R | | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of the country-western singer Hank Williams, who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music. The film chronicles his rise to fame and its tragic effect on his health and personal life.
The scene of Williams walking out of the hotel and placing his glass on the roof of the car was filmed in Shreveport's The Remington Suites Hotel on Travis Street, just before midnight. It was unseasonably cold that night and many of the antique cars had trouble starting and running.
You know what I don't like is people pretending one thing and they got something else on their mind. You do what I do, you get where I am, you see plenty of that. People thinking they'll make a nice pie with a slice of me.
Glad someone noticed the year MCMXL (1940) on the Universal Newsreel - in that same newsreel, Connie Mack was being lauded in a parade for 50 years managing: that would have been 1936.
$45,471 27 March 2016