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Steel Arena (1973)

PG | | Action, Drama, Sport | April 1973 (USA)
Dusty Russell shows off his talent as the greatest daredevil on the circuit. Later, he awaits the biggest challenge of his career.

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Mark L. Lester

Writer:

Mark L. Lester
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dusty Russell Dusty Russell ... Himself
Buddy Love Buddy Love ... Himself
Gene Drew ... Himself
Dutch Schnitzer Dutch Schnitzer ... Himself
Speed Stearns Speed Stearns ... Himself
Ed Ryan Ed Ryan ... Himself
Big Tim Welch Big Tim Welch ... Himself
Dan Carter Dan Carter ... Himself
Bruce Mackey Bruce Mackey ... Crash Chambers
Laura Brooks Laura Brooks ... Jo-Ann
Bill McKnight Bill McKnight ... Harry
Dick Dawe Dick Dawe ... Southern Preacher
Eric Nord Eric Nord ... Southern Sheriff
Erica Stone Erica Stone ... Crash's Girl
Nancy Walton Nancy Walton ... Speed's Girl
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Dusty Russell shows off his talent as the greatest daredevil on the circuit. Later, he awaits the biggest challenge of his career.

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Action | Drama | Sport

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Daredevil See more »

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Mono

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Color (Technicolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Living Wild, Living Free
Words and Music by Don Tweedy
Sung by Sam Durrance on Omni Records
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Truly, One Of A Kind!!
8 March 1999 | by Disco-JSee all my reviews

Steel Arena is truly a one of a kind film. It is the only film I can recall seeing where all of the actors do their own stunts and these are truly death-defying stunts! Dusty Russell, Buddy Love, they're all great! The film is about Dusty a great stunt driver taking a job with the Circus of Death along with his friend Buddy Love. Crash (another stunt performer) gets jealous and tries to undermine Dusty in his stunts. The movie has an open-end where Dusty tries to break a world record by diving 100 feet in his car! You should try to rent it if you want to find out what happens. This movie is a masterpiece.


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