Let Us Now Praise Famous Men


SUNP19980628By James Agee and Walker Evans, dramatised for radio by Stanley Richardson.

In 1936, Fortune magazine in NYC commissioned journalists James Agee and Walker Evans to do a lifestyle article on tenant farmers in Alabama.

What the two delivered was an emotional and quite shocking portrait of an impoverished and near feudal existence - a portrait that Fortune found itself quite unable to print.

Starring Nathan Osgood, Garrick Hagon, Matt Givens, Dean Hill and Stacey Zuckerman.

Director Eoin O'Callaghan.