Funny Car Summer (1973)

Genres - Adventure  |   Sub-Genres - Biography  |   Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Noted photographer Ron Phillips turns director for this fast-moving documentary. Funny Car Summer is an affectionate profile of California fireman Jim Dunn. So what's a fireman doing in a film about funny cars. Well, it happens that Dunn spends his off-hours as a champion drag racer. Gorgeously photographed, the film follows Dunn as he enters race after race in the Southwest, manning his fantastic custom-built cars.

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competition, drag-racing, hobby, race-car, racer, firefighter