Reporter J.J. Dalton wants to write a story about a gruelling three thousand kilometer auto rally through Africa. When her deal to ride with a driver falls through, she hires ex-stuntman Eddie Miles, who is racing against his former employer, the ruthless Count Borgia, who becomes their hardest and meanest competitor in the rally. Borgia and his sidekick Feodor do all they can to thwart the other drivers, but luck and love are on J.J. and Eddie's side.
The race that drove Africa wild!
Did You Know?
Sir Christopher Lee's last line in the movie, "La commedia e finita", is the last line of Ruggero Leoncavallo's tragic opera "I Pagliacci". It means, "The comedy is over." See more
Pretty much any time Christopher Lee is driving in the car with his sidekick, the camera is visible in the reflection on the sidekicks helmet. This starts at the beginning of the race and continues throughout the movie. See more
Baboons on the road, what kind of sign is this? Baboons on the road, is this the end of bliss? I would rather see a rain of toads than hear that call: baboons on the road! I would rather see a rain of toads than hear that call, baboons on the road!
Feodor, you know that I am fluent in twelve languages. Amongst all those noble and ancient tongues, there is but one solitary word that describes you with complete and total accuracy: putz.