Edd Presnell: Dulcimer Maker (1973)

About the 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.

Licensing

For licensing, film rights and permissions, contact Thomas Burton, Jack Schrader, the distributor Archives of Appalachia, East Tennessee State University, or Folkstreams.

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