Don’t forget to come to our free screening tomorrow at the Shoreline Community College’s Theater. There will be feats of strength and race cars! For now, enjoy this short about two noteworthy Northwest races, Allen Heath, and Len Sutton – featuring Mel, Art Waller, Jack Snyder and the incomparable Bonnie Guitar.
Smoke, Sand & Rubber is an affectionate look at the little known world of midget car racing. This small gem of a film provides a panoramic view of abiding passion, familial love and creative legacy. I loved this film – it had me smiling the whole way through, even as I wiped away tears. Jennifer […]
Mel Anthony, the 87 year old race car driver and star of SMOKE, SAND AND RUBBER is going to bring his training wheel to the World Premiere Screening on Tuesday, May 31st at 7 PM. Test your strength with a steering wheel that approximates the force required to steer a midget race car.
Chick Barbo was one of the great midget racers in the Pacific Northwest. In this DVD extra, Mel Anthony talks about how he came to be known as “Chick.”
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Here is one of many additional movies that will form the extra features on the Smoke, Sand And Rubber DVD, coming soon. This concerns a roadster race in Sultan in 1948.