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Gravel Springs Fife and Drum: Film Facts

1972, Film: 16mm
10 minutes, Color
Description: Othar Turner, a fife-maker and musician, owns his farm in the Gravel Springs community in northwest Mississippi. The rhythmical music he and his friends play is called "fife and drum." A 1971 film by Bill Ferris, Judy Peiser, and David Evans from the Center for Southern Folklore.
Featuring: Napoleon Strickland, Napoleon Strickland
Copyright: 1971, Bill Ferris, David Evans, Judy Peiser
Filmmaker(s): David Evans, Bill Ferris, Judy Peiser
Produced by: Bill Ferris, Judy Peiser, David Evans
Cinematography: Bill Ferris
Editing: Judy Peiser
Sound: David Evans
Funding: Wenner Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research
Awards: CINE Golden Eagle, Chicago International Film Festival, Sinking Creek Film Celebration, Robert Flaherty Film Seminar.

Distribution: Center for Southern Folklore
P.O. Box 226, Memphis, TN 38101
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Distributor Website: Center for Southern Folklore
Distributor Telephone: (901) 525-3655

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