The Sound and the Silence


2h 1993

Brief Synopsis

A miniseries depicting the life of Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone and teacher of the deaf, and his wife, Mabel Hubbard, whose life-long deafness inspired her husband's seminal discovery.

Film Details

Also Known As
Sound and the Silence
Release Date
1993
Production Company
Atlantis Films; Atv Division Of Chum Ltd; Auckland Parkroyal Hotel; Aviso Design; Bell Media; Bell Media; Canada Wire; Chameleon Television; Cypress Films; Eastman Kodak; Enterprise Cape Breton Corporation; Film House Entertainment; Fund For Pay Television; Hoechst Canada; Kelcom International; National Film Unit; Nova Scotia Film Development Corporation; Ontario Film Development Corporation; Park Road Post Ltd.; Regal Productions; Rogers Telefund; Screen Star Entertainment; South Pacific Pictures; TNT; TTlTfilm Canada; The Village Recorder; Tv New Zealand; Tv New Zealand
Location
New Zealand; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A miniseries depicting the life of Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone and teacher of the deaf, and his wife, Mabel Hubbard, whose life-long deafness inspired her husband's seminal discovery.

Crew

Judy Arsenault

Set Decorator

Graham Aston

Props Assistant

Christopher Ball

Assistant Director

Ian Beale

Gaffer

Christopher Beggie

Property Master

Daisy Bijac

Makeup Artist

Jonathan Billings

Dolly Grip

Bonnie Boyd

Assistant Director

Mindy Brown

Assistant

Naomi Burke

Production Coordinator

Phil Burton

Foley Editor

John Calvert

Line Producer (Canada)

Sally Campbell

Production Accountant

Brenda Cantell

Other

Ross Chambers

Dialogue Editor

John Charles

Music

Marsha Chesley

Casting Director (Canada)

Kevin Chisnall

Special Effects

Phil Chitty

Construction Manager

Katarina Chovanec

Hairdresser

Nicolas Clermont

Executive Producer

Malcolm Cromie

Sound Editor

Malcolm Cromie

Sound Supervisor

Ralph Davies

Production Designer

Christopher Dean

Key Grip

Victoria Dobson

Wardrobe

Annie Dodman

Location Manager

Greg Farrow

Other

Tony Foster

Screenwriter

Dave Fraser

Music

Nick Frost

Scenic Artist

Ken George

Photography

Jeanette Goode

Wardrobe

Mark Grenfell

Props Buyer

Peter Grundy

Art Director

Peter Grundy

Visual Effects

David Guerin

Soloist

Otta Hanus

Assistant Director

John Harcourt

Post-Production Coordinator

Emma Harre

Wardrobe

Cici Harris

Publicity

John Kent Harrison

Screenwriter

Charlie Haskell

Assistant Director

Jan Haynes

Co-Producer

Colin Hemmingsen

Soloist

Kate Highfield

Art Department

Pam Hislop

Assistant Production Coordinator

Jessica Hobbs

Assistant Director

D. Michael Horton

Editor

Ian Hunter

Caterer

Ian Hunter

Caterer

Peggy Janus

Assistant

Jo Johnson

Assistant

Mary Kathryn Johnson

Publicity

Christine Kavanagh

Co-Producer

John Kelleher

Co-Producer

Viv Kernick

Props Buyer

Dave Kinnear

Driver

Lisa Kissin

Location Manager

Johannes Konigstorfer

Post-Production Supervisor

Pieter Kroonenburg

Executive Producer

Melanie Wilson Labracio

Publicity

Luciano Lisi

Producer

Susan Longmire

Production Designer

Barb Luxton

Lead Set Dresser

Nancy Macdonald

Location Manager

Michael Macmillan

Executive Producer

Gordon Macrea

Construction Manager

Neil Maddever

Music

Martha Mann

Costume Designer

Rocco Matteo

Art Assistant

Sue May

Publicity

Peter Mccaffrey

Other

Graham Mckinney

Boom Operator

Sherry Mcmorran

Wardrobe Assistant

Kimberley Mctaggart

Assistant Editor

Larry Meli

Assistant

Peter Melnychuk

Boom Operator

Sarah Miln

Assistant Director

Graham Morris

Sound Recordist

David Moxness

Gaffer

Paul Murphy

Grip

Kirsten Muxlow

Assistant Editor

Rene Ohashi

Director Of Photography

Russell Olds

Other

John Patterson

Sound Effects

Mario Paulin

Best Boy

Phee Phanshell

Assistant Director

Joe Pierson

Assistant

Don Reynolds

Executive Producer

Cindy Roberts

Other

Diana Rowan

Casting Director (New Zealand)

Robin Sarafinchan

Production Coordinator

Joan M Scarrow

Production Accountant

William Schmidt

Screenwriter

Julian Scott

Other

Lynne Seaman

Color

Mark Smith

Best Boy

Paul Sutorius

2nd Unit Editor (2nd Unit) (New Zealand)

Victor Syperek

Props

Emmanuel Taylor

Transportation Coordinator

Grant Taylor

Sound Mixer

Grant Taylor

Sound Mixer

Linda Tizard

Advisor

Kim Todd

Producer

Anton Tyukodi

Stunts

Christine West

Costume Supervisor

Jane Wilkinson

Other

John Williams

Props

John Wilson

Unit Manager

John Wilson

Unit Manager

Roger Wilson

Music

Rowena Yalland

Continuity

Film Details

Also Known As
Sound and the Silence
Release Date
1993
Production Company
Atlantis Films; Atv Division Of Chum Ltd; Auckland Parkroyal Hotel; Aviso Design; Bell Media; Bell Media; Canada Wire; Chameleon Television; Cypress Films; Eastman Kodak; Enterprise Cape Breton Corporation; Film House Entertainment; Fund For Pay Television; Hoechst Canada; Kelcom International; National Film Unit; Nova Scotia Film Development Corporation; Ontario Film Development Corporation; Park Road Post Ltd.; Regal Productions; Rogers Telefund; Screen Star Entertainment; South Pacific Pictures; TNT; TTlTfilm Canada; The Village Recorder; Tv New Zealand; Tv New Zealand
Location
New Zealand; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States July 18, 1993

Aired in United States July 19, 1993

Began shooting September 2, 1991.

Completed shooting November 19, 1991.

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