The adventures of a group of teenagers at a drive-in theatre in Texas one weekend night.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lisa Lemole ...
Glowie Hudson
Gary Lee Cavagnaro ...
Little Bit (as Gary Cavagnaro)
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Orville Hennigson
Billy Milliken ...
Enoch
Lee Newsom ...
Widow Maker
Reagan Kee ...
Spoon (as Regan Kee)
Andy Parks ...
Widow Maker
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Gifford
Gordon Hurst ...
Will Henry
Kent Perkins ...
Bill Hill
Ashley Cox ...
Mary Louise
Louis Zito ...
Manager
Linda Larimer ...
Cashier
Barry Gremillion ...
Diddle Brown
David Roberts ...
Gear Grinder
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The adventures of a group of teenagers at a drive-in theatre in Texas one weekend night.

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Glowie Hudson: You whipping Enoch's got nothing to do with me being here. I ain't some prize that goes to the winner.
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Spoofs The Poseidon Adventure (1972) See more »

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Salty Dog Blues
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Performed by Freddy Weller
Courtesy of ABC - Dot Records - Peer International Corporation, publisher
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Solid comedy of the small-town South with good attention to detail
9 January 2004 | by (Houston, Texas) – See all my reviews

I have not seen this film since its cable run in the mid-1970s, but I still occasionally enjoy a private laugh when I think about it. The filmmakers clearly had a good eye for the details of small southern towns (the setting was Texas, but it would have been just fine for my native Tennessee). There is an early scene at a classic roller rink, where the dough-faced, slack-jawed teens used as extras were just perfect for the parts.

As mentioned by other reviewers, the movie-within-the-movie, DISASTER '76, is a solid parody worth watching just by itself. If a DVD is ever made (unlikely, I'm sure), DISASTER '76 should be included by itself as an extra.

7 out of 10.


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