Grand Prix and the Broken Suspension

January 23, 12

Manetta-Ferrari driver Jean-Pierre Sarti heads for trouble as his suspension buckles on the rain-slicked track at Spa Francourcamps during the Belgian Grand Prix.

The ultimate in loss of control and abandon.

Grand Prix unfolds a passionate adventure of racing drivers and the women in their lives, which sweeps across Europe’s glamour capitals, with Cinerama making the viewer a participant in the speed and spectacle of the world’s most exciting sport.

A John Frankenheimer film for MGM produced by Edward Lewis from a screen story and screenplay by Robert Aurthur. Starring James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Yves Montand, Toshiro Mifune, Brian Bedford, Jessica WAlter, Antonio Sabolo and introducing Francoise Hardy.

When blowing scarves and checkered flags meant transport across Mediterranean hillsides.

The celebratory martini hoisted to forehead level with a pinky salute.

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