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Hands on a Hard Body

  • Release Date: Jul 10, 1998
  • Rated: Documentary
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 35 min.
  • Genres: Americana, Culture & Society
  • Director:S.R. Bindler


This humorous documentary captures contestants in a 1995 competition held annually in a Longview, Texas, car dealership parking lot. A brand new Nissan pickup truck is the prize won by the person who can keep a gloved hand held against the truck for the longest period of time (with a 15-minute break every six hours and a five-minute break every hour). Six contestants drop out during the first 24 hours -- with only two contestants still standing by the 70th hour. With an event not far from the eccentric...more