W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings
Date: May 21, 1975
This Movie plays A Friend performed by Conny Van Dyke and Jerry Reed
"Back in 1957, sweet-talking W.W. lived in a '55 Olds, loved bubble gum, Errol Flynn, country music, fried chicken, robbing filling stations, and a girl named Dixie. Not necessarily in that order." W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings is a 1975 film directed by John G. Avildsen and written by Thomas Rickman. The 20th Century Fox film took place in 1957 and featured the first acting appearances of Jerry Reed and Brad Dourif. As of 2010, the film has not been released on DVD or any other home video format. W.W. Bright (Burt Reynolds) is an easygoing crook who robs gas stations through the drive-up windows. The Dixie Dancekings are a country music band trying to get discovered. W.W. steals their car with them in it to rob a bank. The group agrees to help out in order to finance the band. The band and W.W. are chased by bible beating lawman Deacon John Wesley Gore (Art Carney). WW helps them achieve success after getting to know and like them.