1979, 100 min, USA, Dir: Yabo Yablonsky

Over the past four decades, Willie Nelson has summoned fellow music greats to Southern locales for Independence Day concerts, and for his 1974 picnic at the Texas World Speedway, he also invited cameras along. Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Leon Russell, Doug Kershaw, Jerry Jeff Walker, Michael Martin Murphey and others take the stage for a three-day celebration of beer, BBQ and outlaw country. The Texas equivalent to WOODSTOCK!

1981, Park Circus/MGM, 122 min, USA, Dir: Michael Mann

Director Michael Mann's stunning debut feature stars James Caan as the professional thief of the title, a man whose desire for domestic tranquility clashes with his obligations in the underworld. Featuring a cast of standout supporting performances, with Jim Belushi as Caan's partner, Willie Nelson as his mentor and Robert Prosky as the deadly boss he has to please. Actual thieves served as technical consultants on the film, supplying an array of tools used in real heists.

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