Ron Howard wrote, starred and directed this 1977 insurrection of a film. It follows the exploits of eloping couple Sam and Paula,on the run from her offended parents who want her to marry wealthy boy Colin… Having stolen her fathers Rolls Royce they head off to Vegas with a $25000 bounty on their heads and an offended Colin hot on their heels. When Colin s mother puts a further $25000 up for her son s protected return and the local radio adds to the frenzy by sending a helicopter to report on the progress; a prolonged road chase ensues with each man and his dog intent on claiming the reward! See the greatest cars on this planet destroyed! BONUS FEATURES: A Circle of relatives Affair In the back of-The Scenes Featurette Starring Actor/Director Ron Howard’s Father (Rance) and Brother (Clint) Grand Theft Auto Introduction by Roger Corman Audio Observation with Ron Howard & Roger Corman Grand Theft Auto Original Trailer.
About the Director
Ron Howard made his directorial debut and wrote the script for this car chase collage. A wealthy heiress elopes to Las Vegas with her boyfriend in a stolen Rolls-Royce, prompting her father to offer a reward for her return. The promise of the reward motivates a cross-country chase and spectacular crashes.