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Ghost of Dragstrip Hollow (1959)

Approved | | Comedy, Horror | July 1959 (USA)
A group of drag-racing fanatics, members of a Los Angeles club, move into an old deserted mansion and set up shop, making it their headquarters. They hold a Halloween masked ball for the ... See full summary »

Director:

William J. Hole Jr. (as William Hole)

Writer:

Lou Rusoff
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jody Fair Jody Fair ... Lois Cavendish
Russ Bender ... Tom Hendry
Henry McCann Henry McCann ... Dave
Martin Braddock Martin Braddock ... Stan
Elaine DuPont Elaine DuPont ... Rhoda
Leon Tyler Leon Tyler ... Bonzo the Clown
Jack Ging ... Tony
Nancy Anderson Nancy Anderson ... Nita (Annita)
Dorothy Neumann ... Anastasia Abernathy
Sanita Pelkey Sanita Pelkey ... Amelia
Kirby Smith Kirby Smith ... Wesley Cavendish
Jeanne Tatum Jeanne Tatum ... Alice Cavendish (as Jean Tatum)
Beverly Scott Beverly Scott ... Hazel
Bill St. Johns Bill St. Johns ... Ed
Tommy Ivo ... Tommy Ivo
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Storyline

A group of drag-racing fanatics, members of a Los Angeles club, move into an old deserted mansion and set up shop, making it their headquarters. They hold a Halloween masked ball for the club's grand opening, and invite everyone to come dressed as their favorite monster! Oddly enough, the festivities turn sour when one of the bright youths discovers an impostor among them in the form of an honest-to-gosh live monster who's been hogging all the dances with the best-looking girls! Written by filmfactsman

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The Hot Rod Gang meets the...GHOST of DRAGSTRIP HOLLOW

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

July 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Haunted Hotrod See more »

Filming Locations:

Montville, New Jersey, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Alta Vista Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Both the Model T with the white top and the Buick-powered dragster in the back with Tommy Ivo were owned by Ivo and used in the movie. He was a well-established professional drag racer at the time of this movie, known as "TV" Tommy Ivo. See more »

Quotes

Tony: There's another one I want you to see. Meet Tommy Ivo. This dragster of his has taken over 300 trophies across the country.
Tom Hendry: [whistles] That's quite a heap of metal.
Tony: He holds two world's records.
Tom Hendry: [to Tommy] What are they?
Tommy Ivo: World's fastest unblown gas engine - turned 154.37 miles an hour. I also got the record for the world's quickest single-engine gas car with a 9.16-second elapsed time. I got top gas eliminator at the big United States fuel and gas championship meet in March 1959.
Tom Hendry: You designed it ...
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The final credit reads "The Endest, Man" See more »


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Ghost Train
by Nick Venet
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THE Ultimate Drive-In Movie!

This film is soooo corny, that it's incredibly funny!

Hardly shown any more, but don't miss it if you get the chance!

If anyone is looking for a copy of it, pls go to "Norm's Old Movie Heaven"


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