NewTV is proud to present the fifth episode of The Folklorist. Host John Horrigan explores the story behind an ancient lost city, a unsolved hijacking of a plane, a night where the sky was on fire, and a mysterious individual visiting a grave each year. Also featuring Campfire segments on Christopher Columbus, Walt Disney, Aladdin, and Medusa.

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 LOST CITY OF NORUMBEGA
Jack Tracksler as “Eben Horsford”
Mark Marderosian as “Rasmus Anderson”
Herbert Fuchs as “Helge Ingstad”
Janet Waldman as “Anne Stine Instad”
Derek Bustard as “Miner”
Will Champion as “Miner”
Barry McCroy as “Miner”
Andrew Eldridge as “Bearded Viking”
Michael Trifonov “Clean Shaven Viking”

THE LOST CITY OF NORUMBEGA CREW
Writers: John Horrigan, Andrew Eldridge, and Angela Harrer
Contributing Writer: Jim Pruy
Editors: Angela Harrer and Andrew Eldridge
Associate Producer: Melinda Garfield
Producer's Assistant: Katie Rubino
Additional Editor: Stephen Kessinger
Camera Operators: Andrew Eldridge, Angela Harrer, and Mike Sills
Production Design: Andrew Eldridge, Angela Harrer, and Steve Russo
Music and SFX: Kevin Macleod
Production Assistants:Rachel Brown, Derek Bustard,Trevor Frederick,Barry MacCroy, Sam Melnick

THE LEGEND OF D.B. COOPER
Herbert Fuchs as “D.B. Cooper”
Cate DeMeule as “Florence Schaffner”
Chris Cruz as “Pilot”
Mark Eisenberg as “FBI Agent”
Aidan McLaughlin as “Boy Finding Money”
Shelby Levinson as “Passenger”
Melissa Moriarty as “Passenger”
Kathy-Ann Hart as “Ticket Agent”
Steve Russo as “Media Person”
Maureen Vlaco as “Government Official”

THE LEGEND OF D.B. COOPER CREW
Written by: John Horrigan, Angela Harrer, and Andrew Eldridge
Edited by: Andrew Eldridge, Angela Harrer
Associate Producer: Melinda Garfield
Contributing Writer: Melissa Moriarty
Producer's Assistants: Katie Rubino, Shelby Levinson
Assistant Editor: Shelby Levinson
Music and SFX: Kevin Macleod

THE NIGHT THE STARS FELL
Michael Cormier as “Dennison Olmstead”
Jack Tracksler as “Plantation Owner”
Chris Cruz as “Plantation Worker”
Sean Murphy as “Thomas Donaldson”
Sam Melnick as “ Martin Fritzy”
David Reid as “Preacher”
Angela Harrer as “Parishioner”
Shelby Levinson as “Parishioner”
Andrew Eldridge as “Parishioner”
Jack Goldman as “Concerned Citizen”
Amy Palmer as “Concerned Citizen”

THE NIGHT THE STARS FELL CREW
Writers: John Horrigan, Angela Harrer and Andrew Eldridge
Edited By: Andrew Eldridge, Angela Harrer
Associate Producer: Melinda Garfield
Assistant Editors: Rachel Brown, Johnny Medlar
Production Assistants: Rachel Brown, Shelby Levinson, Sam Melnick, Katie Rubino

THE POE TOASTER
Rob Velella as “Poe/ Toaster”
Jack Goldman as “Bystander”
Angela Harrer as “Bystander”
Shelby Levinson as “Bystander”
Sam Melnick as “Bystander”
Amy Palmer as “Bystander”

THE POE TOASTER CREW
Writers: John Horrigan, Angela Harrer, and Andrew Eldridge
Edited by: Andrew Eldridge, Angela Harrer
Associate Producer: Melinda Garfield
Contributing Writer: Shelby Levinson
Producer's Assistants: Katie Rubino, Sam Melnick, Shelby Levinson
Assistant Editor: Shelby Levinson
Music and SFX: Kevin Macleod

CAMPFIRE
Alexander and Joseph as “Columbus”
Max as “Aladdin”
Jane, Christopher and Joyce as “Medussa”
Jacob as “Walt Disney”

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

ORIGINAL AIR DATE
Tuesday, October 29th, 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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