Catching the Music: Film Facts
1987, Betacam SP
54 minutes, Color
Description: An hour-long WETA-TV documentary on musician Stephen Wade. Catching the Music describes the passing of the banjo from one player to the next. The film includes footage of Kirk McGee, Hobart Smith, Fleming Brown, Doc Hopkins, Roscoe Holcomb, Pete Steele, Uncle Dave Macon, and Virgil Anderson.
Featuring: Roscoe Holcomb, Virgil Anderson, Kirk McGee, Alan Jabbour, Doc Hopkins, Stephen Wade, Uncle Dave Macon, Fleming Brown, Hobart Smith
Copyright: 1987, Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc.
Filmmaker(s): Jackson Frost, Stephen Wade
Produced by: Jackson Frost, written by Stephen Wade.
Cinematography: Steve Howard, Charles H. Ide, Darwin Silver
Editing: Anthony Black, Bill Coyle, Christi DeLisio
Sound: Pete Reiniger
Acknowledgements: Associate producer: Anne Garefino; Special consultant: Milton Kramer; Production manager: Lea MacNider; Production assistant: Ann Walsh Rubin; Production secretary: Lori Neal; Videotape: Norman Craley, Alyson Curcio, David Pickeral; Announcer: Peyton G. Townes, Jr.; Executive producer: Joyce Campbell
Funding: The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation; Members of WETA
Distribution: WETA Public Television
2775 S. Quincy St., Arlington, VA 22206
Distributor Website: WETA Public Television
Distributor Telephone: 703-998-2600
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