Inventing the Abbotts


1h 50m 1997

Brief Synopsis

In a small Illinois village in the 1950s, everyone knows the gorgeous and rich Abbott sisters, but working-class brothers Jacey and Doug Holt are the lads that have the girls' hearts. While shy Doug only has eyes for Pamela, womanizing Jacey switches between sisters Eleanor and Alice. His mistreatme

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
Petaluma, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Synopsis

In a small Illinois village in the 1950s, everyone knows the gorgeous and rich Abbott sisters, but working-class brothers Jacey and Doug Holt are the lads that have the girls' hearts. While shy Doug only has eyes for Pamela, womanizing Jacey switches between sisters Eleanor and Alice. His mistreatment of the girls creates a rift between his family and the Abbotts' that turns Doug and Pamela's romance into something forbidden.

Crew

Stuart M. Abramson

Key Grip

Michael C Acker

Construction

Fiona Adamo Jackson

Stunt Player

Vincent Agostino

Assistant Director

Randy Alderson

Other

Kent Alexander

Grip

Ross A Anderson

Other

Sam Arroyo

Craft Service

Billy G Arter

Transportation Coordinator

Patrice Arter

Medic

Gracie Atherton

Makeup Artist

Mae Boren Axton

Song

Steve Baer

Other

Peter Bankins

Property Master

Suzy Barbieri

Assistant

Jennifer M Bell

Hair

John Berger

Assistant Art Director

Jody Berke

Costumes

Matt Bilski

Assistant

Gail Bixby

Set Costumer

Jennifer Blair

Assistant Production Coordinator

Eric Blum

Electrician

James Bolt

Rerecording

Louisa Bonnie

Set Designer

Kinney Booker

On-Set Dresser

Joey Box

Stunt Player

Tracy Boyko

Other

Logan Breit

Assistant Editor

Christopher S Brooks

Music Supervisor

Christopher S Brooks

Song

Andy Brown

Music Contractor

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutting

Terry Busby

Assistant Sound Editor

Robert Cardillo

Other

Michael A Carter

Rerecording

Tony Carter

Technical Advisor

George A Cassell

Office Assistant

Violet Cazanjian

Assistant Director

Kirsten Chalker

Assistant Editor

Adrienne Childers

Costumes

Marvin Church

Other

Robin Citrin

Location Manager

Sidney Clare

Song

Tony Clean

Rerecording

Timothy Cleary

Sign Writer

Michael Connell

Music Editor

Stephen Cooper

Set Designer

E Janell Cornforth

Other

Jack Cummins

Unit Production Manager

Jack Cummins

Executive Producer

Christopher Desmond

Medic

Ervin Difosco

Song

Shane Dixon

Stunt Coordinator

Terry Doherty

On-Set Dresser

Tommy Durden

Song

Sammy Fain

Song

Mary Jane Faris

Accounting Assistant

Michael Fauntleroy

Assistant Camera Operator

Michael Fauntleroy

Camera

Mike Ferris

Photography

Christina Fetters

Stunt Player

Patrick Figueroa

Grip

Edward Filian

Grip

Vic Fraser

Music

Jim Fredburg

Special Effects Coordinator

Gary Frutkoff

Production Designer

Gary Gagliardo

Other

Tony Gaudioz

Camera Operator

Dennis Gehringer

Electrician

Sharon Gerhard

Assistant Director

Hank Giardina

Other

Wiliam W. Gideon

Other

Gary Gill

Grip

Stephen A. Gindorf

Foreman

Janice Ginsberg

Music

John Glaeser

Other

Karen Golden

Script Supervisor

Kathrine Gordon

Hair

Mack Gordon

Song

Robert Graf

Location Manager

Brian Grazer

Producer

Justin C Green

Apprentice

Matt Grimes

Dialogue Editor

Mindy Hall

Makeup

Shannon Halwes

Office Assistant

Billy Hansard

Other

Barbara Hartman-jenichen

Costumes

David Heckendorn

Music Arranger

David Heckendorn

Song Performer

Holly Henrich

