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A Plumm Summer -- Based on a true-story - A Plumm Summer tells the remarkable tale of two young brothers, Elliott and Rocky Plumm, who go head-to-head with the FBI in order to crack the "frog-napping" case and get their beloved TV puppet, Froggy Doo, back on the air, all the while becoming local heroes and best friends.


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When the most popular frog on TV goes missing, two brothers go on the adventure of a lifetime to find him.
Based on a true-story - A Plumm Summer tells the remarkable tale of two young brothers, Elliott and Rocky Plumm, who go head-to-head with the FBI in order to crack the "frog-napping" case and get their beloved TV puppet, Froggy Doo back on the air, all the while become local heroes and best friends. | Add synopsis »
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A Plumm Summer - DVD Review
 (From Monsters and Critics. 26 May 2009, 9:30 AM, PDT)

[DVD Review] A Plumm Summer
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  (in credits order)

Jeff Daniels ... Narrator

William Baldwin ... Mick Plumm

Henry Winkler ... Happy Herb

Lisa Guerrero ... Roxie Plumm

Chris Massoglia ... Elliott Plumm (as Chris J. Kelly)

Owen Pearce ... Rocky Plumm

Morgan Flynn ... Haley Dubois

Brenda Strong ... Viv

Tim Quill ... Wayne Dubois

Peter Scolari ... Agent Hardigan

Rick Overton ... Agent Brinkman

Richard Riehle ... Art Bublin

Clint Howard ... Binky the Clown
Gavin Black ... Wally
Ben Trotter ... Orin
John Hosking ... Dick Spreen

Gregg Bello ... Cookie

Steve Altman ... Dirty Pat
Quinn Knox ... Dave
Ian Lacy ... Billy the Bully

Brian Schweitzer ... Sheriff Strunk
Noa Benperlas ... Clovie
Rusty Hendrickson ... Aldo

Fuschia Sumner ... Marsha
Jessica John ... Channel 8 Newscaster

Annie Semler ... Martie
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Benjamin Dawley-Anderson ... Ice Cream Man
Devan Leder ... Kidnapper #1

Directed by
Caroline Zelder 
Writing credits
T.J. Lynch  screenplay and
Frank Antonelli  &
Caroline Zelder 

