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Sermons in Wood

Film by Carolyn Allport
Produced by Carolyn Jones Allport
Cinematographer: Raymond L. Cook
Sound: Raymond L. Cook
Editing: Raymond L. Cook, Carolyn Jones Allport
27 minutes, Color
Original format: Film: 16mm, 1980
Distributor: Other
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Preview one minute trailer - Comment on film

An interview with Elijah Pierce in his barbershop on Long Street in Columbus. He talks about his work and his life and he shows how his carvings express his experiences and beliefs. Shows Elijah Pierce telling the stories behind his carvings including his own near-lynching, his fatherís tales of slavery, his religious conversion, and some of the Bible stories that have influenced him.