The Murder of Mary Phagan


2h 30m 1988

Brief Synopsis

A fact based movie set in 1913, about the events surrounding the murder of a young woman at the National Pencil Factory in Atlanta. Leo Frank, the manager of the factory, is charged with the slaying and, when convicted and sentenced to be hanged in an atmosphere of mob violence, vengeance, and anti-

Film Details

Also Known As
Ballad of Mary Phagan, The, Murder of Mary Phagan
Release Date
1988
Location
Richmond, Virginia, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 30m

Synopsis

A fact based movie set in 1913, about the events surrounding the murder of a young woman at the National Pencil Factory in Atlanta. Leo Frank, the manager of the factory, is charged with the slaying and, when convicted and sentenced to be hanged in an atmosphere of mob violence, vengeance, and anti-semitic sentiment. Frank's fate lies in the hands of the popular Georgia governor John M. Slaton.

Crew

Dwight Benjamin-creel

Special Effects

David Bess

Costumes

Ricard Blankenship

Construction Coordinator

Bill Chase

Unit Production Manager

Martin X Chielens

Assistant Editor

Gigi Coker

Makeup

Tom Cornwell

Sound Editor

Skip Cosper

Assistant Director

Douglas F Dean

Assistant Director

Sandy Devore

Main Title Design

Patrick Dorman

Costumes

Billy Dowd

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Vaughn Edwards

Art Director

Howard Feuer

Casting

Terri Fricon

Music

Bruce Geller

Hair

Mark Gerrard

Camera Operator

Susanne Gervay

Negative Cutting

Bruce Glanville

Key Grip

Gwendolyn Glenn

Choreographer

Vivian Guardino

Production Coordinator

Rodrigo Gutierrez

Assistant Camera Operator

Penny Veronica Hadfield

Production Designer

Peter W Harrison

Sound Editor

Rich Harrison

Sound Effects Editor

Herb Hetzer

Auditor

Maurice Jarre

Music

Chuck Johnston

Dolly Grip

Matt D Johnston

Assistant Camera Operator

Jay Klein

On-Set Dresser

Anton Kline

Production Consultant

Nic Knowland

Director Of Photography

Jeffrey Lane

Screenplay

Dan Lomax

Costumes

Costa Mantis

Other

John A Martinelli

Editor

Mick Mcafee

Post-Production Supervisor

Ann Marie Mchugh

Assistant Production Coordinator

Tom Mcmullen

Sound Editor

Larry Mcmurtry

From Story

Roni Miyauchi

Post-Production Coordinator

Judy Moorcroft

Costume Designer

Merrily Murray-walsh

Costume Designer

Tally Paulos

Adr Editor

Sam Perry

Boom Operator

Allan K Rosen

Music Editor

Debra Schutt

Set Decorator

Stoney Shelton

Gaffer

Stan Siegel

Sound Editor

Andrew Spaudling

Special Thanks To

Scott Stephens

Property Master

George Stevens Jr.

Screenplay

George Stevens Jr.

Producer

Fred Styles

Location Manager

Paul Tinsley

Script Supervisor

Toni Vellani

Creative Consultant

Maurice Voce

Sound Mixer

Film Details

Also Known As
Ballad of Mary Phagan, The, Murder of Mary Phagan
Release Date
1988
Location
Richmond, Virginia, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 30m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

This telefilm won a 1988 George Foster Peabody Award.

Aired in United States January 24, 1988

Aired in United States January 26, 1988

Released in United States on Video February 1989

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Original title: "The Ballad of Mary Phagan."