Dinner At Eight


2h 1989

Brief Synopsis

Based on the George S. Kaufman-Edna Ferber play and the 1933 MGM screenplay of the same title. Individuals from various strata of New York society are invited to a dinner party. A rash of cancellations and unexpected events turn the soiree into a disaster.

Film Details

Genre
Comedy
Drama
Adaptation
Release Date
1989
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Based on the George S. Kaufman-Edna Ferber play and the 1933 MGM screenplay of the same title. Individuals from various strata of New York society are invited to a dinner party. A rash of cancellations and unexpected events turn the soiree into a disaster.

Crew

William Allan

Editor

Mike Anderson

Dolly Grip

John W Barbee

Transportation Coordinator

Elizabeth Barton

Script Supervisor

Anthony H Brand

Assistant Director

Alan Brennecke

Gaffer

Josh Brown

Accountant

Katie Carmichael

Property Master Assistant

Juan Antonio Carranza

Scenic Artist

Leonard Cervantes

Scenic Artist

Louie Cicero

Grip

Irma Colden

Scenic Artist

Michael Conti

Scenic Artist

Jack Crosby

Art Director

Susana Cruciana

Set Decorator

Yvonne Depatis-kupka

Hair

Debbie Diaz

Production Coordinator

Shelley Duvall

Executive Producer

Linda Engelsiepen

Assistant

Edna Ferber

Play As Source Material

Tracy Fisher

Other

Jennifer Freedman

Production Assistant

Laurel Frushour

Set Costumer

Carla Fry

Other

Chris Geitz

On-Set Dresser

Chris Geitz

Swing Gang

Don Goldman

Unit Production Manager

Don Goldman

Associate Producer

Dan Gorman

Location Manager

Dan Graef

Carpenter

George Graham

Carpenter

Tom Griffin

Screenplay

Cheri Hall

Accounting Assistant

Miles Hall

Carpenter

Vicki Hillman

Casting Director

Gary Hodgkinson

On-Set Dresser

Gary Hodgkinson

Swing Gang

Craig Hudgins

Carpenter

Jeff Hutchinson

Carpenter

Billy Inness

Carpenter

Julia Johnson

Assistant

Jake Jones

Key Grip

George S. Kaufman

Play As Source Material

Kevin King

Carpenter

Steve Kirschoff

Post-Production Assistant

Glenn Kiser

Production Assistant

Todd Klehsch

On-Set Dresser

Todd Klehsch

Swing Gang

Jerry D Knight

Electrician

Steven Kostechko

Scenic Artist

Allen Kupetsky

Other

Mike Landsburg

Grip

Luci Lane

Other

Sue Liberman

Craft Service

Kurt Lohse

Production Assistant

Marco Lopez

Swing Gang

Marco Lopez

On-Set Dresser

Sheila Lynch

Scenic Artist

Frances Marion

From Story

Eugene Mccarthy

Property Master

Jennifer Mccauley

Sound Mixer

Jim Mcgill

On-Set Dresser

Jim Mcgill

Swing Gang

Jim Mcvay

Grip

Rob Meurer

Music Supervisor

Cheryl Mitchell

Costumes

Glenn Nash

Casting Associate

Robin Neal

Makeup

Debra Neathery

Other

Kerry A Oaksmith

On-Set Dresser

Kerry A Oaksmith

Swing Gang

Daniel Orlandi

Assistant Costume Designer

Jane Osmann

Production Designer

Carla Pagliaro

Scenic Artist

Jan Pascale

Set Decorator

Brad Peterman

Assistant Camera Operator

Alan Ravick

Production Assistant

Rita Ruez

Scenic Artist

Rita Ryack

Costume Designer

Dwight Samuels

Swing Gang

Dwight Samuels

On-Set Dresser

Ed Saxon

Dolly Grip

Peter Schink

Assistant Editor

Chuck Severson

Electrician

Tony Sgueglia

On-Set Dresser

William Sheehan

Assistant Camera Operator

Jonathan Sheffer

Music

Ronald Sistare

Boom Operator

John "skids" Skidmore

Electrician

Anthony Smith

Electrician

Donald Ogden Stewart

Writer (Dialogue)

Bridget Terry

Producer

Christopher Toyne

Associate Producer

Didi Trepel

Art Department Coordinator

P Douglas Tubach

Carpenter

Phil Tubach

Assistant Art Director

Ron Vargas

Director Of Photography

Roy Watts

Editor

Dara Lauren Waxman

On-Set Dresser

Dara Lauren Waxman

Swing Gang

Don Wilkerson

Assistant Director

Dean Wright

Production Assistant

Jim Young

Construction Coordinator

Film Details

Genre
Comedy
Drama
Adaptation
Release Date
1989
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video April 25, 1990

Aired in United States December 11, 1989

Estimated budget: $3,000,000

Began shooting August 9, 1989.

Completed shooting August 31, 1989.