Sheriff Buford Pusser continues his one-man war against moonshiners and a ruthless crime syndicate after the murder of his wife in late 1960's Tennessee.
"If anything ever happens to me, I want you to be sure you finish telling my story."
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agreed to portray himself in this film but, hours after signing the contract, he was killed when his car ran off the road near his home in Adamsville, Tennessee. Some locals believe his car was sabotaged in retribution for his stamping out the illegal activities of the stateline mob on the Tennessee-Mississippi border. See more
Stud Pardee tells Pinky Dobson that he "knew exactly where he was gonna end up", after sliding his Camaro in to park at the smokehouse. Stud actually hit the low-angle camera that was setup in front of the trash can, ruining that shot. See more
[Talking to his friends about Buford
We may as well be going round and round talkin' about whether to plant soybeans or cotton.
Followed by Walking Tall