Film, Video Breakfast in Camp
About this Item
- Breakfast in Camp
- Contributor Names
- Stewart, Leslie J. (Narrator)
- Fleischhauer, Carl (Interviewer)
- Smock, William (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- October 4, 1979
- Subject Headings
- - Food preparation
- - Ninety-Six Ranch
- - Activities
- - Line camps
- - Buckaroos
- - Breakfast
- - Ethnography
- - Motion Pictures
- Motion Pictures
- - Before dawn, Les Stewart shouts the men awake and serves the meal.
- - I asked Les about the silent breakfast, and he said that the crew was "not what you'd call a conversational group of people." In fact, several factors account for the men's silence as they eat: the difficulty any person would have making small talk at that hour on a cold morning, Les's sober influence, and the presence of a film crew and bright lights in a normally dim cabin interior. The footage of Fred and Mel's midday conversation, however, demonstrates that filming is not necessarily fatal to conversation.
- - This video conveys a little of the mood of breakfast, which occurs early and with little talking. Les rousted the men at about five-thirty. In October it is too dark at that hour to shoot exteriors, and the opening shot was actually made after the men had eaten and left. The shout, however, is authentic.
- 16mm film
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1991/021: NV9-VT3
- Source Collection
- Paradise Valley Folklife Project Collection (AFC 1991/021)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Paradise Valley Folklife Project collection, 1978-1982 (AFC 1991/021), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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Stewart, Leslie J, Carl Fleischhauer, and William Smock. Breakfast in Camp. October 4, 1979. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ncr002379/. (Accessed June 25, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Stewart, L. J., Fleischhauer, C. & Smock, W. (1979) Breakfast in Camp. October 4. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ncr002379/.
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Stewart, Leslie J, Carl Fleischhauer, and William Smock. Breakfast in Camp. October 4, 1979. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/ncr002379/>.