Buna and Bertha (1973)

Performance of and commentary on Anglo-American ballads and songs by 86 and 92 year old mountain women, Buna Hicks of Beech Creek and Bertha Baird of Rominger in western North Carolina.

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For licensing, film rights and permissions, contact Thomas Burton, Jack Schrader, the distributor Archives of Appalachia, East Tennessee State University, or Folkstreams.

Film Details

  • Film by: Thomas Burton, Jack Schrader
  • Produced by: Thomas G. Burton and Jack Schrader
  • Cinematographer: Jack Schrader
  • Editor: Thomas G. Burton and Jack Schrader
  • Other Credits: Assisted by Dick Scull, Doug Alverson, Linda Leonard, and Alan Calhoun
  • Funding: Tennessee Arts CommissionAppalachian ConsortiumEast Tennessee State University
  • Original Format: Film: 16mm
  • ┬ęThomas G. Burton
  • 13 mins, Color
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