American Tongues

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American Tongues
Directed by Louis Alvarez
Andy Kolker
Produced by Louis Alvarez
Andy Kolker
Starring Molly Ivins
Robert Klein
Trey Wilson
Narrated by Polly Holliday
Music by Dr. John
Release date
  • July 5, 1988 (1988-07-05)
Running time
56 minutes
Country United States
Language English

American Tongues is a 1988 sociolinguistic documentary examining American English dialects and accents and perceptions thereof.

It was produced and directed by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker. The Center for New American Media won a Peabody Award for the film in 1987.

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