Real American Hero


2h 1978

Brief Synopsis

Law-and-order Selma, Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser, the resourceful, club-wielding real-life folk hero whose career inspired three ultra-violent movies, returns to wage a relentless battle against a dapper local moonshiner in this TV feature. Brian Dennehy assumed the role played originally by Joe

Film Details

Release Date
1978
Production Company
CBS Entertainment

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Law-and-order Selma, Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser, the resourceful, club-wielding real-life folk hero whose career inspired three ultra-violent movies, returns to wage a relentless battle against a dapper local moonshiner in this TV feature. Brian Dennehy assumed the role played originally by Joe Don Baker in the hugely successful "Walking Tall" and by Bo Svenson in the two sequels. Forrest Tucker, who was Buford's dad in the last, recreates his role in this TV version.

Film Details

Release Date
1978
Production Company
CBS Entertainment

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States December 9, 1978

Released in United States on Video July 1988