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Director:
Writer:
Hugh Wheeler (book)
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Release Date:
31 October 2001 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
This movie is a recorded performance in concert. It all begins when Benjamin Barker( George Hearn), a mysterious,quiet,and subtle barber... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Won Primetime Emmy. See more »
User Reviews:
The best one See more (13 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Lonny Price 
 
Writing credits
Hugh Wheeler (book)

Produced by
Ellen Krass .... co-executive producer (as Ellen M. Krass)
Iris Merlis .... producer
Chase Mishkin .... executive producer
Morton Swinsky .... co-executive producer (as Mort Swinsky)
Jeff Thorsen .... producer
 
Film Editing by
Gary Bradley 
Jeremy Kasten 
 
Sound Department
James David Redding III .... sound editor (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tom Tcimpidis .... video controller
 
Music Department
Rob Fisher .... conductor
Stephen Sondheim .... music and lyrics by
Jonathan Tunick .... orchestrator
 
Other crew
Cheryl Mergaert .... production accountant (2001)
Christine Murray .... content development
Ben Rimalower .... assistant to director
 

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150 min
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Trivia:
The original Broadway production starring Angela Lansbury and Len Cariou opened at the Uris Theater on February 6, 1979, ran for 557 performances and won the 1979 Tony Awards for the Best Musical, Book and Score.See more »
Quotes:
Judge Turpin:You see sir a man infatuate with love, her ardent an eager slave. So fetch the pomade and pumice stone, and lend me a more seductive tone, a sprinkling perhaps of French cologne, but first sir I think... a shave.
Sweeney Todd:The closest I ever gave.
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Movie Connections:
Version of The Tale of Sweeney Todd (1997) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Kiss MeSee more »

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10 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
The best one, 6 October 2002
Author: alc01 from USA

Of all the various performances, this is my favorite one. The chorus moves while singing in the manner of ancient Greek classics. The lighting is very, very effective. But of course it is the music and the singing that makes this the best one yet. Friends who have never heard of Sweeny Todd have enjoyed this - as well as people who did not like the stage presentation. Watch it and fall in love with this classic.

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