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The Gumball Rally (8-Oct-1976)

Director: Chuck Bail

Writers: Chuck Bail; Leon Capetanos

Music Composed and Conducted by: Dominic Frontiere

Producer: Chuck Bail

Keywords: Action/Comedy, Auto Racing

Upon receipt of a telegram, participants drop whatever they are doing for an illegal cross-country street race, New York to Los Angeles; the trophy looks like a gumball machine. Lt. Roscoe is determined to stop them. The cars are fast and cool; good automotive choreography. This is a film for gearheads. Modeled after Brock Yates' race, which was also inspiration for The Cannonball Run (1981).

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Gary Busey
Actor
29-Jun-1944   The Buddy Holly Story
Colleen Camp
Actor
7-Jun-1953   Police Academy 2
Ann Doran
Actor
28-Jul-1911 19-Sep-2000 Rio Grande
Susan Flannery
Actor
31-Jul-1940   The Bold and the Beautiful
Med Flory
Musician
27-Aug-1926   Supersax
Raul Julia
Actor
9-Mar-1940 24-Oct-1994 Street Fighter, Addams Family
J. Pat O'Malley
Actor
15-Mar-1904 27-Feb-1985 Harry Burns on My Favorite Martian
Michael Sarrazin
Actor
22-May-1940 17-Apr-2011 Frankenstein: The True Story

CAST

Michael Sarrazin   ...   Michael Bannon (Cobra Team)
Normann Burton   ...   Lt. Roscoe
Gary Busey   ...   Gibson (Camaro Team)
John Durren   ...   Ace Preston aka Mr. Guts (Camaro Team)
Susan Flannery   ...   Alice (Porsche Team)
Harvey Jason   ...   Lapchick (Kawasaki)
Steven Keats   ...   Kandinsky (Dodge Team)
Tim McIntire   ...   Smitty (Ferrari Team)
Joanne Nail   ...   Jane (Porsche Team)
J. Pat O'Malley   ...   Barney Donahue (Mercedes Team)
Tricia O'Neil   ...   Angie (Rolls Royce)
Lazaro Perez   ...   Jose (Rolls Royce)
Nicholas Pryor   ...   Prof. Graves (Cobra Team)
Vaughn Taylor   ...   Andy McAllister (Mercedes Team)
Wally Taylor   ...   Avila (Dodge Team)
Colleen Camp   ...   Franco's Date
Rod Colbin   ...  
J. J. Fowler   ...  
David Hinton   ...  
Ken Scott   ...  
Joe Tornatore   ...  
Med Flory   ...  
and
Raul Julia   ...   Franco
Edward Ansara   ...   Head Waiter
Jay K. Atwater   ...   Radar Patrolman
Stephen Blood   ...   Rabbit
Chuck Courtney   ...   Motorcycle Rider
Ed Danus   ...   Boardroom Executive
Lou David   ...   Mugger
Wes Dawn   ...   Jaguar Team
Lola Daydream   ...   Daisy
Eddy Donno   ...   Mel (Van Team)
Ann Doran   ...   Mrs. Ontley
Elizabeth Fleming   ...   Ms. Reynolds
John Furlong   ...   Man on Freeway
Perry Gewirtz   ...   Flasher
Charles J. Hajak   ...   Gas Station Attendant
Carlton N. Hill   ...   Highway Patrolman
Whitey Hughes   ...   Corvette Team
Gray Johnson   ...   Truck Driver
Dick Karie   ...   Joe (Van Team)
John Lawlor   ...   Jake
Gary Littlejohn   ...   Motorcycle Rider
John Morton   ...   Jaguar Team
Jack Oliver   ...   Oscar
William E. Pierce   ...   Illinois Sheriff
Alan Schmidt   ...   Highway Patrol Captain
Dennis J. Setlock   ...   Gas Station Attendant
Alfred Shelly   ...   Harry (Van Team)
Don Sides   ...   Helicopter Pilot
Larry Silvestri   ...   Corvette Team
Walter R. Smith   ...   Police Officer
Linda Vaughn   ...   Plan Alpha
Joel Wolfe   ...   New York Policeman
James Ray Wyatt   ...   Policeman

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