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What Pills was Johnny Cash taking "walk the line"

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Linas, May 7, 2006.

  1. Linas


    Jan 6, 2005
    I saw this movie this weekend and heres my mini review. Not great. I duno, it was way hyped up and was not as good as the reviews said it was. But i am wondering, what kinda pills was he taking? My dad thinks he was taking "black beauties" and i think he was taking "bennies". They were pretty non descript about it in the film.
  2. Aren't "bennies" and "black beauties" both nicknames for the same drug, amphetamine?
  3. I'm pretty sure they were amphetamines. Sorry to hear you didn't like it, I loved it. Great acting and a very interesting story.
  4. fenderx55


    Jan 15, 2005
    I heard it was too reverential.
  5. d8g3jdh

    d8g3jdh Guest

    Aug 9, 2005
    He was taking bad drugs, I know that.

    And I liked it. Very good, especially surprising since I don't expect much from those 2 actors.
  6. I really like it. Its a good movie, good acting, good writing, and the actors do a good job of singing the songs themselves. That worried me, but I was pleasently suprised.

    Well, I think (think is the key word here) he was on two kinds, Uppers and Downers (i.e. Speed and Barbituates). And I am going by the real Johnny Cash here, not the movie, as the movie was vauge on this subject. But I do belive that he would pop Speed to help him keep up with the pace of the tour. Keep him awake and moving at all times, and then he would abuse Barbituates in order to slow down from the rush of the speed.
  7. Ahh the warmth of a father/son conversation. :D

    I think I have that Norman Rockwell painting.
    Come to think of it I may have "Dad explains Porn" and not the drug one.
  8. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    I think it was lactaid for his lactose intolerance.

  9. Bard2dbone


    Aug 4, 2002
    Arlington TX
    Another possible sig!:eyebrow: :D :hyper:

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