Walking Tall Movie Review 1973

Information and Film Reviews for Walking Tall the Movie

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A Tennessee sheriff takes a stand against syndicate-run gambling and his wife is murdered in response. Ultra-violent crime saga wowed the movie going public and spawned several sequels and a TV series. Based on the true story of folk-hero Buford Pusser, admirably rendered by Baker.

Distribution

Artisan Entertainment, 2700 Colorado Ave., Ste. 200, Santa Monica, CA 90404, Phone: (310)449-9200, Fax: (310)255-3730, URL: http://www.artisanent.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 126 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Small-Town Sheriffs, Biopics: Cops & Robbers, American South, True Stories, Gambling, Revenge
Screenplay
Mort Briskin
Cast
Joe Don Baker, Elizabeth Hartman, Noah Beery, Gene Evans, Rosemary Murphy, Felton Perry
Cinematography
Jack Marta
Director
Phil Karlson
Music
Walter Scharf
Other
Harry Gerstad
Producer
Bing Crosby Productions

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