Fastest Guitar Alive
Fastest Guitar Alive (1968)

The must-be-seen-to-be-believed Fastest Guitar Alive offers singer Roy Orbison in his one and only movie starring role. Orbison plays Johnny Banner, a Confederate Spy who keeps a rifle hidden in his guitar. While on an espionage mission… More

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Renata Adler
New York Times

The Fastest Guitar Alive is an old-fashioned, good-natured bad movie-to be seen at exam time, or at a drive-in, or when you just feel like seeing a movie you won't have to discuss afterward.

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

More 'F Troop' than 'Fort Apache,' this tale of Confederate spies, showgirls and comic Indians has achieved a certain must-see notoriety among music fans with a taste for camp because of its status as the only star vehicle ever produced for Roy Orbison.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Leaden farce with added country music, which is just as leaden.

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