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The Winding Stream is a 90-minute High Definition music history documentary-in-progress that tells the story of the American roots music dynasty, the Carters and the Cashes. Starting with the Original Carter Family (A.P., Sara, Maybelle), the film traces the ebb and flow of their influence, the transformation of that act into the Carter Sisters, the marital alliance with legend Johnny Cash and the efforts of present-day family to keep this legacy alive.
The Big O in Britain (2008) - TV Movie
Roy Orbison was the best singer in the world. That's what Elvis Presley said, and he should know. Marking the twentieth anniversary of the death of 'The Big O', this film celebrates both Orbison's extraordinary talent and his relationship with his most loyal and enduring fans: British musicians and the British public. (imdb)
Audio interviews with Johnny Cash are set against interviews with the audience members of his historic performance at Folsom Prison, showing the lasting effects society and on those involved.
Bob Dylan at the Newport Folk Festival.
The story of the young Johnny Cash and his incendiary love affair with June Carter Cash come to life in Walk the Line. (20th Century Fox)
An FBI deep-woods tracker captures a trained assassin who has made a sport of hunting humans. (imdb)
Profile of Sam Phillips, the man who discovered Elvis Presley and made his mark at Sun Records with a stable of singers that included Jerry Lee Lewis, B.B. King, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Charlie Rich. (tcm.com)
In Dreams: The Roy Orbison Story (1999) - TV Movie
In Dreams: The Roy Orbison Story is excellent tribute to a great man (imdb)
A British attorney on vacation in Tennessee is blamed for a local murder. (imdb)
This movie looks at the last years (not days, as implied in the title) of famous outlaws, Frank and Jesse James. The film opens in 1877 with the brothers trying to settle down after 15 years of thievery. Frank is shown to be a book-loving and family-oriented man, while brother Jesse is a money-hungry womanizer. The movie follows their lives through Jesse's death at the hands of the "rotten little coward" Bob Ford and Frank's death in 1892. (imdb)
Stagecoach (1986) - TV Movie
Story follows a stagecoach ride through Old West Apache territory. On board are a cavalry man's pregnant wife, a prostitute with a broken heart, a Marshal taking in his prisoner Johnny Ringo, a crooked gambler, and the infamous Doc Holliday. (imdb)
The Baron and the Kid (1984) - TV Movie
The "Baron", played by Johnny Cash, is a legendary pool shark. The "Cajun Kid", played by Greg Webb, is the Baron's long-lost son. Once they're reunited, the Baron and the Kid embark upon numerous adventures, each exploit bringing them closer. Based on Johnny Cash's hit song "The Baron", this made-for-TV endeavor is a blatant attempt to rope the fans of Kenny Rogers' similar TV-movie project The Gambler. (allmovie.com)
Murder in Coweta County (1983) - TV Movie
A county sheriff goes after the richest man in the county, who has committed murder and considers himself to be rich enough and powerful enough to get away with it. (imdb)
Columbo: Swan Song (1974) - TV Episode
A popular folk singer's plane has crashed. Two passengers have died, and one has escaped with minor injuries. Was it really an accident? How could it not have been? Or, was it really a nearly perfect murder? Columbo is called in to find out. (imdb)
A black-clad Johnny Cash appears in and narrates this version of the story of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection, which was shot on location in Israel. Cash performs a number of original songs in his signature style. (imdb)
A film record of the British part of Bob Dylan's turbulent world concert tour in 1966. Characterised by Dylan as an 'anti-documentary', the film alternates between scenes of Dylan on and off-stage, dramatised events, and interviews with fans and detractors after performances. (BFI)
When two legendary gunfighters find themselves in the same town, word gets out that they might throw down one last time.
Johnny Cash in San Quentin (1969) - TV Movie
A unique concert given to the long term inmates of the famous jail. Johnny and June sing 'Wanted Man' ( written especially for the concert by Bob Dylan) and 'San Quentin', (written by Cash just in time for the concert). Also features the songs: 'I walk the line''Fulsom prison blues''Orange blossom special''Jackson''Darling companion''Daddy snag bass' 'A boy named Sue' 'Peace in the valley' 'He turned water into wine'. The audience are very appreciative. (imdb)
A full length colour feature documents Johnny Cash in pictures, words and music, from his concerts in prison compounds, travelling across America and performing at country fairs, recoding with Bob Dylan, to the times and places which attributed to the background and character of this man. (imdb)
Black and white footage of performances, interviews, and conversations at the Newport Folk Festival, from 1963 to 1966. The headliners are Peter, Paul and Mary, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, and Bob Dylan. Son House and Mike Bloomfield talk about the blues; John Hurt, Howlin' Wolf, and Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee show its range. Several talk musical philosophy, and there's a running commentary about the nature and appeal of folk music. The crowd looks clean cut. (imdb)
The marriage of television director Ted Glover and television producer A.G. Bannister has gone on the rocks because she has permitted her career to take precedence over romance. The horror of it all! Complications also arise because of a romance between Ted's agent, Steve Laughlin and a performer, Billy-Joe Henley, with a touring Hootenanny group. (imdb)