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White Line Fever (1975)

PG | | Action, Crime, Drama | 16 July 1975 (USA)
In the 1970s Arizona, a young married man becomes an independent long-haul driver and he risks his life fighting the corruption in the local long-haul trucking industry.

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Jonathan Kaplan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jan-Michael Vincent ... Carrol Jo Hummer
Kay Lenz ... Jerri Kane Hummer
Slim Pickens ... Duane Haller
L.Q. Jones ... Buck Wessle
Sam Laws ... Pops Dinwiddie
Don Porter ... Cutler
R.G. Armstrong ... Prosecutor
Leigh French ... Lucy
Johnny Ray McGhee Johnny Ray McGhee ... Carnell
Dick Miller ... Birdie Corman
Martin Kove ... Clem
Jamie Anderson ... Jamie Kane
David Garfield David Garfield ... Witness Miller (as John David Garfield)
Nate Long Nate Long ... Sunglasses
Ron Nix ... Deputy
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Storyline

Returning from a stint in the Air Force, Carrol Jo Hummer borrows money to buy a truck, hoping to make enough money hauling produce to marry Jerri Kane and set up housekeeping. He discovers that the long-haul business is run by racketeers and decides to fight the corrupt forces that control the trucking business. Written by Anonymous

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The organization says: Everybody drives for them. Carrol Jo says: I drive for myself. See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

16 July 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Henkensä kaupalla See more »

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Budget:

CAD1,400,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The primary truck used through most of the film is a 1974 Ford WT-9000. A total of six trucks were used for this film. The studio bought three and Ford supplied three. See more »

Goofs

When Clem pulls up to where the deputy has the two truckers handcuffed to the rig, he is shown walking from the back of his Ford Ranchero carrying a box twice between shots. See more »

Quotes

Duane Haller: [answering the knock on his closed office door] This ain't the ladies room. Come on in.
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Connections

Featured in Ken Friedman Remembering 'White Line Fever' (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Going Where Those Chilly Winds Don't Blow
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Traditional
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Big League ASS
4 September 1999 | by CaRicharSee all my reviews

This movie sucked production grade hole. It started to be about some in fighting among cheese ball truckers. It could have ended there. Instead, it becomes a romance story about the formation of a truckers union. One gets the distinct feeling the writer quit halfway through. This movie must have been a tax write-off.


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