The Betsy


2h 5m 1978

Brief Synopsis

90-year-old Loren Hardeman is the head of an American car manufacturing dynasty. He has given his grandson control of the family business, but still has one project that he desperately wants the company to complete for him. Loren's dreams of an efficient, economical car to be called The Betsy after his great-grandaughter, and he hires injured race car driver Angelo Perino to design it in secret. But Loren doesn't know that Angelo is also seducing Betsy, as well as having an affair with his grandson's mistress, and that his project is not a secret from rest of the auto industry who are determined to sabotage it.

Film Details

Also Known As
Betsy
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Release Date
1978

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 5m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Technicolor)

Synopsis

90-year-old Loren Hardeman is the head of an American car manufacturing dynasty. He has given his grandson control of the family business, but still has one project that he desperately wants the company to complete for him. Loren's dreams of an efficient, economical car to be called The Betsy after his great-grandaughter, and he hires injured race car driver Angelo Perino to design it in secret. But Loren d sn't know that Angelo is also seducing Betsy, as well as having an affair with his grandson's mistress, and that his project is not a secret from rest of the auto industry who are determined to sabotage it.

Film Details

Also Known As
Betsy
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Release Date
1978

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 5m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Technicolor)

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter January 1978

Released in United States on Video October 5, 1989

Re-released in United States on Video September 21, 1994

Formerly distributed by CBS/Fox Video.

Completed production March 1977.

Released in United States Winter January 1978

Released in United States on Video October 5, 1989

Re-released in United States on Video September 21, 1994