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Short Films of Les Blank. The Sun's Gonna Shine.

Author: Les Blank; Skip Gerson; Kanopy (Firm)
Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphicsView all editions and formats
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A lyrical recreation of Lightnin' Hopkins' decision at age eight to stop chopping cotton and start singing for a living. Folklorist/Ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax called Blank's stunning and elegiac short on Hopkins' reminiscences of his youth "one of the three most important films on the South." Co-directed with Skip Gersen).
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Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Les Blank; Skip Gerson; Kanopy (Firm)
OCLC Number: 956898994
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Playing time: 10 min.
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Event notes: Originally produced by Les Blank Films in 1969.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 11 min.)

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A lyrical recreation of Lightnin' Hopkins' decision at age eight to stop chopping cotton and start singing for a living. Folklorist/Ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax called Blank's stunning and elegiac short on Hopkins' reminiscences of his youth "one of the three most important films on the South." Co-directed with Skip Gersen).

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