Chronicles a brief history of United States-built hearses from the late 1800's to modern-day as told by several on-camera funeral directors. The picture later interviews various funeral coach owners, collectors, and dealers; some of whom created a subculture of hearse clubs. Finally, the viewer will experience vastly diverse reactions to a variety of hearses from people of all walks of life.
The picture was almost entirely shot on a 2001, Sony VX2000(ntsc) using fully automatic exposure/focus mode and in camera microphone. See more »
At the picture's Venice Beach Introduction, Mr. Rodkey incorrectly states that his 1972 Sayers & Scovill hearse has "typical hearse decorum like the interior and exterior sic-is leaves..." Only Sayers & Scovill coach builders offered interior and exterior sic-is leaves, thus not 'typical' or standard hearse decorum, [Incidentally, Sayers & Scovill also exclusively featured driver/passenger side-displayed 'sail panels' and front bumper, then later front of hood mounted 'date marks' See more »