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Burn 'Em Up O'Connor

1939 1h 10m Drama List
Reviews Jerry O'Connor (Dennis O'Keefe) is a tractor operator who would rather be a race-car driver; Buddy Buttle (Nat Pendleton) is his backwoods friend. Race-car magnate Pinky Delano (Harry Carey), obsessed with breaking speed records, sees O'Connor in a small-time auto race, hires him to be one of his racers and hires Buddy to be a mechanic. But, after several of Delano's drivers die in freak accidents, O'Connor suspects foul play and fears that he may be next. Read More Read Less

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P.S. Harrison Harrison's Reports There is occasional comedy to relieve the tension, and a pleasant, though routine, romance. Oct 14, 2020 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Jerry O'Connor (Dennis O'Keefe) is a tractor operator who would rather be a race-car driver; Buddy Buttle (Nat Pendleton) is his backwoods friend. Race-car magnate Pinky Delano (Harry Carey), obsessed with breaking speed records, sees O'Connor in a small-time auto race, hires him to be one of his racers and hires Buddy to be a mechanic. But, after several of Delano's drivers die in freak accidents, O'Connor suspects foul play and fears that he may be next.
Director
Edward Sedgwick
Screenwriter
Milton Merlin, Byron Morgan
Production Co
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Genre
Drama
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 10m