Project Description

 

The Folklorist: Episode 6

NewTV is proud to present the sixth episode of The Folklorist. Host John Horrigan explores the stories behind one of history’s most famous inventors in, “The Tale of Nikola Tesla,” the mysterious image that emerged during WWII and quickly spread across the continents in, “Kilroy Was Here,” the efforts one man made during the American Revolution to avoid picking a side in, “The Grape Island Alarm,” and the devastating effects that hit New England during, “The Great Hurricane of 1938.” Also featuring Campfire segments on Leonardo DaVinci and Muhammad Ali.

A NewTV Original Program
Produced by Andrew Eldridge & Angela Harrer
Writers: Angela Harrer, John Horrigan, & Andrew Eldridge
Hosted by John Horrigan
Created by John Horrigan & NewTV
Executive Producer: Robert Kelly

CAMPFIRE
Patrick as “Muhammad Ali”
OrI as “The Boy Who Cried Wolf”
Anshul as “Leonardo da Vinci”

SPECIAL THANKS

Sound Design: Andrew Eldridge and Angela Harrer
Camera Operators: Andrew Eldridge and Angela Harrer
Casting Directors: Shelby Levinson, Angela Harrer, and Andrew Eldridge
Music and SFX: Kevin MacLeod and Organic Music Library
Officer Manager: Cheryl Uttaro
Marketing: Shelly Kaminitz

TESLA FEATURING:
Ken Holmes as “Nikola Tesla”
Jeffrey B. Phillips as “Thomas Edison”
Jeff Seiderman as “Government Agent”
Bill Campbell as “Government Agent”
Richard Meehan as “Young Tesla”
Andrew Eldridge as “Electric Chair Person”

TESLA CREW
Contributing Writer: Steve Russo
Producer’s Assistant: Katie Rubino
Editors: Andrew Eldridge & Angela Harrer
Sound Design: Andrew Eldridge
Production Assistants: Rachel Brown & Melissa Moriarty

THE GREAT NEW ENGLAND HURRICANE OF 1938 FEATURING:
Geoffrey Van Wyck as “Charlie Pierce”
Tom Murray as “Charles Mitchell”
Angel Connell as “Man with Barometer”
Brian St. Louis as “Radio Announcer”
Dominique LaFleur as “Lorraine Martin”
George Hooker as “Joe Martin”
Melissa Moriarty as “Katharine Hepburn”
Andrew Eldridge as “Red Hammond”
Larry Palmacci as “Fisherman”

THE GREAT NEW ENGLAND HURRICANE OF 1938 CREW
Editor: Andrew Eldridge
Assistant Editor: Brianna Gershkowitz
Casting Director: Shelby Levison
Production Assistants: Rachel Brown, Katie Rubino

THE GRAPE ISLAND ALARM FEATURING
Yuval Bibi as “Elisha Leavitt”
Maureen Vlaco as “Mrs. Leavitt”
Jenn Adams as “Abigail Adams”
Andrew Wynne as “British Soldier”
Andrew Eldridge as “British Officer”
Paul Sears “Militia Man”
Sam Thornley as “Militia Man”
Sam Stulin as “Militia Man”

THE GRAPE ISLAND ALARM CREW
Contributing Writer: Katie Rubino
Editor: Angela Harrer
Assistant Editor: Rachel Brown
Production Assistant: Sam Stulin

KILROY WAS HERE FEATURING
Brian St. Louis as “James Kilroy”
Don Crane as “Shipyard Instructor”
Mark Resnik as “Joseph Stalin”
Richard Nangle as “Worker/Soldier”
George Hooker as “Worker/Soldier”
Lee Adler as “Worker/Soldier”
Randy Perkins “Soldier”

KILROY WAS HERE CREW
Editor: Angela Harrer
Assistant Editor: Rachel Brown
Producer’s Assistant: Katie Rubino

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
Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 on NewTV
For questions and inquires about the program, please email folklorist@newtv.org.
©2013 NewTV