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Possum Trot: Film Facts

1977, Film: 16mm
28 minutes, Color
Description: Calvin Black was a folk artist who lived in California's Mojave Desert and created more than 80 life-size female dolls, each with its own personality, function, and costume.
Featuring: James "Blood" Shelby
Copyright: Copyright 1977, Possum Trot Productions
Filmmaker(s): Allie Light, Irving Saraf
Produced by: Patricia Ferrero, Allie Light, Irving Saraf
Cinematography: Irving Saraf
Editing: Irving Saraf
Sound: Kirk Schuler
Acknowledgements: Calvin's and Ruby's Friends: Tim Brehm, Josephine Nelson, Viola Greene. Conceived and written by Allie Light. Produced in conjunction with the Western Association of Art Museums, Kerry Marshall, Exhibit Coordinator. Pixilation by Patricia Ferrero, Robert Shoup. Assisted by Christine Saxton, Debbie Cummings. Assistant Camera: Barbara McQuaid. Assistant Editors: Robert Shoup, Barbara McQuaid. Still pictures and Calvin's Interview by Tim Brehm. Additional photographs by Donald J. Marks. Aerial photography by Philip Greene. Helicopter Pilot William Knott.
Funding: Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Distribution: Light-Saraf Films
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Distributor Website: Light-Saraf Films
Distributor Telephone: 415-584-3521

Archives & Stock Footage: Light-Saraf Films
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