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The Ballad of Frankie Silver: Film Facts

1996, 8mm: Hi8 Video
47 minutes, Color
Description: In 1833 Mrs. Frances Silver was hanged in Morganton, North Carolina, for the ax murder of her husband Charles. Tom Davenport's film explores the case through the singing and stories of Bobby McMillon and the comments of North Carolina Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey Gray and others.
Featuring: Bobby McMillon
Copyright: 1996, Tom Davenport
Filmmaker(s): Tom Davenport
Produced by: Tom Davenport, Daniel Patterson
Cinematography: Tom Davenport, Jonathan Hamilton, Michael Oniffrey
Editing: Matthew Jones
Sound: Jon Nichols, Matthew Jones
Funding: NC Arts Council, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, New Century Films

Distribution: Davenport Films
11324 Pearlstone Lane, Delaplane, VA 20144
Distributor Email: Contact
Distributor Website: Davenport Films
Distributor Telephone: 540-592-3701

Archives & Stock Footage: Davenport Films
11324 Pearlstone Lane
Archives & Stock Footage Email: Contact
Archives & Stock Footage Website: Davenport Films
Archives & Stock Footage Telephone: 540-592-3701


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