Project Description

My Old Fiddle: A Visit with Tommy Jarrell in the Blue Ridge (1994)

Buy on Sprout Wings and Fly DVD
Educational Streaming


The long-awaited sequel to Sprout Wings and Fly (Les Blank’s first film about this homegrown Appalachian fiddler and raconteur) is a gentle celebration of mountain living, a once-thriving American way of life. This portrait showcases Tommy’s unpretentious folk wisdom and reminiscences. The soundtrack features his singing and fiddling, spiced with a visit to the Smithsonian to test-drive an authentic Stradivarius violin. This film is included on the Sprout Wings And Fly DVD.

A film by Les Blank
17 min

ISBN: 0-933621-61-2

Home DVD: $29.95
Universities and University Libraries DVD: $150.00

Educational Streaming for Universities and University Libraries via:
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1 year ($150.00) or 3 years ($350.00)