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The Legend of John Henry

Directed by Sam Weiss
United States, 1974
Animation, Short, Family

Synopsis

The folk legend of John Henry, and his contest with a steam engine to cut a railroad tunnel through a mountain, is told in song by Roberta Flack.

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The Legend of John Henry Directed by Sam Weiss

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1974 | Nominee: Best Short Subject, Animated Films