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  • Nothing Could Be Finer? George Stoney’s Tar Heel Family and the Tar Heel State on Film
Figure 2. Nantahala, Cherokee for Land of the Noonday Sun. “No matter where mountain people go, they find a good deal more beauty than they have a right to bargain for,” says the narrator over this image from North Carolina: The Tarheel State (1953). In the Variety Vacationland films, natural beauty draws travelers; in George Stoney’s Tar Heel Family it is both celebrated and smartly questioned.
Figure 2.

Nantahala, Cherokee for Land of the Noonday Sun. “No matter where mountain people go, they find a good deal more beauty than they have a right to bargain for,” says the narrator over this image from North Carolina: The Tarheel State (1953). In the Variety Vacationland films, natural beauty draws travelers; in George Stoney’s Tar Heel Family it is both celebrated and smartly questioned.

Additional Information

ISSN
1542-4235
Print ISSN
1532-3978
Pages
161-182
Launched on MUSE
2009-10-23
Open Access
No
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