Red Line 7000

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

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Norman Alden does a speed test at the track in a scene from Red Line 7000 (1965) with Laura Devon and James Caan.

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

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Laura Devon, Norman Alden and James Caan on the race track in a scene from Red Line 7000 (1965)

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Laura Devon and Norman Alden in a scene from Red Line 7000 (1965).  Norman was also in Howard Hawks’ previous film, Man’s Favorite Sport, as the fake John Screaming Eagle, keeper of Lake Wackapoogie…

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John Robert Crawford is victorious in Red Line 7000 (1965).

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I don’t know who’s halfway in/out of the driver’s seat, but that’s James Caan in white in Red Line 7000 (1965)

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Charlene Holt makes her second of three Howard Hawks films in Red Line 7000 (1965), after Mans Favorite Sport, and before El Dorado.  Norman Alden was also in Mans Favorite Sport.  Gail Hire only made this one film.

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Howard Hawks in a publicity still with his latest discoveries in Red Line 7000 (1965).  Only James Caan became a movie star.  Charlene Holt and Norman Alden, bottom left and right, were able to pump out undistinguished careers.  Norman notably drowned in a bowl of chicken soup on  Norman Lear’s syndicated soap opera Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman.

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Mans Favorite Sport

Rock Hudson and Norman Alden in an original publicity still for Mans Favorite Sport (1964).  Norman was also in Howard Hawks’ next film, Red Line 7000.

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Fake fishing expert Rock Hudson as Roger Willoughby arrives at Lake Wackapoogie attended by fake Indian Norman Alden as John Screaming Eagle in Mans Favorite Sport (1964)>

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Rock Hudson arrives at Lake Wackapoogie with Norman Alden as John Screaming Eagle in Mans Favorite Sport (1964).  Norman was also in Hawks’ next movie, Red Line 7000.  Norman was born in Fort Worth, Texas and had 224 acting credits in his career from a 1956 tv episode to a 2006 tv movie.  He ended seven appearances as Coach Leroy Fedders on Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976) by drowning in a bowl of chicken soup.

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James Caan straps on his crash helmet in a publicity photo for Red Line 7000 (1965) with Norman Alden part of his pit crew.  Norman was in Hawks’ previous film, Man’s Favorite Sport as the guard at Lake Wackapoogie.

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Laura Devon, Norman Alden and James Caan in an original publicity still for Red Line 7000 (1965)