Death Benefit


2h 1996

Brief Synopsis

A television movie based on David Heilbroner's true-crime book. A Kentucky corporate attorney is so obsessed with proving that the death of a young girl was not accidental but rather the result of murder by the beneficiary of her insurance policy, that he is prepared to sacrifice his career as well

Film Details

Release Date
1996
Production Company
Creative Effects, Inc.; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; Panavision, Ltd.; R C Baral & Company Inc.; Sound Trax Studios; Universal Clearances; Usa Network
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A television movie based on David Heilbroner's true-crime book. A Kentucky corporate attorney is so obsessed with proving that the death of a young girl was not accidental but rather the result of murder by the beneficiary of her insurance policy, that he is prepared to sacrifice his career as well as his relationships with his lover and young son.

Crew

Brian Adler

Music

Rae Anderson

Set Costumer

Cynthia Bachman

Makeup Artist

Matthew Bachman

Hair Stylist

Michael Baker

Swing Gang

Kim Bradshaw

Assistant Production Coordinator

Charley Brady

Assistant Property Master

Mike Bratkowsky

Camera Assistant

Mark Brown

Driver

Janice Campion

Assistant Editor

Michael Carter

Other

Michael T Carter

Other

Robert W Christiansen

Executive Producer

Phil Coffey

Driver

G Ivan Connelly

Driver

Heath Culp

Transportation Co-Captain

Jerry Day

Key Grip

Joe Dunne

Stunt Coordinator

Claudia Eastman

Assistant Location Manager

Bob Ellis

Transportation Coordinator

Nils Ericson

Rigging Gaffer

Jim Etheridge

Camera Operator

Blake T. Evans

Camera Operator

Christina Fong

Assistant Director

Spencer Foster

Transportation Captain

Robert Frazen

Editor

Alan Freedman

Adr Mixer

Alan Freedman

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Alan Freedman

Adr Editor

Vincent Giordiano

Driver

Bryan Gladstone

Foley Mixer

Christopher Gray

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Hal Groshon

Electrician

George Groves

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Barbara Harris

Adr Voice Casting

Tom Hartig

Boom Operator

Doris Hartley

Production Coordinator

David Heilbroner

Book As Source Material ("Death Benefit")

Karen Hendel

Casting

Russ Hesseyh

Special Effects

Jeremy Hoenack

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Christine Holmes

Production Accountant

Walter S Hoylman

Sound Mixer

Craig Huston

Assistant Director

Mikel Jimenez

Dolly Grip

Tish Johnson

Assistant Production Accountant

Don Joseph

Driver

Robert W Joseph

Swing Gang

Derek Kavanagh

Unit Production Manager

Derek Kavanagh

Co-Producer

Robert Kay

Set Production Assistant

Kurt Keitzman

Driver

Don Kruger

Location Manager

Eric Lazar

Driver

Larry Lee

Driver

Don Lewis

Production

Alvaro Martinez

Dolly Grip

Nicholas J. Masuraca

Assistant Camera Operator

Nick Masuraca

Assistant Camera Operator

Billie L Mayer

Script Supervisor

Russell Mcabee

Boom Operator

Bill Mcadams

Assistant

Freddy Mojica

Caterer

Terence Morgan

Art Assistant

Chris Murphy

Camera

Tim Negley

Driver

Raul Padilla

Caterer

Michael Payne

Sound Editor

Richard Perez

Grip

Kristin Peterson

Set Decorator

Bradley Richard

Assistant Camera Operator

Chris Rohloff

Driver

Louis Rosas

Office Assistant

Philip Rosenberg

Screenwriter

Philip Rosenberg

Co-Producer

Rick Rosenberg

Executive Producer

Carol A. Sadler

Wardrobe Supervisor

Lynn Salvatori

Stunt Man

Jon Salzman

Best Boy

Corim Sandru

Assistant

Brian Sausser

Driver

Karen Schafer

Assistant Set Decorator

Rob Schepps

On-Set Dresser

James Schoppe

Production Designer

Sara L Sheranian

Music Editor

Andy Shuttleworth

Steadicam Operator

Terrell Smith

Swing Gang

Amy Snyder

Makeup Assistant

Karma Splettstoesser

Foley Artist

Scott Stephens

Property Master

Christopher Taylor

Director Of Photography

Newton Termeer

Gaffer

Bonnie Thielen

Medic

Gretchen Thomas

Foley Artist

Mike Thomas

Grip

Tina Threadgill

Producer

Jerry Tomasetti

Craft Service

Harris Tulchin

Legal Services

Rosemarie Unite

Assistant Director

Bill Wilkins

Publicity

Kim Williams

Associate Casting Director

Michael Yarish

Photography

Jo Ynocencio

Costume Designer

Chris Zamoscianyk

Electrician

Film Details

Release Date
1996
Production Company
Creative Effects, Inc.; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; Panavision, Ltd.; R C Baral & Company Inc.; Sound Trax Studios; Universal Clearances; Usa Network
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video September 10, 1996

Aired in United States March 13, 1996