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Title A Christmas family tragedy [dvd] : legends of the 1929 Lawson family murders / Break Dawn presents ; produced by Eric Calhoun and Matt Hodges ; written by Matt Hodges and Eric Calhoun ; directed by Matt Hodges
Publisher Chicago, IL : Facets Video, c2006
 Louisville Adult DVD Nonfiction  DVD/364.1523/CHR    AVAILABLE
Descript 1 videodisc (75 mins) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Tech Details DVD, fullscreen
Note Title from container
Credits Cinematography, Steven Davis; editor, Matt Hodges, Eric Calhoun, and Drawbridge Media; music, Katharine Whalen, Lauren Myers, Chuck Hemrick, and the Payne Road Gang
Note Special features: A Lawson Family Sermon by Revend Oakley Manring; Ghost Hunt at Squire's Inn; DV then & now; A prayer for Gale James; Whatever Happened to Charlie's gun?; Christmas family tragedy trailers; extended reviews
Summary "On Christmas Day, 1929, respected tobacco farmer Charlie Lawson shot his wife and six of his children, and then turned the gun on himself in one of the most brutal murder-suicides in Southern history.Using historic photos, authentic bluegrass music, exclusive interviews with family and friends, and re-creations, this film brings this local Carolina legend to the screen for the first time." -- Container
Subject Lawson, Charlie
Genre Documentary films
Alt Author Calhoun, Eric
Hodges, Matt
Davis, Steven
Whalen, Katharine
Myers, Lauren
Hemrick, Chuck
Payne Road Gang
Drawbridge Media
Facets Video (Firm)
Break of Dawn Productions (Firm)
ISBN 9780979169038
ISBN/ISSN 898979001049
Music # DV95212 Facets Video

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