American Tragedy


2h 2000

Brief Synopsis

Miniseries based on Lawrence Schiller and James Willwerth's book about O.J. Simpson's defense team. Examines the behind-the-scenes defense strategies, Simpson's role from his prison cell, and the public and private machinations of key players, including Robert Shapiro, Alan Dershowitz, Johnnie Cochr

Film Details

Also Known As
American Tragedy: The Nightmare & the Judgement, American Tragedy: The Uncensored Story of the Simpson Defense
Release Date
2000
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Miniseries based on Lawrence Schiller and James Willwerth's book about O.J. Simpson's defense team. Examines the behind-the-scenes defense strategies, Simpson's role from his prison cell, and the public and private machinations of key players, including Robert Shapiro, Alan Dershowitz, Johnnie Cochran, F. Lee Bailey, Barry Scheck and Gerald S. Uelman.

Crew

Kathy Amerman

Photography

Curtis Baruth

Construction Coordinator

Michael Baugh

Production Designer

Barbara Black

Unit Production Manager

Kathy Braidhill

Coproducer

Breezie Brooks

Costume Supervisor

Martha Cecilia

Makeup

Terry L Chupak

Production Coordinator

Bill Conti

Music

Mark Davison

Camera Operator

Katherine Dover

Costume Designer

Leonard Drake

Makeup

Reginald Dunn

Boom Operator

Kathleen Felix-hager

Assistant Costume Designer

Tom Fontana

Executive Producer

Mark Fuhrman

Technical Advisor

John Gaglione

Makeup

Steven R. Gehrke

Script Supervisor

Fred Graham

Other

Bryant Grizzell

Boom Operator

Roy Heath

Dolly Grip

Marlo Hellerstein

Transportation Coordinator

Judith Holstra

Casting

Julie Kang

Assistant

Rikki Klieman

Other

Barry Levinson

Executive Producer

Charles L Lindner

Other

Norman Mailer

Screenplay

David Margolick

Other

Rocco J Marra

Assistant Director

Chava Monjaraz

Key Grip

Kate Morrison

Script Supervisor

Tom Neal

Consultant

Dana Olson

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Ken Paull

Assistant Director

Larry Pearson

Location Manager

Simone Perusse

Best Boy

Wynona Price

Makeup Artist

Lynn Raynor

Producer

Donna Irene Roberts

Consultant

Ira Stanley Rosenstein

Location Manager

Keith Roverud

Gaffer

Lawrence Schiller

Producer

Lawrence Schiller

Book As Source Material

Lawrence Schiller

Executive Producer

Mike Sexton

Set Decorator

Colette Slattery

Hair

Richard Snell

Makeup Artist

Dorothy Spangler

Assistant

Lori Sugar

Casting Associate

Brian Dimitri Sullivan

Camera Operator

Donald Summer

Sound Mixer

Bruce Surtees

Other

Bruce Surtees

Director Of Photography

Jack G Taylor

Art Director

Jonas Thaler

Coproducer

Tom Topor

Coproducer

Jeff Tufano

Camera Operator

William Vail

Set Decorator

Gary D Walker

Hair

James Willwerth

Book As Source Material

Allan Yamauchi

Transportation Captain

Michael Zimbrich

Assistant Director

Katina Zinner

Editor

Peter Zinner

Editor

Film Details

Also Known As
American Tragedy: The Nightmare & the Judgement, American Tragedy: The Uncensored Story of the Simpson Defense
Release Date
2000
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States November 12, 2000

Aired in United States November 15, 2000

Released in United States on Video August 7, 2001

Barry Levinson was previously named to direct.

Previously in development at ABC.

Began shooting July 6, 2000.

Completed shooting August 30, 2000.

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