Afro-American Work Songs in a Texas Prison: Film Facts
1966, Film: 16mm
29 minutes, Black and White
Description: Pete and Toshi Seeger, their son Daniel, and folklorist Bruce Jackson visited a Texas prison in Huntsville in March of 1966 and produced this rare document of of work songs by inmates of the Ellis Unit. web-dl
Copyright: Folklore Research Films, Inc, March 1966
Filmmaker(s): Bruce Jackson, Toshi Seeger, Daniel Seeger, Peter Seeger
Produced by: Pete and Toshi Seeger with Bruce Jackson
Cinematography: Daniel Seeger
Editing: Daniel Seeger
Sound: Pete Seeger
Acknowledgements: Narrated by Bruce Jackson and W.D. Alexander.
Advisor and consultant, Bruce Jackson.
Thanks to George J. Beto, Ph.D., director of the Texas Department of Corrections, his staff, and the singers--inmates of Ellis Unit, Huntsville, Texas.
Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop
Distributor Email: Contact
Distributor Website: Vestapol
Distributor Telephone: (973) 729-5544
Archives & Stock Footage: American Folklife Center, the Library of Congress
Archives & Stock Footage Email: Contact
Archives & Stock Footage Website: American Folklife Center, the Library of Congress
Archives & Stock Footage Telephone: