TV Movie | | Drama, Sport
Story of Bear Bryant's first summer as head football coach at Texas A&M. Bear takes his charges out onto the scorched plains and sees who survives.
With the movie being filmed in Australia, virtually all of the young men playing prospective Aggie football players were Australian. Therefore, all of the Texas accents - as convincing as they might've been - were indeed fake.
Smokey! Get some help for Johnny here!
Smokey Harper: Tell him to suck it up.
Claude Gearheart: Well, give him somethin'.
Claude Gearheart: Aspirin?
Smokey Harper: What else you want me to do?
Claude Gearheart: You damn witch doctor! We ain't cattle! Now, you help my buddy!
Smokey Harper: All right, I'll have Luke Mason grab him a bag of ice.
During one of the practice scenes at Junction, a current-day, padded belt designed to protect the ribs can be seen underneath a players' jersey. This piece of football equipment was not available in 1954.
A cultish pyramid scheme and a twisted series of murders hit the small screen along with a powerful new documentary about our attachment to even smaller screens.
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