The Public Eye


1h 38m 1992

Brief Synopsis

Set in early 1940s New York, a tabloid photographer gets involved in a black-market gas rationing coupon scandal. The story is very loosely based on the life of the famous tabloid photographer, Weegee.

Film Details

Also Known As
Med obeväpnat öga, Public Eye, ojo público, El
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1992
Production Company
Brian Kingman
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Synopsis

Set in early 1940s New York, a tabloid photographer gets involved in a black-market gas rationing coupon scandal. The story is very loosely based on the life of the famous tabloid photographer, Weegee.

Crew

Mark Adams

On-Set Dresser

Rick Alexander

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Bryan Alford

Electrician

Sue Baden-powell

Producer

Sue Baden-powell

Unit Production Manager

Jo Barnett

Production Accountant

Kim-gay Barofsky

Props Assistant

Mark Ski Barofsky

Property Master

Lisa Barratt

Assistant Production Coordinator

Ted Basso

Driver

Jan Bergstrom

Set Decorator

Jessica Berman-bogdan

Researcher

Stu Bernstein

Sound Editor

Wilbert H Blanche

Photography

Sandy Bloom

Other

Calista Bockenstette

Other

James Bolt

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

David Bowen

Special Thanks To

Don Boyd

Caterer

Dan Bradley

Stunt Coordinator

Martin Bresin

Special Effects Coordinator

Jane Brody

Casting

Pete Bucossi

Stunts

F Alan Burg

Props Assistant

F Alan Burg

Electrician

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutting

James K. Butler

Electrician

Karen Butler

Assistant Camera Operator

Deborah Cahn

Assistant

Hank Calia

Stunts

Sean Callery

Assistant Sound Editor

Tom Carlson

Music Editor

Margaret Carlton

Assistant Sound Editor

Jimmy Casino

Stunts

Calvin Chin

Transportation Co-Captain

Terry Chostner

Camera Operator

Karen Christman

Other

Carl Ciarfalio

Stunts

Peter Clemence

Dolly Grip

Nancy Collini

Costumes

George Colucci

Stunts

Glenn L Commans

Other

Lawrence L. Commans

Boom Operator

Stephanie Cone

Photography

Tangi Crawford

Costume Supervisor

Andy D'addario

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Richard M Daley

Special Thanks To

Matt Davis

On-Set Dresser

Matthew W Davis

On-Set Dresser

Anthony Dawson-ellis

Art Department Coordinator

Richard Deangelo

Transportation Captain

Keith Delellis

Photography

Michael Deluna

Stunts

Molly A. Donnellon

Production Assistant

Susan Donnellon

Production Assistant

David Doyle

Grip

Michael Dressel

Foley Editor

Scott Drinon

Dolly Grip

Roy Eldridge

Song Performer

Jan Evans

Script Supervisor

Michael Evans

Best Boy

Roy Farfel

Stunt Coordinator

Marco Fargnoli

Other

George Fisher

Stunts

Pat Fitzsimmons

Gaffer

Craig Foster

Grip

Thomas Franchett

Electrician

Howard Franklin

Screenplay

Scott Fredette

Art Assistant

Michael George

Color Timer

George Gershwin

Song

Ira Gershwin

Song

Dan Gilham

Gaffer

Charley H Gilleran

Grip

Ben Glass

Photography

Ben Glass

Technical Advisor

Michael Gleason

Editor

Mack Gordon

Song

Shari D. Gray

Costumes

Laura Greenlee

Production Supervisor

Robert Grieve

Sound Editor

Rossie Grose-mcfadden

Researcher

Peter Gurski

On-Set Dresser

Irving Haberman

Photography

Darrell Hall

Music

Kevin Halloran

Location Manager

Kelly Harris

Location Manager

Kimberly Harris

Adr Editor

Don Hastings

Special Effects

Trisha Heim

Extras Casting Assistant

Gerald W Henry

Transportation Captain

Julie Hewett

Makeup Artist

Marcia Hinds-johnson

Production Designer

Wesley Houle

Electrician

Julie Hutchinson

Casting Associate

Donna Isaacson

Casting

Mark Isham

Music

Harley Jessup

Art Director

Eric Jewett

Assistant Director

Bo Johnson

Art Director

Eddie Jones

Visual Effects Supervisor

Tom Kathman

Video Assist/Playback

Brian Kingman

Production Insurance

Thomas J Kiousis

Electrician

Robert Knopp

Special Thanks To

John Koch

Caterer

Mike Kolb

Other

Victor Korte

Key Grip

Bill Koski

Electrician

Stephen Krause

Music

