Tag: Smokey & the Bandit
'Bandit' lives on as a classic trucking movie
As the movie debuted, the May 1977 Overdrive highlighted the magazine’s involvement in 'Smokey and the Bandit,' notably the inclusion of a truck race banner bearing its name.
May 24, 2021
Re-creation of the Smokey & the Bandit Mulberry Bridge jump to take place June 24
June 24, in Jonesboro, Ga., Hollywood stunt driver Oliver Keller, owner-operator Tony Pennello and others will join a crowd of spectators near the end of the Snowman’s Run and Bandit Run events for the jump, a short distance from the actual location where the original stunt took place.
May 12, 2017
The day five famous 70s/80s rigs made history on 'Hollywood Hill'
A firsthand account of the event, bringing together restored trucks from movies “Duel,” “Convoy," and “Smokey & the Bandit” with “Movin’ On” and “B.J. & the Bear” TV rigs — among others at the Southern Classic Truck Show in 2016.
December 21, 2016
Classic former Burt Reynolds-owned W900B, across the pond
How a U.K.-based trucker came to possess a classic mid-1980s W900B, only to realize its former owners here in the United States including none other than Smokey & the Bandit star Burt Reynolds.
April 5, 2016
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