The Great Race
Warner Bros. DVD Clearance Sale (series)
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- Theatrical Trailer
- Languages: English & French
- Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Thai, Korean
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 2 hours, 40 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: June 4, 2002
- Originally Released: 1965
- Label: Warner Home Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Snap Case
- Single Side - Dual Layer
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Featurette: MAKING OF THE GREAT RACE
- Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
- Text/Photo Galleries:
- Filmographies: Blake Edwards - Director
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon & Natalie Wood|
|Performer:||Peter Falk, Keenan Wynn, Blake Edwards, Arthur O'Connell, Vivian Vance, Dorothy Provine, Larry Storch, Ross Martin & Marvin Kaplan|
|Directed by||Blake Edwards|
|Edited by||Ralph E. Winters|
|Screenwriting by||Arthur Ross|
|Composition by||Henry Mancini|
|Story by||Arthur Ross & Blake Edwards|
|Produced by||Martin Jurow|
|Director of Photography:||Russell Harlan|
Description by OLDIES.com:
Blake Edwards turns a marvelous cast loose on a round-the-world highway booby-trapped by some of the funniest screen gags ever. Jack Lemmon and Peter Falk are nasty Professor Fate and his dim henchman Max. Tony Curtis is their good-guy nemesis, the Great Leslie. And Natalie Wood is cheroot-puffing suffragette reporter Maggie DuBois. Zestily scored by Henry Mancini and ravishing in a new digital transfer with revitalized digital audio from restored elements, The Great Race is great fun!
- Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis also teamed up in Billy Wilder's SOME LIKE IT HOT, the funniest American film ever made according to the American Film Institute's list.
- The film is dedicated to Laurel and Hardy.
- The pie fight is the biggest ever filmed, utilizing 2,357 pies.
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