Toshio Hirano was born in Japan and emigrated to the United States in order to follow his dream of becoming a country music musician. Here Toshio performs inside a moving vintage railroad car with Mayumi Urgino on fiddle and Kenan O'Brien on bass.

Directed by Oscar Bucher

Director of Photography: Aaron Meister

Audio recorded live on the Niles Canyon Railway in Sunol, CA and in Amnesia Bar in San Francisco. Filmed in Super16 with Kodak Vision film.

"Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms" was written by Charlie Monroe in 1936.

CREW

1st ASSISTANT CAMERA
Russell Smith

2nd ASSISTANT CAMERA
Yasufumi Higuchi
Alex Worster

B CAMERA OPERATOR
Anders Osterballe

GAFFERS
Gordon McIver
Anders Osterballe

GRIPS
Jesse Dana
Chris Faulkner
Chris Galdes
Walter Kotkowski

SOUND RECORDIST
Catherine Lombardo

EDITOR & SOUND DESIGN
Oscar Bucher

SOUND MIXER
Dan Olmstead

PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS
Michael Ogata
Keenan Jensen

Telecine and Color Grading by SPYPOST

COLORIST
Carey Burens

Production Services provided by Complex Corporation

Thank you to the following individuals and businesses for their generous donation of goods, services and support:

Kodak
The Pacific Locomotive Association
& the Good People of
The Niles and Sunol Railroad Depots
The Jimmie Rodgers Museum
Harris Restaurant
Amnesia Bar
Rebel Sun Lighting and Grip
Clif Bar & Company

Karin & Terry Aggeler
Rebecca, Max & Cole Bucher
Oscar A. Bucher
The Bucher-Smith Family
Michael Buhagiar Larry Clark
Sol Crawford Michael Fiscus
Barry Gifford Martha Gorzycki
Karen Holmes Pat Jackson Steve Kovacs
Jenny Lau Shawn Magee
Al McCrackin Lee Miller
Jan Millsapps Trina Oberlander
R.L. Rutsky Gail Sanchez
The Schuler Family
Britta Sjogren Greta Snider
Annie Southworth Barry Stone
San Francisco State University Cinema Dept.

Charlie Monroe
and
The Hirano & Lieban Family

Copyright © 2013 Oscar Bucher. All rights reserved.
ob3studios.com

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