Project Description

 

The Folklorist: Porky’s Prank

See how one man turned the spotlight onto the tiny town Sitka, Alaska, when he pulled off one of the greatest April Fool’s pranks in history.

A NEWTV ORIGINAL PROGRAM
Produced & Directed by Angela Harrer & Andrew Eldridge
Writers: John Horrigan, Angela Harrer, & Andrew Eldridge
Hosted by John Horrigan
Created by John Horrigan & NewTV
Executive Producer: Robert Kelly

SPECIAL THANKS
Boston Costume
Cheryl Uttaro

FEATURING
Monty Lyons as “Oliver “Porky” Bickar”
Lori Kahler as “Patty Bickar”
Steve Russo as “Helicopter Pilot”
Pamela Valentine as “Concerned Citizen”
Melinda Garfield as “Concerned Citizen”
Brian Matero as “Concerned Citizen”
Angela Harrer as “Concerned Citizen”
Andrew Eldridge as “Police Officer”
Jonathan Kaplan as “Police Officer”
Jenn Adams as “News Anchor”
Robert Santonastaso as “News Anchor”
Anastasia Bogomolov as “News Anchor”

PRODUCTION CREW
Edited by: Andrew Eldridge, Angela Harrer
Additional Editor: Rachel Brown
Producer’s Assistant: Katie Rubino
Music and SFX: Organic Music Library and Kevin Macleod
Production Assistant: Steve Russo

AVAILABLE ON NEWTV
NewTV’s local cable channels in Newton, MA
RCN: 3 | 13 | 15 | 613 (HD)
Comcast: 8 | 9 | 99
Verizon: 32 | 33 | 34

ORIGINAL AIR DATE
2014 on NewTV
For questions and inquires about the program, please email folklorist@newtv.org.
©2014 NEWTV