Arlo Guthrie's song is converted into a motion picture. Arlo goes to see Alice for Thanksgivng and as a favor takes her trash to the dump. When the dump is closed, he drops it on top of another pile of garbage at the bottom of a ravine. When the local sheriff finds out a major manhunt begins. Arlo manages to survive the courtroom experience but it haunts him when he is to be inducted into the army via the draft. The movie follows the song with Arlo's voice over as both music and narration. Written by
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Every Generation Has A Story To Tell.
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Did You Know?
After discovering that the character "Officer Obie" was modeled after him, actual Stockbridge (Massachusetts) Sheriff William Obanhein
demanded that he play the role himself. His reason: "If anyone is going to make a fool out of me, it might as well be me!" See more
The scene where Alice spends the night in Arlo's rented room, that same night the boots Alice was wearing were black. The next scene when morning came Alice was seen putting on brown boots. See more
Want your wallets and your belts. Put everything on the desk.
I can understand you wanting our wallets, so we don't have any money to spend in the cell, but what do you want our belts for?
Kid, we don't want any hanging.
Obie, do you think we're gonna hang ourselves for littering?
Boiling Cabbage Down
Performed by James Broderick See more