This movie starring Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis and Natalie Wood was filmed at more than 1 locations. Among them . All filming locations of The Great Race from 1965 are listed below.
Professional daredevil and white-suited hero, The Great Leslie, convinces turn-of-the-century auto makers that a race from New York to Paris (westward across America, the Bering Straight and Russia) will help to promote automobile sales. Leslie's arch-rival, the mustached and black-attired Professor Fate vows to beat Leslie to the finish line in a car of Fate's own invention.
United States of America
Jack Lemmon (Professor Fate / Crown Prince Frederick Hoepnick), Tony Curtis (The Great Leslie), Natalie Wood (Maggie Dubois), Peter Falk (Max), Keenan Wynn (Hezekiah Sturdy), Arthur O'Connell (Henry Goodbody), Vivian Vance (Hester Goodbody) more..., Dorothy Provine (Lily Olay), Larry Storch (Texas Jack), Ross Martin (Baron Rolfe Von Stuppe), George Macready (General Kuhster), Marvin Kaplan (Frisbee), Hal Smith (Mayor of Boracho), Denver Pyle (Sheriff), William Bryant (Baron's Guard), Ken Wales (Baron's Guard), Hal Needham (Saloon Brawler (uncredited)), Raoul Retzer (Mayor-Domo (uncredited)), Leslie Sketchley (Executive Board Member (uncredited)), Sam Harris (Man in Hallway at Sentinel), Kenner G. Kemp (Townsman), Bert Stevens (Townsman), Arthur Tovey (Reporter), Chuck Hayward (Soldier), George Boyce (Executive Board Member), Jerry Schumacher (Auto Worker), Charles Fredericks (Master of Ceremonies), Max Wagner (Barfly), Paul Bryar (Policeman (uncredited)), Jack Gordon (Observer at Start (uncredited)), Sol Gorss (Saloon Brawler (uncredited)), Harry Harvey (Executive Board Member (uncredited)), Bob Herron (Palace Guard (uncredited)), Chuck Hicks (Saloon Brawler (uncredited)), Christopher Riordan (Cowboy / Dancer (uncredited)), Charles Seel (Freight Agent (uncredited)), Paul Smith (First Employee (uncredited)), Tom Steele (Saloon Brawler (uncredited)), Dale Van Sickel (Driver-Contestant in Green Car, #3 (uncredited))
Blake Edwards (Original Story), Martin Jurow (Producer), Henry Mancini (Original Music Composer), George James Hopkins (Set Decoration), Russell Harlan (Director of Photography), Gordon Bau (Makeup Supervisor), Edith Head (Costume Design) more..., Sydney Guilaroff (Hair Designer), Jean Burt Reilly (Hair Supervisor), M.A. Merrick (Sound), Jack McEdward (Unit Production Manager), Robert J. Miller (Sound Recordist), Ralph E. Winters (Editor), Donfeld (Costume Design), Fernando Carrere (Production Design), Dick Crockett (Associate Producer), Sugar Blymyer (Hairstylist), Arthur A. Ross (Screenplay), Arthur A. Ross (Original Story), Oliver Hardy (Thanks), Stan Laurel (Thanks), Hermes Pan (Choreographer), Clem Beauchamp (Unit Production Manager), Betty A. Griffin (Script Supervisor), Mickey McCardle (Assistant Director), Chuck Hansen (Unit Production Manager), Jack Cunningham (Assistant Director), Albert Simpson (Matte Painter), Bobby Greene (First Assistant Camera), Richard Landry (Assistant Director), Hal Needham (Stunts), Ronnie Rondell Jr. (Stunts), Roy Jenson (Stunts), Troy Melton (Stunts), Johnny Mercer (Lyricist), Bill Catching (Stunts), Sol Gorss (Stunts), Dean Smith (Stunts), Harvey Parry (Stunts), Richard Farnsworth (Stunts) and others.
Warner Bros. Pictures
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Professor Fate wants to do the race all over again because he does not trust Leslie. He think he let him win. Right after the start in Paris, Fate and max try to sabotage the car of Leslie and Maggie by firing the canon: “Push the button, Max!”