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Johnny Cash - POV - Film Clip | PBS 2008

By Robert ElfstromIn this classic 1969 documentary, the Man in Black is captured at his peak, the first of many in a looming roller-coaster career. Fresh on the heels of his Folsom Prison album, Cash reveals the dark intensity and raw talent that made him a country music star and cultural icon. Director Robert Elfstrom got closer than any other filmmaker to Cash, who is seen performing with his new bride June Carter Cash, in a rare duet with Bob Dylan, and behind the scenes with friends, family and aspiring young musicians. "Johnny Cash: The Man, His World, His Music" paints an unforgettable portrait that endures beyond the singer's 2003 death.Find out more about this film: Blog Date:August 5, 2008Clips and Trailers on YouTube: out about local P.O.V. screening events around the country: in touch and never miss another broadcast!Sign up for P.O.V.'s email newsletter: