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Folk Lore (1950)

Approved | | Short, Music | 11 August 1950 (USA)
The 15th of 16 musical shorts directed and produced by W. Lee Wilder featuring traditional southern-USA church spirituals and folk-music. A Negro chorus directed by Jester Hairston (as ... See full summary »

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The 15th of 16 musical shorts directed and produced by W. Lee Wilder featuring traditional southern-USA church spirituals and folk-music. A Negro chorus directed by Jester Hairston (as Jester J. Hairston), lends their expert voices in their renditions of...(all spellings exactly as seen and heard on the film, and in the copyrights)..."Old Folks at Home" and "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot." Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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church | tradition | song | singing | usa | See All (26) »

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Short | Music

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11 August 1950 (USA)  »

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Old Folks at Home
aka "Swanee River"
Written by Stephen Foster
Performed by Jester Hairston Choir
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