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Hank Williams: The Show He Never Gave
Hank Williams The Show He Never Gave
Actors: Sneezy Waters, Sean McCann
Director: David Acomba
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Music Video & Concerts
NR     2008     1hr 27min

Sit Down for an Intimate Concert with Country Music's Greatest Legend — A pale blue Cadillac travels down a long, empty freeway. The date, December 31, 1952. — It's a lonely New Year's Eve for Hank Williams as he spends it e...  more »

     
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Actors: Sneezy Waters, Sean McCann
Director: David Acomba
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Music Video & Concerts
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Country, Pop
Studio: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen
DVD Release Date: 08/19/2008
Original Release Date: 01/01/1982
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1982
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 1hr 27min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

One you will never forget
07/03/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Iwould like to rate this movie with my own ratings. There are not enough stars in your ratings, that could give Sneezy Waters the credit he deserves,in the performance of singing the song,These Men With Broken Hearts.Iwatched this movie when it first was played on TV,and I am still watching it.There was something about the way he sang,or maybe I should say the way he talked through this song, that has left a mark on my heart,for the sad and lonely Hank Williams. Snezzy Waters must have had help from and Angel, to sing that song with such emotion, and make it all the way through it with-out breaking down crying.Everbody needs to watch this movie, if only to listen, to the words of the song Men With Broken Hearts.I ordered me another copy of it. What else could I possibly say, except get it while you still can.I would like to know who wrote the words to that song. Was it Hank Williams? God Bless Him."
Brillant!
True Hank Fan | Tennessee | 10/26/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

""Sneezy Waters?"
I swear I forgot it wasn't really Hank Williams.
I saw this several years ago on tv somewhere and there isn't a wasted moment in it.
You have to watch the facial expressions and body language in the crowd.
This is an absolute work of art."
BEST POSSIBLE HANK BIOGRAPHY
Ralph L. Vitale Jr. | ARLINGTON, VA United States | 08/18/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Originating on stage in London, England in 1980, "The Show He Never Gave" is a labor of love by a devoted Hank Williams fan who fully understood Hank's legacy as the greatest country star of all time. Focusing on the last hours in his life, his story is told through words and music. Hank's addictions are part of the story, but kept in perspective. This is the most emotional movie I've ever seen, and I've seen thousands. Performances and photography are perfect. Since there is only 10 minutes of real Hank footage in existance --- which I finally saw after 50 years --- this hard-hitting movie is the next best thing."
One Of The Better Ones
Joey Allcorn | Columbus, GA | 01/23/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This movie is one of the better ones about Hank Sr. Compared to "Your Cheatin' Heart" and the Jim Owens films its probably the best. A fairly accurate job on Hank by Sneezy, excluding the revival/church type stuff. Hank would have never done that. Being a Hank Williams historian of sorts, Id recommend this one to Williams fans but watch it with a grain of salt. (ie Hank never had drums on stage) :)"