Bound For Glory

  • 1976
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Biography

A moving, brilliantly photographed picture that portrays the legendary eccentric folksinger Woody Guthrie in a trip across Depression-era America. Carradine is memorable as the penniless Okie who rides a train to California but is stopped at the border because the state is having difficulty providing for those that have arrived already. Carradine sneaks...read more

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Bound For Glory - Official Trailer
02:38 — The early life of Woody Guthrie as a vagabond folk singer.
(Featurette) Haskell Wexler
Cinematographer Haskell Wexler offers insights on shooting trains, and how stunts were performed in Bound for Glory, 1976, starring David Carradine.
(Movie Clip) Fortune Teller
Opening scene from director Hal Ashby, Woody Guthrie (David Carridine) and pals meet an inquisitive businessman (Beeson Carroll), in Pampa, Texas, 193 (more…)
(Movie Clip) Union Maid
Director Hal Ashby recreates Woody Guthrie's spontaneous composition of Union Maid, performed by David Carradine and Ronny Cox, in Bound for Glory, 19 (more…)

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Sat Sep 23 5:30pm
Bound for Glory TCM

Best Picture nominee chronicles the early career of folk singer Woody Guthrie (1912-67) as he rode the rails during the Depression and made a name for himself with his music and as a union and political agitator.

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  • Released: 1976
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: A moving, brilliantly photographed picture that portrays the legendary eccentric folksinger Woody Guthrie in a trip across Depression-era America. Carradine is memorable as the penniless Okie who rides a train to California but is stopped at the border bec… (more)

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