Buna and Bertha (1973)

About the Film

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.


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 Commission Appalachian Consortium East Tennessee State University
  • Original Format: Film: 16mm
  • © Thomas G. Burton
  • 13mins, Color
  • Categories:
    Music Women Aging