Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider
|Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider|
1979 Promotional poster
|Directed by||Steve Carver|
|Produced by||Roger Corman|
|Written by||Ed Spielman|
|Screenplay by||Michael Gleason|
David Hayward II
|Music by||Stu Phillips|
|Edited by||Eric Orner|
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
National Broadcasting Company (NBC)
During the 1920s, a World War I veteran Charlie wants to be the first person to win a transnational motorcycle race. He asks for help from his former comrades although they fear he was a deserter.
Charlie picks up a woman and her son, leading to adventure and romance as he continues in the race.
- David Carradine ... Charlie Swattle
- Brenda Vaccaro ... Grace Wolf
- L.Q. Jones ... Floyd
- R.G. Armstrong ... Al Barber
- Terry Kiser ... Lester Neal
- Jesse Vint ... Calvin Hawk
- Noble Willingham ... Pop Bauer
- Ralph James ... Bill Bartman
- Bill Bartman ... Young Man
- David Hayward II ... Cannonball McCall
- Whit Clay ... Wesley Wolf
- Jack Hunsucker ... Mechanic
The film was originally written for Steve McQueen.
Filming took place in July and August 1977 in Oklahoma.
- Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider (1979) - Box Office Mojo
- Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider (1979) - IMDb
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- Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider at the Internet Movie Database