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Dad... Can I Borrow the Car? (1970)

A live-action short, using many avant-garde film techniques, that looks at American car culture in the late 1960s. The main section deals with the many trials and obstacles a teenager must ... See full summary »

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Ward Kimball

Writer:

Ted Berman
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kurt Russell ... Narrator
Spencer Quinn Spencer Quinn
Jesse White
Peter Renaday Peter Renaday ... (as Pete Renoudet)
June Foray ... Various Characters (voice)
Larry Gloege Larry Gloege
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Spencer Quinn Spencer Quinn ... Used Car Salesman
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Storyline

A live-action short, using many avant-garde film techniques, that looks at American car culture in the late 1960s. The main section deals with the many trials and obstacles a teenager must face on the path to being able to drive. Surviving the driver's education class is only the first step, as the teenager must then pass his driving test, and then finally get permission to borrow the family car. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Genres:

Short | Comedy | Family

Certificate:

G
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 1970 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dad... Can I Borrow the Car? See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This movie is often shown as part of driver education courses. See more »

Quotes

Various Characters: Don't pay attention to that oil clunker its got a clean engine but a leaky rear end. If you want a real cream puff come on by. And don't pay any attention to the price tag, I can be had for a lot less. You dig? Ah haha.
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Features Susie the Little Blue Coupe (1952) See more »

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31 August 2018 | by chuckkopshoSee all my reviews

All-in-all, this is rollicking fun. Kurt Russell was the best choice as host/narrator. Too bad nothing like this is being produced today. We've been too serious these days.


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