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Blame it on Toby

Los Angeles Premiere
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 2:00am
Run Time: 
United States
BLAME IT ON TOBY – Arthur Prentiss-Wilcox (Kevin J. O'Connor, Lord of Illusions, The Mummy, There Will Be Blood), one of the World’s wealthiest men, is also one its most eccentric. For starters, he is never seen in public without his closest confident – Toby – the doll that was given to him for his sixth birthday and is rumored to be responsible for the death of dozens. Despite his infamous reputation, a young gay couple, Calvin and Edward, become ensnared in Arthur’s world with horrifying consequences.
Directed by: 
Richard Knight, Jr.
Produced by: 
Danielle Montana & Jim Atkins
Executive Producer(s): 
Patrick Schaller
Written by: 
Richard Knight, Jr.
Main Cast: 
Kevin J. O'Connor, Christopher Sheard, JJ Phillips

About the Director

Richard Knight, Jr.Richard Knight, Jr has a 35-year history of working on a variety of creative endeavors based in Chicago. In 2012 he co-directed, co-wrote and coproduced the indie feature Scrooge & Marley, a modern day variation on “A Christmas Carol.” From 2007-2009 he created, co-hosted, co-directed and co-edited Movie Queens, an online web TV show focused on film commentary. Knight has been the feature film programmer for Reeling: Chicago’s LGBTQ+ International Film Festival since 2013. From 2004 to 2016 Knight was the film critic for Windy City Times. He has written on a variety of subjects for the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Reader and other publications beginning in 1986. Knight’s alter ego Dick O’Day more