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Moonshine Mountain (1964)

Not Rated  |   |  Drama, Music  |  16 September 1964 (USA)
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Chuck Scott plays a country western singer who goes back home to the hills of Carolina where he gots caught up in a feud between some homeboy moonshiners and "the Revenoores".

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Charles Glore ...
Doug Martin (as Chuck Scott)
Gordon Oas-Heim ...
Sheriff Asa Potter (as Adam Sorg)
Jeffrey Allen ...
Jeb Carpenter
Bonnie Hinson ...
Laura Carpenter
Carmen Sotir ...
Angeline
Ben Moore ...
Raf
J.G. Patterson Jr. ...
Hutto (as Pat Patterson)
Mark Douglas ...
Ed Basham
Gretchen Eisner ...
Mary Lou Carpenter
Harry Hoffman ...
Luther Basham
Karin March ...
Ma Basham
Bill Simpson ...
Zero
William Harris ...
Harley
Marilyn Walters ...
Della Lawrence
Harry Kerr ...
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Chuck Scott plays a country western singer who goes back home to the hills of Carolina where he gots caught up in a feud between some homeboy moonshiners and "the Revenoores". Written by Humberto Amador

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GIT SET FER THE WILDEST RIP-ROARIN'EST SCREENLOAD OF CORNBALL ACTIONS and EXCITEMENT YOU EVER EYE-BALLED! (original poster) See more »

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Drama | Music

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16 September 1964 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

White Trash on Moonshine Mountain  »

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$50,000 (estimated)
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A paperback novelization was published at the time of the film's release. It is long out of print and considered quite rare. See more »

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"Directed by Herchell Gordon Lewis, who ought to know better, but don't" See more »

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Featured in Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore (2010) See more »

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Love That White Lightin'
Lyrics and music by Herschell Gordon Lewis
Performed by Herschell Gordon Lewis and The Catalinas
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Hixploitation Heaven
30 July 2008 | by (Tallahassee, Florida) – See all my reviews

Welcome to Moonshine Mountain, the coolest thing Herschell Gordon Lewis ever did that didn't involve gore, and even if it did, it wouldn't matter because this light-hearted Carolina exploitation is just fine the way it is. Moonshine Mountain tells the story of a country singer named Doug Martin. Doug is a soft, city boy, so he figures his lyrics, in the future, might mean something if he lives in the hills for a spell. It appears as if all Herschell knows about southerners is what he's seen on The Beverly Hillbillies, because Doug's interactions with some of these people is just classic After settling in "The Hotel", Doug stumbles upon a nice, drunk family, the Carpenters, to hang with and to sing with, and to, hell yeah, drink with. So, Bring on the fire water!! Moonshine Mountain is packed with backwoods such tomfoolery as Barn dances, hangovers, rapes, murders, and you know it!! Hillbilly music. What Moonshine Mountain really has going for it, above all, is good ol' Jefferey Allen, the Mayor from 2,000 Maniacs, that guy is awesome, he really knows how to throw himself into a role, or maybe he just is that guy. Moonshine Mountain also includes Adam Sorg, the killer from Color Me Blood Red, this time he plays the sheriff. Sorg is much better in the other one, although, Moonshine Mountain is much more entertaining, and an all around better movie. Other than 2,000 Maniacs, this might be Herschell's finest work. if for some reason, you end up hating Moonshine Mountain, all I can say is, try out How to make a doll, that might be closer to what your looking for. If you have an appreciation for the south, as well as low-budget cinema, you just might take a liking to this Hixploitation gem. Now, Somebody pass the Grey Goose. 8/10


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