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Hands on a hard body : the documentary

Author: S R Bindler
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Ideal Enterprises, Inc., ©1999.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At a Nissan dealership in Longview, Texas, 24 people are gathered around a brand new "Hard Body" pickup truck. In this test of human endurance, whoever can stand upright the longest with his or her hand on the truck, will win the truck. This film captures the lunacy, laughter, heartbreak, and deprivation of the contestants, and examines the financial, social, and competitive reasons why these contestants put  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: S R Bindler
OCLC Number: 43467272
Notes: Videodisc release of the 1997 documentary.
Credits: Director/editor, S.R. Bindler ; producers, Kevin Morris, Chapman Wilson, S.R. Bindler ; photographers, Michael Nickles, Chapman Wilson, S.R. Bindler.
Awards: American Film Institute Audience Award.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Hands on a hardbody
Responsibility: an S.R. Bindler/Kevin Morris, J.K. Livin production in association with Idea Entertainment and Wessex Entertainment Group ; a work by S.R. Bindler.

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At a Nissan dealership in Longview, Texas, 24 people are gathered around a brand new "Hard Body" pickup truck. In this test of human endurance, whoever can stand upright the longest with his or her hand on the truck, will win the truck. This film captures the lunacy, laughter, heartbreak, and deprivation of the contestants, and examines the financial, social, and competitive reasons why these contestants put themselves through this hell.

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