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Live-Action Versions of Classic Folk and Fairy Tales
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From Davenport Films in the rural community of Delaplane, Virginia, come these retellings of classic folktales. Tom Davenport, literary anthropologist and moral godfather to a generation of schoolchildren, delivers his elemental tales that compel the viewer – child and adult – to take them seriously.

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Ashpet: An American Cinderella
Set in the rural South in the early years of World War II, Ashpet is a version of Cinderella, the world’s most popular folk tale.
DVD includes When My Work Is Over and Making Grimm Movies .

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3 short tales on one DVD (main title Hansel & Gretel)





Hansel & Gretel
An Appalachian version of the classic story of the courage and loyalty of two children abandoned in the forest.




Bearskin, The Man Who Didn’t Wash for Seven Years
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n a contest with the devil, a Civil War soldier must not wash nor pray for seven years.
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The Frog King
A princess breaks her promise to a frog. Followed by "The Making of the Frog King.








Jack & the Dentist's DaughterJack & the Dentist’s Daughter
In this comic variant of the Grimm’s story, "The Master Thief," a poor laborer’s son wants to marry the dentist’s daughter.
DVD includes A Singing Stream and Making Grimm Movies.
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Mutzmag
Mutzmag
With nothing more than her plucky spirit and her pocket knife, a mountain girl outwits a witch and an ogre to save herself and her sisters.
DVD includes The Ballad of Frankie Silver and Making Grimm Movies.

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3 short tales on one DVD (main title Rapunzel, Rapunzel)



Rapunzel
Rapunzel, Rapunzel
Rapunzel imprisoned in a tall wooden tower by a witch, allows a young man to climb her long brown hair to visit her.


Bristlelip
Bristlelip
A haughty princess gets her comeuppance in a version of Grimm's "King Thrushbeard.
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The Goose Girl
The Goose Girl
An evil maid forces a princess to change places on their way to her wedding.







Soldier Jack
Soldier Jack
Jack catches Death in a sack in this Appalachian tale.
DVD includes Being a Joines and Makilng Grimm Movies.
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Willa
Willa: An American Snow White
Willa joins a traveling medicine show to escape her evil step-mother.
DVD includes Born for Hard Luck and Free Show Tonight.

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contact davenportfilms@gmail.com • 540•592•3592