Leadbelly (1976)

PG   |    |  Biography, Drama, Music


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Biography of the legendary folksinger, Huddie Ledbetter, master of the 12-string guitar and long-time convict on Texas and Louisiana chain gangs.


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26 April 2021 | johniacobucci
10
| Incredible Film
Not only have I never seen this movie, I never knew this film even existed. This movie deserves better than a forgotten title in a pile of celluloid. It is an important movie and should be seen.

Roger Moseby gives a great performance. Gordon Park's direction is flawless, weaving the music of Leadbelly to introduce and exit scenes. The pictures Parks created are stunning. I cannot believe it took me 45 years to discover this film. .

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