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GHOST PLAYER PREVIEW SUMMARY 04.22.09
Over 140 people attended the 7 PM rough-cut screening of the movie Ghost Player. A second showing of the movie took place at 9 PM for support staff and late arrivals to enjoy.
Mindframe Theaters in Dubuque Iowa
April 21st 2009
To receive critique of the movie and prepare the film for picture lock (we received suggestions including, adding baseball music, telling more about the military trips, having the credits start later in order to let the ending end with more effect and lots of other wonderful ideas.)
Donations exceeding $1,700, given at the door, will go to the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque in support of the Ghost Player Archiving Project.
Guest included fans from as far as Detroit, Florida and Colorado to name a few. After the movie guest were treated to refreshments and the winner of the writing contest was announced.
Travels with Ghosts and other Tales book writing contest prize awarded to Earl Finkler for his essay. Finkler's essay tells of his love of baseball, fascination for the mid-west and affection for the Field of Dreams and the fields' influence on his life. This love enticed him away from the snowfields of Barrow Alaska to live in the mid-west so that he would be able to easily access his 3 favorite baseball towns-Chicago, Dyersville and Milwaukee. Finkler is a radio personality for Alaska Public Radio even though he presently lives in Wisconsin.