The Whales of August (1987)

Whales of August
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG
Runtime 1hr 31mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
  • Saying Goodbye to Another Acting Great
    By: Hollywood.com Staff May 08, 2001

    Veteran actress Ann Sothern died of heart failure late Friday at the age of 92. Sothern worked in show business for more than 70 years -- from B-movies to a television star to an Oscar-nominated performance in the 1987 The Whales of August.Born Harriette Lake in Valley City, North Dakota, in 1909, Sothern started her career singing on stage until she was spotted by Columbia Pictures. They signed her on as a bit player in 1934, and she eventually changed her name and worked her way into lead role

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Jocelyn Herbert Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
K C Fox Art Director art direction 183 9000003
Bob Fox Art Director art direction 183 9000004
Anna Rita Raineri Art Department Coordinator n/a 195 9000005
Haydn Wood Song ("Roses of Picardy") 120859 8000005
Frederick Edward Weatherly Song ("Roses of Picardy") 120859 8000004
Nic Gaster Editor n/a 172 7000001
Alan Price Music n/a 120781 8000001
Derek Wadsworth Music music director 120781 8000002
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Victoria Lee Pearman Production Executive n/a 118216 11000001
Rudy Dillon Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Richard Morrison Titles n/a 120825 23000001
Alan Bell Sound Editor n/a 229 14000003
Cathy Rosenstein Production Assistant n/a 275 25000001
Holly Pitkin Production Assistant n/a 275 25000002
John York Jr. Production Assistant n/a 275 25000003
Hugh Strain Sound sound rerecording 120816 14000002
Donald Summer Sound sound recording 120816 14000001
Julie Weiss Costume Designer (Bette Davis) 169 13000002
Julie Hewett Makeup n/a 353 13000003
Toni Trimble Makeup (Bette Davis) 353 13000004
Teresa Visinare Wardrobe Supervisor n/a 120908 13000005
David A Harp Camera Operator n/a 239 6000003
Daniel Sanabria Camera Operator n/a 239 6000002
Margaret Ladd Actor Young Libby 1 1000009
Mike Bush Actor Young Randall 1 1000008
Tisha Sterling Actor Young Tisha 1 1000010
Mary Steenburgen Actor Young Sarah 1 1000011
Lindsay Anderson Director n/a 2 2000001
Frank Pitkin Actor Old Randall 1 1000007
Frank Grimes Actor Mr Beckwith 1 1000006
Lillian Gish Actor Sarah Webber 1 1000002
Vincent Price Actor Mr Maranov 1 1000003
Ann Sothern Actor Tisha Doughty 1 1000004
Harry Carey Jr. Actor Joshua Brackett 1 1000005
Carolyn Pfeiffer Producer n/a 3 3000001
Mike Kaplan Producer n/a 3 3000002
Beverly Burton Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
Janice Reynolds Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000004
Dixie J Capp Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000005
Mike Fash Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Matthew J Clark Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Broderick Miller Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Shep Gordon Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Stuart Besser Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
David Berry Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
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Bette Davis Actor Libby Strong 1 1000001
Synopsis
Drama revolving around five unusual elderly characters, two of whom are sisters, at the end of a summer on a Maine island, as they undergo various emotional changes in their lives.
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