More than 35 years after the debut of Smokey and the Bandit
, Western Star fans are paying tribute to the classic movie with its newest star Bandit, the Design Our Star Project: Part II show truck.
Also, another Kirkley Hall student - Rosie Beveridge Pearson - came fourth in a BE90 section on Smokey and the Bandit
And it's a dream come true for current owner Neil Ashworth whose enthusiasm for US trucks was fuelled by watching the actor in 1977 hit Smokey and the Bandit
and by his own father's fascination with US automobilia.
The 79-year-old, who starred in cult classic Boogie Nights, has dated a string of leading ladies including actress Sally Field, who he starred with in 70s action comedy Smokey and the Bandit
It is never played for sophisticated laughs but is instead more Smokey And The Bandit
style hi-jinks and much
com)-- The Missouri native Jeff Dane releases his new single "Apple Pie Moonshine", a song with heavy, unconventional country and rock guitar riffs, coupled with a fun, edge of your seat story, in the spirit of Smokey and the Bandit
1977: The comedy-action film Smokey And The Bandit
was a new release 38 years ago.
Starring Peter Fonda and Susan George, the film would influence later chase scenes in movies like Smokey and the Bandit
, The Blues Brothers, and Quentin Tarantino's 2007 Death Proof.
3 SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT
(1977) BURT REYNOLDS and Sally Field lead the cast in the comedy hit about delivering a truckload full of beer without being stopped by the police.
Image: Moustachioed good ol' boy Best known for: The Smokey and the Bandit
movies Early life: Burton Leon Reynolds Jr was born in Lansing, Michigan, on February 11, 1936.
The Hollywood star, famous for his roles in Smokey And The Bandit
and Deliverance, underwent a quintuple heart bypass in 2010.
That car was the stuff Smokey and the Bandit
was made of.