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Mrs. Carmody & Mrs. Jellineck: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow

It's 1984. The setting: Summerhall Hillhouse. The action: Murder
Another murder has darkened the already damp London countryside! Mrs. Carmody, an Irish lady detective & Mrs. Jellineck, a ventriloquist dummy detective, are the most famous crime-solving duo in London! Join the lady detectives, Jo the Cook, Baroness Ipswich and Lord & Lady Summerhall at Summerhall Hillhouse to see WHO DUNNIT! Let's be About it!
Offbeat, Deadpan + 100% Homemade Comedy series.

  • Elizabeth Arends
    On Wings of Eagles, Sherlock Holmes
  • Jeanne Taylor
    The Middle, Real Rob, Mixology, The Co-Star, UCB Performer
  • Jeanne Taylor
    One Woman Show at Upright Citizen Brigade-LA, The Co-Star, The Co-Star Master Acting Class, The Bottom of Fallow Lake
  • Elizabeth Arends
    Ratted Out, The Bottom of Fallow Lake
  • Thom Floutz, Executive Producer
    The Co-Star, Bottom of Fallow Lake
  • Elizabeth Arends
    Key Cast
    "Lady Summerhall"
    On Wings of Eagles, Sherlock Holmes
  • Richard Sanderson
    Key Cast
    "Lord Summerhall"
    Dunkirk, On Wings of Eagles
  • Jen Ray
    Key Cast
    "Jo the Cook"
    The Middle: Nany Donahue
  • Salme Garensar
    Key Cast
    "Baroness Ipswich"
    Winners and Losers
  • Jeanne Taylor
    Key Cast
    "Mrs. Carmody & Mrs. Jellineck"
    The Middle, Real Rob, Mixology, The Co-Star, UCB Performer
  • Cliff Retallick
    Bombshells and Dollies
  • Project Type:
    Short, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Murdermyestery
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 19 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 28, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    8,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Accolade Global Film Competition
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    December 7, 2016
    WINNER: Best Comedy Series; Best Web Series; Leading Actress (Jeanne Taylor) Awards of Recognition
  • Broad Humor Film Festival
    Venice, CA
    United States
    September 2, 2017
    Film Festival World Premiere
    Official Nomination
  • Valley Film Festival
    North Hollywood
    United States
    October 29, 2017
    Official Selection
  • WRPN.TV Global Webisode Competition
    United States
    December 29, 2017
    Winner: Lead Actress and Webisode Pilot/Episode
  • Women's Only Entertainment Film Festival

    United States
    August 30, 2017
    Official Selection
  • Night of Shorts Night
    United States
    July 3, 2017
    Official Selection
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Director Biography - Elizabeth Arends

Elizabeth Arends started her craft as a dancer and actress. She has performed Internationally and on film and Theatre and T.V. She began to choreograph and worked with the director on different ITV and BBC drama's in UK. Before leaving the UK to move to Los Angeles three years ago Elizabeth produced and directed her first feature film 'Ratted Out' , A gangster crime drama. Elizabeth works a lot with her husband, DOP and sound operator 'Dickie Sanderson' and between them they have been able to create many short films and pilots together. Elizabeth is passionate about 'telling the story' and the truth of the scene.

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Director Statement

I first met Jeanne Taylor on a feature film project in Wales, England. We became great friends and soon realized her unique talents both as an actor and also a writer. We soon started on pilots and short projects together in Los Angeles, before collaborating on a webseries idea about a 'ventriloquist doll who solves murders' ... what could possibly be more fun?! So 'let's be about it' Mrs Carmody and Mrs Jellineck have now taken center stage. With a small cast and crew, Elizabeth enjoys working with all talent involved and how much hard work, enthusiasm and fun everyone has contributed.

Congratulations to our cast and crew! Mrs. Carmody & Mrs. Jellineck: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow are very proud to have FIVE wins along with FOUR Official Selections. We look forward to our upcoming festivals and competitions!