The Great Race (1965): Articles


Blake Edwards Movies: 'The Pink Panther' Director Best Handling Polished Comedies & Heavy Dramas

Blake Edwards: Director of the Pink Panther movies – and Julie Andrews' husband for more than four decades – was at his best handling polished comedies and a couple of dead serious dramas. Blake Edwards movies: Best known for slapstick fare, but at his best handling polished comedies and dramas […]


Dorothy Provine: 'That Darn Cat!' Actress & 'The Great Race' Show-Stopper

Dorothy Provine, best known for her appearance in Stanley Kramer's 1963 all-star comedy blockbuster It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World and for the TV series The Roaring '20s, died of emphysema on Sunday morning, April 25, at the Hospice of Kitsap County in Bremerton, Washington. She was 75. According […]


'My Fair Lady' & 'The Great Race': 1960s Blockbusters Revisited

My Fair Lady (1964) and The Great Race (1965), two of the biggest box office hits of the 1960s, will be screened at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood on Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28, respectively. Screenings will begin at 8 […]