Before he was the Bandit, Burt Reynolds gave cops hell in White Lightning


Burt Reynolds made giving lawmen hell his trademark in the 1970s, usually doing so in a cool car with a trunk full of moonshine. And before Smokey and the Bandit, Joseph Sargent’s White Lightning set the precedent for his troublemaking.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/10/24/before-he-was-bandit-burt-reynolds-gave-cops-hell-in-white-lightning