Project Description

 

The Folklorist: The Cardiff Giant

Giant frenzy spreads across the country after a colossal wonder is unearthed in Cardiff, New York in 1869 – attracting the attention of the famous showman, P.T. Barnum.

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

SPECIAL THANKS
Boston Costume
Eric Propp
Ali Lydon
Cheryl Uttaro

FEATURING
Brian St. Louis as “George Hull”
Buck Biestek as “William ‘Stub’ Newell”
Mark F. Logue as “David Hannum”
Kevin Murphy as “P.T. Barnum”
Angel Connell as “Andrew Dickson White”
Herbert Fuchs as “Reverend”
Randy Morris as “Judge”
Stephen Kessinger as “Sculpting Analyst”
Andrew Dell Isola as “Worker”
Jonathan Neves as “Worker”
Ted Ndinya as “Neighboring Farmer”
Paris Peterson as “Neighboring Farmer”
Chris Weigel as “Neighboring Farmer”
Eugene Foygelman as “Sculptor/Juror”
Terrance Mesadieu as “Sculptor/Juror”
Patrick Scanlon as “Sculptor/Juror”
Ana Marie Proulx “A Young Woman”
Michael Bearce as “Male Patron”
Joe Borg as “Male Patron”
Jack Goldman as “Male Patron”
Sam Melnick as “Male Patron”
Jonathan Von Mering as “Male Patron”
Sam Stulin as “Male Patron”
Ally Matteodeo as “Female Patron”
Katie Rubino as “Female Patron”
Dora Winifred as “Female Patron”
Brenna Dyson as “Child Patron”
Garrett Dyson as “Child Patron”

PRODUCTION CREW

Writer’s Assistant: Rachel Brown
Cinematographers: Angela Harrer & Andrew Eldridge
Production Design: Angela Harrer & Andrew Eldridge
Editors: Angela Harrer & Matt Walczak
Sound Design: Angela Harrer
Music: Organic Music Library, Kevin MacLeod, Audioblocks
Assistant Editor: Victoria Chin
Production Assistants: Joe Borg, Rachel Brown, Victoria Chin, Eugene Foygelman, Katie Rubino, Sam Melnick & Sam Stulin
Giant Constructed by: Jeremy Oneail, Oneail FX

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
Thursday, November 20, 2014 on NewTV
For questions and inquires about the program, please email folklorist@newtv.org.
©2014 NewTV