The Buddy Holly Story
The Buddy Holly Story ★★★½ 1978 (PG)
An acclaimed biography of the famed 1950s pop star, spanning the years from his meteoric career's beginnings in Lubbock to his tragic early death in the now famous plane crash of February 3, 1959. Busey performs Holly's hits himself. DRock Around the Ollie Vee; That'll Be the Day; Oh, Boy; It's So Easy; Well All Right; Chantilly Lace; Peggy Sue. 113m/C VHS, DVD . Gary Busey, Don Stroud, Charles Martin Smith, Conrad Janis, William Jordan, Albert “Poppy” Popwell; D: Steve Rash; W: Robert Gittler; C: Stevan Larner; M: Joe Renzetti. Oscars '78: Orig. Song Score and/or Adapt.; Natl. Soc. Film Critics '78: Actor (Busey).