Ott Blair Entire Folkstreams

Making The Film

Ott Blair: Sledmaker

Film by Thomas Burton, Jack Schrader
Produced by Thomas G. Burton and Jack Schrader
Cinematographer: Jack Schrader
Editing: Thomas G. Burton and Jack Schrader
Copyright: 1973, Thomas G. Burton
05 minutes, Black and White
Original format: Film: 16mm, 1973
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Demonstration of and commentary on the mountain craft of building wooden farm sleds by Ott Blair, a native of Heaton, North Carolina.  Discussion includes first selling sled and his attitudes toward economic self-sufficiency.