A country singer is kidnapped by two female convicts who plan to use him as their ticket out of stir.

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Buddy Walker
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Laurel Ellison
Dianne Kay ...
Katie Morrison
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Ross Common
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Art Schmeckle
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Maxine Pearce
Mari Gorman ...
Rita Madison
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Frank Ford
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Donald Common
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Rooney
John Chappell ...
Carl Dobbins
Bill Zuckert ...
Old Codger
Tom Barberi ...
Disc Jockey
Jay Bernard ...
Minister
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A country singer is kidnapped by two female convicts who plan to use him as their ticket out of stir.

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18 October 1981 (USA)  »

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Enlèvement à Nashville  »

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1.33 : 1
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Art Schmeckle: Alright, Mr. Common, you're under arrest.
Ross Common: Under what charges?
Art Schmeckle: For the time being, because it seems no one around here seems to like you... very much.
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I Can Pick 'Em
Lyrics by Sondra Hull
Music by Bob Summers
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Not bad for a TV movie.
29 April 2005 | by (South Dakota) – See all my reviews

I remember this movie, but probably not too many other people do. Jeff Conaway was a country singer who was going to do a prison concert album like Johnny Cash did. Gary Sandy from WKRP in Cincinnati was a sidekick of his. Slim Pickens was his greedy manager. A couple of female prisoners kidnapped him in an escape from prison. They were hiding out in a Tennessee valley that was about to be flooded for a dam, and later there was kind of a showdown at a fairgrounds. I remember one of the female prisoners supposedly hot-wired a stolen police car, but I doubt that was really possible, because it had a steering column ignition switch. One thing in this movie: a police car somehow got a 55-gallon drum stuck underneath the middle of it, and it was driving with the drum under it.


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