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Bound for Glory

Rating:PG
Genre:Drama
Release Date:December 5, 1976
Running time:147 minutes
Cast:David Carradine, Melinda Dillon, Randy Quaid, Gail Strickland, John Lehne
Director:Hal Ashby
Producer:Robert F. Blumofe, Harold Leventhal, Jeffrey M. Sneller
Writer:Robert Getchell, Woody Guthrie
Distributor:United Artists

Description: 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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