THE LEGEND OF HILLBILLY JOHN (1974)

THE LEGEND OF HILLBILLY JOHN (1974)

86 minutes

Starring Severn Darden, Denver Pyle, Susan Strasberg

Rated: PG

Ghostly Hark Mountain story of Witches…Voodoo & Devils.

In the hills of Appalachia, young JOHN joins his father’s intent to call out the Devil and face him down.  GRANDPAPPY JOHN is protected from reprisal by the true-silver guitar strings.  They are joined at “The Defy” by their fearful neighbors, the beautiful LILY, and the faithful HONOR HOUND.  A mysterious stranger, MR. MARDUKE, also joins the ritual which ends with the bizarre death of the elder John.

Heart-sick, John vows to take up where his fallen parent left off.  John seeks out the Devil in modern-day America.