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IS THE GLORY OF VICTORY WORTH THE PRICE!

This 1939 drama, a reworking of the 1932 James Cagney film "The Crowd Roars", stars Pat O'Brien as a champion auto racer who unhappily learns his kid brother (John Payne) wants to enter the same profession rather than finish school.

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Films Mentioned in "The Classical Hollywood Cinema" (Bordwell, Thompson, Staiger)

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Evan 111 films

Films and documentaries on Letterboxd that are about or tangibly involve motor racing. No order.

Formula One (F1), Indycar, NASCAR,…

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Awful films: Every Zero-Star Film Ever Reviewed in Halliwell's Film Guides--Part II (alphabetically, from 'Evil Under the Sun' to 'Marked for Death')

Halliwell's zero-star entries, from both 'Halliwell's 2008 Film Guide' and 'Halliwell's: The Movies That Matter', were far too numerous, and…