The Big Brass Ring


1h 44m 1999

Brief Synopsis

A wealthy and politically ambitious man, running for governor of Missouri in the year 2000, finds his road to the White House compromised by a secret past, threats of blackmail from a surrogate father, and a stormy marriage being exposed to the media by a young reporter.

Film Details

Also Known As
Big Brass Ring
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 44m

Synopsis

A wealthy and politically ambitious man, running for governor of Missouri in the year 2000, finds his road to the White House compromised by a secret past, threats of blackmail from a surrogate father, and a stormy marriage being exposed to the media by a young reporter.

Crew

Thomas A. Curran

Grip

Terra Abroms

Post-Production Coordinator

Allan Apone

Makeup

Mary-anne Aston

Costumes

Glenn Auchinachie

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Glenn Auchinachie

Sound Designer

Willi Baer

Executive Producer

Joe Barreras

Transportation Co-Captain

Paul F Barron

Grip

Sydney Barrosse

Props Assistant

David Basch

Best Boy

Betty Berberian

Set Decorator

Michael Beugg

Line Producer

Michael Beugg

Unit Production Manager

Adam Brandy

Makeup Assistant

Adam Brandy

Makeup

Frank Buckner

Sound

Ron L Burchfield

Dolly Grip

Val Burnley

Location Manager

Don Cerrone

Key Grip

David Cisneros

Props

J Combs

Special Effects

Russell L Conklin

Electrician

Michael Courville

Property Master

Boaz Davidson

Executive Producer

Ryan Davidson

Adr

Deedee Davis

Sound Supervisor

Leroy Davis

Transportation Co-Captain

Lance Despain

Other

Don Devine

Camera Operator

Danny Dimbort

Executive Producer

Adam Dodds

Rigging Gaffer

Evie Dutton

Foley Artist

Jenny Eagan

Assistant Production Coordinator

Jonathan Edelman

Gaffer

Jon E Edwards

Set Production Assistant

Susana Ines Fattorini

Assistant Art Director

F X Feeney

Screenplay

Warren Feldman

Assistant Camera Operator

Joe Fineman

Consultant

Daniel L Fischer

Electrician

Jerry Fleming

Production Designer

Eric Fletcher

Assistant Camera Operator

Cynda Floers

Costumes

Fuller French

Coproducer

George Gale

Post-Production Supervisor

Joe Garcia

Casting Associate

Jason Gettings

Grip

David Ghegan

Electrician

Jerry Gilbert

Other

Jane E. Graves

Assistant Location Manager

Danny Green

Assistant Director

Samuel Hadida

Executive Producer

Scott Hankins

Costumes

Jennifer Henry

Assistant Camera Operator

Jim Herbert

Transportation Captain

Jeff Heyveld

Foley Recordist

George Hickenlooper

Screenplay

Sean Hise

Assistant Camera Operator

Sue Ann Hobby

Costumes

Darren Hoofard

Props Assistant

Carrie Houk

Casting

David Houlle

Dolly Grip

Andy Huber

Best Boy

John Huston

Director Of Photography

William Jackson

Props

Daniel Kinkade

Location Manager

Gary Kirkland

Grip

Oja Kodar

From Story

Patrick Ladislav

Creative Consultant

Diane Lafleur

Assistant

Avi Lerner

Executive Producer

Ross Levy

Sound

Mark Anthony Little

Assistant Director

Barbara Long

Production Accountant

Vincenzo Lorusso

Theme Music

Mark Luther

Assistant Camera Operator

Jim Makiej

Editor

Bob Marshak

Photography

Michael Mccormack

Video Playback

Mark Mechelin

Grip

Jennifer Mechner

Assistant

Peter Meiselmann

Sound Mixer

Ken Metz

Grip

Chuck Miller

Construction Coordinator

Teresa Miller

Hair

Terri Modjallal

Craft Service

Kevin Moe

Electrician

Rick Montgomery

Casting

Sterling Moore

Boom Operator

Kramer Morgenthau

Director Of Photography

Thomas Morse

Original Music

Thomas Morse

Music

Thomas Morse

Music Conductor

Andrea Netze

Set Production Assistant

Patrina O'conner

Hair Assistant

Ryan Ong

Art Director

Mike Painter

Transportation Coordinator

Ryan Paravecchio

Art Assistant

John Park

Props

John Perretti

Stunt Coordinator

Andrew Pfeffer

Producer

Rick Provenzano

Hair

Paul Ratajczak

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Wendy Riseborough

Production Supervisor

Rick Robertson

Camera Operator

Lisa Marie Robinson

On-Set Dresser

Dave Rutherford

Camera Operator

Michael Sandknop

Location Manager

Marci Shapiro

Costume Supervisor

Trevor Short

Executive Producer

Josh Sindowski

Electrician

Sean Slatery

Grip

Ron Snyder

Makeup

Erik Stapelfeldt

Assistant Camera Operator

Jeff Stasney

Camera Assistant

Keith A Talley

Dolly Grip

Jack Thomas

Construction Coordinator

John Thompson

Executive Producer

Patrick Tonioli

Other

Jim Towne

Assistant Editor

Cricket Vandover

Costumes

Jeff Verdick

Transportation Captain

Monika Von Manteuffel

Script Supervisor

Steve Wagner

Assistant Camera Operator

Alexandra Welker

Costume Designer

Orson Welles

From Story

Cathy Wilke

Costumes

Lisa Willinger

Assistant Editor

Barron Winchester

Special Effects

Chuck Winston

Color Timer

Lance Wiseman

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Lance Wiseman

Dialogue Editor

Jason Zolov

Production Coordinator

Donald Zuckerman

Producer

Film Details

Also Known As
Big Brass Ring
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 44m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States 1999

Aired in United States April 1999

Aired in United States August 15, 1999

Aired in United States June 1999

Released in United States on Video January 11, 2000

Shown at Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (in competition) October 20 - November 15, 1999.

Shown at Los Angeles Independent Film Festival (Closing Night) April 15-20, 1999.

Shown at Newport International Film Festival (in competition) June 1-6, 1999.

Orson Welles wrote the script "The Big Brass Ring" in 1981-82.

Project was previously in development at American Zoetrope.

Project was previously in development jointly with Ideal Entertainment and Revolution Entertainment.

Budget source: Filmmaker Magazine

Estimated budget: $5,500,000

Began shooting July 6, 1998.

Completed shooting August 14, 1998.