Grindhouse Releasing — who will be punishing your cerebral cortex with the awesometude of Gone With the Pope — has unearthed the trailer for 1974’s Scum of the Earth, also known as Poor White Trash 2. Though nobody knows what became of Poor White Trash the Original.
This is kind of like drinking one of those Slurpees where you’ve mixed several individual flavors and then trying to figure out what you put in. There’s a thick slurry of Deliverance, and a whole lot of the rapey-ness of I Spit On Your Grave, and perchance just a soupcon of The Hills Have Eyes / The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. The overwhelming question when watching this trailer is WHY?
I’m just glad that if I’m not getting acting work, at least Tater Barley Banks is. You’ve got a lovely daughter, Chuck.