HOT ROD 1950
U.S. film. One of the earliest hot rod movies. A teenager loves hot rods! His father is the town judge and he hates ‘em! Eventually the teen gets a '32 roadster. But when one of his high school hot rod pals shuts him down while on a date with his best chick, it's a total putdown and he retaliates by souping up his rod! Trouble ensues. Then redemption and a happy ending! Cool scenes: five car hot rod street race and footage of dry lakes racing at El Mirage. James Lydon, Art Baker, Gil Strattion, Gloria Winters, Myron Healy, Tommy Bond ("Butch" from "Our Gang" series). Hot Rod!
Plus these bonus selections...
THE AMERICAN TEENAGE HOT ROD 1992
U.S. documentary. This short documentary commemorates the American teenage hot rod. Hot rod enthusiasts share their memories and display their hot rods. The interviews are informative, entertaining and at times, quite humorous. Very cool looking hot rods!
INGENUITY IN ACTION 1958
U.S. documentary. This is an awesome looking documentary about the Hot Rod Nationals of 1958. This film’s got it all…cool dudes, beautiful cars, wonderful scenery and lots of drag strip action! There’s even a beatnik-lookin’ hot-rodder! Excellent hot rod footage and cool scenes of trophies being awarded to the winners of a drag race. Excellent color. This is probably one of the best films dealing with hot rods and drag racing. Featuring Wally Parks, president of NHRA; Robert Petersen, publisher of Hot Rod Magazine and several others.
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