Alex Stewart (1973)

(Best watched with captions on)

Alex Stewart, mountain craftsman from near Sneedville, Tennessee, demonstrates constructing a churn. Film includes discussion of the use of non-powered tools and skills handed down in Stewart's family in making wooden containers, such as buckets and barrrels.

This film is part of a series of films about mountains craftspersons made by Thomas Burton and Jack Schrader.

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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: Production Assistants: Helen Roseberry, Ann Staats, Ray Pope
  • Original Format: Film: 16mm
  • ©1973, Thomas G. Burton
  • 11 mins, Color
  • Categories:
    Arts & Crafts, TraditionalWork