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Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo Movie Review Summary

Actors: Dean Jones, Don Knotts

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    Herbie the Love Bug is back in this, his third feature film, HERBIE GOES TO MONTE CARLO. Reprising his role from the first film is Dean Jones as race car driver Jim Douglas. With car and driver, however, is no longer Buddy Hackett as Tennessee Steinmetz, but rubber-faced Don Knotts as mechanic Wheely Applegate. The trio head to Paris, France, to compete in the inaugural Trans-France Race.

    In the weeks leading up to the race, Team Douglas has some rather exciting adventures, not the least of which is Herbie's infatuation with a beautiful powder-blue 1977 Lancia Scorpion. It turns out that the car's driver is a
beautiful young red-headed woman named Diane Darcy (Julie Sommars), who is among the contestants for the race, and the solitary female driver as well.
The review of this Movie prepared by a Level 1 Blue Jay scholar
Herbie, "the thinking beetle" is back to regale, in this third installment of "The Love Bug" series. Jim Douglas (Dean Jones), along with his mechanic and sidekick Wheely Applegate(Don Knotts), is making a comeback to the tracks by racing at the Monte Carlo Derby. Unknown to him, some jewel thieves drop a stolen diamond into Herbie's gas tank. And as the race heats up, the thieves try to get the jewel back. Meanwhile Herbie falls in love with a Lancia Scorpion!
The review of this Movie prepared by Biswa








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Kind of sports story:    -   auto racing Sports story?    -   Yes Story of girl(s) doing boy sport?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   An "It".

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Misc setting    -   sports arena

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Any profanity?    -   None If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 5-10

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