American Epic

  • 2017
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

The story of record company talent scouts who toured America during the late 1920s with a recording machine and captured the raw expression of emerging cultures. Here, the filmmakers retrace that journey and meet with the families whose recordings would lead to the development of modern music. Included: unseen film footage; unpublished photographs; and (more…)

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The story of record company talent scouts who toured America during the late 1920s with a recording machine and captured the raw expression of emerging cultures. Here, the filmmakers retrace that journey and meet with the families whose recordings would lead to the development of modern music. Included: unseen film footage; unpublished photographs; and remarks from the last living witnesses to that era.

Cast

Credits

Exec. In Charge of Production (1 Credit)
Executive Producer (5 Credits)
Producer (3 Credits)
Writer (3 Credits)
Director (1 Credit)
Subject (person only) (2 Credits)