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Country Blue (1973)

R | | Crime, Drama | February 1975 (USA)
A story based in the south and has poverty, and corruption.

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(as Jack H. Conrad)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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J.J. 'Jumpy' Belk
Jack Conrad ...
Bobby Lee Dixon
Rita George ...
Ruthie Chalmers
Mildred Brown ...
Arneda Johnson
William F. Conrad ...
Arlo Belk (as Ad Zimmerman)
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Angus Wages
Wayne Stewart ...
J.W. Workman
Richmond Johnson ...
U.S. Marshal
Peggy Day ...
Girl in Jail
Joan Rue ...
Girl in Jail
Chuck Burley ...
Jailer
Jim White ...
Bank Teller
Concho Evans ...
Rita Smith ...
Emelina
Doug Graham ...
Officer Suggs
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A story based in the south and has poverty, and corruption.

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Young and in love, she broke the law... the law broke her.

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Crime | Drama

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February 1975 (USA)  »

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$180,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Most of the comedy bits for Dub Taylor were improvised by the actor. He was having a good time, as he rarely got so much screen time. See more »

Goofs

Camera pans past the same Winnebago RV several times in several different shots. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

One More Time
Written by Abby Marable & Kelly Gordon
featuring Mickey Raphael on harmonica
Sung by Abby Marable
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User Reviews

 
Decent no-budget 70's South Bonnie and Clyde-wannabe
14 March 2016 | by (Windsor, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a Bonnie and Clyde-type film, though done in then-present-day 70's Deep South. It has a gritty feel, and one feels the angst of the stars, Bobby Lee (who just got out of the slammer on parole, having been inside for a year for an attempted grocery store robbery) and his girlfriend, Ruthie (married to another guy, but can't afford a divorce), trying to get their lives back on track in a dead-end hick-town he can't stand and is tired of just two days later. It's certainly watchable and is in no way as bad as reviews tend to give it. This is Jack Conrad's filmmaking debut, but it's not a monstrosity. After negotiations with Jeff Bridges and Robert Blake broke down for the main part of Bobby Lee, Conrad was forced to play the role himself, and he's no embarrassment. Though it tends to be ridden with cliché, and the main characters are extremely unintelligent in their bank-robbing and getaway approaches, it's still a fun ride and worth checking out if you have the opportunity.


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