Alternate Titles: The Story of Dr. John Clarke - America's Forgotten Patriot
Andrea Clarke, Patrick Gabridge
“A LIVELY EXPERIMENT” THE STORY OF DR. JOHN CLARKE, AMERICA’S FORGOTTEN PATRIOT
A BAPTIST MINISTER OVERCOMES PERSECUTION AND RISKS TREASON TO SECURE RELIGIOUS LIBERTY AND CIVIL FREEDOMS FOR THE COLONY OF RHODE ISLAND.
PIONEER * REBEL * PATRIOT
Historical Drama, 1663, Based on a True Story, Drama, Inspirational, Timely.
Stage: Development - Reasonable to be ready to roll camera late 2021, early 2022.
Next Step: Secure Development / Production Partner / Early Financing
Comparable: Amazing Grace, the William Wilberforce Story.
“A Lively Experiment” is based on the life of Baptist Minister and Physician Dr. John Clarke and his journey to overcome religious persecution, loss of personal freedoms, mounting sacrifices and risk of treason to secure the Rhode Island Royal Charter of 1663 from King Charles II which granted far-reaching Religious Freedom and Civil Liberties to the colony of Rhode Island, thereby changing world history.
“The whole basis of Dr. Clarke’s Charter and land purchases was “equality”! Even more astounding, he achieved through peaceful measures."
Opportunity: Development / Preproduction – EST. $7-$10 Million Budget - Independent Production. Proof of Concept trailer done.
Locations pending - For New England Scenes options include Historic St Mary's City offering an Authentic Working Tall Ship and sailing crew, 17th Century town / village / farmland and historical costume department with an array of built-in background extras.
Look and feel of A Lively Experiment is similar to Amazing Grace - the William Wilberforce Story → https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0454776/
Forecast Schedule - Pending script completion and lock - late 2021 / early 2022 filming schedule is very doable.
Studios, Producers, Distributors, Financiers Please Contact Producer Andrea M Clarke with your interest and competitive offers.