Pigeon Feathers


1h 30m 1988

Brief Synopsis

Adaptation for television of two American short stories. In John Updike's "Pigeon Feathers," a young farm boy searches for a way to keep his soul alive forever. Along the way, he questions the validity of theological explanations concerning heaven and earth. "The Revolt of Mother," by Mary E. Wilkin

Film Details

Also Known As
American Playhouse (02/17/88), Revolt of Mother, The
Release Date
1988

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

Adaptation for television of two American short stories. In John Updike's "Pigeon Feathers," a young farm boy searches for a way to keep his soul alive forever. Along the way, he questions the validity of theological explanations concerning heaven and earth. "The Revolt of Mother," by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, is about a mother who takes a stand against her husband's neglect of their family.

Crew

Michael Ahearn

Assistant Engineer

David Amram

Music

Brian Benlifer

Producer

Tom Benz

Animal Trainer

Elaine Bergeron

Set Decorator

Elaine Bergeron

On-Set Dresser

Peter Bravmann

Wrangler

John D Burkley

Gaffer

Eva Z. Cabrera

Script Supervisor

Jeffrey Cahn

Assistant Editor

Marilyn Carbone

Makeup

Marilyn Carbone

Hair

Linda C Castillo

Hair

Cynthia A Cherbak

Writer (Adaptation)

Cynthia A Cherbak

Writer

Cecil Anne Clark

Property Master

Gary Clayton

Foley

Peter Conn

Advisor

Kay Denmark

Boom Operator

Louise Desalvo

Advisor

Pamela Dewey

Photography

Michael Digennaro

Advisor

Jacqueline Diraison

Production

Jacqueline Diraison

Assistant Producer

Michelle D Filon

Accountant

Mary E Wilkins Freeman

From Story

Jackie Gains

Animal Services

Jackie Gains

Animal Trainer

Robert Geller

Executive Producer

Suzanne B Geller

Assistant

Wendi Haas

Production Coordinator

Michael Haley

Assistant Director

Jan Hartman

Writer (Adaptation)

Jan Hartman

Writer

N Deborah Hazlett

Costume Designer

Kevin Hogan

Assistant Set Dresser

Tom Houghton

Director Of Photography

Tom Houghton

Camera Operator

David Houlle

Key Grip

Tara Lynn Howell

Sound Designer

Julie Hughes

Casting

Rachel Igel

Editor

David Kappes

Camera Operator

David Kappes

Unit Production Manager

David Kappes

Assistant Director

Robert F Kappes

Liaison

Robert F Kappes

Camera Assistant

Stephen Kaye

Electrician

Mary A Kelly

Script Supervisor

Lindsay Law

Executive Producer

Samuel Lehmer

Sound Designer

Samuel Lehmer

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Hugh Little

Boom Operator

Dennis Livesey

Camera Assistant

John Maclachlan

Photography

Sarah Mckusick

Photography

Frank Mclaughlin

Advisor

Marnie Moore

Sound Designer

Barry Moss

Casting

Leon Munier

Art Director

Hiro Narita

Director Of Photography

Susan O'brien

Wardrobe Assistant

Peggy Parker

Property Master

Patricia Pocsik

Assistant Set Dresser

Claudia Raschke

Assistant Camera Operator

F Brossy Reina

Assistant Editor

Shelley Rotner

Photography

Shawn Ryder

Electrician

Annie Sancoff

Other

Philip G Schneider

Props Assistant

Shelly Seymour

Production Coordinator

Marcia Shulman

Casting

Robert G Sidorsky

Other

Bill Soden

Music

Alan Sohn

Best Boy

John Sosenko

Assistant Camera Operator

Rick Starkel

Electrician

Nikkolas Sten

Electrician

Frank Stettner

Sound

John Updike

From Story

Rick Waddell

Sound

Joe Weber

Music

Lillian Zach

Advisor

Vince Zaffiro

Construction

Brad Zimmerman

Electrician

Film Details

Also Known As
American Playhouse (02/17/88), Revolt of Mother, The
Release Date
1988

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

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