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From comedy master Blake Edwards comes this classic, riotous all-star farce. It is the turn of the previous century, and American automakers are worried about how to sell their new product to an uneducated public.Professional daredevil and all-around good guy, The Great Leslie,convinces the automakers that a race from New York to Paris (westwardacross America, the Bering Straight and Russia) will help to promoteautomobile sales. However, Leslie's arch-rival, the evil Professor Fate,vows to beat Leslie to the finish line in a car of his own invention.Gags, mishaps and laughs abound! Starring acting legends including Academy Award-nominee and Golden Globe-winner Tony Curtis as The Great Leslie, Academy Award-winner Jack Lemmon as the evil Professor Fate,Golden Globe-winner Natalie Wood, Emmy Award-winner Peter Falk and dozens more, all scored to the music of four-time Academy Award-winning composer Henry Mancini.
I first saw this movie in 1965 at the Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood. It was such a big event. The movie was so enjoyable and it still is in 2015. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Maureen O'Bryan
A classic movie! Big name stars mostly at the start of their careers, wonderful acting, lots of tongue-in-cheek gags (stars glinting off Tony Curtis' eyes and teeth are in a class... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Ron C.
Beautiful costumes and movie sets. Tony Curtis, Jack Lemon and Natalie Woods were great! Very entertaining. My kids love the movie.Published 11 days ago by Kevin H. Le
One of my favorite movies! It is awesome to have and the quality is good too. Reasonably priced from Amazon.Published 23 days ago by S. Kovacsiss
Loved it as a child, still love it as an adult. They don't make family movies like this anymore. Nowadays they're all potty humor and fart jokes.Published 25 days ago by Red Ranger
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|region-code for Warner Archive Collection title?||
i don't know about the rest of the archive collection but I can confirm that the Great Race Blu-ray plays in my zone B player.
Sep 23, 2014 by Peter van der Raaij | See all 3 posts
|Widescreen? Original Film Ratio?||
It is in its original aspect ratio of 2.40:1, according to WBShop.com.
-Edit: I just noticed it also says it on here.
Sep 6, 2014 by B. Albert | See all 3 posts
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