Saturday, October 17, 2009

Johnny Cash as John Brown

This week marks the 150th Anniversary of John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry, Virginia, one of the most interesting and under-taught episodes of American history. I'm surprised there hasn't been a major Hollywood movie about John Brown. Here's a clip from Johnny Cash's portrayal of Brown in the miniseries North and South. It's not bad, but I imagine John Brown as more gaunt and possessed.

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