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The Great Race
Directed by:
Blake Edwards

"The Great Race" (also known as "Grande corsa, La", "Große Rennen rund um die Welt, Das") is an Action/Adventure/Comedy/Family/Musical/Sport film directed by Blake Edwards, and written by Arthur A. Ross (screenplay), released in the USA on July 01 of 1965 . Jack Lemmon is starring, alongside Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Peter Falk, Keenan Wynn and Arthur O'Connell.


Who directed "The Great Race":

The Great Race was directed by Blake Edwards, an American director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before The Great Race, Blake Edwards had directed A Shot in the Dark, released in 1964, The Pink Panther (1963), Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), High Time (1960), Operation Petticoat (1959). Since, he directed What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?, released in 1966, The Party (1968), Darling Lili (1970), The Carey Treatment (1972), The Return of the Pink Panther (1975), and The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976).

When was "The Great Race" released:

The Great Race was initially released on Thursday, July 01, 1965, in the United States. Also released on Thursday, July 01, 1965 has been The Family Jewels (dir. Jerry Lewis). This was fifty-three (53) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, October 14, 1965 in the United Kingdom; Thursday, December 09, 1965 in Germany and on Friday, December 17, 1965 in Australia.

Who is at the casting of "The Great Race":

At the casting of The Great Race we find Jack Lemmon, previously seen in Good Neighbor Sam (1964) and Under the Yum Yum Tree (1963); Tony Curtis (Sex and the Single Girl (1964), Goodbye Charlie (1964)); Natalie Wood (Sex and the Single Girl (1964), Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)) [ more... ]

  • William Bryant and Tony Curtis, Arthur O'Connell can be seen in Operation Petticoat, released in 1959.
  • Larry Storch and Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood can all be seen in Sex and the Single Girl, released in 1964.
  • William Bryant and Jack Lemmon, Dorothy Provine can all be seen in Good Neighbor Sam, released in 1964.
  • Peter Falk, Dorothy Provine and Marvin Kaplan can also be seen in It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World, released in 1963.

What is the Storyline of "The Great Race":

The Great Leslie (Tony Curtis) and Professor Fate (Jack Lemmon) are competing daredevils at the turn of the 20th century. Leslie is the classic hero ? always dressed in white, handsome, ever-courteous, enormously talented and successful. Leslie's nemesis, Fate, is the traditional melodramatic villain ? usually dressed in black, sporting a black moustache and top hat, glowering at most everyone, maniacal evil laugh, grandiose plans to thwart the hero, and dogged by failure. Leslie proposes an automobile race [...]

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