Million Dollar Babies


2h 1994

Brief Synopsis

Based on the true story of the Dionnes, a French Canadian couple who had identical quintuplets in 1934 and then struggled to regain custody of their children from the greedy, media-hungry doctor who delivered and exploited them.

Film Details

Release Date
1994
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Based on the true story of the Dionnes, a French Canadian couple who had identical quintuplets in 1934 and then struggled to regain custody of their children from the greedy, media-hungry doctor who delivered and exploited them.

Crew

Peter Alves

Post-Production Supervisor

Daniel Auclair

Unit Manager

Marie Beaulier

Continuity

Marie Andree Bedard

Adr

Yves Beland

Video

Luc Beliveau

Video Assist/Playback

Patrice Bengel

Property Master

Erica Benson

Researcher

Alban Berg

Assistant Editor

Alain Bernard

Production Assistant

Blanche Boileau

Wardrobe

Diane Boisvert

Production Assistant

Pierre Bourcier

Assistant Engineer

Rejean Brochu

Construction

Anne Brosseau

Production Coordinator

Stephane Cadotte

Foley

Frances Calder

Set Decorator

Jo Caron

Foley

Marianne Carter

Dresser

Denis Caspar

Graphic Artist

Micheline Charest

Executive Producer

Benoit Coallier

Sound

Louis Collin

Sound Effects Editor

Marie Josee Corbeil

Advisor

Suzette Couture

Screenplay

Francois Daignault

Other

Jerome Decarie

Foley

Christopher Dedrick

Music

Jean-yves Denis

Grip

Francois Deschamps

Post-Production

Annette Dionne

Other

Cecile Dionne

Other

Yvonne Dionne

Other

Marie-louise Donald

Advisor

Catherine Fitzgerald

Dialogue Editor

Nathalie Fleurant

Dialogue Editor

Claude Fortin

Grip

David Franco

Director Of Photography

Anne Galea

Assistant Set Decorator

Martin Gendron

Other

Johanne Gravel

Makeup Assistant

Christine Grenier

Dresser

Robert Guertin

Other

Benoit Hamel

Assistant Director

Sofie Handfield

Other

Claude Hazanavicius

Sound

Robyn Holland

Transportation Coordinator

Louis Junger

Other

Jean Kazemirchuk

On-Set Dresser

Diane Kerbel

Casting

Christina Kontos

Accountant

Jim Kontos

Unit Manager Assistant

Helene Lafrance

Art Department Coordinator

Daniel Lalande

Dresser

Yves Langlois

Editor

Darid Lapointe

Hair Stylist

Stephane Lariviere

Assistant Editor

Rene Laroche

Production

Carl Lessard

Graphic Artist

Denis Menard

Best Boy

Thierry Morlaas-lurbe

Boom Operator

Donald J. Mowat

Makeup Artist

John Nestorowich

Adr

Hasanain Panju

Production Coordinator

Francois Parent

Camera Trainee

Janine Pearson

Dialogue Coach

Michel Pepiard

Key Grip

Jean Francois Perrault

Post-Production Coordinator

Gillian Pitt

Assistant

Jacques Plante

Adr Supervisor

Jacques Plante

Adr Editor

Pierre Provost

Gaffer

Mario Racicot

Assistant Property Master

Jeff Racine

Production Assistant

Denis Ratelle

Other

Vincent Regaude

Sound Effects Editor

Ginette Regis

Dresser

George Richardson

Art Director

Norma Richardson

Hair Assistant

Stuart Robinson

Special Effects

Stuart Robinson

Animatronics

Lucie Robitaille

Casting

Alain Roy

Rerecording

Denis Saindon

Sound Effects Editor

Michele Saint-arnaud

Location Manager

Caroline Saunders

Grip

Francois Seguin

Production Designer

Anne Sirdis

Assistant Director

Michael Steinmetzer

Other

Don Teichroeb

Other

Dandy Thibaudeau

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Sylvie Thibeault

Other

Philippe Touchette

Office Assistant

Paul Tremblay

Best Boy

Joey Vekters

Video

Haymkind Vermette

Sound Supervisor

Ronald A Weinberg

Executive Producer

Jonathan Wenk

Photography

Ian Whittaker

Special Effects

Ian Whittaker

Animatronics

Michael Williams

Assistant Director

Bernard Zukerman

Producer

Film Details

Release Date
1994
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States November 20, 1994

Aired in United States November 22, 1994

Estimated budget: $8,000,000

Broadcast on CBC, Canada, on November 20 and 22, 1994.

Began shooting May 9, 1994.

Completed shooting July 20, 1994.

TV rating: TV-PG-D

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