The 18th Annual Contest for Cotton Pickers

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Audio:
Location:
355150_1_1
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Arkansas
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Timecode:
1957  (Actual Year)
B/W
00:30:20 - 00:31:07
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Original Film:
1639
030-083-03
Tape is damaged. There are some large video drop out lines in some of the frames Contest is won by strong-backed nimble-fingered roy peterson of saint louis, who outpicks contestants from 12 to 74. Establishing shot - Cotton picking in the cotton fields of Arkansas. The 18th annual Cotton Picking Contest. CIS - Middle aged lady picking cotton. CUS - Little boy picking cotton. CUS - Older man picking cotton. MS - Young Black Man - picking cotton. MS - The bags holding the picked cotton spread out. CUS - Roy Peterson of St. Louis wins the contest and the money. CUS - Roy Peterson sitting up to his ears in cotton and he's waving the money, smiling.