The Preppie Murder


2h 1989

Brief Synopsis

A television movie based on the murder of Jennifer Levin, an affluent young woman killed in Central Park in New York in August, 1986, and the subsequent trial of her confessed killer, Robert Chambers, who was ultimately convicted not on a murder charge but on a lesser one of manslaughter. The case g

Film Details

Also Known As
Preppie Murder, Preppy Murder, The
Release Date
1989
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A television movie based on the murder of Jennifer Levin, an affluent young woman killed in Central Park in New York in August, 1986, and the subsequent trial of her confessed killer, Robert Chambers, who was ultimately convicted not on a murder charge but on a lesser one of manslaughter. The case grabbed headlines around the country because of Chambers' sensational "rough sex" defense.

Crew

Sydell Albert

Producer

Moe Bardach

Location Manager

Janet Bartels-vandagriff

Editor

Laura Branigan

Song Performer

Randall Burak

Gaffer

Eva Z. Cabrera

Script Supervisor

Marilyn Carbone

Makeup

Peter Chrimes

Key Grip

Betsy Cohen

Casting Associate

Thomas A Farmer

Location Manager

Deborah Figuly

Makeup

Aretha Franklin

Song Performer

Mark Gerstein

Apprentice

Walter Goss

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Jack Grossbart

Executive Producer

Barbara J Hause

Wardrobe Supervisor

Michael Helmy

Production Designer

John Herzfeld

Screenplay

Lawrence Hoff

Sound Mixer

Chris Isaak

Song

Chris Isaak

Song Performer

Jay Jergensen

Construction Coordinator

Frank Jones

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Susan Kelber

Hair

David Kirschner

Sound Mixer

Dana J Kuznetzkoff

Assistant Director

Krista Larson

Assistant Production Accountant

Harry Leavey

Transportation Captain

Deborah Lee

Location Manager

Vera Martin

Production Coordinator

Scott Matland

Assistant Director

Timaree Mccormick

Set Decorator

Charlie Messenger

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Kevin Milburn

Property Master

Scott Moore

Property Master

Soomi Morano

Production Coordinator

James Oberman

Transportation Coordinator

Ann Pala

Makeup

Paul M Pollard

Camera Operator

Paul Pompian

Producer

Julie Rhine

Wardrobe Supervisor

Simon Rogers

Music

Irv Roud

From Story

Irv Roud

Screenplay

Lauren Scionti

Assistant Production Coordinator

Steven Shaw

Director Of Photography

Mike Sheehan

Technical Advisor

Rex Slinkard

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Anthony Sorrentino

Hair

Bob Steinhauer

Production Manager

Jules Stewart

Script Supervisor

Judith Weiner

Casting

Hilary Wright

Costume Designer

Melissa Wye

Editing

Film Details

Also Known As
Preppie Murder, Preppy Murder, The
Release Date
1989
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States September 24, 1989

Released in United States on Video November 17, 1993

Steve Dunleavy of Fox Broadcasting's "The Reporters" and Rafael Abramovitz of Fox's syndicated "A Current Affair" both appear as themselves. They were responsible for the airing of the video made at a party where Chambers joked about the case.

Began shooting July 1989.