Thursday, November 1, 2018

In the News: "The Legend of Moll"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:

"The story - one of Franklin’s little known tales from a time when it was still part of Wrentham - is being brought to life by Franklin TV’s Christopher Flynn, writer, producer and director of FlynnFilms Productions 31. 
With the help of James Johnston, an avid historian who grew up and still resides in the once-cursed Oliver Pond home, Flynn is working on a film dramatizing the legend of Moll, which will eventually be aired on Franklin TV. He wrote a script based on the story, with input for period authenticity and dialog from Johnston, hired a cast and has started filming. 
“I was introduced to the story of Moll through a mini-series that I’d done back in 2014 with Jim Johnston,” said Flynn, a student of Johnston’s when he taught history at the high school. “The story of Moll was told in the first episode of the mini-series, and I did an animated segment to supplement Jim telling the story on camera. This animated segment was included as part of this first episode.” 
After working on the segment, he said he was inspired to do something more with the story."

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