Title
Mobile Mardi Gras: Mother of Mystics
Contributing Organization
University of Alabama Center for Public Television and Radio (CPT&R) (Tuscaloosa, Alabama)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip-690722078b2
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Description
Mardi Gras is more than an annual celebration in Mobile, it is an art form so deeply woven into the fabric of this place, that there is a reason the city is called the Mother of Mystics. This piece looks at all the different elements that make up Mardi Gras including the building and creation of floats, the dances, the Mardi Gras Queens, and more. It also looks at the history of Mardi Gras both in Mobile and elsewhere, the impacts of Mardi Gras on the city, as well as some of the major players including Joe Cain and Michael Kraft
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
01:04:13.550
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Credits
Interviewee: Delany, Caldwell
Interviewee: Odom, Webb
Interviewee: Criminale, George
Interviewee: Horrison, Aday
Interviewee: Ladd, Edward
Interviewee: Higginbotham, Jay
Interviewee: Dean Sr., Wayne
Interviewee: Bullock, Julia Vincent
Interviewee: Croom, Stephens G.
Interviewee: Luce, Jex "Rancey"
AAPB Contributor Holdings
University of Alabama Center for Public Television
Identifier: cpb-aacip-b261862b956 (Filename)
Format: BetacamSP
Duration: 1:04:14
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Citations
Chicago: “Mobile Mardi Gras: Mother of Mystics,” University of Alabama Center for Public Television and Radio (CPT&R), American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed November 30, 2020, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-690722078b2.
MLA: “Mobile Mardi Gras: Mother of Mystics.” University of Alabama Center for Public Television and Radio (CPT&R), American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. November 30, 2020. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-690722078b2>.
APA: Mobile Mardi Gras: Mother of Mystics. Boston, MA: University of Alabama Center for Public Television and Radio (CPT&R), American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-690722078b2