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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)  

Vanessa Redgrave ... Fania Fenelon
Jane Alexander ... Alma Rose
Maud Adams ... Mala
Christine Baranski ... Olga
Robin Bartlett ... Etalina
Marisa Berenson ... Elzvieta
Verna Bloom ... Paulette
Donna Haley Donna Haley ... Katrina
Lenore Harris Lenore Harris ... Charlotte
Mady Kaplan ... Varya
Will Lee ... Shmuel
Anna Levine ... Michou
Viveca Lindfors ... Frau Schmidt
Melanie Mayron ... Marianne
Marcell Rosenblatt Marcell Rosenblatt ... Giselle
Max Wright ... Dr. Mengele
Shirley Knight ... Lagerführerin Maria Mandel
Elaine Bromka ... Tchiakowska
Faith Catlin Faith Catlin ... Liesle
Clarence Felder ... Commandant Kramer
Marta Heflin ... Esther
Martha Schlamme Martha Schlamme ... Woman on train
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andrew J. Arnold Andrew J. Arnold ... Jewish Boy (as Andrew Arnold)
Robert Dannon Robert Dannon ... SS officer
Thomas Everett Thomas Everett ... Chessplayer #2
Tom Everett ... Young Chess Player
Mary Kay Fager Mary Kay Fager ... Polish woman
Huggy-Bear Ferris Huggy-Bear Ferris ... The Executioner
John Griesemer John Griesemer ... German trooper
Richard Dennis Johnson Richard Dennis Johnson ... Kapo
Thomas La Fleur Thomas La Fleur ... Boy Scout
Ron Lamb Ron Lamb ... British Soldier
Lorraine Lucey Lorraine Lucey ... Ladislaus' mother
Robert Lucey Robert Lucey ... Ladislaus
Jeffrey Marcus ... Rose's Husband
Mary McGonical Mary McGonical ... Tattooer
Monica Merriman Monica Merriman ... Canadian girl
Lee Jay Nelson Lee Jay Nelson ... Edek
Peter Phillips Peter Phillips ... British radioman
Sidney Sandness Sidney Sandness ... Asthmatic man
Zvee Scooler Zvee Scooler ... Chessplayer #1
Dennis Michael Sheppard Dennis Michael Sheppard ... German NCO
Dorothy Sherwood Dorothy Sherwood ... Berta
Eoin Stewart Eoin Stewart ... British Radio Operator
Grace Stover Grace Stover ... Greta
Phyllis Vanier Phyllis Vanier ... Blockawa
Spencer Waldron Spencer Waldron ... SS sergeant
Rick Washburn ... Prisoner
Al Butler Al Butler ... Nazi officer (uncredited)

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 ... historic costume consultant

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)

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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