Bound For Glory | 1976

Biopic
Based on the autobiography of iconic folk singer Woody Guthrie who wrote "This Land Is Your Land." Unable to find work in Texas after the Dust Bowl devastation of the 1930s, Guthrie left his family with relatives rode ...more
Director: Hal Ashby
Awards: 2 Oscar wins. Another 4 wins & 13 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Woody Guthrie

Actor

... Ozark Bule

Actor

... Mary Guthrie

Actor

... Pauline

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... Loche

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... Slim Snedeger

Actor

... Luther Johnson

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... Liz Johnson

Actor

... Agent

Actor

Writers

Screenplay

Book as Source Material

Company

United Artists Films

Studio

Synopsis

Based on the autobiography of iconic folk singer Woody Guthrie who wrote "This Land Is Your Land." Unable to find work in Texas after the Dust Bowl devastation of the 1930s, Guthrie left his family with relatives rode the rails with thousands of men, traveling to migrant worker camps in California, recording the brutality and injustices he witnessed in song. Eventually, Guthrie's protest music earned him a following through the radio and he rode the rails to New York to find a larger audience.

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