The Wedding


2h 1998

Brief Synopsis

The wedding of Shelby, the daughter of a prominent African-American family, and Meade, a white jazz musician, sets off an explosion of racial pride and family secrets in a wealthy African-American community on Martha's Vineyard in 1953. Shelby's grandmother supports the marriage because she wishes t

Film Details

Also Known As
Oprah Winfrey Presents: The Wedding, Wedding
Release Date
1998
Location
Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

The wedding of Shelby, the daughter of a prominent African-American family, and Meade, a white jazz musician, sets off an explosion of racial pride and family secrets in a wealthy African-American community on Martha's Vineyard in 1953. Shelby's grandmother supports the marriage because she wishes that each generation of the family be lighter than the next. Shelby's parents Corinne and Clark married for social reasons, and have little advice to offer. Shelby's sister Liz married Lincoln, a young doctor who the family deemed too rebellious and too black to fit the family mold. In marrying Lincoln, Liz was cut off from the wealth of the family and the support of the community. To complicate things further, Shelby meets Lute McNeil, a dangerously charismatic black man who wants Shelby to be the next Mrs. McNeil.

Crew

Andy Armstrong

Stunt Coordinator

Hal Arnold

Assistant Camera

Doro Bachrach

Producer

Patrick Bietz

Sound Editor

George Bolton

Other

William Shaw Burney

Location Manager

Mary Burton

Makeup Artist

Veda Campbell

Sound Mixer

Susan L Carpenter

Assistant Director

Eduardo Castro

Costume Designer

Fred Clemons

Sound Recordist

Scott D. Davis

Best Boy Grip

Pete Elia

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Fred Elmes

Director Of Photography

Jim Ferrell

Set Decorator

Kate Forte

Executive Producer

Sevilla Granger

Assistant Costume Designer

Geoffrey S Grimsman

Art Director

David Hankins

Sound Editor

Barbara Harris

Voice Casting

Dorian Harris

Editor

Billy Hopkins

Casting

John E Jackson

Prosthetic Makeup

Lisa Jones

Screenplay

Tracy Kilpatrick

Local Casting

Liz Lachman

Music Editor

Heidi Levitt

Casting

Thomas H. Lohmann

Camera Operator

Zelda Mattox

Transportation Coordinator

Jack Mccollum

Best Boy Electric

John Mcintyre

Set Production Assistant

Jennifer Mcnamara

Casting Assistant

Mick Mcneely

Gaffer

Monika Mikkelsen

Casting Assistant

Matthew W. Mungle

Prosthetics

Jennifer Opresnick

Script Supervisor

Mona Orr

Hair Stylist

Lawrence G Paull

Production Designer

Wynona Price

Makeup Artist

Lisa Quercioli

Set Costumer

J R Ramalingh

Boom Operator

Judi Rosner

Production Coordinator

John Sanders

Property Master

Anthony Santiago

Assistant Editor

Marianne Scanlon

Assistant Director

Jeffrey Schlatter

Construction Coordinator

Daniel Schneider

Unit Production Manager

Darrell B Sheldon

Dolly Grip

Mario Simon

Transportation Captain

Larry Stensvold

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Jerram A. Swartz

Assistant Director

Stephen James Taylor

Music

Tim Tortora

Production Supervisor

Daniel Turek

Assistant Camera

Robin Urdang

Music Supervisor

Ken Walker

Hair Stylist

Dorothy West

Source Material

Michael Williams

Production Supervisor

Duane Williamson

Assistant Property Master

Oprah Winfrey

Executive Producer

Dennis Zoppe

Key Grip

Film Details

Also Known As
Oprah Winfrey Presents: The Wedding, Wedding
Release Date
1998
Location
Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States February 22, 1998

Aired in United States February 23, 1998

Telecast as a presentation of "Oprah Winfrey Presents."

Began shooting August 1997.

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