Roar of the Crowd

Roar of the Crowd is a 1953 American sports film directed by William Beaudine and starring Howard Duff, Helene Stanley and Dave Willock.[1] A number of racing drivers appears as themselves. The film was shot in cinecolor.

Roar of the Crowd
Directed byWilliam Beaudine
Produced byRichard V. Heermance
Written byCharles R. Marion
StarringHoward Duff
Helene Stanley
Dave Willock
Minor Watson
Music byMarlin Skiles
CinematographyHarry Neumann
Edited byWilliam Austin
Distributed byMonogram Pictures
Release date
May 31, 1953
Running time
71 minutes
CountryUnited States


An aspiring young racing driver is injured in his first Indianapolis 500, and is persuaded by his fiancée to give up the sport. But she eventually has a change of heart, permitting him to make a comeback.

Partial cast


  1. Martin p.113
  2. "The Roar of the Crowd". TCM. Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 30 January 2015.


  • Martin, Len D. The Allied Artists Checklist: The Feature Films and Short Subjects of Allied Artists Pictures Corporation, 1947-1978. McFarland & Company, 1993.

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