Fireball 500 (1966)/Thunder Alley (1967)
Running moonshine through a small town on his way to Daytona, bootlegger Frankie Avalon competes with hot-headed local race car driver Fabian for the affections of Annette Funicello while evading federal agents. The fast-paced comedic actioner "Fireball 500" also stars Chill Wills, Harvey Lembeck. Then, in "Thunder Alley," stock car racer Fabian is forced to retire after a blackout on the track leads to the death of another driver. Taking a job with Jan Murray's "thrill circus," he teaches Funicello and boyfriend Warren Berlinger to race, but eventually must get back behind the wheel and overcome his affliction. Richard Rush ("The Stunt Man") directs. 181 min. total. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish.
- Action & Adventure
- William Asher
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Fabian , Chill Wills, Harvey Lembeck, Julie Parrish, Douglas Henderson, Baynes Barron, Sandy Reed, Mike Nader, Ed Garner, Vin Scully, Sue Hamilton, Renie Riano, Len Lesser, Billy Beck, Tex Armstrong, Mary Hughes, Patti Chandler, Karla Conway, Hedy Scott, Salli Sachse, Jo Collins, Maria McBane, Linda Bent, Don Randi Trio Plus One, Carole Lombard Singers