Benjamin Buford "Bubba" Blue
Pencil on paper
220mm x 135 mm
"His Mamma cooked shrimp,
and her mamma before her cooked shrimp,
and her mamma before her mamma cooked shrimp too.
Bubba's family knew everything there was to know about the shrimping business."
In the movie Forest Gump (1994) by Robert Zemeckis, best friends Private Benjamin Buford “Bubba” Blue (played by Mykelti Williamson) and Private Forest Gump (played by Tom Hanks) are soldiers in the US army, fighting the war in Vietnam. Bubba has been telling Forest about his dream of running a shrimp business.