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John Robert Crawford and Laura Devon in a publicity still for Red Line 7000 (1965)

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Gail Hire and Skip Ward in a publicity still for Red Line 7000 (1965).  Skip was born in Cleveland and had 48 acting credits, from a 1958 tv episode to a 1984 episode of Walker Texas Ranger.  Most of Skip’s credits were on tv, but he was also in Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, The Nutty Professor, The Night of the Iguana, Kitten with a Whip, Kiss Me Stupid, Is Paris Burning, Hombre, Easy Come Easy Go (w/Elvis), and Myra Breckinridge.

Red Line 7000

(1965)

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James Caan as Mike in an original publicity still for Red Line 7000 (1965)

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Marianna Hill in an unattractive publicity still for arguably Howard Hawks’ worst movie, Red Line 7000 (1965).  The other nominees are Today We Live (1933), A Song is Born (1948) and Land of the Pharaohs (1955).

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Gail Hire, Charlene Holt and Norman Alden in a publicity still for Red Line 7000 (1965)

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Norman Alden and James Caan in a publicity still for Red Line 7000 (1965).  I can’t figure out who’s wearing his crash helmet.

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Norman Alden and Charlene Holt in an original publicity still for Red Line 7000 (1965).  They were both in Howard Hawks’ previoius film Man’s Favorite Sport (1964).  Norman was the fake Indian “John Screaming Eagle” and Charlene was Rock Hudson’s girlfriend.

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action still for Red Line 700 (1965)

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publicity still for Red Line 7000 (1965)

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Red Line 7000 (1965) laser disc

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Norman Alden, James Caan and Laura Devon have a conversation while George Takei works at the race track in a scene from Red Line 7000 (1965)

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foreign poster for Red Line 7000 (1965)

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James Caan, Norman Alden and Laura Devon in Red Line 7000 (1965)

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Laura Devon makes the most of a bad situation in Red Line 7000 (1965).  Her makeup, hair, wardrobe, dialogue and co-star do nothing to promote her as a Hawksian woman.