A Depression-era factory worker (Dirk Bogarde) ditches his humdrum job to take up racecar driving. His early successes inflate his ego and bring him close to a beautiful society girl (Moira Lister), and all seems right with the world. When World War II breaks out, his destiny takes a different shape. Comedic British romance co-stars Bonar Colleano, Bill Owen. AKA: "Maniacs on Wheels." 102 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.