25 January 2012

The Only Known Filmed Footage of Leadbelly

thx to Dangerous Minds blog!

The brilliant folks at the Facebook Real Blues Forum kindly corrected me about the above being the only filmed footage of Leadbelly. Here's a newsreel from 1935:

1 comment:

CH said...

great footage; thanks for posting. definitely not the only film ever taken of him, though-- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxykqBmUCwk