Stuart Silverstein Collection
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Creator(s)
Stuart Silverstein
Primary Format and Extent
video (16 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
Collection Date Range
1976 - 1977
Summary
Collection contains a short instructional film, "Donald Bakes Bread," which explains bread baking using a wood stove; a man grinds whole wheat, mixes ingredients, and demonstrates kneading. Ingredients and recipe variations are reviewed at the end of the film. Collection also contains a documentary, "Porkoff," with Walter Lane and Bob Wagg, about a rural pig slaughter. See also Richard Searls Collection and Richard Searls & Stuart Silverstein Collection.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Stuart Silverstein is an independent filmmaker living in Skowhegan, Maine. "Porkoff" and "Dead River Rough Cut" were produced by Silverstein with Richard Searls. "Donald Bakes Bread" is a Silverstein production and features Donald Freeman. "Porkoff" footage is included in "Dead River Rough Cut: Director's Cut."
People and Organizations
Bob Wagg
Place(s)
Items in this collection: 2
Showing 1 - 2 of 2:
1) Porkoff
Documentary on hog butchering; the men shown butchering the hog in 'Porkoff' are the trappers shown in 'Dead River Rough Cut,' which was also coproduced with Richard Searls. NHF catalog...more
2) Donald Bakes Bread
Instructional film about bread making featuring Donald Freeman. // NHF cataloguer's notes: Donald is outside in a field with a wood stove and a large table. He explains how easy it is t...more
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