Tough, Pretty, or Smart

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The portrayal of rural Indiana group, The Patoka Valley Boys, a six-person string band comprising one of America's finest old-time and bluegrass musical groups.

  • Film by: Dillon Bustin, Richard Kane
  • Produced by: Richard Kane
  • Cinematographer: Richard Kane
  • Sound: Dillon Bustin
  • Editor: Richard Kane
  • Other Credits: All music composed or arranged by the Patoka Valley Boys. Script by Dillon Bustin.
  • Funding: With the support of: Indiana Committee for the Humanities ; Indiana Arts Commission ; National Endowment for the Humanities ; National Endowment for the Arts. Sponsored by Evansville Arts & Education Council.
  • Original Format: Film: 16mm
  • © 1981, EAEC and Richard Kane
  • 29mins, Color