Leadbelly (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. Much of that time was spent on chain gangs in the south. Even in prison he became well known for the songs he had composed and sung during and before the time he spent there.

  • Gordon Parks

  • Ernest Kinoy

Release Date: 1976-05-28
TMDb: 6.5/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 126
Ernie Hudson
Ernie Hudson
Archie (as Earnest L. Hudson)
Madge Sinclair
Madge Sinclai...
Miss Eula
Roger E. Mosley
Roger E. Mosl...
Huddie Ledbetter
Paul Benjamin
Paul Benjamin
Wes Ledbetter
Alan Manson
Alan Manson
Prison Chief Guard
Albert Hall
Albert Hall
Art Evans
Art Evans
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