Biography of the legendary musician Huddie Leadbetter “Leadbelly” that deals with the problems he had in his youth due to racial segregation including his time and prison and his efforts to conquer a position in the world of music.
Director: Gordon Parks.
Writer: Ernest Kinoy.
Stars: Roger E. Mosley, James Brodhead, John McDonald, Leonard Wrentz, Ernie Hudson, Dana Manno, William Wintersole, Paul Benjamin, Lynn Hamilton, Carole Lamond, Melba Englander, Pamela Singleton, Rozaa Jean, Nat Williams, Madge Sinclair, George Williams, Timothy Pickard, Rhetta Greene, Art Evans, William Creamer, Dearl Croft, John C. Johnson, Bill Woodard, Robert C. Farrow, Albert Hall, Peter Harrell, B.T. Henderson, Denny Arnold, James Taylor, Vivian Bonnell, Alan Manson, John Henry Faulk, Valerie Odell, Drew Thomas, John Keith.
Composer: Fred Karlin.
Cinematographer: Bruce Surtees.
English subtitles are available for this movie, to enable them on the video player click on the cogwheel, select the last option (субтитры), then click on “ENG”.
RIP Roger E. Mosley (1938-2022).