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Leadbelly

2h 6m Biography, Drama, Music 1976

The life of Blues and folk singer Huddie Leadbetter, nicknamed Leadbelly is recounted. Covering the good times and bad from his 20s to 40s.

Based on the true life story of legendary blues and folksinger, Huddie Ledbetter. Master of the 12-string guitar and long-time convict on Texas and Louisiana chain gangs, Leadbelly is the story of struggle, perseverance, & most of all, music.

Director

Gordon Parks

Language

English

Closed Captions [CC]

English

Country

USA

Studio

paramount

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