A Vietnam veteran returns to his Texas home but feels restless and decides to become a radio singer. Based on the novel by Charles Portis.

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Norwood Pratt
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Rita Lee Chipman
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Joe William Reese
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Grady Fring
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Vernell Bird
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Wayne T.E.B. Walker
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A Vietnam veteran returns to his Texas home but feels restless and decides to become a radio singer. Based on the novel by Charles Portis.

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Its 'Goodtime Glen' and 'Super Joe'... doin' what they do best!

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24 September 1970 (Australia)  »

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A Rapariga do Autocarro  »

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The last film of Cass Daley. See more »

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Marie
Written by Mitchell Torok and Ramona Redd
Sung by Glen Campbell
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13 February 2007 | by (Fly-Over Country) – See all my reviews

I just wrote a long, long review of Sam Peckinpah's The Getaway and I have just about ten lines of blathering left in me, so here goes! I saw Norwood over thirty years ago on ABC and I still have a fond memory of it. I barely remember the plot, but I do know I thought the story of a just-back-from-Vietnam soldier (Glen Campbell) on some sort of road trip was a pleasant use of my time.

The film has an interesting cast including Kim Darby, Joe Namath, and Tisha Sterling. There is a moment where Campbell says the "S" word and Darby scolds him for his bad language (ABC bleeped out the word, but you could tell exactly what he said).

I won't fool you--this is all I remember, but I intend to add it to my mail-order movie rental queue--not super high on priority, but above The Notebook!


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