BEHIND THE SCENES
FAITH GRANGER, the creative force behind DEUCE OF SPADES, and her Deuce
Writer, Producer, director, DP, camera Operator, focus puller and bottle washer - all wrapped into one!
Coordinating a hundred some extras and car owners during the SAUGUS DRAGSTRIP SCENE
Biggest set and greatest day
Filming the PASSION PIT SCENE
A challenging CRASH SCENE that took nine nights to complete
The world, as seen thru the eye of the camera
Whatever works! (let's just hope I don't fall out and get run over by the Chevy)
Candid shot of main cast
Framing to get rid of unwanted modernism
A garage turned into a waiting room for the HOSPITAL SCENE
Building the set
I feel like I'm back in Kindergarten playing with legos
Painting the HOSPITAL SCENE waiting room set
Buying materials to build the PRISON SCENE set
Making prison bars for Johnny's cell
The "White Lady"... After two years of searching... Finally... We have an ambulance for our CRASH SCENE!
Paint ON, paint OFF says Mr. Miyagi
And the hot rods came rolling in for the famous SAUGUS DRAGSTRIP SCENE
Main cast and extras pose for a fan while on the set
Actors patiently wait for us to start rolling
Stop me if you can!
We salute you! 1942 FLASHBACK SCENE
Mmmm... What does that buttom do again?
The DINER SCENE: Everything that COULD go wrong... DID go wrong!
Dang Louis, that's a heavy rig!
Piling on extra years on lead actress thanks to a bottle of white hair paint
You need to brush your ear lobes or you're gonna get cavities!
The making of a 1950's nurse
Antigonist smoking hot roadster has been lined up!
Now what? F.O.R.D = Fix Or Repair Daily :)
Leave me alone, I need some sleep damn it!
BRRRRR... So much for getting some sleep LOL
Shooting guerilla style
The cast and extras - SAUGUS DRAGSTRIP SCENE
Whip it! Whip it into focus!
I should l have gotten life insurance before hopping onto that old thing. But what a great view!
Shooting ART's feet, running... "Poverty is the mother of invention"!
"Poverty is the mother of invention"! X 2 - using a shopping cart for a flawless dolly shot. Thank you VONS (Yes, we returned it as soon as the shot was done)
I might just have started a new hat fashion
Try not to eat the blood
Almost done... Johnny is starting to look pretty banged up.
Making the chest scar for the PRISON SCENE
Being short sucks, but nothing a good table can't fix
Tripple digits temps while filming the PARENTS SCENE... Actors are sweating bullets under those thick covers.
Hands tell the story eloquently
The challenges of being on both sides of the camera
JOHNNY MEETS BETTIE set, and the cast
Kicking back with the main cast during GAS STATION SCENE
With this bullhorn I can 'almost' be louder than my actors
Shooting "pick ups" to add to existing scenes
Making the story come to life on screen
El Mirage dry lake, where the film begins
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
Little Faith + Big God = Great results!