Thunder Alley



Director: Richard Rush

Writers:Sy Salkowitz

Release Date: March 22, 1967 (USA)

Genre: Drama / Action / Romance

Plot Synopsis: Stock car racer Tommy Callahan (Fabian) is forced to join Pete Madsen's (Jan Murray) thrill circus after his blackouts cause a fatal accident that gets him thrown off the circuit. He shows Pete's daughter Francie (Annette Funicello) and her boyfriend Eddie Sands (Warren Berlinger) everything he knows about driving. Eddie takes up with Tommy's girl Annie Blaine (Diane McBain) after winning the first time out. They become fierce rivals by the next race, during which Tommy remembers driving over his brother with a go-kart and Eddie hits the wall.

Runtime: 90 min

Cast (in credits order)
Annette Funicello ... Francie Madsen
Fabian ... Tommy Callahan
Diane McBain ... Annie Blaine
Warren Berlinger ... Eddie Sands
Jan Murray ... Pete Madsen
Stanley Adams ... Mac Lunsford
Michael T. Mikler ... Harry Wise
Maureen Arthur ... Babe
Kip King ... Dom
Michael Bell ... Leroy Johnson
Sandy Reed ... Racing Announcer Sandy
Sammy Shore
Baynes Barron
Michael Dugan
Ronnie Dayton
Guy Hemric
Salli Sachse
Luree Holmes
Rosemary Williams
Mary Hughes

Produced by: Samuel Z. Arkoff .... executive producer
James H. Nicholson .... executive producer
Burt Topper .... producer