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Hick flicks : the rise and fall of redneck cinema

Author: Scott Von Doviak
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This comprehensive study of the hixploitation genre is the first of its kind. Part One deals with 'good ol' boys, ' from redneck sheriffs, to moonshiners, to honky-tonk heroes and beyond. Part Two explores road movies, featuring back-road racers, truckers and everything in between. Part Three, 'In the Woods' covers movies about all manner of beasts populating the swamps and woodlands of rural America."--Provided by  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Von Doviak, Scott, 1967-
Hick flicks.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2005
(OCoLC)607250928
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Von Doviak
ISBN: 0786419970 9780786419975
OCLC Number: 56777654
Description: x, 222 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword : triumph of the hick / Chris Gore --
Preface : downriver --
1. Moonshiners --
2. Smokey the red-necked sheriff --
3. Honky tonk heroes --
4. Crackerjacks --
5. Hick chicks --
6. Dixie DeMilles --
7. Around the track --
8. From sea to shining sea --
9. Fender benders --
10. Keep on truckin' --
11. The death of Bigfoot --
12. Creepy critters --
13. Hillbilly horror --
Afterword : the end of hixploitation?
Responsibility: Scott Von Doviak ; foreword by Chris Gore.
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The popularity of ""hick flicks"" grew throughout the '70s, and they attained mass acceptance with the 1977 release of Smokey and the Bandit. This study of the hixploitation genre looks at ""good ol'  Read more...

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