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Talking Feet Index: List of dancers, locations, with a description and timings of each segment

Use this index to locate a dancer or sequence from the film. Scroll to the approximate "total running time" in your media player to watch that section.

section segment segment total
running time running time
INTRO
mountains 0:00 0:00
opening paragraph 0:14 0:14
I. MABRY MILL, Meadows of Dan, Floyd Co., Va.
back of crowd 1:45 1:45
group dance-feet shot (John Henry) 1:53 1:53
main title 1:59 1:59
Hoy Haden & Alan Spence (Cripple Creek) 2:08 2:08
4 dancers & Hoy-possum dance (Johnny Lover) 2:36 2:36
Luther Boyd talk 3:42 3:42
Luther Dance (Whoa Mule) 5:28 5:28
Luther talk 5:23 5:23
Luther dance, continued (Whoa Mule) 5:28 5:28
end segment 5:37 5:37
II. CATALOOCHEE, Maggie Valley, Haywood Co., N.C.
panel/narration 0:00 5:39
John Reeves talk 0:14 5:53
Burton Edwards talk 0:49 6:28
Fris Holloway talk 1:17 6:56
Rodney Sutton talk 1:51 7:30
John Reeves talk 2:57 8:36
end segment 3:21 9:00
III. JAY BURRIS, Floyd Co., Va.
road/house scene 0:00 9:01
Jay dance (Soldier's Joy) 0:18 9:19
Jay talk 2:04 11:05
Jay pigeon wing demo 2:58 11:59
Jay talk 3:13 12:14
Jay dance (Liberty) 3:38 12:39
end segment 4:30 13:31
IV. CARCASSONNE, Letcher Co., Ky.
Willis Fields dance (Katie Hill) 0:00 13:33
Willis Fields talk-bean stringing story 0:30 14:03
group dance-Give The Old Tucker A Chance 2:24 15:57
(Sally Goodin)
end segment 2:56 16:29
V. ALGIA MAE HINTON, Johnston Co., N.C.
Algia Mae dance (Shortenin' Bread) 0:00 16:31
Algia Mae talk/dance demo 1:32 18:03
Algia Mae dance (Buckdance) 2:29 19:00
end segment 3:43 20:14
VI. GUSSIE LANE, Hiltons, Scott Co., Va.
Carter Fold scene 0:00 20:15
Gussie dance (Golden Slippers) 0:12 20:27
Gussie talk 0:40 20:55
Gussie dance for audience (Pig in a Pen) 1:34 21:49
end segment 3:43 23:58
VII. PHOEBE PARSONS, Calhoun Co., W. Va.
post office and store scenes 0:00 24:00:00
Phoebe play banjo (Cabin Creek) 0:25 24:25:00
Phoebe talk 0:38 24:38:00
Phoebe dance (Cripple Creek) 1:48 25:48:00
end segment 3:27 27:27:00
VIII. MAGGIE VALLEY, Stompin' Ground, Haywood County, N.C.
scene shots of signs 0:00 27:28:00
Jim Hyatt call/dance (San Antonio Rose) 0:28 27:56:00
John Reeves talk 1:04 28:32:00
John dance (Mississippi Sawyer) 1:25 28:53:00
Burton Edwards talk 3:24 30:52:00
Burton dance (Alabama Jubilee) 4:01 31:29:00
Kyle Edwards talk 6:26 33:54:00
Burton talk 6:41 34:09:00
Kyle buckdance demo 7:26 34:54:00
Burton dance demo 7:46 35:14:00
Burton talk 8:39 36:07:00
Kyle & Burton "rise-n-shine" dance 9:27 36:55:00
(The Old Homeplace) Kyle dance
burton dance 10:19 37:47:00
both dance 10:49 38:17:00
end segment 12:02 39:30:00
IX. CATALOOCHEE, Maggie Valley, Haywood Co., N.C.
panel 0:00 39:45:00
Eula Rogers talk 0:11 39:56:00
Fris Holloway talk 0:22 40:07:00
Eula Rogers talk 0:48 40:33:00
Fris Holloway talk 1:02 40:47:00
Rodney Sutton talk 1:49 41:34:00
John reeves talk 2:52 42:37:00
end segment 3:14 42:59:00
X. JOHN DEE HOLEMAN
& FRIS HOLLOWAY, Durham, N. C.
dance (w/slapping) 0:00 43:02:00
Fris talk 1:03 44:05:00
Fris hand-slapping demo 1:35 44:37:00
John Dee talk 2:25 45:27:00
John Dee buck/tap dance demo 3:05 46:07:00
John Dee buck/tap dance demo: close-up 3:47 46:49:00
Fris buckdance demo 4:29 47:31:00
John Dee steam train dance 5:19 48:21:00
John Dee, Fris, Algia Mae Hinton dance (w/slapping) 6:30 49:22:00
end segment 9:04 52:06:00
XI. WAMY, Watauga Co., N.C.
Senior Center: Biddie Reece dance (Shout Lulu) 0:00 52:07:00
Biddie play harmonica and dance (Jimmy Sutton) 3:02 55:09:00
Eula Rogers talk 3:35 55:42:00
Biddie talk 3:49 55:56:00
Eula dance (Brown's Dream) 4:52 56:59:00
end segment 7:20 59:27:00
XII. STANLEY HICKS, Watauga, Co., N.C.
scene short of shop 0:00 59:28:00
Stanley frog dance (Green Corn) 0:17 59:45:00
Stanley talk 0:50 1:00:18
Stanley bear dance solo 1:42 1:01:10
Stanley crossfoot dance (Mississippi Sawyer) 2:33 1:02:01
end segment 3:05 1:02:33
XIII. L. C. KING, Madison Co., N.C.
L. C. dance (Cumberland Gap) 0:00 1:02:34
L. C. slow dance close-up (Cripple Creek) 1:53 1:04:27
L. C. talk 2:38 1:05:12
L. C. dance (Ragtime Annie) 2:56 1:05:30
end segment 4:11 1:06:45
XIV. FIDDLE PUPPETS, Greenville, N.C., and Annapolis, Md.
dance (Black-Eyed Susie) Rodney Sutton 0:00 1:06:46
& Amy Sarli dance
dance (Black-Eyed Susie) Eileen Carson 0:41 1:07:27
& Eddie Carson dance
Rodney talk/dance (Sally Ann) 1:07 1:07:53
Amy dance (Shortenin' Bread) 4:05 1:10:51
group dance (black-eyed Susie) 5:18 1:12:04
end segment 5:40 1:12:26
XV. D. RAY WHITE, Madison, Boone Co., W. Va.
dance with band (Ruben) 0:00 1:12:27
D. Ray sing and dance to banjo (Cindy) 1:47 1:14:14
D. Ray early steps demo 3:28 1:15:55
D. ray sing and dance solo (Groundhog) 5:22 1:17:49
D. Ray "rabbit in the Broom-sage" dance solo 6:29 1:18:56
D. Ray, Markey, Ponty, Little Man White dance 8:02 1:20:29
D. Ray, Little Man demo of how learned, D. Ray talk 9:24 1:21:51
end segment 11:54 1:24:21
CREDITS
credits 0:00 1:24:23
D. Ray White dance ending 2:14 1:26:37
copyright 2:27 1:26:50
end TALKING FEET 2:32 1:26:55

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