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Samuel Hawley is a writer of narrative nonfiction and fiction. His books are highly eclectic. He has written about 16th-century East Asian history, 19th-century Korean-American relations, Olympic sprinting and land speed racing and a circus elephant named Topsy who was electrocuted in 1903. He lives in Kingston, Ontario.

LAND SPEED MISCELLANEOUS: FILMS & RECORDINGS



Here is a list of the LSR films and recordings I compiled for "Speed Duel." It was not included in the book's bibliography for reasons of space.

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Arfons: The Man and His Monster. Documentary written and produced by Jon Boynton, filmed and directed by Dennis Goulden for the Montage series on Cleveland television station WKYC, 1966.

 

Behind the Headlights: The Spirit of America. Documentary, Speed Channel, 2004.

 

Breedlove 500+. Audio recording and commentary of Craig Breedlove’s 1964 LSR. Los Angeles: Capitol Records, LP, [1965].

 

Challenge. Documentary written and produced by Don Frankman and Betty Skelton, directed by Don Frankman, 1965.

 

Charlie Mayenschein’s Accomplishments and a Few Good Friends. Documentary by Tom Mayenschein. Privately made; for family use only.

 

Chase the Wind. Documentary produced and directed by Al Blanchard. Allend’or Production, [early 1970s].

 

407.45: Craig Breedlove's Spirit of America World Land Speed Record, Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, U.S.A. Audio recording and commentary of Craig Breedlove’s 1963 LSR. Lynn, Mass.: Fleetwood Records, LP, 1963.

 

In Search of Speed: The Battle of Bonneville. Documentary produced and directed by Iain Scollay. BBC, 2004.

 

Spirit of America. Documentary produced by Algernon G. Walker, directed by W. A. Blanchard, Spotlight News, 1963. (Re-released on DVD by the National Archives, Washington, DC)

 

The Green Monster. Documentary produced by David Hess, A. C. Weary and Robert Moses, directed by David Finn. Salt Flat Films, 1999.

 

The Bold Men. Documentary produced by David Wolper, directed by William Friedkin, for ABC television, 1965.

 

The Long Black Line. Documentary produced by Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, [1964].

 

The Racers: Craig and Lee Breedlove. Documentary special aired on ABC Television, June 8, 1968.

 

The Wildest Ride. Documentary produced by Spotlight Films for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, 1965.



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