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Edd Presnell: Dulcimer Maker

Film by Thomas Burton, Jack Schrader
Produced by Thomas G. Burton and Jack Schrader
Cinematographer: Jack Schrader
Editing: Thomas G. Burton and Jack Schrader
Copyright: 1973 Thomas Burton
06 minutes, Color
Original format: Film: 16mm, 1973
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Preview one minute trailer - Comment on film

Edd Presnell, a mountain craftsman and native of Watauga County, North Carolina, demonstrates and comments on the construction of a dulcimer.  Presnell learned his craft from his father-in-law.  Film includes a brief performance on a finished dulcimer by his wife, Nettie. This 16mm film is archived in the Thomas G. Burton and Jack Schrader collection in the Archives of Appalachia, East Tennesse State University.