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Blonde Comet (1941)

Beverly Blake, the 'Blonde Comet," and the daughter of a tire-manufacturer, gets behind the wheel of a race-car, and is soon tearing up the tracks and winning races in Italy, France and ... See full summary »

Director:

William Beaudine

Writers:

Phillip Juergens (story), Robin Daniels (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Virginia Vale ... Beverly Blake
Robert Kent ... Jim Flynn
Barney Oldfield ... Barney Oldfield
Vince Barnett ... Curly
William Halligan William Halligan ... Cannonball Blake
Joey Ray Joey Ray ... Red
Red Knight Red Knight ... Tex
Diana Hughes Diana Hughes ... Jennie
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Beverly Blake, the 'Blonde Comet," and the daughter of a tire-manufacturer, gets behind the wheel of a race-car, and is soon tearing up the tracks and winning races in Italy, France and Germany (obviously prior to 1938 when those countries were no longer running international car races in Europe.) She comes back to race on American tracks. She meets Jim Flynn, another race-driver, and a rivalry is created, along with a romance. Beverly gives up her chance to win THE BIG RACE by letting Jim race her car and he wins. His win also means a triumph for the racing-car carburetor he has invented and also for the tires manufactured by her father. It may have been somewhat of a setback for Women's Liberation, though. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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DYNAMITE! They all eat her dust on the dirt track...but here's one car jockey who drives rings around her heart! See more »


Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Swedish

Release Date:

26 December 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Curvas peligrosas See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The earliest documented telecasts of this film took place in New York City Sunday 27 June 1948 on WCBS (Channel 2), in Detroit Sunday 14 November 1948 on WXYZ (Channel 7), in Cincinnati Saturday 15 January 1949 on WLW-T (Channel 4), in Albuquerque Saturday 30 April 1949 on KOB (Channel 4), and in Los Angeles Wednesday 12 July 1950 on KTLA (Channel 5). See more »

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