Alchoholic former country singer Mac Sledge makes friends with a young widow and her son. The friendship enables him to find inspiration to resume his career. Written by
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Robert Duvall is Mac Sledge, down and out country singer. His struggle for fame was over. His fight for respect was just beginning
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Did You Know?
, who plays Sonny, had his 10th birthday shortly after the film wrapped, and was preparing to celebrate it with his family at his home in Paris, Texas. He was pleasantly surprised when his co-star Robert Duvall
showed up at his home and gifted him with a guitar for the occasion. Hubbard - who went on to teach guitar professionally - still owns the guitar to this day. See more
In the final scenes, Sonny is shown with empty farmland behind him, then after a cut to a wider shot, suddenly the gas station and motel are behind him. See more
Woman with Groceries
Hey, mister, were you really Mac Sledge?
Yes, ma'm, I guess I was.
Written by Austin Roberts
& Bobby Hart
Sung by Betty Buckley See more