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Being A Joines: Film Facts

1981, Film: 16mm
55 minutes, Color
Description: John E. "Frail" Joines was a master tale teller from Wilkes County, N. C., on the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains. His hunting tales, stories from World War II, and religious narratives, and the life stories of Frail Joines and his wife Blanche mirror changes that swept away much of the traditional culture of his Appalachian rural community in a single generation and show the character and values with which his family met these circumstances.
Copyright: 1981, Tom Davenport
Filmmaker(s): Tom Davenport, Allen Tullos, Joyce Joines Newman, Daniel Patterson
Produced by: Davenport Films and the Curriculum in Folklore at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Cinematography: Tom Davenport
Editing: Tom Davenport with Daniel Patterson, Allen Tullos, and Joyce Joines Newman
Sound: Allen Tullos
Acknowledgements: Associate Producer: Mimi Davenport. Special Thanks to Fleet Brock, Jim Jennings, Laurel Horton, James Peacock, Carol Joines Sivalia, Charles Zug, Jim Wise, Jerry Joines, John Newman, Roger Manley, Doug DeNatale, Bob Murray, Alan Baragona, Debbie Riggsbee, Bambi Grimes, and Paddy Bowman.
Funding: The National Endowment for the Arts, The Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, The Hillsdale Fund, The John Wesley and Anna Hodgin Hanes Foundation
Awards: Screenings at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and at the AFI Theater in the Kennedy Center, Washington, DC

Distribution: Davenport Films
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Distributor Telephone: 540-592-3701

Archives & Stock Footage: Tom Davenport
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