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1 edition of The cannonball run found in the catalog.

The cannonball run

Hal Needham

The cannonball run

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama,
  • Motorsports,
  • Automobile racing,
  • Teatro,
  • Carreras de automóviles

  • About the Edition

    A mad-cap, illegal cross country race is the focus of this car chase comedy.

    Edition Notes

    Statement20th Century Fox ; Golden Harvest presents an Albert S. Ruddy production ; written by Brock Yates ; produced by Afbert S. Ruddy ; directed by Hal Needham
    ContributionsReynolds, Burt, Fawcett, Farrah, 1947-2009, Moore, Roger, 1927-2017, DeLuise, Dom, Martin, Dean, 1917-1995, Davis, Sammy, Jr., 1925-1990, Barbeau, Adrienne, 1945-, Farr, Jamie, 1934-, Bradshaw, Terry, Tillis, Mel, Cheng, Long, 1954-, Golden Harvest (Firm), HBO Video (Firm)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.C55 C36 1982
    The Physical Object
    Format[videorecording] /
    Pagination1 videodisc (96 min.)
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26947539M
    ISBN 100783116969, 1419880969
    ISBN 109780783116969, 9781419880964
    OCLC/WorldCa47258566

    Darien to Portofino was the same route run as the Cannonball and became a 40 year anniversary tribute to the event. And with the help of this erstwhile vehicle, his showbiz credentials, and many of the lovely ladies he picks up during his travels, he rides the light fantastic towards the finishing line. Especially for 95 minutes in Nuff said. I suppose I sold out so I couldn't really object to what people wrote about me. In the opening part of the film, Chan and Hui are introduced on a talk show hosted by Johnny Yune as the operators of Japan 's entry into the race.

    John Fiedler as the desk clerk. The Aston Martin then slammed head-on into the first in the line of onrushing cars, and she was hurtled into the windshield. Oh, yes! I did it to help out a friend of mine, Hal Needham.

    Prior to the Cannonball, his most recent was a Triumph Thunderbird. A "trophy dash" was a short race, generally five laps, for the four fastest qualifiers in sprint car and midget competition and seemed an appropriately absurd play on words for a race several thousand times longer. The ignition timing also has its own lever, which must be manipulated. By Peter Krouse, cleveland. To them, what they do is an expression of freedom, although a form not suited for everyone. Compton's now portly ally forced them into a wheelie for the entire race.


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The cannonball run book

But to do it on vintage two-lanes, many of them unpaved, borders on the miraculous. Car and Driver Magazine columnist and correspondent Brock Yateswho having created the real-life Cannonball Run, wrote the film directly for the screen, plays the race organizer of who lays down the rules at the starting line.

Other phone calls to friends in the business initially produced an agreement to race, but slowly each fell off the wagon. After assessing penalty points, Caltech was declared the winner with a corrected time of hours 3 minutes.

They know what they are doing is a bit crazy and against the law, but they do it in a thoughtful and controlled fashion.

It's brilliant. Plus you can clearly see him in the end credit blooper reel. The important thing to remember is you are only as disabled as you think you are. Peter Fonda has a cameo role referencing his character in The Wild Angels. All rights reserved About Us. JJ hands his team's time card to Victor, then ambushes the remaining racers, leaving only Victor and one of the Lamborghini women, Marcie.

In Ohio, Fenderbaum and Blake are able to convince Victor to pull over the ambulance in order to bless the patient on board.

‘Cannonball Run’ cross

A surrogate responded indicating interest, then silence. Such was the unhinged fear and loathing that pervaded the land in early And 4 The charm and grace of people being themselves in character.

The drivers exclusively used Electrify America 's network of charging stations to take advantage of fast charging speeds. Bert Convy as wealthy but bored executive Bradford Compton, who planned to run the Cannonball by motorcycle with the help of an old friend, Shakey Finch Warren Berlingeronce the world's greatest cross-country motorcyclist.

Seymour Goldfarb is frequently shown evading police by using various James Bond -type gadgets, such as oil slicks, smoke screens, switchable license plates, all installed in his Aston Martin DB5.

The industry adopted mandatory seat belts on all stunt-car work primarily due to this incident. Everybody was going nuts with causes, most of them against the law. In the back of the truck were their three Triumphs with a combined age of Furthermore, there are also the filmic-facts!

Once Electrify America's rapidly growing network gets a bit more coverage in some areas, and the weather is warmer, a better time should be easy to achieve.

It's really them : Jackie and Michael are a pair of Chinese experts well known in their respective fields. Farr's car is a Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow.

Cannonball!

Script[ edit ] The characters J. He boosted the engine and installed a gallon auxiliary fuel tank in the trunk. Well, for a start, there is the danger posed by Arthur J. A balls-out, shoot-the-moon, fuck-the-establishment rumble from New York to Los Angeles to prove what we had been harping about for years, i.

Aside from Baker's known records, legend had it that basketball superstar Wilt Chamberlain had driven a Lamborghini from New York to Los Angeles solo in 36 hours and 10 minutes. This made them the second team to ever eclipse the benchmark on the Cannonball route in an event over 36 years.

As the race progresses, Victor occasionally turns into his alter ego, superhero " Captain Chaos ".Oct 08,  · Brock Yates, a maverick automotive writer, commentator and magazine editor who was best known for creating — and winning — the madcap Cannonball Run coast-to.

The Cannonball run had a cast list that read like a Hollywood phone book. The film starred, to name a few, Burt Reynolds, Farrah Fawcett, Sammy Davis Jnr, Dean Martin, Roger Moore and Jackie Chan and was directed by Hal Needham.

Dec 06,  · The Cannonball Run Record Is Everything That’s Wrong With Car Culture. Bicycling - Joe Lindsey. mph. That’s how fast three drivers recently went as they crossed the country in their successful attempt to break the informal “Cannonball Run”. The Cannonball Baker Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, widely known as the Cannonball Baker or Cannonball Run, was an unofficial, unsanctioned automobile race run five times in the s from New York City and Darien, Connecticut, on the East Coast of the United States to the Portofino Inn in Redondo Beach, California.

Jul 06,  · Both this film and "The Cannonball Run" () were novelized by the same author, Michael Avallone. See more» Goofs After Zippo was shot dead by Sharpe who then was inadvertently killed by Beutell as he got shocked into losing control and sideswiped into Sharpe's parked car, causing it to crush him underneath; the traffic goes quickly from /10(K).

Heidi von Beltz Dies: Stuntwoman Paralyzed In ‘Cannonball Run’ Crash Was 59

Oct 12,  · This first book of its kind tells the behind-the-scenes story of the incredibly illegal Cannonball rally. This best seller is now available in paperback!In the early s, Brock Yates, senior editor of Car and Driver Magazine, created the now infamous Cannonball Sea-to-Shining-Sea Memorial Brand: Motorbooks.