Office Assistant

Hugo Herrera

Construction

Julie Hewett

Makeup

Billy Hill

Song

Randi Hiller

Casting Associate

Scott Hillman

Best Boy Grip

Ken Hixon

Screenplay

Frank Holgate

Photography

Ron Howard

Producer

Sandra Howell

Other

Bobby Huber

Key Grip

Julie Inglese

Art Department Coordinator

Jim Jackson

On-Set Dresser

Alan James

Other

Gilbert Johnson

On-Set Dresser

Jeffrey A Johnson

Grip

Stephen Johnstone

Best Boy

Ken E Jones

Other

Kim Jordan

Assistant Location Manager

Tom Judt

Craft Service

Michael Kamen

Song

Michael Kamen

Music

Marcy G. Kaplan

Production Supervisor

John C Kaput

Construction

Karen Kehela

Executive Producer

Donald E Kerns

Construction Coordinator

Stacy Layne Kramer

Accountant

Peter Lakoff

On-Set Dresser

Charlotte Laughon

On-Set Dresser

Huddie Ledbetter

Song Performer

Huddie Ledbetter

Song

Jerry Leiber

Song

Jesse Levy

Music

Steffani Lincecum

Wardrobe

Mark Lindemuth

Assistant Location Manager

John A. Lomax

Song

Alberto Lombardo

Assistant Property Master

Stephen Lotwis

Music Editor

Zachary Love

Electrician

Ray Lovejoy

Editor

Gill Macdonald

Assistant Sound Editor

Tara Maclean

Song

Tara Maclean

Song Performer

Kenneth Macmillan

Director Of Photography

Rick Maddux

Best Boy

Jill Maley

Set Costumer

Jean M Maninger

Production Coordinator

A J Marcantonio

Assistant

Alfred N Martin

Costumes

Karin L Mcgaughey

On-Set Dresser

Richard Mcilvery

Sound Recordist

Douglas Mckay

On-Set Dresser

Stephen Mclaughlin

Music

Janet Meyers

Producer

Sue Miller

From Story

Craig Mohagen

Construction

John Moio

Stunt Coordinator

Michael Molnar

Grip

Daniel P Moore

Video Assist/Playback

Daniela Moore

Set Costumer

John Moore

Foreman

Brenda L Morris

Accountant

Frank Morrone

Rerecording

Michelle R Muir

Office Assistant

John W Murphy

Dolly Grip

Patrick Murray

Gaffer

Josef Myron

Song

Alfred Newman

Song

Jennifer Nickson

Assistant Production Coordinator

Harry Niedzwetzki

Other

Randy Nolen

Steadicam Operator

Bob Olari

Sound Re-Recordist

D J Olson

Music

Thomas Olson

Other

Grant Osborn

Other

Charlene Ostermann

Makeup

Bridget Ostersehlte

Costumes

James Paniagua

Other

Kathryn Peters

Set Decorator

Rocky Phelan

Sound Editor

Vito Picone

Song

Denney Pierce

Stunt Player

Jon Pray

Set Costumer

Elvis Presley

Song

John Patrick Pritchett

Sound Mixer

Sacha Putnam

Music

Stuart Rankine

Props Assistant

Charles Ray

Construction

E Christopher Reed

Other

Mayda Renizzi-holt

Accounting Assistant

Bret J Reyer

Other

James B G Ricketts

Stunt Player

Mike Rivo

Office Assistant

David M Roberts

Boom Operator

Sid Robin

Song

Aggie Guerard Rodgers

Costume Designer

Mic Rodgers

Stunt Player

Brian Rothstein

Other

Michael Runyard

Stunt Coordinator

Ken Ryan

Production Accountant

William V Ryder

Art Director

David Sabee

Music Contractor

Julio Salazar

Other

Tony "san Antone" Salazar

Production

Larry Salter

Foreman

Ed Schearmur

Music

Woody Schultz

Set Production Assistant

B Tennyson Sebastian Iii

Rerecording

Mark Shankel

Grip

David Sharpe

Assistant Sound Editor

Don Sharpe

Sound Editor

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
Petaluma, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video August 26, 1997

Released in United States Spring April 4, 1997

Began shooting March 25, 1996.

Completed shooting June 4, 1996.

Released in United States Spring April 4, 1997

Released in United States on Video August 26, 1997