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Shanty Tramp (1967)

A sleazy evangelist makes a play for a small town's local tramp, but is shocked to learn that she prefers a local black kid over him. Furious, he stirs up the town against the couple.

Director:

Joseph G. Prieto

Writers:

K. Gordon Murray (story), Reuben Guberman (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eleanor Vaill Eleanor Vaill ... Emily Stryker (as Lee Holland)
Otto Schlessinger Otto Schlessinger ... Stryker, Emily's Father (as Kenneth Douglas)
Lewis Galen Lewis Galen ... Daniel
Bill Rogers ... Preacher Fallows
Lawrence Tobin Lawrence Tobin ... Biker Savage
Ed Anderson Ed Anderson
Chris Mitchell Chris Mitchell
Charles Deilhi Charles Deilhi
Milt Robbins Milt Robbins
George Henry Smith George Henry Smith
Warren Day Warren Day
Robert Brenner Robert Brenner
Jean Hanna Jean Hanna ... Blonde Biker
Ben Burch Ben Burch
Kerry Reagan Kerry Reagan
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Storyline

On a hot night in Dixie, the local shanty tramp heads out for adventure and leaves disaster in her wake. The lust she excites in the local men leads to fights, murders, lynch mobs, ruined reputations, and broken homes. Written by D.A. Kellough <dkelloug@infinet.com>

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Born broke. Now she's worth a mint! See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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The film is apart of Nicolas Winding Refn's restoration project called byNWR. See more »

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When the Saints Go Marching In
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Well Done Exploitation Film about a 1960s Southern Small Town
10 April 2016 | by jayraskin1See all my reviews

There was a big market for films with sex and violence at their center in the 1960s. One can't blame the filmmakers for taking advantage of that. One also can't blame the filmmakers for not having much money and using not totally professional actors and actresses. On the other hand, there's a lot to like about the film. It is surprisingly realistic, thoughtful, and competently shot and edited. It manages to capture a lot of the attitudes and morals of the 1960s, showing both the racism and hypocrisy that was common in the South of this time period. It isn't a great film, but certainly holds your attention and is worth seeing for its historical value. If you want to see what the pre-civil rights South in America was like, this will give you a good idea.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 June 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Shanty Tramp See more »

Filming Locations:

Davie, Florida, USA

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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