The Tale of Sweeney Todd


1h 32m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Sweeney Todd, a barber by trade, does a brisk business in his shop in turn-of-the-century London's Fleet Street. When a wealthy diamond merchant disappears, Ben Carlyle, an American insurance investigator is sent to London to recover $50,000 worth of diamonds owed by the merchant to his employer. Ca

Film Details

Also Known As
Demon Barber, The, Legenden om Sweeney Todd, Tale of Sweeney Todd
Release Date
1998
Location
Ardmore Studios, Ireland; Dublin, Ireland

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

Synopsis

Sweeney Todd, a barber by trade, does a brisk business in his shop in turn-of-the-century London's Fleet Street. When a wealthy diamond merchant disappears, Ben Carlyle, an American insurance investigator is sent to London to recover $50,000 worth of diamonds owed by the merchant to his employer. Carlyle discovers that a number of wealthy merchants have disappeared along Fleet Street. He follows a trail of clues that leads to a popular pie shop owned by Sweeney Todd's lover, Mrs. Lovett. Gaining secret access to the shop, Carlyle discovers human corpses hanging next to sides of beef in a cellar that adjoins Sweeney Todd's barber shop.

Crew

Marian Barlow

Assistant Director

Cairan Barry

Other

Tommy Bassett

Construction Manager

Klemens Becker

Steadicam Operator

Karen Bennett

Stunts

Karen Bennett

Wrangler

Richard Rodney Bennett

Music

Joan Bergin

Costumes

Mick Boggis

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Clodagh Bowers

Assistant

Pat Boxhall

Sound Editor

Peter Buckman

Screenplay

Barbara Callaghan

Wardrobe Assistant

Mary Casey

Assistant Editor

Tanya Cawley

Assistant Director

Tasha Chapman

Script Supervisor

Seamus Cocoran

Camera Operator

Triona Coen

Props

Patrick Condren

Stunts

Eileen Conroy

Other

Dougal Cousins

Location Manager

Neil Crawford

Other

Sean Creagh

Rigging Gaffer

Paul Cullen

Transportation Coordinator

Gary Dartnell

Executive Producer

Noel Davis

Casting

Mark Day

Editor

Niall Delaney

Accounting Assistant

Conor Devlin

Art Assistant

Stephen Doyle

Best Boy

Gerry Drew

Carpenter

Alan Dunne

Props

Anne Dunne

Hairdresser

Carol Dunne

Hairdresser

John Dunne

Grip

Trisha Edwards

Props Buyer

Richard Egan

Grip

Alfie Evans

Wrangler

Tom Evans

Wrangler

Morna Ferguson

Makeup Artist

Ann-marie Fitzgerald

Accounting Assistant

Philip Fitzsimons

Gaffer

Martin Fuhrer

Dp/Cinematographer

Martin Fuhrer

Director Of Photography

Anthony Furlong

Production Assistant

Robert Halmi Jr.

Executive Producer

Robert Halmi

Executive Producer

Cathy Handelman

Production Coordinator

John Harle

Music

Paul Hedges

Property Master

Jonathan Hession

Photography

Dominic Hewitt

Stunts

Kieran Horgan

Sound Recordist

Malcolm Huse

Grip

Dracey Jobbins

Camera

Gerry Johnston

Special Effects Supervisor

William Jones

Other

Roy Jordan

Sound Editor

Jimmy Kavanagh

Other

Liam Kelly

Transportation

Sandra Kelly

Hair Assistant

Shane Kelly

Stunts

Noel Keogh

Production

Wilson Knipe

Wrangler

Lynn Kressel

Casting

Clare Lambe

Makeup Artist

Danny Longhurst

Sound Editor

Paul Lowin

Production Supervisor

Tom Lundy

Props

Josie Macavin

Set Decorator

Alice Madden

Other

John Markwell

Digital Effects Supervisor

Niall Martin

Assistant

Peter Maxwell

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Martin Mcglone

Color Timer

Bronco Mcloughlin

Stunt Coordinator

Jamie Mcphee

Sound Editor

Brandon Miller

Assistant

Nuala Moiselle

Casting

Sunny Mulligan

Props Buyer

David Murphy

Location Manager

Tony Nicholson Sr.

Props

Tony Nicholson

Props

Kevin Nolan

Other

Gabriel O'brien

Assistant

Vivion O'brien

Carpenter

Martin O'malley

Assistant Director

Des O'neill

Other

Maire O'sullivan

Makeup Artist

Morgan O'sullivan

Coproducer

Lesley Oakley

Art Assistant

Larry Prinz

Consultant

Noel Quinn

Boom Operator

Patrick Redmond

Photography

Peter Robertson

Steadicam Operator

Bobby Scott

Other

Susan Scott

Assistant Costume Designer

Ger Scully

Wardrobe Supervisor

Peter Shaw

From Story

Peter Shaw

Story By

Peter Shaw

Executive Producer

Stephen Simmonds

Art Director

Ted Swanscott

Adr Mixer

Ted Swanson

Producer

Ron Swinburne

Production Accountant

Malcolm Thorton

Production Designer

Tara Van Zyl

Costume Designer

Alan Walsh

Stunts

Film Details

Also Known As
Demon Barber, The, Legenden om Sweeney Todd, Tale of Sweeney Todd
Release Date
1998
Location
Ardmore Studios, Ireland; Dublin, Ireland

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States April 19, 1998

Aired in United States on Video June 8, 1999

Budget source: Screen International 11/29/1996

Estimated budget: 3,000,000 (Irish pounds)

Began shooting January 27, 1997.

Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival October 15-19, 1997.

TV rating: TV-14-D-L-S-V