Excerpt on Appalachian English from the documentary film Mountain Talk.
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ABOUT MOUNTAIN TALK
The people of Southern Appalachia tell the story of their diverse mountain culture and dialect in this popular film. Featuring Popcorn Sutton, Mary Jane Queen, Orville Hicks, Jim Tom Hedrick and many others, with back-porch music performed by Henry Queen, Mary Jane Queen, Gilford Williams, Rufe Sutton, Leon Wells and many others. Narrated by award-winning playwright and author Gary Carden.
Film by NEAL HUTCHESON
Executive Producer WALT WOLFRAM
A Production of the LANGUAGE AND LIE PROJECT
at North Carolina State University
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