Peridot Pictures


The Floyd Collins Story

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  • Label: Peridot Pictures
  • Release: 01 Sep, 2009
  • Catalog No: Docu-Drama

In the dreary month of February 1925, the entire country held its collective breath as Floyd Collins, “the greatest cave explorer ever known,” was held in a rock vice far beneath the earth . . .

The Floyd Collins Story

For the first time, the riveting story of Floyd Collins’ compelling fight for survival comes to life. Buried alive in Sand Cave for over two weeks, Collins was the subject of a feverish round-the-clock effort to free him. Never-before-seen newsreel footage, photographs, re-creations and poignant interviews take you where no one has been before. Experience the history and the horror of one of the biggest news stories of the 20th Century.

Filmed on location at Sand Cave in Mammoth Cave National Park and Short Cave in Diamond Caverns Resort and Golf Club

THE FLOYD COLLINS STORY Executive Producers Dorian Walker/Elaine Nogay Walker • Producer/Director Dorian Walker • Line Producer Duncan McKenzie • Directors of Photography Steve Anderson/Lou Chanaltry • Art Director Brad Coleman • Casting Director Debbie Turner • Costume and Prop Supervision Beth Wallace • Original Score Ken Rarick • Audio Jeff Smith • Technical Advisors Roger Brucker/ Les Carney • Associate Producers Tim Donley/Bob Hunt/Jim Passmore/Jeff Reed • Story Consultant Roger Brucker, Co-Author Trapped! • Narrated by John Hartford • Original Photography D.F. Noyes • Design W Brent Price

The Death of Floyd Collins Performed by Gary Brewer and the Kentucky Ramblers Gary Brewer Lead Vocal/Guitar • Larry Beasley Banjo • Steve Day Fiddle • Dennis Talley Bass. Courtesy of Gary Brewer/Paul Mofett from the CD Kentucky Headlines and Heartbreak. Background Photo: Previously unpublished historic photograph by Wade Highbaugh

© 2009 Peridot Pictures Corporation. All Rights Reserved. DVD Not Rated Running Time: Approximately 45 minutes

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