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.
1st ASSISTANT CAMERA
2nd ASSISTANT CAMERA
B CAMERA OPERATOR
EDITOR & SOUND DESIGN
Telecine and Color Grading by SPYPOST
Production Services provided by Complex Corporation
Thank you to the following individuals and businesses for their generous donation of goods, services and support:
The Pacific Locomotive Association
& the Good People of
The Niles and Sunol Railroad Depots
The Jimmie Rodgers Museum
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.
The Hirano & Lieban Family
Copyright © 2013 Oscar Bucher. All rights reserved.
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