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White Lightning (1973)

PG  |   |  Action, Drama, Crime  |  22 October 1973 (Sweden)
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An ex con teams up with federal agents to help them with breaking up a moonshine ring.

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Jennifer Billingsley ...
Lou
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Roy Boone
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Dude Watson
Louise Latham ...
Martha Culpepper
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Maggie (as Diane Lad)
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Big Bear
Conlan Carter ...
Deputy
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Pa McKlusky
Lincoln Demyan ...
Warden
John Steadman ...
Skeeter
Iris Korn ...
Ma McKlusky
Stephanie Burchfield ...
Jenny
Barbara Muller ...
Louella
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An ex con teams up with federal agents to help them with breaking up a moonshine ring.

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SEK 782,923 (Sweden)
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Trivia

The I-30 speedway was used at the Benton speedway. This speedway is actually just over in Pulaski county (little rock, Arkansas) from Saline county where Benton is actually located. See more »

Goofs

When the cops are chasing Gator you can see that there is no rear widow in his car, but when he jumps it onto the barge the car now has a rear window. See more »

Quotes

Roy Boone: I'm so hungry I could eat the tail-end out of a hobby-horse.
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Way Down Under
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Performed by Jerry Whitman
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A trip down memory lane
3 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Retro channel bills itself as the place where memories are made. Well this film brought back some memories. Not the good ole boy, or the corn likker, or the sweet Arkansas babes - it had all of those - but the memories of the town I lived in from the Sixth grade through High School.

White Lightening, starring Burt Reynolds as Gator McKlusky, was filmed in Benton, Arkansas. It was Saline County, not Bogen as the film states. It brought back memories of the Saline County Courthouse, where a lot of the action took place. Of course, I was off in Vietnam when they were filming, so I didn't get to see ole Burt.

This isn't quality film-making or dramatic acting, although it was rumored to be Steven Spielburg's directorial debut. I wonder what happened there.

Hey, it's OK for a rainy Saturday afternoon and it was a trip back home.


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