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Free Show Tonight: Film Facts

1983, Film: 16mm
58 minutes, Color
Description: Presents a nostalgic tribute to the American medicine shows of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Shows a re-creation of a typical medicine show by veteran performers, as well as archival stills and film footage.
Featuring: James "Guitar Slim" Stephens, Julian "Greasy" Medlin, Hammie Nixon, Harvey "Hash House" Ellington, Homer "Pappy" Sherrill, David "Pigmeat" Markham, Roy Acuff, DeWitt "Snuffy" Jenkins, Mary "Walking Mary or Diamond Teeth" McClain
Copyright: 1983, Paul Wagner and Steven J. Zeitlin
Filmmaker(s): Paul Wagner, Steven Zeitlin
Produced by: Paul Wagner, Steven J. Zeitlin, Barr Weissman
Cinematography: John Hiller
Editing: Paul Wagner and Barr Weissman
Sound: Zack Krieger

Distribution: CARTS (Cutlural Arts Resources for Teachers and Students)
72 East First Street, New York, NY 10003
Distributor Email: Contact
Distributor Website: CARTS (Cutlural Arts Resources for Teachers and Students)
Distributor Telephone: 212-529-1955

Archives & Stock Footage: Paul Wagner
Paul Wagner Productions, 619 East High St. Suite 3, Charlottesville, VA 22902
Archives & Stock Footage Email: Contact
Archives & Stock Footage Website: Paul Wagner
Archives & Stock Footage Telephone: 434-293-6202


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