Can't You Hear the Wind Howl? The Life and Music of Robert Johnson

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A mix of new interviews with old footage and recordings, this documentary, narrated by Danny Glover, highlights legendary Mississippi blues guitarist-singer Robert Johnson 1911-38. Kevin Moore who records as Keb Mo appears as Johnson in narrated reenactment sequences, and producer Don Law is portrayed by Don Law Jr. With both color and black-and-white footage, the film traces the brief but extremely influential career of this near-mythic figure, generally regarded as the king of the Delta blues. Shown at the 1997...
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Overview

A mix of new interviews with old footage and recordings, this documentary, narrated by Danny Glover, highlights legendary Mississippi blues guitarist-singer Robert Johnson 1911-38. Kevin Moore who records as Keb Mo appears as Johnson in narrated reenactment sequences, and producer Don Law is portrayed by Don Law Jr. With both color and black-and-white footage, the film traces the brief but extremely influential career of this near-mythic figure, generally regarded as the king of the Delta blues. Shown at the 1997 Boston Film Festival.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/22/1998
  • UPC: 720917112633
  • Original Release: 1997
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  • Source: Winstar
  • Format: VHS

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Keb' Mo' Robert Johnson
Technical Credits
Peter W. Meyer Director, Editor, Producer, Screenwriter
Lynn Ambrose Casting
Jean Compton Screenwriter
Michael Haines Sound/Sound Designer
Thom Havens Executive Producer
Robert Johnson Score Composer
Rody Kent Casting
Ken Mandel Cinematographer
Constance Meyer Co-producer
Keith Montgomery Asst. Director
Philipp Nick Executive Producer
Philip Pfeiffer Cinematographer, Co-producer
Yolanda Williams Casting
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