A life on the edge hot rodder named Billy comes to town run by Sheriff Garrett, he immediately dates and romances his daughter with ulterior motives linked to Garrett's past, for which he was once a champion of the hot rodding. Will Garrett accept Billy's challenge to the death? Written by
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The title is based on the 1965 song "King of the Road" written and recorded by country singer Roger Miller
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The newspaper article that Billy leaves in Joe Garrett's mailbox has a headline which reads, "Iceman Eludes Police - Manslaughter Charged", implying that the article is about an incident from Garrett's past. However, the text of the article is actually about state laws identifying rape victims in court. See more
References A Streetcar Named Desire
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