Project Description

 

The Folklorist: Episode 8

NewTV is proud to present the eighth episode of The Folklorist. Host John Horrigan tells the story of an infamous financial schemer in Boston, an American hero who was saved from a poisonous plot, a tragic snowstorm that took Midwesterns by surprise, and an unsolved case of a mysterious creature alarming residents in a small town. Also featuring Campfire segments on Albert Einstein, Jane Goodall, and President Barack Obama.

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

CAMPFIRE
Maryellen as “Jane Goodall”
Sydney as “Albert Einstein
Ralf as “Barack Obama”

SPECIAL THANKS
Circa Vintage Wear
Boston Costume
New England Salvage and Demolition
Mad Props
Newton Public Schools

THE PONZI SCHEME FEATURING
Joe Chambrello as “Charles Ponzi”
Paul Lussier as “Boston Post Owner”
Robert Hanes as “Clarence Barron”
Frank Stewart as “William McMasters”
Keith Phillip Upham as “Investor 1″
Eric Jonathan Boles as “Investor 2″
Eugene Foygelman as “Investor 3″
Janet Waldman as “Restaurant Patron 01″
Lin Hultgren as “Restaurant Patron 02″
Michael McCloskey as “Bank Manager”
Mike Weiner as “FBI Agent 01″
Jon Shulman as “FBI Agent 02″
Steven Lee as “FBI Agent 03″

THE PONZI SCHEME CREW
Edited by: Angela Harrer & Andrew Eldridge
Contributing Writer: Shelby Levinson
Cinematographers: Andrew Eldridge & Angela Harrer
Assistant Editors: Shelby Levinson & Rachel Brown
Production Assistants: Shelby Levinson, Rachel Brown, & Eugene Foygelman

GEORGE WASHINGTON AND THE POISONED PEAS FEATURING
Paul Head as “George Washington”
Shane “Rudy” Rudolph as “Thomas Hickey”
Chanelle Lansley as “Phoebe Fraunces”
James McGruder as “Samuel Fraunces”
Alessandro Zanet as “Soldier”
Joe Plouffe as “Soldier”
Sam Stulin as “Bar Patron”

GEORGE WASHINGTON AND THE POISONED PEAS CREW
Edited by: Angela Harrer and Andrew Eldridge
Contributing Writer: Anastasia Bogomolov
Casting Director: Shelby Levinson
Cinematographers: Andrew Eldridge and Angela Harrer
Production Assistants: Katie Rubino, Eugene Foygelman, Sam Stulin, & Shelby Levinson

THE CHILDREN’S BLIZZARD FEATURING
Jennifer Fillingame as “Minnie Freeman”
Jonathan Kaplan as “Samuel Glenn”
Eugene Foygelman as “Seymour Dopp”
Josh Dolan as “Man 01″
Herbert Fuchs as “Man 02″
Kelly Young as “Parent 01″
Holly Stanford as “Parent 02″
Connor Schofield as “Child”
John Fumia as “Child”
Gavin Montiero as “Child”
Aiden McLaughlin as “Child”
Liam Hennessy as “Child”
Nicole Sarmiento as “Child”
Haley Pine as “Child”
Casey Monteiro as “Child”
Marissa Plasse as “Child”
Avery Markle as “Child”
Sammy Silverwatch as “Child”
Jauslin Mensah as “Child”

THE CHILDREN’S BLIZZARD CREW
Edited by: Angela Harrer & Andrew Eldridge
Contributing Writer: Shelby Levinson
Cinematographers: Andrew Eldridge & Angela Harrer
Editor: Angela Harrer
Production Assistants: Sam Stulin, Katie Rubino, Shelby Levinson, & Eugene Foygelman

THE DOVER DEMON FEATURING
Trevor Frederick as “Bill Bartlett”
Liz Flemke as “Bill’s Friend”
Alexi Reibman as “John Baxter”
Rachel Brown as “Abbey Brabham”
Sam Melnick as “Will Tainter”

THE DOVER DEMON CREW
Edited by: Angela Harrer and Andrew Eldridge
Production Assistants: Rachel Brown, Liz Flemke, Sam Melnick, Melissa Moriarty, Alexi Reibman & Trevor Frederick

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, December 10th, 2013 on NewTV
For questions and inquires about the program, please email folklorist@newtv.org.
©2013 NewTV