Jack Norton & The Fickel Shitts Play Schnickelfritz (Video, 2004)

In concert on stage at the Winona Art Center, time-lost troubadour Jack Norton recreates 1930s novelty music by local legend Freddie Fisher, as part of Schnickelfest 2004, with a band of Twin Cities stalwarts including the Southside Aces.

Jerry Modjeski‘s introductory historical narration describes Fisher’s performing life and success in Winona, St. Paul, Hollywood and Aspen, Colorado. Watch:

https://archive.org/details/SchnickleFest.2

 

Jerry

Thanks to Greg Carr for conversion; Kitty Norton, video; Wayne Modjeski, photos.

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Mysterious Traveller (Movie, 1978)

Here is a short cartoon filmed on Super 8 for a high school class project by Mark Masyga and Jerry Modjeski. Watch:

Finally the original analog soundtrack, previously played back on portable cassette player each time the movie was projected, is now united digitally with picture; greatly assisted by Greg Carr.

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