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Eat My Dust! (1976)

Director: Charles B. Griffith

Writer: Charles B. Griffith

Music by: David Grisman

Producer: Roger Corman

Keywords: Comedy, Auto Racing, Explosions

Hoover Niebold is smitten with pretty Darlene, and decides to impress her by stealing the fastest race car in the county for a joyride. Oh and his father is the inept sheriff. Fun car-chase film produced for the drive-in movie crowd. In the wake of the success of this film, Ron Howard was allowed to direct his first, Grand Theft Auto (1977).

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Paul Bartel
6-Aug-1938 13-May-2000 Eating Raoul
Corbin Bernsen
7-Sep-1954   Arnie Becker on L.A. Law
Jerry Fujikawa
18-Feb-1912 30-Apr-1983 Salt water bad for glass
Clint Howard
20-Apr-1959   Ice Cream Man
Rance Howard
17-Nov-1928   Father of Ron Howard, Clint Howard
Ron Howard
1-Mar-1954   Richie Cunningham on Happy Days
Dave Madden
17-Dec-1931 16-Jan-2014 Reuben Kincaid on The Partridge Family


The Kids
Ron Howard   ...   Hoover Niebold
Christopher Norris   ...   Darlene Kurtz
Brad David   ...   Billy B. Westerby
Kathy O'Dare   ...   Miranda Smith
Clint Howard   ...   George Poole, Jr.
Pete Isacksen   ...   Junior Hale
Jessica Potter   ...   Lallie Chandler
The Cops
Warren Kemmerling   ...   Sheriff Niebold
Charles Howerton   ...   Dep. Jay Beah
Kedric Wolfe   ...   Dep. Brookside
John Kramer   ...   Dep. Sebastiani
W. L. Luckey   ...   Dep. Gallo
Rance Howard   ...   Clark
The Drivers
Dave Madden   ...   Big Bubba Jones
Robert Broyles   ...   Bud
John Thompson   ...   Oly
Ronald Clark Ross   ...   Driver
Von Deming   ...   Driver
Speed Stearns   ...   Driver
Rick Deming   ...   Driver
The Parents
John J. Fox   ...   Willie Kurtz
Margaret Fairchild   ...   Dorrit Kurtz
Bill McLean   ...   Sam Chandler
Lynn Brown   ...   Hazel Chandler
Paul Bartel   ...   Bruno Smith
Mickey Fox   ...   Chloe Smith
Clark Howit   ...   George Poole, Sr.
Anne David   ...   Luana Poole
Evelyn Russel   ...   Dolores Westerby
Citizens of Puckerbush
Don Brodie   ...   Old Man Lewis
Harry Frazier   ...   Farmer Hale
Corbin Bernsen   ...   Roy Puire
Beach Dickerson   ...   G. I. Jackson
Jerry Fujikawa   ...   Chou Lick
Horace Irwin   ...   Old Timer
Shalliah Compton   ...   The Little Ghost
The El Duarte High School Band   ...   Themselves


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