Jun 18 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, June 7, 2024 Central Vermont…Today Directors Penny Towers, Jay Carney and Frank Farbehind announced the upcoming Aug 3, 2024 premiere of the film “The Kidnapping of Jasmine Delray”, a Film Noir Black Comedy Detective story with an accompanying original soundtrack Album!  Shot entirely on location in Central Vermont, 25 roles are played by 14 actors.  19 of these 24 characters, representing 76% are from Central Vermont making this very much a Vermont home grown motion picture event! The actors in this feature length movie are:  Penny Towers, Jay Carney, Donny Osman, Jackie Frazier, Fred Wilber, Janna Osman, Andree Frazier, Vasillious Pamboukes, Mark Carney, Frank Farbehind, John Larouche, Valarie Morgan, Patty Morgan and Tommy Morgan

In the film, Penny Towers plays the lead role of Gumshoe Detective, Tony Labatchi, Jr. in 1946 Los Angeles along with several different characters of various temperaments who will immerse you in the dire circumstances within which they find themselves. It’s a quirky take on the Film Noir detective genre with both serious and comical results.  Tony Labatchi, Jr. is assisted in his investigation by his father, Tony Labatchi, Sr. (played by Jay Carney), a once retired private investigator called out of retirement to assist his son.  In addition to playing the lead role of Tony Labatchi, Jr., Penny Towers also plays 6 other roles. 

The original soundtrack album for the film is being simultaneously released digitally online. The film includes significant original music created by indie artists of Starburst Records, a label founded & owned by Jay Carney of Massachusetts.    

Both the movie and the album are being simultaneously released coincident with the World Premiere of the movie on Saturday, August 3, 2024 at the historic art house theater, “The Savoy Theater”, Montpelier, Vermont, 7:00 pm Screening.

Tickets will be available at the door as well as online at The Savoy Theater website at

Contact Information:

Jay Carney / Starburst Records, Telephone: (650)475-6608, email: [email protected]

The Savoy Box Office:  (802) 229-0598

Penny Towers:  [email protected]

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