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"CBS Summer Playhouse" American Nuclear (1989)

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Original Air Date:
25 July 1989 (Season 3, Episode 6)
A New York columnist and a mayoral aide marry and create a blended family with his rebellious daughter and her uptight children. | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

James Farentino ... Mickey Dunne

Lindsay Crouse ... Annie Holscher
Kim Hauser ... Rachel Holscher

Matt Levin ... David Holscher

Samantha Mathis ... Mary Dunne

Mark Ruffalo ... Michael Dunne

Ricco Ross ... Alvin

Tom Wright ... Phil
William Frankfather ... Mr. Elpy

Cathy Ladman ... Janet

Evander Holyfield ... Himself - The Champ

Holland Taylor ... Mayor Brown

Jimmy Breslin ... Marty

Susan Gibney ... Miss Curry

Ellen Albertini Dow ... Little Old Lady (as Ellen Albertini-Dow)
Jackie Cressel ... Lavette
Arlynn Page ... Doreen
Kimble Jemison ... First Kid
Chris Brown ... Second Kid

Richard Weygint ... Third Kid
Jake Jacobs ... Maitre D'
Janet Brandt ... Waitress
Alonzo Brown Jr. ... Garbage Man
Phyllis Flax ... Headmistress
Scot Saint James ... Newscaster (as Scott St. James)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Bethany Rooney  (as Beth Hillshafer)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Don Carlos Dunaway  writer

Produced by
Jay Benson .... producer
Kevin Breslin .... co-producer
Don Carlos Dunaway .... executive producer
Original Music by
Patrick Williams 
Cinematography by
Chuck Arnold (director of photography) (as Charles Arnold)
Film Editing by
Richard Bracken 
Casting by
Gary M. Zuckerbrod 
Production Design by
Jack Senter  (as Jack H. Senter)
Set Decoration by
Edward J. McDonald 
Joe D. Mitchell  (as Joe Mitchell)
Makeup Department
Dell Agevedo .... makeup artist (as Del Agevedo)
Cheri Ruff .... hair stylist
Production Management
Herb Adelman .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Deborah A. Dell'Amico .... first assistant director (as Debbie Dell'Amico)
Martha M. Elcan .... second assistant director (as Marty Elcan)
Art Department
Jim Wagner .... property master
Sound Department
David Kirschner .... production sound mixer
James Troutman .... sound editor
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rudolph Garcia .... costume supervisor
Mina Mittelman .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Mario Von Korff .... assistant film editor
Music Department
Allan K. Rosen .... music editor
Other crew
Jimmy Breslin .... consultant
Gene Kirkwood .... executive consultant

Series Crew
These people are regular crew members. Were they in this episode?
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jim Henson  creator
Gary Markowitz  creator

Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

USA:60 min (with commercials)

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