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Old Movie - "Little Richard"


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So, we were wondering about it, and recorded it. It's the true story about the famous rock star,

Little Richard. It was fascinating...sad....very, very funny......wild....with surprises that were just terrific.

Little Richard was played by the actor/director/producer Leon. He was so brilliant, and the acting was so brilliant -

it was easy to imagine watching Little Richard's life story from a time machine. lol

   He started in a very poor family, and wanted to be a preacher, and had amazing musical talent, played the piano.

It is a wild ride at times, tragic at times, and very funny at times, outrageous at times.

Who would have ever known about his life, if not for this movie?

      The movie is from 2000.

Pat Morris was the preacher - but the acting overall was just so real......

and Leon was far more brilliant than the word "brilliant". This movie has a ton of heart in it, and being a true

story about a bunch of people around a very famous music star - it was so much fun to watch.

Richard Wayne Penniman (December 5, 1932 - May 9, 2020), known professionally as Little Richard, was an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He was an influential figure in popular music and culture for seven decades. Described as the "Architect of Rock and Roll", Richard's most celebrated work dates from the mid-1950s, when his ...
 
 

 

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Here is Little Richard appearing on the "Marie and Donny Osmond Show" way back then - he was 58.

He talks about the movie, and cries at a memory.

 

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