LOST MASTERPIECE: KARL BROWN'S "STARK LOVE"
Thought lost for decades, Karl Brown's 1927 masterpiece, Stark Love, told the story of life in the Appalachian Mountains using local people instead of professional actors.
In this feature length documentary film historian Dr. John White travels through mountain communities in search of the descendants of the filmmakers and actors who appeared in the movie. Many never even knew the film existed. [DVD]
British silent film historian, Kevin Brownlow, on Lost Masterpiece: “a fascinating and offbeat aspect of film history”
Producer and film history writer, David Stenn: "a fascinating companion piece to this masterpiece."