The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Montour County

May 5, 2014

A Closer Look: "Gary Saves The Graveyard"

"Gary Saves the Graveyard" is an

upcoming film that will appear online

at A scene was

shot at Beiter's in Danville. A driving

scene was shot in Mifflinburg.

Let's take a closer look:


Actors Tallie Medel and Nate Dern pose for a photo before shooting a scene at Beiter’s Department Store in Danville. (Photo by Karen Blackledge)

-- Actress Tallie Medel has appeared in several short films since graduating from Emerson College in 2008, according to her Internet Movie Database page. A scene from "Gary Saves the Graveyard" can be seen on her Tumbler page, Follow her on Twitter at @talliemedel.

-- Nate Dern is an artistic director for the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre in New York. He has numerous credits, including appearances on ESPN, MTV, "The Colbert Report," "Boardwalk Empire" and has done commercial work for several companies, including Comcast and American Express. Follow him on Twitter at @natedern.

Producer Todd Beiber speaks to a film crew before setting up in Beiter's Department Store. (Photo by Karen Blackledge)

“The main character in this film, Gary, is a modern man who befriends a Civil War soldier. Gary is self-absorbed and lazy, like a lot of modern men. The soldier tries to teach Gary how to be an honorable and responsible. And Gary teaches the soldier about modern times. It’s a bit of an ‘Odd Couple’ situation that leads to both comedic and heartfelt moments.” -- Todd Bieber, former Mifflinburg-area resident.

Bieber is a writer and director for UCB Theatre in New York. He worked for the Onion News Networks in 2009 when they won an unexpected Peabody award. His work has been featured by the New York Times, the Huffington Post and Entertainment Weekly. Follow him on Twitter at @ToddBieber.

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