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Hazel Drew Film Update -Feb 2019

– Posted in: Unfolding Documentary

When will this film be complete?Is there more shooting to be done? Have any new clues emerged? I dive into these topics during my latest video update. Feel free to comment or ask questions below. https://vimeo.com/318643825 Hey guys, gals. John Holser here at Who killed Hazel Drew. I wanted to give you an update and

Hazel Drew was Going To New York

– Posted in: Murder Mystery Backstory

The following is from the Albany, Times Union, July 18 edition. That Hazel Drew intended going to New York on Monday, July 6, has been told District Attorney Jarvis P. O’Brien. Miss Mary Robinson, of Bedford Street, today told the district attorney that she met Hazel in the Troy Union Station between 11:20 and 11:30,

1800’s Village Location Scout

– Posted in: Unfolding Documentary

These are a series of photos taken as part of a location scout for "Who Killed Hazel Drew" We will be shooting at this location sometime between Saturday, August 4th - Sunday, August 12th. If you'd like to be an extra or have a horse and wagon, bicycle or auto made before 1908 please send an

Troy NY, A City Booming With Opportunity & Danger

– Posted in: Murder Mystery Backstory

https://vimeo.com/269081937 Things were becoming increasingly tense at the Taylor farm. The house was crowded and arguments between Willam Taylor an John Drew were frequent. Unlike Hazel’s older brother Joseph, who was earning his keep as a farm hand, Hazel now out of school - was a financial burden. 1902 was the start of a new century, simple farm-life was giving way to a

Documentary Project Update – May 2018

– Posted in: Unfolding Documentary

I started this project in June of 2017 with the idea that this would be a short made-for-television documentary. I figured I'd tell the story through interviews and old photographs. It would be an intriguing, informative piece. That was before I really understood the bigger story. Things changed when I read Ron Hughes book and when I

Extras Needed for Reenactment Shooting

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We're shooting multiple reenactment scenes during the summer and early fall of 2018. In addition to our main actors, we're looking for background extras and bites parts. Detectives and the District Attorney questioned numerous people while trying to untangle the Hazel Drew murder. We will be going to multiple locations reenacting some of these situations during the summer of 2018. These