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The Great Race

The Great Race is a comedy film directed by Blake Edwards in 1965, written by Blake Edwards and Arthur A. Ross, with music of Henry Mancini.

It stars Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood and Peter Falk.

It tells the story of a 22,000-mile car race in 1908 between New York and Paris in which one of the contestants, the evil Professor Fate (Jack Lemmon), tries to get rid of the rest of motorists by means of nefarious sabotage.