Some differences included the use of a supercharged cid 7. The boys are thirsty in Atlanta and there's beer in Texarcana. 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. General Comment this is one of the best songs ever!
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Upon showing it to his friend, Reynolds told Needham that it was the worst script he had ever read but that he would still make the movie. Retrieved December 27, Xnd November 12, Login with Google Error: Smokey and the Bandit was the second highest-grossing domestic film ofsastbound only to Star Warsthe first film in the original Star Wars trilogy. Actor Henry Cordenwho voiced Fred Flintstone after original performer Alan Reed died, was used to replace a considerable amount of Sheriff Justice's dialogue.
The film also made use of three Kenworth WA short-frame semi trucks, which Jerry Reed can be seen driving, each equipped with inch sleepers. Ina DVD re-release was issued of Smokey and the Bandit featuring a digitally-remastered audio track with 5. Let it all hang out 'cause we got a run to make. 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.
Smookey commercials were produced after Stewart mentioned that the movie was one of his favorites.
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Ignoring his own jurisdiction, Sheriff Justice, with dimwitted Junior in tow, pursues Bandit all the way to Georgia to get Carrie back, even as various mishaps cause his cruiser to disintegrate around them.
The original film had correct sounds that were usually recorded live as the action took place. The scenes set in Texarkana were filmed in Jonesboro and the surrounding area, and many of the chase scenes were filmed in the surrounding areas on Highway 54 between Fayetteville and Jonesboro for a majority of the driving scenes, Mundy's Mill Road, Main Street in Smokfy, Georgia State RouteI Pleasant Hill exitand in McDonough.
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Featuring Hot Stuff Hit Row. Neither Sheriff Justice nor any other officials know of Snowman's illegal manifest, while Bandit is likewise unaware that Sheriff Justice is pursuing him because of Carrie. All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from February Articles with permanently dead external links Use mdy dates from Anx Wikipedia introduction cleanup from December All pages needing cleanup Articles covered by WikiProject Wikify from December All articles covered by WikiProject Wikify Articles with hAudio microformats Album infoboxes lacking eastboynd cover All articles with vague or ambiguous time Vague or ambiguous time from December Articles needing additional references from September All articles needing sokey references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September Jerry Reed — East Bound and Down.
The three original films introduced two generations of the Pontiac Trans Amand the Dodge Stealth in the television movies.
However, this is inaccurate: This section needs additional citations for verification. Before Gleason was cast in the film, Richard Boone was originally considered for the role of Buford T. Needham, eawtbound, liked the song so much he assured Jerry not to change a word. The chase begins to intensify when, moments after crossing back into Georgia, Snowman is smokej rescued by Bandit after being stopped by a motorcycle patrolman, and state and local eastboundd escalate their pursuit of Bandit with more cruisers, larger roadblocks, and even a police helicopter to track his movements.
Add your thoughts 6 Comments. It had not been used for some time and was repainted for the film. The Trans Am used for the dismantled bridge jump was equipped with a booster rocket, the same type that was used by Evel Knievel during his failed Snake River Canyon jump.
The area around Helen, Georgia was also used for some locations.
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At that time Reynolds was the top box office star in the world. Though the film Moonrunners is the precursor to the television series The Dukes of Hazzard —from the same creator and with many identical settings and concepts, the popularity of Smokey and the Bandit and similar films helped get the Dukes series on the air.
Alfred Hitchcock stated that the film was one of his favorites. Some of the original sound effects such as Cledus' dog Fred's barking and music such as the final chase to the Southern Classic were removed and not replaced.
These new models were built off the Camaro platform the very same one that the real Firebird and Trans Am usedcame with Pontiac arrowhead, flaming bird and Bandit logos, as well as instrument panels, center consoles and hood scoops emulating their counterparts, and were signed by Reynolds.