NewTV is proud to present the fourth episode of The Folklorist. The episode features stories about The Hoosac Tunnel, The Great Moon Hoax of 1835, The Battle of Los Angeles, and two infamous broadcast signal intrusions from the 1980s.

For questions and inquires about the program, please email folklorist@newtv.org or visit folklorist.newtv.org. To see more episodes of The Folklorist, visit folklorist.newtv.org/watch/

A NewTV Original Program

Produced & Directed by Angela Harrer & Andrew Eldridge
Hosted by John Horrigan
Created by John Horrigan & NewTV
Executive Producer: Robert Kelly

THE HOOSAC TUNNEL
Jim Pruy as "Foreman"
Paul Sears as "Paul Travers"
Trevor Girard as "Man Yelling"
Jerry Howland as "Billy Nash"
Andrew Eldridge as "Ned Brinkman"
Lee Simonds as "Ringo Kelly"
Jonathan Kaplan as "Plan Maker"
Stephen Kessinger as "Plan Maker"
Barry McCroy as "Miner Extra"
Derek Bustard as "Minter Extra"
Robert Santonastaso as "Miner Extra"
Mike Sills as "Mining Ghost"
Steve Russo as "Coroner'

THE HOOSAC TUNNEL CREW
Writers: John Horrigan, Angela Harrer, and Andrew Eldridge
Edited by: Andrew Eldridge, Angela Harrer
Contributing Writer: Liz Flemke
Associate Producer: Melinda Garfield
Producer's Assistant: Katie Rubino
Additional Editor: Eugene Foygelman
Music and SFX: Kevin Macleod
Production Assistants: Liz Flemke, Trevor Frederick, Sam Melnick

THE GREAT MOON HOAX
Geoff Van Wyck as "Locke/Dr. Grant"
Michael Avellar as "Sir John Herschel"
Charlie Shapiro as "James Gordon Bennett"
Connor Schofield as "Newsie"
Aidan McLaughlin as "Newsie"

EXTRAS
Nancy Mitchell
Rebecca Schertz
William Campbell
Gerry Marrocco
Carter Buchanon
Kenly Buchanon
Carolyn Buchanon
Sam Melnick

THE GREAT MOON HOAX CREW
Writers: John Horrigan, Angela Harrer, and Andrew Eldridge
Edited by: Andrew Eldridge, Angela Harrer
Associate Producer: Melinda Garfield
Producer's Assistant: Katie Rubino
Assistant Editor: Rachel Brown
Casting Directors: Angela Harrer, Shelby Levinson
Production Assistants: Rachel Brown, Shelby Levinson, and Sam Melnick

WE BROADCAST THIS INTERRUPTION
Henry Wilcox as "John Macdougal"
Kimberly Miller as "Dating Woman"
Brian Matero as "Dating Man"
Mark Resnik as "Angry TV Viewer"
Andrew Eldridge as "Control Room Tech"
Steve Russo as "Control Room Tech"

WE BROADCAST THIS INTERRUPTION CREW
Writers: John Horrigan, Angela Harrer, and Andrew Eldridge
Edited by: Andrew Eldridge, Angela Harrer
Assistant Writer: Travis Bourassa
Associate Producer: Melinda Garfield
Producer's Assistant: Katie Rubino
Assistant Editor: Rachel Brown
Music and SFX: Kevin Macleod

THE BATTLE OF LOS ANGELES CREW
Writen and Improvised by: John Horrigan
Directors: Andrew Eldridge and Angela Harrer
Editor: Andrew Eldridge
Cinematography: Andrew Eldridge, Michael Crossen-Sills, and Angela Harrer

CAMPFIRE
Noga as "Ben Franklin"
Jahki and Larissa as "Steve Jobs"

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

ORIGINAL AIR DATE
Wednesday, October 15th, 2013 on NewTV

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

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