Tag Archives: Music

The Proud Valley (1940)

76m; U.S.

Director: Pen Tennyson

Cast: Paul Robeson, Edward Chapman and Simon Lack

Synopsis (IMDB): In a Welsh coal mining valley, a young man with a beautiful singing voice is called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice when a pit disaster threatens.

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Posted by on April 26, 2012 in Drama


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Isn’t This a Time! (2004)

90m; U.S.

Director: Jim Brown

Synopsis: Pete Seeger, Arlo Guthrie, Theodore Bikel, Peter Paul & Mary and more celebrate folk music as an agent of social change, and links it explicitly to today’s struggles, including the war in Iraq. Inspiring.



Bound for Glory (1976)

147m; USA

Director: Hal Ashby

Cast: David Carradine, Ronny Cox and Melinda Dillon

Synopsis: Film biography of American folksinger Woody Guthrie.





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A Vision Shared: A Tribute to Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly (1988)

70m; U.S.

Director: Jim Brown

Synopsis: Documents the lives and influences of musical folk artists Woody Guthrie and Huddie Ledbetter ( or Leadbelly).

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Posted by on January 24, 2012 in Documentary


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