Lorin Raker Lorin Raker ... Jack Westcott
Mae Busch ... Tia Juana Lil
Otto Yamaoka ... Togo (as Otto Yama)
Kit Guard ... King's Mechanic
Donald Reed ... Rival Car Driver
J. Frank Glendon ... Gambler
James P. Burtis James P. Burtis ... 1st Mechanic (as Jimmy Burtis)
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Storyline

A race-car driver whose career is on the skids because of his drinking falls for a rich society girl. That motivates him to clean up his act and resume his career, but it may be too late for that.

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Genres:

Drama | Sport

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 December 1932 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The opening sequence supposedly takes place at an Indianapolis 500 race in the early 1920's, but the cars are early-1930's production models that would never have been used in an Indianapolis 500. See more »

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