The Buddy Holly Story (18-May-1978)|
Director: Steve Rash
Writers: Robert Gittler; Alan Swyer
Based on a book: Buddy Holly: His Life and Music by John Goldrosen
Keywords: Drama, Biography, Rock and Roll
Life of legendary rock musician Buddy Holly, who rose out of Lubbock, Texas to achieve stardom, married his Puerto Rican secretary, and his death at age twenty-two in an airplane crash along with Richie Valens and the Big Bopper. Dynamic performance by a young Gary Busey who does his own singing. Won an Oscar for Best Score; received additional nominations for Best Actor and Best Sound.
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