Christy Brown was born in Ireland in 1932 with cerebral palsy. At the time, a child born differently-abled was likely to be placed in a home and forgotten. Instead, with the help of his mother who always believed in him, he became a renowned painter and writer. MY LEFT FOOT starring Daniel Day Lewis.
The life of up-and-coming rock ‘n’ roll prodigy Ritchie Valens was cut tragically short on “The Day the Music Died,” but his memory lives on in the 1987 biopic La Bamba starring Lou Diamond Phillips.
Tom Hulce and F. Murray Abraham make beautiful music together as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his rival, Antonio Salieri. Join us for a podcast that will not take as long as this 3-hour epic biopic.