Little Girls in Pretty Boxes


2h 1997

Brief Synopsis

Movie based on Joan Ryan's book of the same title about a mother's experiences with the U.S. gymnastics establishment while her daughter was undergoing amateur training and competition. Depicts the compromising position in which some young athletes unwittingly find themselves in the name of competit

Film Details

Release Date
1997
Production Company
ABC Pictures; Larson Sound Center; Laserpacific Media Corporation; Lifetime Entertainment Television; Otto Nemenz International, Inc.
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Movie based on Joan Ryan's book of the same title about a mother's experiences with the U.S. gymnastics establishment while her daughter was undergoing amateur training and competition. Depicts the compromising position in which some young athletes unwittingly find themselves in the name of competition: abusive practice schedules, drug dependency, eating disorders and systemic humiliation by their coaches.

Crew

Dale Alexander

Key Grip

John B Asman

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Jerry Bellew

Assistant Director

Jay Benson

Producer

Marvin J Bernstein

Location Manager

Roger S Bojarski

Transportation Captain

Tim Braine

Executive Producer

Jeff Bricmont

Executive Producer

Dennis A Brown

Executive In Charge Of Production

Stephen Cain

Boom Operator

Andre Caporaso

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Adam Christopher

Hair Stylist

Donna Cipriani

Production Accountant

Kathy Johnson Clarke

Technical Advisor

Yvonne Depatis-kupka

Makeup

Donald Elmblad

Set Decorator

Jeff Eden Fair

Music

Darren Frankel

Executive In Charge Of Production

Barbara Harris

Voice Casting

Natalie Hart

Casting

Roberta Haze

Costume Supervisor

Laurie Higgins Tobias

Music Editor

Miriam Holder Jacobs

Production Coordinator

Gary Huddleston

Camera Operator

Kurt Johnson

Gaffer

Kurt Johnson

Gaffer

Tony Kadell

Associate Editor

Jeri Kelley

Transportation Coordinator

Darin Knight

Sound Mixer

Jason La Padura

Casting

Kristin Landholt

Casting Assistant

Rebecca Long

Script Supervisor

Brenda Maben

Costumes

Debra Mcguire

Costume Designer

Diana Meagher

Assistant

Martin Nicholson

Editor

Starr Parodi

Music

Jennifer Paternoster

Advisor

John Reiner

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Joan Ryan

Book As Source Material ("Little Girls In Pretty Boxes")

Laurie Shapiro

Assistant

Tom Shaw

Property Master

James L Shoppe

Production Designer

Bruce Franklin Singer

Screenwriter

Jay Smith

Assistant Director

Eric Van Haren Noman

Director Of Photography

Burt Weinstein

Sound Editor

James Westman

Production Manager

Film Details

Release Date
1997
Production Company
ABC Pictures; Larson Sound Center; Laserpacific Media Corporation; Lifetime Entertainment Television; Otto Nemenz International, Inc.
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States January 19, 1997

Began shooting October 28, 1996.

Completed shooting November 21, 1996.