Ken Kugler

Music Arranger

Lisa L Ladek

Production Assistant

Marc Lauterwasser

Video Assist/Playback

Dory Lewis

Other

Keith G Lewis

On-Set Dresser

Marsha Lewis

Hair Stylist

Dina Lipton

Art Director

Stacy Logan

Stunts

Evan Lottman

Editor

Marlin Lum

On-Set Dresser

Bobby Mackston

Dialogue Editor

Steve Mann

Sound Effects Editor

Nick Manno

Craft Service

James Matheny

Dialogue Editor

Doug Mathews

On-Set Dresser

Mark Mathis

Extras Casting Assistant

Taman Mccall

Location Manager

Mike Mcduffee

Transportation Coordinator

Roni Mckinley

Visual Effects

Sean Mclin

Camera Operator

Peter Mcmanus

Assistant Production Accountant

Stephen Mendillo

Stunts

Ezra Migel

Grip

Beth Miller

Hair Assistant

Norm Miller

Special Thanks To

Lisette Model

Photography

Lynel L Moore

Assistant Editor

Angela Moos

Makeup Assistant

Ed Morey

Other

Elizabeth Morin

Assistant

Katherine M Morris

Post-Production Supervisor

Kay Morris

Costumes

Leslie Morris

Music Contractor

John Murray

Foley Editor

Katie L Mussio

Production Assistant

Chuck Myer

Assistant Director

Corinne Needle

Production Assistant

Kris Nielsen

Assistant Production Coordinator

Terry O'deen

Electrician

Sylvia Orstendorf

Grip

Raquel Osborne

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Jeffrey J Osmer

Apprentice

David Owen

Photography

Mickey Pallas

Photography

Vincent Palmo

Set Production Assistant

George Patterson

Production Assistant

Michelle Patterson

Craft Service

Rick Paul

Assistant Set Decorator

Dan Perry

Production Assistant

Lars Petersen

Construction Coordinator

Ray Platnick

Photography

Rick Porras

Assistant

Tessa Posnansky

Assistant Set Decorator

Steve Redding

Camera Operator

Rachael Reitman

Assistant

Richmond Riedel

Assistant Editor

Jane Robinson

Costume Designer

Shorty Rogers

Music Arranger

J.p. Romano

Stunts

Albert Romero

Sound Recordist

Bonnie Saltzman

Assistant Art Director

Kiki Sandor

Production Assistant

Scott Sands

Special Effects

David Sanfield

Caterer

James Sarzotti

Makeup

Jeanine Schaack

Assistant Sound Editor

Steve Schalk

Props Assistant

Ted Schambers

Driver

Quentin Schierenberg

On-Set Dresser

Michael Schorr

Special Effects

Elizabeth Schwartz

Associate Editor

Roy Seeger

Assistant Sound Editor

Mary J Seguin

Production Assistant

Hannah Shaw

Apprentice

Gregory K Simmons

Assistant Director

William Small

On-Set Dresser

Roger Lee Smith

Photography

Tom Snyder

Assistant Director

Scott Stambler

Music Editor

Charles Steinheimer

Photography

Michael L Stone

Camera Operator

Mark Sullivan

Matte Painter

Steve Surabian

Transportation Co-Captain

Peter Suschitzky

Director Of Photography

Peter Suschitzky

Dp/Cinematographer

Rob Sweeney

Assistant Camera Operator

Zoe Thompson

Makeup

Mike Thorpe

Props Assistant

Jeff Tomhave

Production Assistant

Jim Tucker

Grip

Film Details

Also Known As
Med obeväpnat öga, Public Eye, ojo público, El
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1992
Production Company
Brian Kingman
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 14, 1992

Released in United States October 1992

Released in United States on Video April 14, 1993

Released in United States September 1992

Wide Release in United States October 16, 1992

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 10-19, 1992

Shown at Valladolid International Film Festival (in competition) October 23-31, 1992.

Shown at Venice Film Festival (Venetian Nights) September 1-12, 1992

Began shooting July 24, 1991.

Completed shooting October 28, 1991.

Released in United States on Video April 14, 1993

Released in United States September 1992 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 10-19, 1992)

Released in United States September 1992 (Shown at Venice Film Festival (Venetian Nights) September 1-12, 1992)

Released in United States October 1992 (Shown at Valladolid International Film Festival (in competition) October 23-31, 1992.)

Released in United States Fall October 14, 1992

Wide Release in United States October 16, 1992