The Shannon County Film Digitization Project -- Camera Roll 327
Dogs; Fishing; Knives; Wood-carving
Shannon County (Mo.)
Camera roll 327 is one of seven rolls (321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 326, 327) that comprise a fox hunt sequence with Seaman Rayfield, Edward Piatt, and Edward's nephew, Eugene Piatt. While the fox hunt provides a setting for this series of rolls, most of the footage consists of conversations among the participants, and responses to questions asked by the filmmakers. The material covers a wide range of topics, often with humor, and often in the form of a story. In roll 327, Seaman demonstrates whittling, and they discuss it along with fishing, knives and knife trading, and dog trading. Part of the raw footage recorded in 1978-1979 for 1981 documentary motion pictures "Shannon County: Home" and "Shannon County: Hearts of the Children." Executive producer, Robert Flanders; producer/director, Robert Moore; camera, David Espar; sound, Stephen Longstreth.
Flanders, Robert; Espar, David; Longstreth, Stephen; Rayfield, Seaman; Piatt, Edward
1 streaming video segment (5 min., 40 sec.): Shannon County Film Collection (SP-2004-014)
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