Liberace: Behind the Music


2h 1988

Brief Synopsis

A movie about the late entertainer, Liberace, covering his life from his early 20s to his death at age 67.

Film Details

Also Known As
Liberace: The Man Behind the Music
Release Date
1988
Location
Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Hollywood, California, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A movie about the late entertainer, Liberace, covering his life from his early 20s to his death at age 67.

Crew

Janine Anderton

Production Coordinator

Franco Battista

Post-Production Coordinator

Bob Baylis

Producer

Kitty Baylis

Production Assistant

Leslie Baylis

Transportation Coordinator

Robert Bruce Baylis

Key Grip

Claude Beauchamp

Assistant Camera Operator

Nancy Bein

Executive Producer

Sylvain Bergevin

Electrician

Michel Bernier

Assistant Camera Operator

Doris Boisvert

Other

Howard Bokser

Driver

France Boudreau

Script Supervisor

Fernand Boudrias

Wrangler

Caroline Breard

Wardrobe Assistant

Ann Brodie

Makeup

Eric Brunet

Swing Gang

John Caglione Jr.

Makeup

James Calder

Music Coordinator

Michel Canuel

Generator Operator

Andre Chamberland

Set Decorator

Caterina Chamberland

Dresser

Francesca Chamberland

Dresser

Michel Charron

Sound

Stephane Connolly

Swing Gang

Michael Cullen

Production Assistant

M L Deachman

On-Set Dresser

Charlotte Dix

Craft Service

Jean Pier Doucet

Other

Doug Drexler

Makeup

Mathieu Duncan

Other

Pierre Dury

Photography

Ben Edwards

Production Designer

Gilles Fortier

Best Boy

Jacques Fortier

Gaffer

Pedro B. Gandol

Assistant Director

Tom Gero

Driver

Jean-jacques Gervais

Assistant Camera Operator

Denis Gingras

Assistant Camera Operator

Lorne Goloff

Unit Manager

Ann Grandbois

Props

Jane Greenwood

Costume Designer

Richard Gresko

Music

Tom Groszman

Assistant Director

Robert Halmich

Driver

Eric Hamelin

Music

Richard Hansen

Hair

Hagood Hardy

Music

Manal Hassib

Electrician

Seymour Heller

Consultant

Mario Hervieux

On-Set Dresser

Paul Hotte

Props Buyer

Daniel Huysmans

Props

Joan Isaacson

Makeup

Michael Joy

Art Director

Richard Karol

Driver

Darren Kelly

Driver

Eddy Kruzel

Driver

Tom Kruzel

Driver

Donald Kushner

Executive Producer

Sylvain Labrecque

Grip

Gavin Lambert

Screenplay

Anne Marie Langevin

Dresser

Yves Langlois

Editor

Robert Lapierre

Grip

Frederic Lefebvre

Grip

Peter Locke

Executive Producer

Larry Lynn

Camera Operator

Louis Marion

Boom Operator

Nicoletta Massone

Wardrobe

Ron Mezey

Assistant Director

Vera Miller

Casting

Ron Mundy

Driver

Stephen Murray

Driver

Lorne Orleans

Unit Manager Assistant

A Louis Piche

Boom Operator

Sylvia Pitre

Accounting Assistant

Danny Prevost

Security

Bob Pritchett

Hair

Daniel Robert

Swing Gang

Daniele Rohrbach

Location Scout

Zod Sakellaropoulo

Production Assistant

Sasha Serge

Swing Gang

Murray Shostak

Producer

Jacques St Pierre

Swing Gang

Ross Thibeault

Driver

Rene Verzier

Director Of Photography

Marc Vincent

Props Buyer

Cam Walker

Driver

Donald Wall

Medic

Henrietta Waters

Accounting Assistant

Linda Yellen

Executive Producer

Film Details

Also Known As
Liberace: The Man Behind the Music
Release Date
1988
Location
Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Hollywood, California, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States October 9, 1988

Began shooting August 18, 1988.

Completed shooting September 13, 1988.

Original title: "Liberace: The Man Behind the Music."

Seymour Heller, special consultant on the project, was Liberace's personal manager for 40 years.

The telefilm is considered to be an "unauthorized" version of the life of Liberace, in contrast to the ABC telefilm on the entertainer's life, which was exclusively authorized by the Liberace Estate and the Liberace Revocable Trust.