Veteran film and television director Harry Thomason is planning a film about the last ride Hank Williams, Sr. took, and has already begun collecting film clips for the production.
It is most probable that the ’52 Cadillac, driven by 18-year-old Charles Carr, with Hank asleep in the back seat, came through
Williams had his driver take him into
Again Hank is carried from the room and placed, like a drunken man (maybe a dead man) into the back seat of the Caddy.
Regardless of when and where Hank Williams, Sr. died, his short life of alcohol and drugs (particularly morphine) took a toll on his skinny body, but it was not until arriving in
The best historical account I found was from “Death of a Legend”. It makes for interesting reading and ties the story to
Today, on the anniversary of that occurrence,
I can find nothing on the Internet about this planned movie and nothing about when it might come out, but when it does we can all watch for the
Other local car owners with period vehicles in the scenes were: Hubert Blaylock (his red Chevy), Boyd Woody (his black
One day soon,
That day is getting close too.