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Bound for Glory (1976)

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The early life of Woody Guthrie as a vagabond folk singer.

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Mary - Woody's Wife / Memphis Sue
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Pauline
John Lehne ...
Locke - Radio Station Manager
Ji-Tu Cumbuka ...
Slim Snedeger - Hobo on Train
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Luther Johnson - Migrant Worker
Elizabeth Macey ...
Liz - Johnson's Wife
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Gwen Guthrie
Sarah Vaill ...
Gwen Guthrie
Alexandra Mock ...
Sue Guthrie
Kimberly Mock ...
Sue Guthrie
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Sick Woman - Water-Swallowing Scene (as Miriam Byrd Nethery)
Jane Lambert ...
Other Woman - Water-Swallowing Scene
Jan Burrell ...
Other Woman - Water-Swallowing Scene
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This film is an excellent biography of Woody Guthrie, one of America's greatest folk singers. He left his dust-devastated Texas home in the 1930s to find work, and discovered the suffering and strength of America's working class. Written by L.H. Wong <as9401k56@ntuvax.ntu.ac.sg>

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singer | california | texas | farm | 1930s | See more »

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Biography | Drama | Music

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5 December 1976 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Esta tierra es mi tierra  »

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Mary Kay Place's first movie. See more »

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In the Movie Woody sings Deportee. It was 1939. He did not write this song until 1948 after the crash of a plane which killed 28 Mexicans being returned to Mexico from California. See more »


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Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos)
Written by Woody Guthrie
Performed by David Carradine
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Excellent. Carradine does a GREAT job. Music outstanding.
4 August 2000 | by (san antonio,texas) – See all my reviews

Found the movie to be "real". Did a great job of showing how things were at the time. Carradine & Cox did an outstanding job. Really enjoyed the music. Feel that this movie has certainly been overlooked during the years. A real QUALITY film.


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