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SHOCK VIDEO: Bizarre 1957 Low Budget Movie Scene Featuring AUTHENTIC Rednecks
YouTube ^ | July 9, 2012

Posted on 07/09/2012 3:40:41 PM PDT by PJ-Comix

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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.


TOPICS: Music/Entertainment
KEYWORDS: rednecks; rockabilly
A redneck archetype in that movie scene of a sort of person rarely if ever seen any more. And that sure was a BIZARRE scene...and the bad acting made it even stranger.
1 posted on 07/09/2012 3:40:52 PM PDT by PJ-Comix
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To: PJ-Comix

Hopefully Joel or Mike and the bots got to rip it to shreds in Mystery Science Theater 3000.


2 posted on 07/09/2012 3:44:39 PM PDT by Carpe Cerevisi
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To: Carpe Cerevisi

That was.. odd. You sure bout them being rednecks?


3 posted on 07/09/2012 3:47:28 PM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: PJ-Comix

Sorry...I didn’t see anything unusual. Looked like the boss was living a good life.


4 posted on 07/09/2012 3:48:20 PM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: PJ-Comix

Crackers and LBJ might be the same person.


5 posted on 07/09/2012 3:51:33 PM PDT by Sam's Army
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To: PJ-Comix

Interesting


6 posted on 07/09/2012 3:52:04 PM PDT by samtheman (The Trillion Dollar ObamaCareTax definitely is a tax; just ask the US Supreme Court.)
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To: PhiloBedo
Sorry...I didn’t see anything unusual.

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?

7 posted on 07/09/2012 3:52:37 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (Did David Shuster Accept Political Payola?)
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To: Mmogamer
You sure bout them being rednecks?

Well, they could have been members of the English House of Lords.

8 posted on 07/09/2012 3:54:19 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (Did David Shuster Accept Political Payola?)
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To: PJ-Comix

Just looks like an evening down at the local beer joint to me.


9 posted on 07/09/2012 3:54:44 PM PDT by Twinkie (Isaiah 53)
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To: PJ-Comix; Eaker; Squantos

Hollywood’s all for remakes, this might be ya’lls big chance!


10 posted on 07/09/2012 3:56:32 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Carpe Cerevisi
Hopefully Joel or Mike and the bots got to rip it to shreds in Mystery Science Theater 3000.

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?

11 posted on 07/09/2012 3:57:07 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (Did David Shuster Accept Political Payola?)
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To: PJ-Comix

Droll..very droll.


12 posted on 07/09/2012 4:00:05 PM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: Sam's Army

LOL! LBJ or Joe McCarthy, I can’t tell which.


13 posted on 07/09/2012 4:00:28 PM PDT by boop (I hate hippies and dopeheads. Just hate them. ...Ernest Borgnine)
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To: boop
Everybody was laughing at Crackers but Crackers himself wasn't smiling. WORST Rock'n'Roll dance ever recorded in a movie scene.

Oh, and those actors weren't faking those redneck accents. They were too lousy at acting to do that.

14 posted on 07/09/2012 4:06:04 PM PDT by PJ-Comix ("Rock Baby Rock It!" ---A Redneck Time Capsule From 1957)
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To: PJ-Comix

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.


15 posted on 07/09/2012 4:07:56 PM PDT by truth_seeker
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To: PJ-Comix

Streaming it now...all I can say is, how did MST3K ever miss this one?


16 posted on 07/09/2012 4:12:00 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: PJ-Comix

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.


17 posted on 07/09/2012 4:18:05 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: PJ-Comix

ping


18 posted on 07/09/2012 4:18:58 PM PDT by razorback-bert (I'm in shape. Round is a shape isn't it?)
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To: RegulatorCountry

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!”


19 posted on 07/09/2012 4:46:04 PM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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All negative stereotypical redneck portrayals are done by Yankee actors. The worst example was Vivian Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara. No way are these real, the accent is wrong, sounds like New Jersey trying to play southern.

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.

20 posted on 07/09/2012 4:49:37 PM PDT by sportutegrl
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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.......


21 posted on 07/09/2012 4:55:25 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: Tijeras_Slim; PJ-Comix; Squantos

No, I’ve seen Squantos dance.

It ain’t pretty.


22 posted on 07/09/2012 4:56:24 PM PDT by Eaker (When somebody hands you your arse, don't give it back saying "This needs a little more tenderizing.")
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To: sportutegrl
The worst example was Vivian Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara.

But Leslie Howard pulled off his Ashley Wilkes southern accent perfectly.

23 posted on 07/09/2012 5:06:40 PM PDT by PJ-Comix ("Rock Baby Rock It!" ---A Redneck Time Capsule From 1957)
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To: PJ-Comix

>>>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


24 posted on 07/09/2012 5:08:38 PM PDT by Keltik ("The goal should not be diversity -- the goal must be Quality.")
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To: Tijeras_Slim

LOL!


25 posted on 07/09/2012 5:37:21 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Eaker; Squantos
No, I’ve seen Squantos dance.

My guess is that it's like a street mime with tourette's syndrome doing the funky chicken.

26 posted on 07/09/2012 6:31:33 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Tijeras_Slim; Eaker

More Jed Clampett on corn squeezins an shrooms during a full moon....pointed at Eaker. !


27 posted on 07/09/2012 7:05:04 PM PDT by Squantos
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To: PJ-Comix

Did Boss Girl’s swimsuit have a zipper?


28 posted on 07/09/2012 7:06:51 PM PDT by GrannyAnn
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To: Wordkraft

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.


29 posted on 07/09/2012 7:59:22 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: PJ-Comix

The way the boss dude was eyeing him was super gay.


30 posted on 07/09/2012 8:08:05 PM PDT by Brett66 (Where government advances, and it advances relentlessly , freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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