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what happened to Frances Angel Gumm

'What Happened to Frances Gumm' is the directors later character's story line work created in 2018 from the original experimental award winning work Silence Equals' which can be reviewed for possible by contacting the director directly at

'Silence Equals' is an award winning experimental LGBTQ film created in 2017. Overlays of imagery and dialogue emulate the complexity and confusion of real life without a standard plot or character driven narrative. 'Silence Equals' was officially selected in The Cardiff International Film Festival, Corvailas Queer Film Festival, Queerbee LGBT Film Festival, Glitter Oklahoma Film Festival and L.A. Neo Noir Novel, Film and Script Film Festivals.

  • Olan Montgomery
    Rush Call Clown
  • Olan Montgomery
    Rush Call Clown
  • Olan Montgomery
    Rush Call Clown
  • Tadashi Mitsui
  • Heather Gilbert
    Key Cast
    "Frances Angel Gumm"
    Lake Placid vs. Anaconda, Boardwalk Empire
  • Jules Helm
    Key Cast
    "Homeless man"
    Enchanted, Altered States of Plaine, Rush Call Clown
  • Hanna Edwards
    Key Cast
    Rush Call Clown, Unraveled, Frenemies
  • Olan Montgomery
    Key Cast
    "Tucker "
    Appropriate Behavior, Boardwalk Empire
  • Aaron Rosen
    Key Cast
  • Tadashi Mitsui
    Key Cast
    Billions, Blue Bloods, The Misadventures of Incredible Mr. Wonderfoot
  • Kyle Fisher
    Key Cast
    Inside Fashion Week, Buskers
  • Megan Zebrowkski
    Key Cast
    "Friend 2"
    Rush Call Clown, Buskers
  • Karen Frances
    Key Cast
    "Meth Addict"
    The Cobblestone Corridor, Trending, Alterscape
  • Nick Searles
    Key Cast
    "The John"
    Witches Blood, Sheriff Tom vs. The Zombies
  • John Merolla
    Key Cast
    "Cop 1"
    The Wicked Path, Taking Back Vegas
  • Michael Morana
    Key Cast
    "Cop 2"
    The Comedian, Chloe and Theo
  • Alex Carlson
    Key Cast
  • Celine Padilla
    Key Cast
    "Shop Owner"
  • Michael Cramer
    Key Cast
    "Friend 1"
    Rush Call Clown, Morning Glory
  • Wendy Callard-Booz
    Key Cast
    Rush Call Clown
  • Stacy Lentz
    Key Cast
    "Bartender's Daughter "
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  • Genres:
    GBLTQ, Drama, Narrative, Societal, Social, minority, Homeless, Lesbian, Transgender, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, Drag, Stonewall, Hatecrime, Violence, sex worker, GBLTQ youth, PTSD
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 42 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 25, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    3,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Olan Montgomery

Olan Montgomery is an identical twin and actor known for his work on The Blacklist, Green Dolphin. Ham Heads, Alterscape, Haymaker, Appropriate Behavior and Boardwalk Empire.

His first film Rush Call Clown won the judges award in London's Discover Film Festival. Silence Equals the 2nd film written, directed, produced and starring Olan won several awards for social awareness. Olan recently finished his 3rd film Toggle set in a dystopian future where people are given incentives to alter their own bad behavior. AL & OLLIE is Olan's 4th short film shot entirely on his iPhone 6.

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Director Statement

what happened to Frances Angel Gumm should not happen.