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Speed (1984)

Not Rated
Short | 30 min | Documentary, Short, History

A documentary on the history on mankind's attempts to reach high speeds. Starting with the invention of the bicycle, going on to sports cars, cars with jet engines, rocket-powered cars, attempts to break the sound barrier, and ...See moreA documentary on the history on mankind's attempts to reach high speeds. Starting with the invention of the bicycle, going on to sports cars, cars with jet engines, rocket-powered cars, attempts to break the sound barrier, and rocket-engine airplanes. Each achievement is documented by title card indicating the speed reached in miles per hour. Written by Anonymous See less
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Greg MacGillivray (conception and story) | Steven Henschel (written for the screen by) | Jim Foster (written for the screen by) (as James Foster)
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Jeff Gerrard (as Jeff Gerard)
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James Burke
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Monty Cox
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Shane McCamey
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Linda Hoy
Scottish Lady Scottish Lady   See fewer
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Omri Katz
Scottish Laddie Scottish Laddie   See fewer
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Andy Muxlow
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Lee Brock
Bill Vukovich Bill Vukovich   See fewer
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Leif Green
Danny Danny   See fewer
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Frank Dent
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Peter Renaday
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Bill Carter
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Gerry Lopez
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Stella Sylvester
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Kevin Hardesty
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Lisa Jones
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Karl Schneider
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Don Smith
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David Yarvi
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Jeff Imada
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Shaun Macgillivray
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Doug Williams
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Chuck Yeager
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6.9 / 10 | 118 votes