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The National Exchange (2014) · Short Film

The National Exchange (2014) is a short film written by the late Bruce Bradley and Robert Stuckey. One of ten winning selections in the 2014 Nevada County TV screenwriting contest.

The film was photographed at the Historic National Hotel in Nevada City on Broad Street, one of the old west hotels in California during the gold rush. This film was made in Nevada City, California.

1 Plot

In 1865, before there was Cheers, there was a quaint little place where you can vent your frustrations, share a drink with friends, or make a trade. Come for a visit.

Many people visit the establishment for varying reasons. Some to drink, others to cash in, and a few to get lucky. For one, she comes to claim her stake.

1.1 Tagline

There are many opertunities to come by gold.

2 Cast

3 Production

3.6 Crew

Directed by

Gerald Martin Davenport

Writing Credits

Bruce Bradley … (screenplay by) and (story by)
Robert Stuckey … (story by)
Gerald Martin Davenport … screenplay

Produced by

Bruce Bradley … executive producer
Robert Stuckey … executive producer
Brendan Brooks … associate producer
Jim Heck … associate producer

Music by

Albert Leon III
Robbi Spencer

Cinematography by

Brendan Brooks
Jim Heck

Film Editing by

Gerald Martin Davenport

Production Design

Robert Stuckey
Bruce Bradley
Kathryn Sweeney

Makeup Department

Kathryn Elizabeth Sweeney … makeup artist
Gillian Sweeney … makeup artist

Art Department

Craig Hildebrandt … carpenter
Bruce Bradley … property master
Kevin Sweeney … property master

Sound Department

Justus Brooks … boom operator / sound recordist

Camera and Electrical Department

Mathew Robert Young … second assistant camera
Dana Bruce … still photographer
Bruce Bradley … still photographer

Location Management

Bruce Bradley … location finder


Tom Coleman … location - Past Owner of the NATIONAL HOTEL
Robert Duenas … maintenance - National Hotel
Paul Bailey … maintenance - National Hotel
Penny Dunbar … Owner Pennys Diner · Grass Valley
Courtney Cruz … Manager Subway Sandwiches · Grass Valley
Jordan Wagner … Safeway · Grass Valley
Chaunice Wickman … Manager KFC Chicken · Grass Valley
Dave Painter … SPD Markets · Grass Valley & Nevada City
Lee Peace … Manager Save Mart Supermarkets · Grass Valley
Rick Davis and Jackie Snyder … Grocery Outlet · Grass Valley
Greg Fowler … B & C Grass Valley

Production Companies

Aria Pictures (presents)


Aria Pictures (2010) (USA) (theatrical)
Aria Pictures (2012) (USA) (Blu Ray)
Aria Pictures (2010) (USA) (DVD)

Other Companies

Brendan Brooks (camera, dolly, crane, lighting, audio equipment)
Jim Heck (camera equipment)

4 Release