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Thunder in Carolina (1960)

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92 min | Action, Drama, Sport

Professional stock car racer Mitch Cooper wrecks his car and hurts his ankle in a brutal smash-up. Mitch takes time off from racing to teach cocky eager beaver kid Les York how to drive well on the track. Mitch also takes a fancy to York's...See moreProfessional stock car racer Mitch Cooper wrecks his car and hurts his ankle in a brutal smash-up. Mitch takes time off from racing to teach cocky eager beaver kid Les York how to drive well on the track. Mitch also takes a fancy to York's lovely, no-nonsense wife Rene. This leads to York ditching Mitch as his manager so he can race for some evil jerk millionaire who only cares about winning. Written by Woodyanders See less
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Updated Jul 31, 1960

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Jul 1960 (United States)

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31 cast members
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Rory Calhoun
Mitch Cooper Mitch Cooper   See fewer
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Alan Hale Jr.
Buddy Schaeffer Buddy Schaeffer   See fewer
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Connie Hines
Rene York Rene York   See fewer
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Race Gentry
Les York (as John Gentry) Les York (as John Gentry)   See fewer
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Ed McGrath
Reichert Reichert   See fewer
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Troyanne Ross
Kay Hill Kay Hill   See fewer
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Helen Downey
Eve Mason Eve Mason   See fewer
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Van Casey
Stoogie Stoogie   See fewer
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Tripplie Wisecup
Myrtle Webb Myrtle Webb   See fewer
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Carey Loftin
Tommy Webb Tommy Webb   See fewer
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Billie Langston
Peaches Peaches   See fewer
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Ann Stevens
Singer Singer   See fewer
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George Rembert Jr.
Junior Thorsen Junior Thorsen   See fewer
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Olwen Roney
Motel manager Motel manager   See fewer
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Dick Taylor
Higgins Higgins   See fewer
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William Sprott
Roy Greenleaf Roy Greenleaf   See fewer
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Wes Stone
Deputy Deputy   See fewer
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Thomas M. Godbold
Minister Minister   See fewer
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Ray Melton
Track announcer, 'Southern 500' Track announcer, 'Southern 500'   See fewer
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Raymond Caddell
Dirt-track announcer Dirt-track announcer   See fewer
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Carolyn Melton
Miss Southern 500 Miss Southern 500   See fewer
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2nd Marine Division Band
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
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Buck Baker
Grand National race driver Grand National race driver   See fewer
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Joe Caspolich
Grand National race driver Grand National race driver   See fewer
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Neil Castles Sr.
Grand National race driver Grand National race driver   See fewer
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Joe Eubanks
Grand National race driver Grand National race driver   See fewer
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Shep Langdon
Grand National race driver Grand National race driver   See fewer
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Francis Thompson
Himself (cymbal player, 2nd Marine Division band) Himself (cymbal player, 2nd Marine Division band)   See fewer
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Curtis Turner
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Joe Weatherly
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2.6 / 10 | 283 votes