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The Big Wheel

1949 Rated NR 1hr 32m

After his father -- a famous race-car driver -- dies during the Indianapolis 500, cocky Billy Coy (Mickey Rooney) is determined to become a champion racer himself. Taking a job with his father's mechanic, "Red" Stanley (Thomas Mitchell), Billy adopts a take-no-prisoners attitude. While clawing his way to the top, he doesn't care whom he hurts -- even his own mother (Spring Byington). This action-packed drama includes some classic car-racing footage.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

filmed in B&W