The Fast and the Furious
The Fast and the Furious is a 1955 American B movie crime film from a story written by Roger Corman and screenplay by Jean Howell and Jerome Odlum. The film stars John Ireland and Dorothy Malone. Ireland also served as the film's co-director. The Fast and the Furious was the first film produced for the American International Pictures company.
Charged with a murder he did not commit, truck driver Frank Webster (John Ireland) has broken out of jail. While on the run, and the subject of radio news reports, he is cornered in a small coffee shop by a zealous citizen who is suspicious of the stranger. Frank manages to escape and, as he gets away, kidnaps a young woman named Connie (Dorothy Malone).
|author||Jerome Odlum Roger Corman|
|keywords||broken out of jail car race coffee shop coffeehouse drive jaguar jaguar xk120 mexico news report on the run prison break radio news rally racing sports car than the truck driver trying to escape young woman|
|productionCompany||Palo Alto Productions|
|publisher||American International Pictures|