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The Resource Dry wood, Fl[o]wer Films presents ; a film by Les Blank with Maureen Gosling ; featuring the music of "Bois Sec" Ardoin, his sons, "Bud," Morris, and "Black," and Canray Fontenot, (videorecording)

Dry wood, Fl[o]wer Films presents ; a film by Les Blank with Maureen Gosling ; featuring the music of "Bois Sec" Ardoin, his sons, "Bud," Morris, and "Black," and Canray Fontenot, (videorecording)

Label
Dry wood
Title
Dry wood
Statement of responsibility
Fl[o]wer Films presents ; a film by Les Blank with Maureen Gosling ; featuring the music of "Bois Sec" Ardoin, his sons, "Bud," Morris, and "Black," and Canray Fontenot
Title variation
Les Blank's Dry wood
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Documents the music and customs of French-speaking Blacks in southwest Louisiana. Focuses on two families in a rice farming community, capturing their humble, open lives through their older, rural style of Cajun music. Features footage of people working in rice fields, a "men's only" supper, a hog butchering party, and a country Mardi Gras near the town of Mamou in southwestern Louisiana
Cataloging source
CRU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, camera, and editor, Les Blank ; subtitles, Russell Dupuis
Funding information
Film production supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in Washington, D.C.
Language note
In English and French with English subtitles
Runtime
37
Technique
live action
Dry wood, Fl[o]wer Films presents ; a film by Les Blank with Maureen Gosling ; featuring the music of "Bois Sec" Ardoin, his sons, "Bud," Morris, and "Black," and Canray Fontenot, (videorecording)
Label
Dry wood, Fl[o]wer Films presents ; a film by Les Blank with Maureen Gosling ; featuring the music of "Bois Sec" Ardoin, his sons, "Bud," Morris, and "Black," and Canray Fontenot, (videorecording)
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Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
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Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
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Extent
1 videocassette (37 min.)
Isbn
9780933621145
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FF1118
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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