Word of the Day: Greased Lightning

David S.
By David S. Wallens
Feb 14, 2020 | Word of the Day, Greased Lightning, Wendell Scott

Meet Wendell Scott: WWII vet, bootlegger and NASCAR legend.


And for bonus credit, two documentaries on the famed driver plus some appropriate music by Mojo Nixon.

 

 

 

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Tom_Spangler
Tom_Spangler GRM+ Memberand PowerDork
2/14/20 9:27 a.m.

That movie kind of gets forgotten, but it's pretty good. Great performance by Richard Pryor.

Aaron_King
Aaron_King PowerDork
2/14/20 10:04 a.m.

Probably the first "car" movie I remember watching was Greased Lighting a long time ago.

slowbird
slowbird Dork
2/14/20 5:37 p.m.

Coincidentally, I was reading about that movie earlier today. They definitely took some liberties with the story, but that's not too surprising.

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