Bluffing It


2h 1987

Brief Synopsis

A story that reveals the poignant and often desperate means taken by a 50-year-old factory foreman to hide his illiteracy from his employers and his family.

Film Details

Also Known As
Nabisco Showcase (09/13/87)
Release Date
1987
Production Company
ABC Entertainment Group; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; Howard Anderson Company; Ohlmeyer Communications Company; Ryder Sound Services Inc; Segue Music Inc; Sync Pop Inc
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A story that reveals the poignant and often desperate means taken by a 50-year-old factory foreman to hide his illiteracy from his employers and his family.

Crew

Deborah Aquila

Additional Casting

Richard Babcock

Other

Ronda Berkeley

Production Coordinator

Sam Bernstein

Production Accountant

Peter Bogart

Assistant Director

Dennis Chapman

Production Manager

Joe Citarella

Sound Mixer

Lisa Citron

Assistant Editor

Jesse Cohoon

Location Manager

Bob Crone

Steadicam Operator

Karen Danaher-dorr

Co-Producer

Carole Davis

Makeup

David Davis

Production Designer

Wally Dibacco

Driver

George Farrell

Property Master

Greg Farrow

Assistant Camera Operator

Nonie Ferguson

Art Assistant

Brad Fiedel

Music

Mario Gonzales

Makeup

Sheena Graham

Production Coordinator

Bob Hannah

Gaffer

Veronica Holman

Other

Michael Holmquist

Production Assistant

Judith Holstra

Casting Director

Brian Jones

Production Assistant

Linda Jonsson

Producer

Howard Katz

Executive In Charge Of Production

Linda Kemp

Costume Designer

Helena Kenny

Art Assistant

Joyce King

Script Supervisor

Cal Kohne

Key Grip

Wendy Kurtzman

Casting Assistant

Owen Langevin

Sound Mixer

Richard Leiterman

Director Of Photography

Jerrold L Ludwig

Editor

Scott Mansfield

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Bruce Mccauley

Photography

Christine Mcgarry

Advisor

Gary Mclarty

Stunt Coordinator

Janice Miller

Hair Stylist

Janice Miller

Makeup

Tony Morelli

Stunts

Don Ohlmeyer

Executive Producer

Bobby Orr

Other

Karen Pike

Assistant Director

Richard Prince

Production Manager

Catherine Purchase

Other

Jessica B Rabin

Assistant Production Accountant

Don Retzer

Transportation Coordinator

Janet Riggs

Production Assistant

Marcia Ross

Casting Director

Robert Saad

Camera Operator

James Sadwith

Writer

Christopher Sands

Producer

Woody Sidarous

Location Manager

Madeline Steele

Costumes

Frank Tenaglia

Driver

Joanne Tickle

Assistant Director

Ray West

Sound Department

Dean Wille

Assistant Camera Operator

Gordon Yang

Assistant Director

Film Details

Also Known As
Nabisco Showcase (09/13/87)
Release Date
1987
Production Company
ABC Entertainment Group; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; Howard Anderson Company; Ohlmeyer Communications Company; Ryder Sound Services Inc; Segue Music Inc; Sync Pop Inc
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States September 13, 1987

The program received a 1988 Broadcast Media Award for Television in the adult programs category in an annual awards competition sponsored by the International Reading Association.

Telecast as a presentation of "Nabisco Showcase."

The film was broadcast as part of ABC's participation in the nationwide campaign of Project Literacy U.S. (PLUS).