Tale of a City



Let's have some fun with history!

TALE OF A CITY is an animated series that will tell the fascinating story of cities around the planet. Cities to follow will include New York, Seattle, Atlanta, London, Paris, San Francisco, Rome and more...



Watch Boston Transform!

Maps will morph engaging characters will narrate and history will be revealed.





BOSTON 1630-1775


MEET our animated characters FEATHERBUTT and RAT and watch as the Boston episode is introduced:




Founded on September 17, 1630, the city is named after Boston, England, a town from which several prominent colonists originated.  Boston would eventually become the "Cradle of Democracy."



FIRE!


The fire started on Lincoln Street on November 9 and in two days destroyed about 65 acres of the city. 776 buildings were destroyed causing $60 million in damage.



FLOOD!


This strange mishap occurred on January 15, 1919. A huge molasses storage tank at the top of a hill exploded. Twenty-one people were killed and 150 injured as hot molasses crushed, asphyxiated, and cooked many of the victims to death.



TRAGEDY!

Boston Marathon


Boston has had its fair share of tragedy.  The Cradle of Liberty proudly regroups and carries on after two terrorist bombs go off during the 2013 Marathon.  Boston Strong becomes the mantra to help the city unite and heal.

COMPOSER: Scott Rockenfield

Our Tale of a City composer is Scott Rockenfield, best known as the drummer from the band Queensryche.  However, as a composer Scott is making a name for himself apart from Queensryche. His recent works include scores for films and film trailers for The Matrix, Avatar, The Dark Knight, Star Trek, Spiderman, Prometheus, and soon Tale of a City.  Click to hear some of Scott's work.



Boston will be the first city of the series. Our plan is to approach education distributions companies, The History Channel, PBS... just to name a few and make this fun educational series a reality!! Your city could be next!!



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    Click here to visit The American Legion Hollywood Post #43's Website for their address and paypal site


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