The Last American Hero

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The Last American Hero ★★★ Hard Driver 1973 (PG)

The true story of how former moonshine runner Junior Johnson became one of the fastest race car drivers in the history of the sport. Entertaining slice of life chronicling whiskey running and stock car racing, with Bridges superb in the lead. Based on a series of articles written by Tom Wolfe. 95m/C VHS, DVD . Jeff Bridges, Valerie Perrine, Gary Busey, Art Lund, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Ned Beatty, Ed Lauter, Lane Smith, Gregory Walcott; D: Lamont Johnson; W: William Roberts; M: Charles Fox.