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This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows actor Burt Reynolds portraying Lewis Medlock, left, and Bill McKinney as Don Job in the 1972 film "Deliverance." Four decades ago, the lush northeast Georgia mountains were introduced to the world in the hit film “Deliverance.”  Though many in the region still bristle at the movie’s portrayal of locals as uneducated, toothless hillbillies who sodomize visitors from the big city, the film helped create the $20 million rafting and outdoor sports industry along the Chattooga River, which splits Georgia and South Carolina and was the fictional Cahulawassee River in the movie. That’s why the communities along the Chattooga are celebrating the 40th anniversary of the movie’s release with this weekend’s first ever Chattooga River Festival.  (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Entertainment)

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