Heart Like a Wheel

Women in Sports Week: Blast from the Past: Jonathan Kaplan’s ‘Heart Like a Wheel’

DVD cover of Heart Like a Wheel This guest post by Melissa Richard previously appeared at Bitch Flicks on March 29th, 2012. Coming from a family of amateur drag racers (and a family where women outnumber men), it’s no surprise that my super-duper #1 female idol as a kid was Shirley Muldowney. A three-time National […]

Biopic and Documentary Week: Blast from the Past: Jonathan Kaplan’s Heart like a Wheel

Heart Like a Wheel (1983) This is a guest post from Melissa Richard. Coming from a family of amateur drag racers (and a family where women outnumber men), it’s no surprise that my super-duper #1 female idol as a kid was Shirley Muldowney. A three-time National Hot Rod Association Top Fuel champion, Muldowney has been […]