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Hot Rod Girl

Hot Rod Girl
Hot Rod Girl FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
Produced by Norman T. Herman
Written by John McGreevy
Based on an original story by John McGreevy
Starring Lori Nelson
Chuck Connors
John Smith
Music by Alexander Courage
Cinematography Sam Leavitt
Nacirema Productions
Distributed by American International Pictures
Release date
July 1956
Running time
79 min.
Country United States
Language English

Hot Rod Girl is a 1956 action film directed by Leslie H. Martinson and released by American International Pictures as a double feature with Girls in Prison. It stars Lori Nelson and Chuck Connors.[1][2]


Carolyn Kearney, Frank Gorshin, and Lori Nelson (1956), in Hot Rod Girl

Lisa (Lori Nelson) is worried about her fiancé Jeff (John Smith) after the death of his brother in illegal street racing. Flat Top (Frank Gorshin) and the other hot rodders, who hang out at Yo-Yo’s (Fred Essler) burger joint, only went to the police sponsored dragstrip, because of Jeff urging them, but now he does not want anything to do with it. It is only a matter of time, before Police Detective Ben Merrill (Chuck Connors) has another accident, to clean up, when Bronc Talbot (Mark Andrews) rolls into town and goads them into playing chicken.


Roxanne Arlen and Eddie Ryder (1956), in Hot Rod Girl


Original music by Alexander Courage includes "Hot Rod Rock", with Bud Shank on saxophone.

See also


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  2. ^ Gary A. Smith, American International Pictures: The Golden Years, Bear Manor Media 2014 p 34

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