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Hell Drivers (1957) was a Drama - Thriller/Suspense Film directed by Cy Endfield and produced by Earl St. John and Benjamin Fisz.

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Hell Drivers (1957)

By Beatrice on Jul 20, 2016 From Flickers in Time

Hell Drivers Directed by Cy Endfield Written by John Kruse and Cy Endfield 1957/UK The Rank Organization/Aqua Film Productions First viewing/Amazon Prime Tom Yately: You’re doing a fair imitation. This film has its merits but is not for those with even a touch of car sickness or, ultimately... Read full article

NOIR CITY Day 2 Matin?e: “Hell Drivers” and “Curse of the Demon” (3)

By Lara on Jan 26, 2013 From Backlots

Noir City’s tribute to Peggy Cummins continued this afternoon with showings of 2 films she made in 1957. By this time, Peggy was primarily making films in England, and though neither Hell Drivers nor Curse of the Demon is strict film noir, they both showcase Peggy’s marvelous acting and ... Read full article

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C. 'Red' Redman, Foreman: I don't like yer' attitude. You've got a chip on your shoulder.
Tom Yately: You think so?
C. 'Red' Redman, Foreman: An' if I was to knock it off, your head might go with it.
Tom Yately: Well, I'm the last man to want to walk around without a head.

Lucy, Hawlett Trucking Secretary: You think I'm flinging myself at you, don't you?
Tom Yately: You're doing a fair imitation.

[Ed is encouraging Tom to drive faster and faster along a single-track road]
Ed, Hawlett Mechanic: Don't ease up.
Tom Yately: Supposing we meet something.
Ed, Hawlett Mechanic: Supposing we don't. Look on the bright side.

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Five of the actors who play supporting roles in this film became well known in the 1960s for their roles in film and television: Sean Connery (Dr. No), Patrick McGoohan (Danger Man, Secret Agent and The Prisoner), William Hartnell (Doctor Who), David McCallum (The Man from U.N.C.L.E.) and Sid James (the "Carry On" films).
Hawletts' Yard, contrary to some reports on the internet, was actually built on the Pinewood Studios back lot, just to the north of 'H' Stage. This is approximately where the massive '007' Stage stands today.
David McCallum (Jimmy Yately) met his first wife, Jill Ireland (Jill) during filming in the autumn of 1956.
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