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Stories of North America

Author: Alice McGillSharon ButlerJon SpelmanSparky RuckerJoseph BruchacAll authors
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The Society, 1994.
Series: Storytelling live!.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Ten stories which represent distinctly American traditions and cultures are related by noted professional storytellers. Stories and interviews help explain the cultural and geographic forces which shape our oral traditions.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alice McGill; Sharon Butler; Jon Spelman; Sparky Rucker; Joseph Bruchac; National Geographic Society (U.S.). Educational Media Division.
ISBN: 0792228707 9780792228707 0792228715 9780792228714
OCLC Number: 32907192
Notes: "51700--51701."
Credits: Producer, Meryl Moskowitz : director, Bob Clark.
Performer(s): Storytellers are Alice McGill, Sharon Butler, Jon Spelman, Sparky Rucker and Joe Bruchac.
Description: 2 videocassettes (ca. 88 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 2 synopses.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Flying Africans (8:49) --
The monkey and the buzzard (7:48) --
Lizzie's tune (6:42) --
The granny woman (5:14) --
The ballad of Jesse James (4:04). pt. 2. Paul Bunyan (7:08) --
Put your money where your mouth is (7:52) --
The earth on turtle's back (6:21) --
Race with the buffalo (8:00) --
John Henry (5:49).
Series Title: Storytelling live!.
Responsibility: produced by National Geographic Society Educational Media Division.

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Ten stories which represent distinctly American traditions and cultures are related by noted professional storytellers. Stories and interviews help explain the cultural and geographic forces which shape our oral traditions.

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