Vicarro was a testament to Gavin Hurrell's impeccable vision.
Long before producers like Michael Mann and Jerry Bruckheimer
stamped their shows with inimitable visual styles, Hurrell
pioneered what he called "The Look," a concept that every show
he produced should have a defining design that immediately
identified the show.
This affected every aspect of the production,
from camera to casting, from set decoration to make-up and hair.
HONEY VICARRO's palette was a mod-noir fusion of color
and shadow made possible by it's uncredited visual consultant,
a personal friend of Hurrell's and long-time collaborator of
STILLS section is growing by leaps and bounds. Keep
those photos coming!
And we're delighted to be able to present some
very rare VIDEOS!
The first two clips have a very interesting
We were recently contacted by Tom Hickey,
Ralph, was a sound editor on the at Fox Television Studios.
Tom tells us that "back in the day," sound was
mixed by cutting mag-stripe film containing dialogue, music and
effects into a number of reels, then running them back in sync
with the picture.
Wherever there was no sound, the film needed
to be "slugged" with non-mag-stripe material. This usually
came from the editorial bins, where un-used prints were was
footage from Kim Carlyle's hair and make-up test for HONEY
VICARRO was used to slug the sound for an episode of (of all
Tom discovered it while cleaning out his
father's garage in Sherman Oaks. He was kind enough to cut
together a montage out of the various fragments and send it our
way. Thanks, Tom!
The rest of the clips are the familiar
Paley Center footage
from Hurrell's uncompleted bio-doc, GAVIN HURRELL: "THE LOOK."
Although actual episodes of HONEY VICARRO are
forever lost, the images that remain still provide tantalizing
glimpses into "The Look" of Gavin Hurrell's masterpiece.