Death Is a Number (1951)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Melodrama, Sports Drama  |   Run Time - 50 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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Race-car driver Terence Alexander is subjected to a centuries-old curse. Alexander poohs-poohs all forms of superstition, but soon he learns the errors of his ways. The curse gimmick is barely sufficient to sustain 50 minutes-just as well, since Death is a Number clocks in at ten minutes short of an hour. The film comes to life only during the racetrack scenes. Seldom seen these days, Death is a Number was a Late Late Show fixture in the mid- to- late 1950s.

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car, ancient, auto-racing, curse, death, driver, life, murder, numbers, racer, sports