Two backwoods North Carolinians (Robert Walker, Jr., and Dick Clark, who also produced) rob a bootlegger's safe, kill several people in the process, and head for California with Walker's wife (Diane Varsi). Merle Haggard appears as a sheriff and sings the title song and "Mama Tried." Written by
It started out as a Country Picnic! But before it was over 37 men were dead.
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Did You Know?
's song 'Mama Tried' was originally written as the theme song for this film. See more
Dick Clark's name is spelled in lower case letters in the opening credits. See more
Gonna Have a Good Time
by Kay Adams
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