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The Fireball

The Fireball(1950)

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Brief Synopsis

Johnny runs away from Father O'Hara's orphanage and becomes a roller skating star with the help of Mary Reeves. He becomes involved with women, including Polly, who only love him because he is a champion, not, as with Mary, out of love for him. Then he gets polio.

Cast & Crew

Tay Garnett Director
Mickey Rooney Johnny Casar
Pat O'Brien Father O'Hara
Beverly Tyler Mary Reeves
Ralph Dumke Bruno Crystal
Milburn Stone Jeff Davis
Kenneth Begley Track announcer
Sam Flint Dr. Barton
Glenn Corbett Mack Miller
John Hedloe Ullman
Lester White Photography
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 7 Oct 1950
Release Date:  1950 Production Date:  EB
summary rewritten by VB, 9/24/98
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Thor Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  84 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,519    
Duration(reels):  9    

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