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MUSIC TO MY EARS

Full Cast and Movie Production Credits

 

 

 

MUSIC TO MY EARS

 

 

DIRECTED BY

Christopher P. Jacobs

 

STORY BY

Mark Landa

SCREENPLAY BY

Christopher P. Jacobs, Mark Landa, Jenny Morris

 

PRODUCED BY

Christopher P. Jacobs

CO-PRODUCERS

Mark Landa, Jenny Morris

 

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Christopher P. Jacobs

 

EDITING

Christopher P. Jacobs

 

EDITING ASSISTANT

Jenny Morris

 

CAST

BILL WARREN Paul Kelly

BRENDA MONSON Lori Barrett

PEGGY BENTON Jenny Morris

MOLLY MALLOY Karly Anderson

TERRY MORRIS Chris Hargreaves

MELANIE WARREN Marjorie Morris

 

ALLIE MATTHEWS Louise Pinkerton

PAT MATTHEWS Royce Blackburn

GEORGE BAILEY Gordon Dexheimer

FRANKIE Betty Gard

AMBER DONAHUE Wendy Honrath

ALISHA Ashley Braxton

JORDAN Patrick Pearson

SARA Crystal Karlstad

JOSH John Grove

JIMMY Marc Arnason

 

BESSIE SORENSON Lee Barnum

HUBERT SORENSON Michael Harvey

VIC George Herda

KAYCI CeAnne Reese

EMILY Caroline Gray

MISS RED SHORTS Sara Anderson

BACKSTAGE CHORUS GIRL Jessica Gunderson

WENDY Allison Wiese

MARK THE BARTENDER Mark Landa

TV REPORTER Mare Thompson

TV NEWS CAMERAMAN Michael Hollarn

STREET MUSICIAN Greg "PeatMoss" Norman

STREETWALKER Miranda Mozinski

SOLDIER SINGER Mike Barrett

ADDITIONAL AUDITIONERS

Shane Barrett

Ben Danielson

Pene Hargreaves

David Henry

Carmyn Juntunen

Joseph Markel

Candice Morgan

Thomas Porath

 

CHORUS DANCERS

Sara Anderson

Marc Arnason

Mark Blawat

Caroline Gray

Jessica Gunderson

Chris Hargreaves

George Herda

Wendy Honrath

Leah Juhl

Crystal Karlstad

Chris Knutson

Larissa Miller

Edward Morris

Miranda Mozinski

Krystal Pavlish

Kristi Rokke

Allison Wiese

 

PIT ORCHESTRA

Amy Boese

Paul Boese

Sara Boese

Heidi Cameron

Edward Morris

 

 

DANCE DIRECTOR

Jenny Morris

 

CHOREOGRAPHY

Jenny Morris

 

"Red Rose Rag" dance number choreographed and performed by

Jessica Gunderson and Krystal Pavlish

 

"Love Me" dance number choreographed and performed by

Kelcy Landa and Jennifer Pasley

 

 

 

COSTUMES

The actors themselves

Christopher P. Jacobs and Jenny Morris

Red River High School Drama Department

Dance, Etc.!

Various clearance sales and one rental

 

SEAMSTRESS

Barbra Sexe

 

 

MAKEUP

The actors themselves

Sally Morris

Jenny Morris

 

 

SET DECORATION

Suellen Palya

Jenny Morris

Christopher P. Jacobs

 

 

SOUND

Boom operators and/or recordists:

Karly Anderson

Marc Arnason

Lori Barrett

Chris Hargreaves

Pene Hargreaves

Michael Harvey

David Henry

Christopher P. Jacobs

Paul Kelly

Mark Landa

Joseph Markel

Jenny Morris

Miranda Mozinski

Suellen Palya

Erin Puttbrese

 

 

 

GRIP/ELECTRIC

Lori Barrett

Mark Landa

Josh Anderson

Marc Arnason

 

 

PICTURE CAR

Royce Blackburn

 

 

DOG HANDLER

Sally Morris

 

 

LOCATION MANAGERS

Mark Landa

Loren Liepold

Suellen Palya

Ben Klipfel

Patrick Pearson

Jeff Kinney

Jon Bonzer

 

 

 

 

SONGS -- all in the Public Domain:

 

"Take Your Girlie to the Movies"

by Pete Wendling (music), Edgar Leslie and Bert Kalmar (lyrics)

Sung by Louise Pinkerton, Ashley Braxton, Patrick Pearson, Royce Blackburn,

with the MTME Ad Hoc Studio Orchestra

 

"The St. Louis Blues"

by W. C. Handy

Performed by Kathy Fiedler on piano

Performed by Greg "PeatMoss" Norman on guitar

Sung by Jenny Morris with Kathy Fiedler on piano

Sung by Marjorie Morris with Kathy Fiedler on piano

Sung by Lori Barrett with the MTME Ad Hoc Studio Orchestra

 

"You Made Me Love You"

by James V. Monaco (music) and Joseph McCarthy (lyrics)

