Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story


2h 1992

Brief Synopsis

A television movie based on the life of Jackie Presser, the labor leader who rose to the top of the Teamsters Union by making deals with the Mafia and manipulating the FBI, becoming one of the most powerful men of the Reagan Era.

Film Details

Also Known As
Life on the High Wire, Teamster Boss
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1992
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A television movie based on the life of Jackie Presser, the labor leader who rose to the top of the Teamsters Union by making deals with the Mafia and manipulating the FBI, becoming one of the most powerful men of the Reagan Era.

Crew

Marlene Aarons

Makeup Artist

Scotty Allan

Gaffer

John B Asman

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Michael Auger

Electrician

Pipsan Ayotte

Makeup Assistant

Stephen Belanger

Production Assistant

Eldie Benson

Driver

Barry Bergthorson

Camera Operator

Samuel Bojin

Electrician

Sylvie Bonniere

Dresser

Peter Bray

Production Manager

Bill Brodie

Production Designer

Hugh Brule

Dolly Grip

Shane Cardwell

Stunt Coordinator

Don Cohen

Sound

Don Cohen

Sound Mixer

Steven Cohen

Editor

Arthur E Cooper

Assistant Camera Operator

Michael Curran

Transportation Coordinator

Joe Curtin

Construction Coordinator

Maureen Curtin

Dresser

Marc Dassas

Location Manager

Dennis Davenport

Art Assistant

Ron Dickie

Props

Jay Duboisson

Wardrobe

Brad Fiedel

Music

Jenny Fifield-arbour

Hair Stylist

Danielle Fleury

Lead Set Dresser

David E Fluhr

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Gina Fowler

Assistant Production Coordinator

Elinor Rose Galbraith

Set Decorator

Jeremy Gauthier

Assistant Location Manager

Chris Geggie

Property Master

Stephen Gilbert

Production Assistant

David R Ginsburg

Executive Producer

Rocco Gismondi

Assistant Director

George R. Groves

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Peter Grundy

Art Director

Pat Hanley-cumming

Dresser

Christine Hart

Makeup Artist

John M Hay

Costume Designer

Reni Hoz

Camera Trainee

David Hynes

Grip

Joanne Jackson

Production Accountant

Shauna Jamison

Production Assistant

Brock Jolliffe

Special Effects Coordinator

Lawrence Jordan

Editing

John Kemeny

Producer

Lynn Kressel

Casting

Mark Manchester

Key Grip

Abby Mann

Executive Producer

Abby Mann

Screenplay

Mara Mcsweeny

Production Coordinator

Peter Melnychuk

Boom Operator

Marvin Midwicki

Assistant Camera Operator

Paul Mitchnick

Camera Operator

James Neff

Book As Source Material

Peter Nicolakakos

On-Set Dresser

David Niven

Assistant Camera Operator

Jak Oliver

Scenic Artist

Colin Paul

Production Assistant

Elemer Ragalyi

Director Of Photography

Leonie Reid

Assistant Costume Designer

Allan K Rosen

Music Editor

Dug Rotstein

Script Supervisor

Andrea Schare

Researcher

Ian D Scott

Best Boy

Tracy Shaw

Grip

John Subitch

On-Set Dresser

John Sztejnmiler

Generator Operator

Clive Thomasson

Lead Set Dresser

Elaine Thurston

Accounting Assistant

Clare Walker

Casting

Terry Wareham

Art Assistant

Burt Weinstein

Sound Editor

David J Woods

Consultant

Greg Zenon

Assistant Director

Michael Zenon

Assistant Director

Film Details

Also Known As
Life on the High Wire, Teamster Boss
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1992
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video January 27, 1993

Aired in United States September 12, 1992

Completed shooting April 27, 1992.

Began shooting March 24, 1992.