A New York architect meets a Cajun beauty in a remote bayou village.

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Martin Davis
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Marie Hebert
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Emil Hebert
Jonathan Haze ...
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Etienne (as Edwin Nelson)
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A community of Cajun fishermen living around a remote bayou includes one authentic beauty, Marie, who wants to better herself but must deal with the unwelcome attentions of storekeeper Ulysses. When she meets Martin Davis, visiting New York architect, they hit it off at once; but the sinister Ulysses is not inclined to suffer a Yankee rival. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Somewhere, a 15-year old girl may be a teenager... in the Cajun country, she's a woman full-grown! ...and every Bayou man knows it!

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June 1957 (USA)  »

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Poor White Trash  »

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A newspaper ad for the film (re-titled "Poor White Trash") by the New Monroe Drive-In (Monroe, NC) in The Anson Record (Wadesboro, NC) stated: "Due to the abnormal subject matter of this motion picture, no children will be allowed with or without their parents! Special uniform police will supervise admission." [August 9, 1962] See more »

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BAYOU SONG
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Written by Edward I. Fessler
Sung behind credits by Dick Noel
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This movie is really BAD!
24 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

Just to show you how good IMDb really is, they have covered even this movie? It has been 42 years since I saw this much hyped, black and white joke. A group of us went to a drive-in thinking that we were going to see some nudity. After suffering through a movie that was shot almost entirely in the dark and in a swamp, nothing happened. What a loser! Has been the standard for 42 years for a bad movie.


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