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Creator:
Adair, Peter filmmaker  Search this
Physical description:
reference two film reels (1,900 feet) sound b&w 16mm
Culture:
Caucasian Pentecostal  Search this
Pentecostal  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
West Virginia
North America
United States
Date:
1968
Notes:
Title from credits (published work)--study collection
Summary:
Edited film on a Holiness Church (Pentecostal) congregation in Scrabble Creek, West Virginia. The narration contextualizes the distinctive acts of worship in this church, as in other independent churches, in terms of an emphasize on select passages of the Bible. Scenes include individual testimony, public testifying during a revival-style meeting, the laying of hands, singing, spiritual dancing, trance, and the handling of serpents.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Speech--glossolalia  Search this
Religious practices--glossolalia--serpent handling--laying of hands  Search this
Congregations--church--community houses  Search this
Churches--sects--internal organization  Search this
Dancing--convulsions--Holy Ghost  Search this
Worship--singing--handclapping--dancing  Search this
Music--worship--tamborine--banjo--accordian--guitar  Search this
Prayer--preaching--testifying  Search this
Kinesics--dancing--convulsions  Search this
Speaking in tongues--testifying  Search this
Songs--spirituals--"Go Down Moses"  Search this
Preaching--speaking in tongues  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1984.19.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives N:1
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218243