Sung by Ashley Braxton with Kathy Fiedler on piano

Sung by Paul Kelly with Suellen Palya on music box keyboard

Sung by Paul Kelly and Lori Barrett with Edward Morris on guitar

Sung by Paul Kelly and Lori Barrett with the MTME Ad Hoc Studio Orchestra

 

"For Me and My Gal"

by George W. Mayer (music), Edgar Leslie and Ray Goetz (lyrics)

Sung by Paul Kelly and Lori Barrett with the MTME Ad Hoc Studio Orchstra

 

"Alice Blue Gown"

by Harry Tierney (music) and Joseph McCarthy (lyrics)

Sung by Caroline Gray with the MTME Ad Hoc Studio Orchestra

 

"I Wouldn't Give 'That' For the Man Who Couldn't Dance"

by Irving Berlin

Sung by Karly Anderson and Jenny Morris with Kathy Fiedler on piano

 

"Ma, He's Making Eyes at Me"

by Con Conrad (music) and Sidney Clare (lyrics)

Sung by Jenny Morris and Karly Anderson with Kathy Fiedler on piano

 

"I'm Always Chasing Rainbows"

by Harry Carroll (music) and Joseph McCarthy (lyrics)

Sung by Ashley Braxton with Kathy Fiedler on piano

 

"On the 5:15"

by Henry I. Marshall (music) and Stanley Murphy (lyrics)

Sung by auditioner ensemble

Audition scenes accompanied by Kathy Fiedler, piano

 

"Maybe That is Why I'm Lonely"

by George W. Meyer (music) and Joe Goodwin (lyrics)

Sung by Jenny Morris with Kathy Fiedler on piano

 

"The Oceana Roll"

by Lucien Denni (music) and Roger Lewis (lyrics)

Performed by the MTME Ad Hoc Studio Orchestra

Rehearsal scene accompanied by Kathy Fiedler, piano

 

"Till We Meet Again"

by Richard A. Whiting (music) and Raymond B. Egan (lyrics)

Sung by by Mike Barrett and Jenny Morris with Suellen Palya on piano

 

"Alexander's Ragtime Band"

by Irving Berlin

Performed by the MTME Ad Hoc Studio Orchestra

 

"Red Rose Rag"

by Edward Madden (lyrics) and Percy Wenrich (music)

Performed by the MTME Ad Hoc Studio Orchestra

 

"Love Me"

by Edward Madden (lyrics) and Albert Gumble (music)

Performed by the MTME Ad Hoc Studio Orchestra

 

"Waiting for the Robert E. Lee"

by Lewis F. Muir (music) and L. Wolfe Gilbert (lyrics)

Performed by Kathy Fiedler, piano

 

"Take Me to the Land of Jazz"

by Pete Wendling (music), Edgar Leslie and Bert Kalmar (lyrics)

Performed by Kathy Fiedler, piano

Performed by the MTME Ad Hoc Studio Orchestra

 

"My Hula Hula Love"

by Edward Madden and Percy Wenrich

Performed by the MTME Ad Hoc Studio Orchestra

 

 

Historic original orchestrations available through the University of North Texas music library special collections, adapted and modified by the conductors and musicians

 

"Mos Blues"

Composed and performed by Clyde Morris, piano

Recording courtesy of the Morris family

 

 

MUSIC SUPERVISOR

Christopher P. Jacobs

MUSIC DIRECTOR

Suellen Palya

 

PIANO SOLOS

Kathy Fiedler

 

"Music to My Ears" Ad Hoc Studio Orchestra:

Piano - Suellen Palya

Violin - Sara Boese, Heidi Cameron

Viola - Amy Boese

Cello - David Boese

Bass - Bob Cary

Flute - Heidi Cameron, Jared Johnson

Saxophones - Jared Johnson

Trumpet - Paul Boese

French Horn - Bruce Morlock

Guitar - Edward Morris

Drums - Mike Blake

Conducted by - Christopher P. Jacobs, Paul Boese

 

 

SPECIAL THANKS TO

The Empire Arts Center, Mark Landa

University of North Dakota Dept. of Theatre Arts, Loren Liepold

University of North Dakota Music Department, Mike Blake, Gary Towne

Red River High School Drama Department, Dean Opp

Crimson Creek Collegiate Players, Dick Nelson

Fire Hall Theatre, Jeff Kinney

Center for Innovation, Bruce Gjovig and Christine Diers

Darksyde Productions, Jonathan Hardesty

HB Sound and Light, Pat Garry

Bonzer's Sandwich Pub, Jon Bonzer

 

 

Made entirely on location in Grand Forks, North Dakota

using Sony digital camcorders (TRV-120 and TRV-140)

and a Marantz PMD-670 digital audio recorder,

edited and mixed with Final Cut Pro 5 Studio suite

on a dual-processor Mac G5 with a Firewire 800 RAID,

output to a DVCAM digital master.

 

While loosely inspired by an actual situation, all characters and events in this photoplay are fictitious. Any resemblance to actual persons or events is purely coincidental.

 

 

An Akbar Production

A Co-Production of the Empire Arts Center

 

Copyright 2006 by Christopher P. Jacobs

and the Empire Arts Center

 

 

 

 

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