Solon Fire Department’s Save The Basement Strategy Works Like A Charm On Filmmaker’s House. For The Third Time

Solon Maine Fire DepartmentSOLON – Veteran Maine filmmaker Richard Searles lost a lifetime of master film reels and original videotape Saturday in a fire that tore through his former home and storage barn. Searles, 69, and his wife, Julie, who live nearby in a newer house, were not injured. “I lost all my films from 1970 to 1990, and more – everything,” he said Tuesday. Searles is known in Maine for his collaboration with Stu Silverstein, co-founder of Railroad Square Cinema in Waterville, on the film “Dead River Rough Cut,” a 1976 film about two trappers and their solitary life in the Maine wilderness. (read more at Portland Press Herald)

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