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Playing for Time (TV Movie 1980) Poster

(1980 TV Movie)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Daniel Mann
Joseph Sargent ... (uncredited)

Writing Credits  

Arthur Miller ... (written by)
 
Fania Fénelon ... (autobiography: "The Musicians of Auschwitz")

Cast (in credits order)  

...
Fania Fenelon
...
Alma Rose
...
Mala
...
Olga
...
Etalina
...
Elzvieta
...
Paulette
Donna Haley ...
Katrina
...
Charlotte
Mady Kaplan ...
Varya
Will Lee ...
...
Michou
...
Frau Schmidt
...
Marianne
Marcell Rosenblatt ...
Giselle
...
...
Frau Lagerfuhrerin Maria Mandel
...
Tchiakowska
Faith Catlin ...
Liesle
...
Commandant Kramer
Marta Heflin ...
Esther
Martha Schlamme ...
Woman on train
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Dannon ...
SS officer
Thomas Everett ...
Chessplayer #2
...
Young Chess Player
Mary Kay Fager ...
Polish woman
Huggy-Bear Ferris ...
The Executioner
John Griesemer ...
German trooper
Richard Dennis Johnson ...
Kapo
Thomas La Fleur ...
Boy Scout
Lorraine Lucey ...
Ladislaus' mother
Robert Lucey ...
Ladislaus
...
Rose's Husband
Mary McGonical ...
Tattooer
Monica Merriman ...
Canadian girl
Lee Jay Nelson ...
Edek
Peter Phillips ...
British radioman
Sidney Sandness ...
Asthmatic man
Zvee Scooler ...
Chessplayer #1
Dennis Michael Sheppard ...
German NCO
Dorothy Sherwood ...
Berta
Eoin Stewart ...
British Radio Operator
Grace Stover ...
Greta
Phyllis Vanier ...
Blockawa
Spencer Waldron ...
SS sergeant
...
Prisoner
Al Butler ...
Nazi officer (uncredited)
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Produced by 

John E. Quill ... producer
Louise Ramsay ... associate producer
Bernard Sofronski ... producer
Linda Yellen ... producer

Music by 

Brad Fiedel

Cinematography by 

Arthur J. Ornitz

Film Editing by 

Jay Freund

Casting By 

Lynn Kressel

Art Direction by 

Robert Gundlach

Set Decoration by 

Gary Jones

Costume Design by 

Ruth Morley

Sound Department 

Ron Kalish ... sound editor

Stunts 

Harry Daley ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department 

Louis Cappeta ... grip (as Lou Cappeto)
Joseph Di Pasquale ... first assistant camera

Casting Department 

Sylvia Fay ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Eoin Stewart ... key costumer

Location Management 

Edwin 'Itsi' Atkins ... location manager

Music Department 

Brad Fiedel ... musician: synthesized sounds
Norman Gold ... conductor: camp orchestral music / music arranger: camp orchestral music

Other crew 

Arnold Skolnick ... title designer
Lynn Redmond ... stand-in: Marisa Berenson (uncredited)

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