Produced by
Jonelle S. Anderson .... associate producer
Frank Antonelli .... producer
Lorraine Berglund .... associate producer
Scott Erickson .... executive producer
Lisa Guerrero .... executive producer
Doug Metzger .... co-producer
Douglas Kahelemauna Nam .... associate producer
Caroline Zelder .... producer
Original Music by
Tom Hiel 
Cinematography by
Mark Vargo 
Film Editing by
Jonathan Lucas 
Casting by
Tina Buckingham 
Jory Weitz 
Production Design by
Alan E. Muraoka 
Set Decoration by
Wanda 'Beau' Peterson 
Costume Design by
Nola Roller 
Makeup Department
Annie Dobb .... makeup artist
Melissa Ferreira .... hair stylist
Melissa Ferreira .... makeup artist
Yvonne Reddy .... makeup artist
Holly Remington .... hair stylist
Lisa Taylor Roberts .... makeup department head
Production Management
Steve Beswick .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Zach Hunt .... second second assistant director
David Mendoza .... first assistant director: second unit
David Mendoza .... second assistant director
Doug Metzger .... first assistant director
Art Department
Chad Branham .... property master
Aaron Garnas .... set dresser
Sherman Hall .... assistant property master
J.D. Jacoby .... assistant set decorator
Erik P. Resel .... set dresser
Sarah Wolfe .... art department coordinator
Sound Department
John Benson .... supervising sound editor
Kenneth R. Burton .... sound re-recording mixer
Scott Cannizzaro .... adr engineer
Heidi DuBose .... boom operator
Troy William Dunn .... sound mixer
Larry Hopkins .... layback sound mixer
Steve Kinsey .... sound mixing technician
Jason Krane .... adr editor
Jason Krane .... dialogue editor
Andre Perreault .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Bobby Brooks .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Erin L. Nelson .... digital restoration
Jonelle S. Anderson .... stunt double
Lee T. Mills .... stunt double
Camera and Electrical Department
Tony Ballew .... best boy grip
Brian Branton .... key grip
Stu Brumbaugh .... electrician
Brett B. Bunner .... video assist operator
Brett B. Bunner .... videographer
Jeff Cronin .... electrician
J.P. Gabriel .... gaffer
Audrey Hall .... still photographer
April Kelley .... second assistant camera
J. Steven Matzinger .... camera operator
Jason McKnight .... best boy electric
Jamie Stephens .... first assistant camera
Andrew Thie .... electrician
Casting Department
Tina Buckingham .... casting: Montana
Jessica Johnson Tavenner .... casting assistant (as Jessica Johnson)
Jory Weitz .... casting: Los Angeles
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ela Jo Erwin .... assistant costume designer
Courtney Hess .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Jaclyn Lelea .... post-production coordinator
Bryan McMahan .... digital intermediate colorist
Staci Pontius .... first assistant editor
Jason Fabbro .... additional digital intermediate colorist (uncredited)
Mark Sahagun .... digital intermediate editor (uncredited)
Music Department
Frank Antonelli .... music supervisor
Kyle Kenneth Batter .... orchestrator
Onnalee Blank .... music editor
Julianne Freund .... assistant to composer (as Julie Freund)
Dave Holden .... technical score advisor
Jan Holzner .... music recording engineer/orchestra music
Clinton Rusich .... orchestrator
Transportation Department
Bill C. Dawson .... driver
D'Aldo Fazzone .... driver
Christine Schuman .... transportation captain
Phil Schuman .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Magi Berciano .... contract administrator
Stu Brumbaugh .... condor operator
Briana Burke .... location manager
Pamela Garrett .... first assistant accountant
Royce Gorsuch .... production assistant
David Grauberger .... assistant to director
Rena Hanover .... production assistant
Kathy Hayner .... accounting clerk
Jhett Johnson .... stand in/photo double
Suzanne Lehfeldt .... production coordinator
Kelly Matheson .... assistant location manager
Matt McCombs .... international sales
Molly Murray .... key production accountant
Phillip L. Rosen .... production legal
Zena Dell Schroeder .... production assistant
Betty Vargo .... animal trainer
Allison Whitmer .... line producer
Jo Young .... production assistant
Eva Zelder .... script supervisor
Chris Stiles .... production coordinator (uncredited)
Sten Iversen .... special thanks
Penny Ronning .... thanks

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Rated PG for thematic elements and some mild rude language
99 min
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Continuity: After Elliott yelled at his father in prison he had tears on his cheeks. When he walked away, 3 seconds later, the tears where gone.See more »
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References "Leave It to Beaver" (1957)See more »
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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Finally, a kids film for kids...and me, 12 May 2009
Author: saturnandvine from United States

I just watched this on DVD, and here's my question: why can't there be more movies like this? I take my kids to Blockbuster every weekend to find something to watch. First off, there isn't really anything in the 'kids' section. It's either pre-school or teen. Hardly any in the middle. Why is that? My boys are 7 and 9. Where are the movies for those kids? There are some, yes, and we've watched them all. Many times. But it's such a small selection. So i was happy to see something new on the shelf. My son Tommy said, "Look dad, there's one we haven't seen!" like he'd just seen a flying saucer. So we took it home and watched two times over the weekend. My wife and I ended up watching it with them and loved it. Great, fun, life lessons, adventurous. It had everything. It inspired the boys the way the Hardy Boys inspired me as a kid. So I'm taking the time out of my day to make this comment. I think it's worth it to get the word out, because I know there are a lot more parents like us. And kudos to Henry Winkler and William Baldwin for raising the bar.

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