Nutcracker: Money, Madness and Murder


2h 1987

Brief Synopsis

A three-part, six-hour miniseries based on Shana Alexander's book about a man whose obsession for pleasing his mother results in his killing his wealthy grandfather at her request. Based on a true-life case.

Film Details

Also Known As
Nutcracker: Money, Madness and Murder
Release Date
1987
Location
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; New York City, New York, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A three-part, six-hour miniseries based on Shana Alexander's book about a man whose obsession for pleasing his mother results in his killing his wealthy grandfather at her request. Based on a true-life case.

Film Details

Also Known As
Nutcracker: Money, Madness and Murder
Release Date
1987
Location
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; New York City, New York, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

William Hanley, screenwriter of the project, was honored by the Mystery Writers of America with a 1988 Edgar Allen Poe Award in the Best Television Feature category.

Aired in United States March 22, 1987

Aired in United States March 23, 1987

Aired in United States March 24, 1987

Another miniseries dealing with the same subject aired on CBS in January 1987, and was titled "At Mothers' Request." It starred Stefanie Powers as Frances Schreuder.

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