A Children's Story Production Details


Production order:

02

Original air date:
December 4, 1987

Writer:
B.F. Barnett

Teleplay:
B.F. Barnett

Director:
Gabrielle Beaumont

Director of Photography:
Roy H. Wagner

Production Design:
Ward Preston

Producers:
David Peckinpah,
Harvey Frand,
Andrew Laskos

Music:
Lee Holdridge, Don Davis, Ira Hearshen, Stephen Taylor

Cast:

Vincent

Ron Perlman

Catherine Chandler

Linda Hamilton

Father

Roy Dotrice

Joe Maxwell

Jay Acovone

Edie

Ren Woods

Kipper

Cory Denzinger

Eric Peterson

Joshua Rudoy

Ellie Peterson

Kamie Harper

Richard Barnes

Richard Herd

Noj

Richard Portnow

Deb

Rachel Resnikoff

Matron

Roz Bosley

Margaret

Nike Doukas

Custodian

Vito D'Ambrosio

little girl

Elisabeth Harnios

little boy

Josh C. Williams

little boy

E'lon

little boy

Dani Capri

little boy

Matthew Newmark

?

Frederick Killensmith

?

Steve Zettler

?

Laura Mellenkamp

Literary references:
After Great Expectations mentioned in the Pilot, also several parts of this episode are reminiscent of another book by Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist.

Musical references:
Giuseppe Verdi: Sempre Libera, aria from La Traviata
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet in F major no. 23, K590 - First movement, Allegro moderato.