Doc Jenkins is a singer/songwriter who tries to leave his singer/songwriter roots to be a music "mogul", and gets tangled up in a bad publishing deal. He enlists a team of cronies, ...
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Doc Jenkins is a singer/songwriter who tries to leave his singer/songwriter roots to be a music "mogul", and gets tangled up in a bad publishing deal. He enlists a team of cronies, including a young singer and his former singing partner, Blackie Buck, and together they execute his plan to get out of the deal. He gets help from a stereotypical small-time concert promoter. Honey Carder is the love interest/ex-wife.Written by
The Austin location in Texas, USA was not without it's problems though. The city's usually mild winter months turned bitter, as a nationwide cold snap found it's way to Texas. December, a month in which temperatures normally range in the Fahrenheit degrees in the 50s and 60s (= 10-15 degrees Celsius), gave way to sub-freezing climates, finding cast and crew shooting outdoors in seventeen degrees Fahrenheit (= minus eight degrees Celsius), and wind chill factors which lowered that temperature to a chilling minus ten. A freak ice storm, something not seen by Texans in many years, forced the cancellation of a scene to be shot on a golf course. Alternate, indoor locations were found quickly, and the shooting continued on schedule. See more »
A film whose time has come. Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson essentially play themselves as a songwriter and a cock-of-the-walk country god, and do it perfectly. The plot concerns Willie's character, Doc Jenkins, attempting to liberate himself from a contract he committed to when he was younger, drunker and a little less immortal. The supporting players are top of the line aces, including a surly Rip Torn and the always-great Melinda Dillon. Lesley Ann Warren is the new singer who Doc hitches his stars to, and she's convincing enough. The dialogue is fast, funny and, I suspect, captures the inside angle of the Music Business to a tee. One of the most unheralded great, little movies of all time. A better version of all those other syrupy, sentimental inside music movies.
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