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That Tennessee Beat (1966)

A singer determined to make it in country-western music lets nothing stand in his way, including stealing. The girl who loves him and a female preacher try to straighten him out and help him make it legitimately.

Director:

Richard Brill

Writer:

Paul Schneider
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sharon DeBord Sharon DeBord ... Opal Nelson
Earl 'Snake' Richards ... Jim Birdsell (as Earl Richards)
Dolores Faith ... Belle Scofield
Minnie Pearl ... Rev. Rose Conley
Merle Travis ... Larry Scofield
Jim Reader Jim Reader ... Matt Nelson
Cecil Scaiffe Cecil Scaiffe ... Dan Birdsell
Rink Hardin Rink Hardin ... Wally Cooper
Lightnin' Chance Lightnin' Chance ... Sheriff
Sam Tarpley Sam Tarpley ... Ticket Seller
Buddy Mize Buddy Mize ... Hoodlum Leader
Ed Livingston Ed Livingston ... Hoodlum
Ernie Keller Ernie Keller ... Announcer (as Ernest Keller)
Maurice Dembsky Maurice Dembsky ... Doorman
The Statler Brothers The Statler Brothers ... The Statler Brothers
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Storyline

A singer determined to make it in country-western music lets nothing stand in his way, including stealing. The girl who loves him and a female preacher try to straighten him out and help him make it legitimately.

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He's a new kind of swinger...the Nashville Kid, and he's got a new kind of sound that's BLUE and BOLD and filled with SOUL!!!

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Drama | Musical

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Final film of Dolores Faith. See more »

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That Tennessee Beat
Written and Performed by Merle Travis
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Not much of a story
5 January 2002 | by milwhitt70See all my reviews

I saw it because Merle Travis was in it, as well as a lot of other Nashville and Hollywood musicians. Not too great of a story, but it was very interesting to see all those special guests! I'd like to see it again.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1966 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

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Lippert Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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