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A Small Town in Texas (1976)

A crooked sheriff in a small Southern town frames an ex-convict in a drug bust and takes his girlfriend.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Poke Jackson
... Mary Lee
... Sheriff Duke
... C.J. Crane
... Lenny
... Boogie
... Cleotus
... Bull Parker
Clay Tanner ... Junior
Mark Silva ... Kevin
Santos Reyes ... Jesus Mendez
Debi Bieberly ... Mrs. Carter
... Buford Tyler (as Claude Ennis Starrett Jr.)
James N. Harrell ... Old Codger
Ron McPherson ... P.R. Man
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After doing five years in prison on a drug charge, Poke is returns to his hometown intent on taking his sweetheart Mary Lee (and their child) away with him to California. His plan hits a snag, however, when he discovers that since his incarceration, Mary Lee has taken up with Duke, the very sheriff who put Poke behind bars in the first place. Things turn even worse for Poke when he later witnesses Duke assassinating a local hispanic politician. Now with Duke out for his blood, Poke must choose to run for his life or make a stand. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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If It Had Wheels Poke Could Drive It Better Than Anyone ALive! But With Mary Lee on his mind and the Sheriff on his back staying alive was the problem. See more »


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24 November 1976 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

A caminho do Texas  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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2.35 : 1
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The truck that Poke is driving at the end chase scene changes alternately from both headlights out, to both headlights intact to the left headlight out. See more »

Quotes

Sheriff Duke: [to Poke] I don't wanna see the sun rise on your ass boy!
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SUSAN GEORGE SUPPORTED THIS FILM!
17 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

Susan George gave an excellent performance in this film, over powering Timothy Bottoms, and Bo Hopkins. Susan George with her excellent British acting background gave class to this SMALL TOWN IN TEXAS. Lots of small town police corruption with daring bike and car racing and a close miss of a train. This film is going to be another classic film collection. It is worth viewing and the Texas locations and photography are fantastic.


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