in Wood. Directed and produced by Carolyn Jones Allport. Memphis, TN: The Center
for Southern Folklore, 1980.
Interview with Elijah Pierce in his barbershop on Long Street in
He talks about his work and his life and he shows how his
carvings express his experiences and beliefs. Shows Elijah Pierce
telling the stories behind his carvings including his own near-lynching,
his fatherís tales of slavery, his religious conversion, and some of
the Bible stories that have influenced him.