The Blues Accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins.

Contributor(s): Publisher number: 12278685 | KanopyPublisher: Les Blank Films, 1969Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2021Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (31 minutes): digital, .flv file, soundContent type:
  • two-dimensional moving image
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Online resources: Billy Bizor, Lightnin' Hopkins, Mance Lipscomb, RuthSummary: The great Texas bluesman Lightnin' Hopkins is captured brilliantly in this deeply moving film. Blank reveals Lightnin's inspiration, and features a generous helping of classic blues. The film includes performances at an outdoor barbeque and a black rodeo, and a visit to his boyhood town of Centerville, Texas. This powerful portrait is among Blank's special masterworks.
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Billy Bizor, Lightnin' Hopkins, Mance Lipscomb, Ruth

Originally produced by Les Blank Films in 1969.

The great Texas bluesman Lightnin' Hopkins is captured brilliantly in this deeply moving film. Blank reveals Lightnin's inspiration, and features a generous helping of classic blues. The film includes performances at an outdoor barbeque and a black rodeo, and a visit to his boyhood town of Centerville, Texas. This powerful portrait is among Blank's special masterworks.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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