Mary Schmidt

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Name: Mary Schmidt
Alias(es): Mary M. Schmidt
Type: fan writer, vidder,fanzine publisher
Fandoms: Quantum Leap, Star Trek, Robin of Sherwood, Sime~Gen
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Mary Schmidt is a gen fan writer and a fan vidder. In the 1990s, she wrote and published a manual on fan vidding, Making Fannish Music Videos, and was the editor and publisher of Quarterstaff, a Robin of Sherwood newsletter which won a FanQ award. Her vids have been shown at Zebracon and MediaWest.


  • "In the Navy" (A&E's Horatio Hornblower)--the Village People
  • "You're Only Human" (A&E's HH)--Billy Joel
  • "Threshold" (Masterpiece Theatre's "Great Expectations")--Garnet Rogers. The vid comes in at just under 8 minutes, including opening and closing credits. It is often considered a living room vid due to its length
  • "Crossroads" (QUANTUM LEAP)--Don McLean
  • "(What If God Was) One of Us" ("Oh, God" and multi)--Joan Osborne
  • "Turn! Turn! Turn!" (QL)--the Byrds
  • "Come from the Heart" (QL)--Garnet Rogers
  • "I'll Stand by You" (hurt/comfort multi)--Pretenders
  • "Come to My Window" ("The Crying Game")-- Melissa Etheridge
  • "Every Little Thing (He) Does Is Magic" (Scott Bakula multi)--Shawn Colvin
  • "Home" (QL)--Cat Eggleston
  • "Desperado" (EISENHOWER AND LUTZ)--Clint Black
  • "Be Prepared"(QL)--Tom Lehrer
  • "Once I Was" (QL)--Tim Buckley
  • "Somebody Else's Troubles" (QL)--Steve Goodman
  • "Flowers Never Bend with the Rainfall" (QL)--Simon and Garfunkel