In Ya Blood

Date of Production
Run time: 20m 9.0s
A dramatic film, In Ya Blood is about a young man, Randy, who must make the difficult decision faced by all Appalachian youth- whether to stay in the mountains or leave in search of a "better life". The film follows Randy as he struggles with his alternatives of either working in the coal mines or going off to college.
Herb E. Smith wrote, directed, and edited In Ya Blood. Just out of high school himself, he portrays Randy in the film. The other actors are Ann Eversole, Dan Mohn, Gary Mullins, and Glenn Palumbo. The film was shot in Letcher County, Kentucky, by Marty Newell during the summer of 1970.

Appalshop, Inc (produced by)
Richardson, William (produced by)
Smith, Herb E. (directed by)
Smith, Herb E. (written by)
Campbell, Vanessa (composed by)
Smith, Herb E. (written by)
Campbell, Vanessa (composed by)
Campbell, Vanessa (musician)
Smith, Herb E. (edited by)
Produced by William B. Richardson
Directed by Herb E. Smith
Director of Cinematography C. Marty Newell
Sound recorded by Appal shop hard core
Written by Herb E. Smith
Music written, composed, and performed by Vanessa Campbell
Edited by Herb E. Smith

Thanks Sid O'Berry.
Randy-Herb E.
Ann- Ann Eversole
Tommy-Dan Mohn
Other Swimmer- Gary Mullins
Other Camper- Glen Palumbo
Topics (Library of Congress)
Rural youth, Coal miners--Kentucky
Georgaphical Areas (Library of Congress)
Kentucky, Appalachian Mountains
Related Collection
In Ya Blood materials, c.1971
Related Place
Whitesburg, KY