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Kowalski

6 Jul , 2011  

Fun & Games

Kowalski Drives Again

29 Dec , 2010  

Kowalski from “Vanishing Point” Drives Challenger Again

Lost in many discussions of top auto-themed movies is 1971’s “Vanishing Point,” starring Barry Newman as “Kowalski” — Medal of Honor winner in Vietnam, former racer, and disillusioned cop turned car-delivery driver who bets a friend he can ferry a supercharged 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T from Denver to San Francisco in 15 hours. Maxed out on speed (both velocity and pills), Kowalski quickly attracts the attention of the cops, leading them on a multistate chase that ends when . . . well, go buy the DVD. More…

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