Re: Stumper - Video about Native American stuntman

Jean Hewlett (nbclsref@sonic.net)
Wed, 4 Apr 2001 09:19:12 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks so much!
Jean

Brian McCaskill wrote:
>
> I believe the doc you're looking for is on the 2nd part/tape of a three-part
> VHS Volume titled "Quest" (see description below). Facets has it in stock
> and ready to ship immediately for $39.98.
>
> "Quest"
>
> This adventure series, directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Jim
> Burroughs, travels to all ends of the earth in search of the myths,
> miracles, beliefs and facts that have given meaning to people's lives. In
> Part I--Last of the Stone Agers, famed French explorer Herve de Maigret,
> co-producer of the Academy Award-winning documentary The Sky Above, The Mud
> Below, returns to New Guinea 30 years after he made contact with the
> cannibalistic and head-hunting tribes along the Asmat coast. In Part II--Way
> of the Warriors, acclaimed Hollywood stuntman Henry Kingi credits his
> success to his Cherokee ancestry and a mysterious "warrior" spirit that
> guides him. At age 50, he decides to impart his spiritual heritage to his
> 14-year-old son, as he takes the boy to his people's ancient homeland near
> Sedona, Arizona. In Part III--Lost World of the Maya, the Lacandron sect,
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> Mayan culture, with roots traceable to pre-Columbian times. But the recent
> death, at age 110, of their revered leader has cast an ominous shadow on
> their ancient calendar, which predicts the end of the world in 2006.
> Three-tape set.
>
> Jim Burroughs 150 mins.
>
> VHS: Item# S33195
> PRICE: $39.98
> IN STOCK - Will ship within 24 hours.
>
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> please feel free to contact me at your convenience. Thanks.
>
> Sincerely,
>
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>
> At 11:51 AM 4/2/01 -0700, you wrote:
> >One of our patrons is seeking trying to identify and obtain
> >a documentary program she saw on television in Britain
> >around 1998-1999. If the information below rings a bell for
> >anyone, please let me know. Any suggestions will be
> >gratefully received.
> >
> >It was about a Native American man (aged 40s-50s) who was
> >employed as a movie stuntman. It focused on his efforts to
> >pass on his beliefs and traditions to his son (aged 10-12).
> >The son undergoes some type of "transformation" or
> >"spiritual epiphany" after being introduced to the spiritual
> >beliefs of his family and ancestors.
> >
> > She does not know which tribe they belonged to, their
> >names, or the title of the video. She thinks it was an
> >American production, and contemporary at the time she viewed
> >it.
> >
> >Thanks for any help you can provide,
> >Jean Hewlett
> >North Bay Cooperative Library System, Santa Rosa CA
> >nbclsref@sonic.net
> >
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