Synopsis: Isabel Jewell was a Hollywood actress active from the 1930s to the 1970s. She appeared in some of the biggest films of the era, including “Lost Horizon”, “Gone With the Wind”, “A Tale of Two Cities” and many more. However, she was never able to make the transition to A list star. This film chronicles her life, from her humble beginnings in Shoshoni, WY., to the bright lights of Hollywood.
This film has been on my back burner for several years, and the time seemed right to bring it to fruition. With an amazing cast and crew, we were able film despite COVID, and present a film we all can be proud of.
I produced the “Wyoming Portraits” series for PBS for six seasons. After a stint operating the public access channel for the city of Casper, I began producing free lance documentaries. “Dell Burke and the Yellow Hotel” aired on PBS and was featured in the 2018 Black Hills Film Festival. “The Monumentals” has been accepted in festivals world wide, and has been a category winner three times. “Forgotten Ingenue” is my first narrative feature.