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The Resource Fireball 500, Orion Pictures Corporation ; produced by James H. Nicholson and Samuel Z. Arkoff ; written by William Asher & Leo Townsend ; directed by William Asher. Thunder Alley / Orion Pictures Corporation ; an American International picture ; produced by Burt Topper ; written by Sy Salkowitz ; directed by Richard Rush, (videorecording)

Fireball 500, Orion Pictures Corporation ; produced by James H. Nicholson and Samuel Z. Arkoff ; written by William Asher & Leo Townsend ; directed by William Asher. Thunder Alley / Orion Pictures Corporation ; an American International picture ; produced by Burt Topper ; written by Sy Salkowitz ; directed by Richard Rush, (videorecording)

Label
Fireball 500
Title
Fireball 500
Statement of responsibility
Orion Pictures Corporation ; produced by James H. Nicholson and Samuel Z. Arkoff ; written by William Asher & Leo Townsend ; directed by William Asher. Thunder Alley / Orion Pictures Corporation ; an American International picture ; produced by Burt Topper ; written by Sy Salkowitz ; directed by Richard Rush
Title variation
Frankie & Annette
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • Fireball 500: Stock car racer Dave Owens plays into the hands of whiskey runners by agreeing to drive in a cross-country road race. He is assisted by Jane Harris and Sonny Leander Fox. Soon Dave and Sonny begin a friendly rivalry for Jane
  • Thunder Alley: Stock car racer Tommy Callahan is forced to join Pete Madsen's thrill circus after his blackouts cause a fatal accident and he gets thrown off the circuit. He shows Pete's daughter Francie and her boyfriend Eddie Sands everything he knows about driving. Eddie takes up with Tommy's girl Annie Blaine after winning the first time out. They become fierce rivals by the next race, during which Tommy remembers driving over his brother with a go-kart and Eddie hits the wall
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Original music, Les Baxter
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
F5743355 2007
PerformerNote
  • Fireball 500 cast: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Fabian, Chill Wills, Harvey Lembeck, Julie Parrish
  • Thunder Alley cast: Annette Funicello, Fabian, Diane McBain, Warren Berlinger, Jan Murray
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1916-1972
  • 1918-2001
  • 1921-2012
  • 1908-1987
  • 1930-
  • 1943-
  • 1902-1978
  • 1923-1982
  • 1937-
  • 1916-2006
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nicholson, James H.
  • Arkoff, Samuel Z.
  • Asher, William
  • Townsend, Leo
  • Topper, Burt
  • Salkowitz, Sy
  • Rush, Richard
  • Avalon, Frankie
  • Funicello, Annette
  • Fabian
  • Wills, Chill
  • Lembeck, Harvey
  • Parrish, Julie
  • McBain, Diane
  • Berlinger, Warren
  • Murray, Jan
  • Orion Pictures
  • American International Pictures (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
181
Series statement
  • MGM DVD
  • M-G-M movie legends collection
  • M-G-M movie legends double feature
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stock car drivers
  • Stock car racing
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Smuggling
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Sports rivalries
  • Relaciones hombre-mujer
  • Carreras de automóviles
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Fireball 500, Orion Pictures Corporation ; produced by James H. Nicholson and Samuel Z. Arkoff ; written by William Asher & Leo Townsend ; directed by William Asher. Thunder Alley / Orion Pictures Corporation ; an American International picture ; produced by Burt Topper ; written by Sy Salkowitz ; directed by Richard Rush, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Fireball 500 originally released as a motion picture in 1966 ; Thunder Alley originally released as a motion picture in 1967
  • "This DVD is copy protected."
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Side A: Fireball 500 (92 min.) -- Side B: Thunder Alley (89 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (181 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
108129
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1856075
  • (OCoLC)154235927
  • (OCoLC)ocn154235927
  • 1859099
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Fireball 500, Orion Pictures Corporation ; produced by James H. Nicholson and Samuel Z. Arkoff ; written by William Asher & Leo Townsend ; directed by William Asher. Thunder Alley / Orion Pictures Corporation ; an American International picture ; produced by Burt Topper ; written by Sy Salkowitz ; directed by Richard Rush, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Fireball 500 originally released as a motion picture in 1966 ; Thunder Alley originally released as a motion picture in 1967
  • "This DVD is copy protected."
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Side A: Fireball 500 (92 min.) -- Side B: Thunder Alley (89 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (181 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
108129
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1856075
  • (OCoLC)154235927
  • (OCoLC)ocn154235927
  • 1859099
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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