Project Description

Sprout Wings and Fly (1983)

Buy In Box Set* (Home Use)

* Box Set contains 14 Les Blank films remastered
by Criterion (average price $6.25 per film!)

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This touching tribute to Appalachian culture profiles legendary, old-time fiddler Tommy Jarrell. His unpretentious folk wisdom is interlaced with family scenes and reminiscences, plus plenty of old-time music. Read about Tommy Jarrell in this article on the Old-Time Fiddlers Hall of Fame website.

A film by Les Blank, Cece Conway,
Alice Gerrard, and Maureen Gosling.
30 minutes
ISBN: 0-933621- 09-9

DVD includes extras: