Davenport Films is the production and distribution company for the American filmmaker Tom Davenport.
From the Brothers Grimm
11 live-action adaptations of folktales which were shown regularly on Public TV stations.
Preview and order DVDs
They can also be rented on Amazon Instant Video
- Hansel & Gretel: An Appalachian Version 1977
- Rapunzel, Rapunzel 1979
- The Frog King 1980
- Bristlelip 1982
- Bearskin or the Man Who Did Not Wash for Seven Years 1982
- The Goose Girl 1983
- Jack and the Dentist’s Daughter 1983
- Soldier Jack or The Man Who Caught Death in a Sack 1988
- Ashpet: An American Cinderella 1990
- Mutzmag 1992
- Willa: An American Snow White. 1998
Documentaries on American Folklife
Most of these films are streaming with trailers on Folkstreams.
To order a DVD of these documentaries send an email to Davenport Films or call 540-592-3701.
- 1970 T’ai Chi Ch’uan
- 1973 It Ain’t City Music
- 1973 The Upperville Show
- 1974 The Shakers
- 1975 Thoughts on Fox Hunting
- 1976 Born for Hard Luck: Peg Leg Sam Jackson
- 1981 The Making of The Frog King
- 1981 Being a Joines: A Life in the Brushy Mountains
- 1986 A Singing Stream: A Black Family Chronicle
- 1994 Blow the Tannery Whistle: A Western Carolina Story
- 1995 Making Grimm Movies
- 1996 The Ballad of Frankie Silver
- 1997 Thoughts on Beagling
- 2000 Remembering Emmanuel Church
- 2000 When My Work is Over: The Life and Stories of Miss Louise Anderson, 1
- 2003 Remembering The High Lonesome
- 2008 Bodhidharma’s Shoe
- 2012 Where Do They All Go?