The Fireball (1950)

Genre : Drama
  
Format:  
$9.99
Regularly $19.99
 
 
The nationwide interest, thanks to TV, in roller derby during the late '40s and early '50s led to this offbeat sports drama. Mickey Rooney stars as a feisty orphan who becomes a big-time skater--with an ego to match--until he's stricken with polio. In an early film role, Marilyn Monroe co-stars as a derby groupie who's attracted to Rooney, and Pat O'Brien plays, of all things, a caring priest. 84 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
 
SKU: D45261
$9.99
Regularly $19.99
Category:
Drama
Director:
Tay Garnett
Rated:
NR
Color:
Black & White
Format: 
DVD-R Fullscreen
Closed Captioned:
 No
Cast:  Mickey Rooney, Pat O'Brien, Beverly Tyler, James Brown, Ralph Dumke, Milburn Stone, Marilyn Monroe, Sam Flint, Glenn Corbett, John Hedloe
Customers Who Bought This Title Also Purchased:
 

The Fireball DVD

is featured in our 800-page catalog along with other hard-to-find titles like:
  • Killer McCoy (1947)

    Genre: Drama
    Format: DVD-R
    $9.99
    Add To Order
    Regularly $19.99 Buy Killer McCoy on DVD-R

    Category: Drama | Rated: NR | Color: Black & White | Closed Captioned: No

    Format: DVD-R | Starring: Mickey Rooney, Brian Donlevy, Ann Blyth

    Mickey Rooney gives a stunning performance as feisty boxer Tommy McCoy in this knockout remake of 1938's "The Crowd Roars." Despite growing up in the slums, Rooney becomes a lightweight title contender ... more

    Regularly $19.99 Add To Order $9.99 Buy Killer McCoy on DVD-R
  • Summer Holiday (1948)

    Genre: Musicals
    Format: DVD-R
    $12.99
    Add To Order
    Regularly $24.99 Buy Summer Holiday on DVD-R

    Category: Musicals | Rated: NR | Color: Color | Closed Captioned: No

    Format: DVD-R | Starring: Mickey Rooney, Gloria De Haven, Walter Huston

    Eugene O'Neill's "Ah, Wilderness!" served as the basis for this Rouben Mamoulian musical about a New England family at the turn of the 20th century. Mickey Rooney, who played the youngest brother in ... more

    Regularly $24.99 Add To Order $12.99 Buy Summer Holiday on DVD-R
  • The Big Wheel (1949)

    Genre: Drama
    Format:
    $13.49
    Add To Order
    Regularly $14.99 Buy The Big Wheel on DVD

    Category: Drama | Rated: NR | Color: Black & White | Closed Captioned: No

    Format: | Starring: Mickey Rooney, Thomas Mitchell, Mary Hatcher

    Mickey Rooney tears up the tarmac as a young man whose obsessive determination to follow in his racer dad's tracks leads to tragedy and hard lessons learned. High-torque drama co-stars Mary Hatcher, ... more

    Regularly $14.99 Add To Order $13.49 Buy The Big Wheel on DVD
  • The Big Wheel (1949)

    Genre: Drama
    Format: DVD-R
    $8.99
    Add To Order
    Regularly $9.99 Buy The Big Wheel on DVD-R

    Category: Drama | Rated: NR | Color: Black & White | Closed Captioned: No

    Format: DVD-R | Starring: Mickey Rooney, Thomas Mitchell, Mary Hatcher

    Mickey Rooney tears up the tarmac as a young man whose obsessive determination to follow in his racer dad's tracks leads to tragedy and hard lessons learned. High-torque drama co-stars Mary Hatcher, ... more

    Regularly $9.99 Add To Order $8.99 Buy The Big Wheel on DVD-R
  • Quicksand (1950)

    Genre: Mystery
    Format: DVD-R
    $8.99
    Add To Order
    Regularly $9.99 Buy Quicksand on DVD-R

