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A former war hero and midget car racer meets his match in a feisty reporter who blames his reckless tactics for an accidental racing death.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on November 26, 1951 with Adolphe Menjou reprising his film role.
You figure on doing another column on me?
Regina Forbes: You're only worth a couple of lines now.
Mike Brannan: Well, don't write 'em! I've been risking my neck with this outfit.
Regina Forbes: I hope they pay you well.
Mike Brannan: A hundred bucks a show, and I've been saving every dime. I'm gonna drive ...
During the "pit race", the closer shots were filmed with prominent "Mike Brannan" and "Brannan Spl." on the pit wall, but after a cut, the real #17 car is shown in actual race footage, which has no "Mike Brannan Spl." painted on the car just forward of the windshield, a tire obscures most of Joie Chitwood's name on the pit wall, and the pit wall is marked "Wolfe Spl.".
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