Directors: Walter Hill
Cast: Bartender: Harry Carey Jr.; Lloyd: Dennis Lipscomb; Frances: Jami Gertz; Beautiful Girl/Dancer: Gretchen Palmer; Pawnbroker: Al Fann; Eugene Martone: Ralph Macchio; O.Z: Wally Taylor; Robert Johnson: Tim Russ; Scratch’s Assistant: Joe Morton; Willie Brown: Joe Seneca; Scratch: Robert Judd; Jack Butler: Steve Vai; Sheriff Tilford: John Hancock; Dr. Santis: Allan Arbus; John McGraw: Tex Donaldson
Taglines: ‘The Kid’ keeps the legend alive….
Where second best never gets a second chance.
Storyline: Eugene is an extraordinary talent in classic guitar, but he dreams of being a famous Blues guitarist. So he investigates to find a storied lost song. He asks the legendary Blues musician Willie Brown to help him, but Willie demands to free him from the old-people’s prison first and to really learn the blues on the way to it’s origin: Mississippi Delta. Eugene doesn’t know yet about Willie’s deal with the devil, that he now wants to revoke.