Sunday, 30 March 2008

The Land Where Blues Began

The Land Where Blues Began PG
Friday, April 25, 2008 Glasgow Film Theatre

A self-described "song-hunter," the folklorist Alan Lomax traveled the Mississippi Delta in the 1930s and 40s. In the late ‘70s he returned with filmmaker John Bishop and black folklorist Worth Long and made this film, narrated by Lomax and including remarkable performances and stories by J.T. Tucker, William S. Hart, Bill Gordon, Belton Sutherland, Reverend Caeser Smith, James Hall, Johnny Brooks, Clyde Maxwell, Bud Spires, Jack Owens, Beatrice Maxwell, Walter Brown, Wilbert Puckett, and Othar Turner.

Certification (PG)
Director John M. Bishop
Starring Various
Year 1979
Running Time 1h 0m
Country of Origin USA
Language English

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