Deliverance - Banjo Duel

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Sarcastic Sugar : My friend told me this was a fun film about camping and friendship. I watched it. We are not friends anymore.

Edward Underhill : When you hear The Banjo Music while in the woods, you either Run like hell or you paddle faster.

Melissa Smith : this is one of the best scenes in cinematic history, in my opinion.

Duck Mango : I watched this while drunk. Guess who will be getting a banjo in two days from Amazon?

thejobloshow : Imagine seeing this for the first time. "Wow, these hillbillies are so cool! What could possibly go wrong?"

Quest4vape : Look how happy they are here in this scene. Last smile in the movie. then the dark things happen!

the32712 : Damn yuppies commenting on this video. No, we don't look like that. And yes our roads are paved now...mostly...and no we ain't gonna rape ya by a river.

Steve Logan : I am from rural kentucky, why is it city folks get all tore up over a back woods love story,lol, this is almost a chick flick, lmao

THE DAVESTATION : RIP Burt Reynolds...….forever a legend.

Pinkie Pie : The extra fingers help too.

レミ : this seem like a good movie I really want to watch it, I just hope I dosent have any sex scene or any pig squeals

nasser samano : something just ain't right with that boys face....

todd krager : "Who's pickin' a banjo here?"

88thetruth88 : I didnt know "slim jesus" played the banjo.

Catherine Benton : When we first moved to the south my neighbor said " if you have any critters in your yard , let me know. I will shoot them for ya." I looked at my husband as he walked away and said . " Do you hear the dueling banjos?" We both laughed nervously LOL. He turned out to be a great neighbor. He died 2 years ago and we miss him a lot !

A. Figueroa : this be the trump supporters anthem

Bryce K : All you Yankees talking about how you're afraid of the south. It ain't like in the movie down here y'all! It was just a movie my God. I'd take my chances in the mountains of Georgia over a street in Detroit or New York City any day! South's the friendliest place in the United States.

Marshall McInnis : “The Driver Brothers... they live over that way...” Can’t get directions like that anymore.

swoosh50 : Looks like the kid from Malcom in the middle

mike anglada : Ned Beatty had 160 films... Name another one! :D

Brent Sarazin : R.I.P. Burt Reynolds and thank you for the smiles, laughs, tears and shear JOY!

Anthony Wayne : That old man was cuttin the rug wasn't he? lol That was fukin great

phantom collector : THE FILM IS A MASTERPIECE

Zen Jon : If I heard the call to this song canoeing down a river coming from an unknown location, I would answer back with my harmonica and buck a .38 round in the air

Cosmo Lupertazzi : "In Deliverance, a scene depicts Billy Redden playing it opposite Ronny Cox, who joins him on guitar. Redden plays "Lonnie"—a mentally challenged, inbred, but extremely gifted banjo player. Redden could not actually play the banjo and the director thought his hand movements looked unconvincing. A local musician, Mike Addis, was brought in to depict the movement of the boy's left hand. Addis hid behind Redden, with his left arm in Redden's shirt sleeve. Careful camera angles kept Addis out of frame and completed the illusion. The music itself was dubbed in from the recording made by Weissberg and Mandell and was not played by the actors themselves. Two young musicians, Ron Brentano and Mike Russo, had originally been signed to play their adaptation for the film, but instead it was performed by the others. " 'Dueling Banjos' was arranged and performed for the film by Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandell and was included on its soundtrack. When Arthur "Boogie" Smith was not acknowledged as the composer by the filmmakers, he sued and eventually won, receiving songwriting credit as well as royalties." —Wikipedia

Chris McDade : R.I.P. Burt Reynolds!

David Moore : hands down a classic scene that will never be topped

joseph costello : Bill and Hilary's wedding song.

Michael Torres : I want to buy a banjo just to learn this!!!!

T. L. Burney : If you are in the middle of the woods and you hear this song. RUN like hell!!!

wellforth : l don't no who are the more scariest the inbred hillbillies in Wrong Turn or the ones from Deliverance.

Diego G : This scene represents quite a bit actually. Throughout the movie you hear the banjo and guitar dueling and it's been a while since I've seen the movie but the banjo always seems to win. In this scene of course the banjo wins. I believe the banjo represents the wilderness or nature. What they embarked on in the first place was to experience the outback before it was built upon. The guitar I guess represents modern civilization? Not quite sure but it's a duel between the two the whole movie and the wilderness always wins. Big Ned always seems to be disrespecting the wilderness as the leader(I forget his name) is the only veteran of the wild and knows it deserves its respects.

Richie Hembree : Rip Burt

Polarcupcheck : I bet that land is nothing but gas stations, Taco Bells, and drug stores.

norman Eustice : When your sister looks just as hot as your mom

It's ya boi : This is the warmhearted part of the movie where no one is tied to a tree and forced to squeal like a pig.

Bryan Thomas : So sad that such a beautiful, talented, and wonderfully played song was/is associated with this Movie. Great movie, but if it wasn't in this movie, it would have been a lot more popular in the "70s and probably today... I can listen to "dueling banjos" over and over again...

eliotno3 : Made the mistake of watching this film during the summer of '91 while working a college door-to-door sales gig (yea they still had door-to-door back then) in the Appalachian mountains of PA. Can still remember the day after how freaked out I was since ~1/4 of the people outside of town actually looked like the rednecks in this movie. Never gave a worrisome thought to these types before... and thankfully the one that pulled a shotgun the rest of that job only wanted me off his land & not my anal virginity :)

Douglas Reeves : Burt Reynolds You were an action star, a dramatic artist and a super funny guy. RIP, sir.

Walt : man was life great before they built the dam and flooded the holler. used to hear the banjoes and the screàming all threw the woods. good times!

Matthew Emery : beautiful country down back over that a way

Andy Scud : time to go watch deliverance

mistofoles : Possibly some stereotyping here ( although the kid playing the banjo was indeed genuinely afflicted ). Novelist James Dickey (who also wrote the screenplay for this movie) referred to the Georgia wilderness areas as "The land of the nine-fingered people".

Art S : The banjo player, Lonnie, grew up to be elected to the US Congress - Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC)

Craig Best : The search for music at Trumps inauguration is over!

Adnan : "Give um coupla bucks!"...... Lmfao 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

Gene Paulk : This is the theme song for playing corn hole !!!! They will play corn hole with anyone that is not kin !!! Don't drop the soap !!!

GaelicCelt1990 : It's easy playing the banjo when you have seven fingers on each hand.

Linda Winchcole : Burt Reynolds sure was a handsome man back then 😁

Troy Palmer : MACH ONE! WALES! I LOVE ALL OF YOU ! WHO DO WE need to help DEFEND?