Rare Original Australian Daybill Movie Poster Smokey And The Bandit
Smokey and the Bandit is a 1977 American action comedy film starring Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed, Pat McCormick, Paul Williams and Mike Henry. The film was the directorial debut of stuntman Hal Needham. It inspired several other trucking films, including two sequels, Smokey and the Bandit II and Smokey and the Bandit Part 3. The three original films introduced two generations of the Pontiac Trans Am, and the Dodge Stealth in the television movie. Smokey and the Bandit was the second-highest-grossing film of 1977 behind Star Wars. Legendary film maker Alfred Hitchcock stated that the movie was one of his favourites and the star of the film (Burt Reynolds) has said it was the most fun to make of all of the films he starred in. The Film now enjoys a cult following.