Once upon a Wheel

Overview

Actor and racecar enthusiast Paul Newman hosts this look back at the origins of auto racing and traces the trajectory of the popular sport in this documentary featuring interviews with such legendary drivers as Mario Andretti, Bobby Unser, and Richard Petty. For many Americans, NASCAR has become a way of life, but how and where exactly did this racing phenomenon begin? In addition to Newman, guest stars James Garner, Dick Smothers, and Kirk Douglas also make special appearances to offer profiles of some of the ...
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Overview

Actor and racecar enthusiast Paul Newman hosts this look back at the origins of auto racing and traces the trajectory of the popular sport in this documentary featuring interviews with such legendary drivers as Mario Andretti, Bobby Unser, and Richard Petty. For many Americans, NASCAR has become a way of life, but how and where exactly did this racing phenomenon begin? In addition to Newman, guest stars James Garner, Dick Smothers, and Kirk Douglas also make special appearances to offer profiles of some of the best drivers ever to step behind the wheel.
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Special Features

Paul Newman bio; Driver career highlights; Indy 500 & NASCAR facts; Indy 500 & NASCAR quizzes; Scrapbook
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/14/2004
  • UPC: 012233344028
  • Original Release: 1971
  • Rating:

  • Source: Monterey Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Pan & Scan
  • Language: English
  • Time: 51:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 61,708

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Paul Newman Participant
Mario Andretti Participant
Al Unser Participant
Bobby Unser Participant
Richard Petty Participant
Bobby Isaac Participant
Parnelli Jones Participant
Technical Credits
David Winters Director
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Part I: Starter [6:16]
2. Part I: The Loser [4:05]
3. Part I: The Mystic [5:09]
4. Part II: The Machine [2:49]
5. Part II: History [5:34]
6. Part III: The Spectator [3:24]
7. Part III: Celebrity Race [4:02]
8. Part III: The Women [4:12]
9. Part IV: The Fun [4:54]
10. Part IV: The Serious [3:57]
11. Part IV: The Danger [6:44]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Movie
   Scene Access
   Paul Newman Bio
   Driver Career Highlights
   NASCAR Quiz
   NASCAR Facts
   Indy 500 Quiz
   Indy 500 Facts
   Scrapbook
   Other DVDs
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