Retrieved October 28, For instance, the diesel engine start and run up sequence in the opening sequence of the film was completely dubbed over with a totally new sound. However, in more recent years, the original version has been shown on ITV , a commercial channel , usually with the stronger language edited out, often quite awkwardly and noticeably. In other projects Wikiquote. A few other examples of “sound effect replacement” occur when Bandit takes off after managing to get a reluctant Cledus involved in the bet, and after he comes to a screeching halt on a roadway moments before picking up Carrie.

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The boys are thirsty in Atlanta and there’s beer in Texarcana. A Time magazine article explains why Coors was so coveted that one would be willing to pay the Bandit such a high price to transport it.

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Retrieved December 27, Login with Facebook Error: The three original films introduced two generations of the Pontiac Trans Amand the Dodge Stealth in the television movies. All articles with dead external links Articles with eastbund external links from February Articles with permanently dead external links Use mdy dates from November Wikipedia introduction cleanup from December All pages needing cleanup Articles covered by WikiProject Eastboudn from December All articles covered by WikiProject Wikify Articles with hAudio microformats Album smokey and the bandit eastbound and down lacking a cover All articles with vague or ambiguous time Vague or ambiguous time from December Articles needing additional references from September All articles needing additional references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September American Film Institute Lists.


He aint gonna rest ’til you’re in jail. Edmund was in the same car standing in for Sally Field during the jump. The adverts poked fun at the film and even featured a Pontiac Trans Am and a cover version of the song East Bound and Down. When Smokey sown the Bandit first aired on American network television in the early s, censors were faced with the challenge of toning down the raw language of the original film.

He contacted Pontiac and an agreement was qnd that four Trans Ams and two Pontiac LeMans 4-door sedans would be provided for the movie. Three actors from the main cast of The Dukes of Hazzard appear in small uncredited roles in Smokey and the Bandit: Alfred Hitchcock stated vandit the film was one of his favorites.

Truck-driving country country rock country bluegrass rock. Jerry Reed — East Bound and Down.

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Log in now to add this track to your mixtape! It was his idea to have Junior alongside him throughout. A few other examples of “sound effect replacement” occur when Bandit takes off after managing to get a reluctant Cledus involved in the bet, and after he comes to a screeching halt eastboumd a roadway moments before picking up Carrie.

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Smokey and the Bandit was released in the United Kingdom on August 28, and was a sizeable success there, garnering positive reviews. General Comment this is definitely my kart racing theme song!!!


The article says that future Vice President Gerald Ford hid it in his luggage after a trip to Colorado in order to take it back to Washington. Musicians such as Beegie Adair and George Tidwell played on the soundtrack as part of long careers in music. It should be noted however that many of the film’s original sounds were replaced. Film critic Leonard Maltin gave the film a good rating 3 stars out of a possible 4 and characterized it as “About as subtle as The Three Stoogesbut a classic compared to smokey and the bandit eastbound and down sequels and countless rip-offs which followed.

The original film had correct sounds that were usually recorded live as the action took place. Retrieved October 28, Reed also penned and performed the song for the opening credits, wnd “The Legend”, which tells of some of The Bandit’s escapades prior to the events of the film, and the ballad “The Bandit”, which features in several versions in the movie and on the soundtrack.

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