    Category: Mystery | Rated: NR | Color: Black & White | Closed Captioned: No

    Format: DVD-R | Starring: Mickey Rooney, Jeanne Cagney, Barbara Bates

    Mickey Rooney stars as a young man who commits a minor criminal act that slowly, inexorably draws him into a quagmire of crime and self-destruction. Grim human drama co-stars Peter Lorre, Jeanne Cagney. ... more

    Regularly $9.99 Add To Order $8.99 Buy Quicksand on DVD-R
  • My Outlaw Brother (1951)

    Genre: Westerns
    Format: DVD-R
    $9.99
    Add To Order
    Regularly $14.99 Buy My Outlaw Brother on DVD-R

    Category: Westerns | Director: Elliott Nugent | Rated: NR | Color: Black & White | Closed Captioned: No

    Format: DVD-R | Starring: Mickey Rooney, Wanda Hendrix, Robert Preston

    A naive dude (Mickey Rooney), heading westward to find the brother he idolizes (Robert Stack), is shepherded safely across the plains by a ranger (Robert Preston). What Rooney doesn't realize is that ... more

    Regularly $14.99 Add To Order $9.99 Buy My Outlaw Brother on DVD-R
  • NEW RELEASE

    A Slight Case Of Larceny (1953)

    Genre: Comedy
    Format: DVD-R
    $12.99
    Add To Order
    Regularly $24.99 Buy A Slight Case Of Larceny on DVD-R

    Category: Comedy | Rated: NR | Color: Black & White | Closed Captioned: No

    Format: DVD-R | Starring: Mickey Rooney, Eddie Bracken, Elaine Stewart

    World War II vet Freddie Clopp (Eddie Bracken) was living a quiet life until fast-talking service buddy "Geechy" Cheevers (Mickey Rooney) muscled his way back into it, convincing him to mortgage his ... more

    Regularly $24.99 Add To Order $12.99 Buy A Slight Case Of Larceny on DVD-R
  • All Ashore (1953)

    Genre: Musicals
    Format: DVD-R
    $19.99
    Add To Order
    Regularly $24.99 Buy All Ashore on DVD-R

    Category: Musicals | Rated: NR | Color: Color | Closed Captioned: No

    Format: DVD-R | Starring: Mickey Rooney, Dick Haymes, Peggy Ryan

    A trio of gobs (Mickey Rooney, Dick Haymes, Ray McDonald) finally get some long-awaited shore leave when they dock in Catalina, but their bid to make a little extra spending cash by posing as entertainers ... more

    Regularly $24.99 Add To Order $19.99 Buy All Ashore on DVD-R
  • The Atomic Kid (1954)

    Genre: Comedy
    Format:
    $14.99
    Add To Order
    Regularly $24.99 Buy The Atomic Kid on DVD

    Category: Comedy | Rated: NR | Color: Black & White | Closed Captioned: No

    Format: | Starring: Mickey Rooney, Robert Strauss, Elaine Davis

    Prospector Mickey Rooney is caught in an A-bomb test in the Nevada desert, but emerges intact (as does his peanut butter and sardine sandwich) with a phosphorescent glow, the power to affect slot machines, ... more

    Regularly $24.99 Add To Order $14.99 Buy The Atomic Kid on DVD
  • NEW RELEASE

    Drive A Crooked Road (1954)

    Genre: Mystery
    Format: DVD-R
    $19.99
    Add To Order
    Regularly $24.99 Buy Drive A Crooked Road on DVD-R

    Category: Mystery | Rated: NR | Color: Black & White | Closed Captioned: No

    Format: DVD-R | Starring: Mickey Rooney, Dianne Foster, Kevin McCarthy

    Scuffling grease monkey Eddie Shannon (Mickey Rooney) always dreamed of driving in the prestigious meets, but knew he'd never have the stake to do so. That changed when a tempting beauty (Dianne Foster) ... more

    Regularly $24.99 Add To Order $19.99 Buy Drive A Crooked Road on DVD-R

Get Movie Specials
and Movie Trivia
via email.