Skip to comments.SHOCK VIDEO: Bizarre 1957 Low Budget Movie Scene Featuring AUTHENTIC Rednecks
Posted on 07/09/2012 3:40:41 PM PDT by PJ-Comix
Check out the beyond bizarre scene in the video of the 1957 low LOW budget rock'n'roll movie, "Rock Baby Rock It!" which was filmed in Dallas, Texas.
The music in this movie stinks plus lacking in originality. Also the acting is horrible beyond belief. However, what makes this movie notable is the scene starting at about the 42 minute mark. It features two rednecks. The Boss redneck by the swimming pool orders his underling redneck, appropiately named "Crackers," to dance rock'n'roll in his bathing suit while wearing a gun slung over his shoulder.
Yeah, it is funny but also VERY disturbing at the same time. It is interesting from a sociological POV because both actors are obviously redneck types in real life and talk that way.
Hopefully Joel or Mike and the bots got to rip it to shreds in Mystery Science Theater 3000.
That was.. odd. You sure bout them being rednecks?
Sorry...I didn’t see anything unusual. Looked like the boss was living a good life.
Crackers and LBJ might be the same person.
You didn't see anything strange about the completely unhip middleaged Crackers redneck attempting to dance rock'n'roll in his bathing suit with a pistol strapped on over his shoulder?
Well, they could have been members of the English House of Lords.
Just looks like an evening down at the local beer joint to me.
Hollywood’s all for remakes, this might be ya’lls big chance!
Yeah, it was like "Plan Nine From Rock'n'Roll." And why wasn't that one performer the least bit embarrassed by obviously ripping off Elvis?
LOL! LBJ or Joe McCarthy, I can’t tell which.
Oh, and those actors weren't faking those redneck accents. They were too lousy at acting to do that.
Elvis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, and several others were straight out of that culture.
Buddy Holly, Willie Nelson and Leon Russell had ducktails and sports jackets, about that time.
Kris Kristofferson was in college getting a degree in Literature (1958).
Don’t let the accents get in the way of appreciating good early Rock & Roll, Country, etc.
The music at the start is very good. The dancing gangster in plaid skivvies no so much.
Streaming it now...all I can say is, how did MST3K ever miss this one?
You need to get out more. The guy in the bathing suit was a northerner.
The music was raw, very basic, somewhat derivative but entertaining. There was a similar group that was quite popular in my parents’ day called “Hot Nuts,” they played all over the southeast, particularly Myrtle Beach.
This apparently was a regional movie with amateur actors, documenting a popular music scene in Texas, in 1957 from the looks of the cars. They probably knew the bands, having seen and heard them before.
Doug Clark and The Hot Nuts!
Classic bad taste frat house party rock ‘n roll.
“See that man with the sad expression? Lost his ***s in the last depression. Nuts! Hot Nuts! You get ‘em from the peanut man!”
Dixie Carter and Delta Burke are real Southerners, which is why Desigining Women had positive portrayals of southern women. For the first few years, anyway.
Ever notice that actors seem to be able to pull off just about all accents except a Southern one? Whenever I hear an attempt at doing so, it’s almost always lousy.
And as for “y’all” being used to denote a single person, well.......
No, I’ve seen Squantos dance.
It ain’t pretty.
But Leslie Howard pulled off his Ashley Wilkes southern accent perfectly.
>>>The music in this movie stinks<<<
Johnny “Wild Wild Women” Carroll is awesome
This film is a priceless document of the Dallas music scene at the time
My guess is that it's like a street mime with tourette's syndrome doing the funky chicken.
More Jed Clampett on corn squeezins an shrooms during a full moon....pointed at Eaker. !
Did Boss Girl’s swimsuit have a zipper?
Yep, they made quite a career out of a few basic riffs and bawdy double entendres, subtle out of necessity early on, overt by the time I saw them, once, in the mid-eighties. It was a blast, a lot of audience participation, great party band.
The way the boss dude was eyeing him was super gay.
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