The Great Marble Uprising

Rubber City Conspiracies



Overview

VIDEO: Rubber City Conspiracies

Creator: Robert L. Kline Jr.   

Co-Creator: Theresa Kline

Akron, Ohio has a rich and vibrant history, but there is a dark side. Join host Joseph “Zip” Noory in his show “Rubber City Conspiracies” as he explores the horrible truth behind the mysterious buried marbles of Lock 3 and the terrible secret of the Goodyear Blimp.

PROJECT TITLE:

The Great Marble Uprising of 1904

WHAT IS IT:

A movie created for the Akron Film Festival's “The NEW History of Akron” Competition.

RULES:

Teams had two weeks to put together a creative "documentary" that remakes Akron's history.

The film must explain the following:
  1. Why is the blimp overhead?
  2. Why are marbles found embedded in the ground in Akron? If you don't know go to http://www.americantoymarbles.com/akronhist.htm to find out.
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WKYC NEWS:

The film was also featured on WKYC Channel 3 News on December 12, 2009.

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