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Speed to Spare (1948)

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57 min | Drama, Romance

Stunt driver Cliff Jordan takes a job with his old pal Jerry McGee, branch manager of an express trucking firm. Jerry is married to Mary, Cliff's former girl friend. Also working for Jerry is Pete Simmons, son of the owner Al Simmons, and ...See moreStunt driver Cliff Jordan takes a job with his old pal Jerry McGee, branch manager of an express trucking firm. Jerry is married to Mary, Cliff's former girl friend. Also working for Jerry is Pete Simmons, son of the owner Al Simmons, and office secretary Jane Chandler, who is Pete's sweetheart. Before long, Cliff has made enemies of Pusher Wilks, a trucker whose run he takes over, and also Pete, whose girl he is trying to take over. Pusher sabotages Cliff's rig at every opportunity causing several near-fatal accidents. Written by Les Adams See less
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Writer
Milton Raison (original screenplay)
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Updated May 14, 1948

Release date
May 14, 1948 (United States)

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21 cast members
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Richard Arlen
Cliff Jordan Cliff Jordan   See fewer
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Jean Rogers
Mary McGee Mary McGee   See fewer
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Richard Travis
Jerry McGee Jerry McGee   See fewer
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Roscoe Karns
Kangaroo Kangaroo   See fewer
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Nanette Parks
Jane Chandler Jane Chandler   See fewer
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Pat Phelan
Pete Simmons Pete Simmons   See fewer
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Ian MacDonald
Pusher Wilkes Pusher Wilkes   See fewer
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Paul Harvey
Al Simmons Al Simmons   See fewer
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Monte Blue
Bit Role (scenes deleted) Bit Role (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Fred Aldrich
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Bagni
Truck Driver (uncredited) Truck Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Eldredge
Truck Driving Instructor (uncredited) Truck Driving Instructor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roy Gordon
Mr. Maxton (uncredited) Mr. Maxton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sol Gorss
Joe (uncredited) Joe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Kerr
Checker (uncredited) Checker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gloria Marlen
Molly, Waitress (uncredited) Molly, Waitress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alphonse Martell
Headwaiter (uncredited) Headwaiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brick Sullivan
Truck Driver in Coffee Shop (uncredited) Truck Driver in Coffee Shop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddy Waller
Charlie Blane, Explosives Driver (uncredited) Charlie Blane, Explosives Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Wilkerson
Pop, Trucker's Cafe Owner (uncredited) Pop, Trucker's Cafe Owner (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.6 / 10 | 33 votes