AMERICAN PLAYHOUSE: THE LAWRENCEVILLE STORIES: THE PRODIGIOUS HICKEY (TV)

Summary

One in this dramatic anthology series. Adapted by Jan Jaffe Kahn from "The Lawrenceville Stories" by Owen Johnson, these productions bring to life the many precocious young boys and cantankerous schoolmasters of Johnson's short stories, set in the prestigious Lawrenceville School in 1905. In this presentation, chief prankster William Hicks, a.k.a. "The Prodigious Hickey," comes up with a scheme to make his shy, unpopular roommate a legend.

Details

  • NETWORK: PBS
  • DATE: January 26, 1987 Monday
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:57:42
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T:23910
  • GENRE: Drama
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Drama
  • SERIES RUN: PBS - TV series, 1982-
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CREDITS

    • Lindsay Law … Executive Producer
    • Jane Startz … Executive Producer
    • Roger L. Downey … Coordinating Producer
    • Ronald J. Kahn … Producer
    • Iain Paterson … Producer
    • Robert Iscove … Director
    • Jan Jaffe Kahn … Writer
    • Owen Johnson … Based on the stories by
    • Hagood Hardy … Music by
    • Damir Andrei … Cast, Al
    • Robert Joy … Cast, Mr. Tapping
    • Stephen Baldwin … Cast, Gutter Pup
    • Tony Van Bridge … Cast, The Roman
    • Leslie Carlson … Cast, Conover
    • Hans Engel … Cast, Hungry Smeed
    • David Foley … Cast, Welsh Rabbit
    • Zach Galligan … Cast, Hickey
    • John Graham … Cast, Firecrackers
    • Paul Haddad … Cast, Triumphant Egghead
    • Josh Hamilton … Cast, Lovely Mead
    • Patricia Hamilton … Cast, Mrs. Conover
    • Edward Hermmann … Cast, The Headmaster
    • Robert Joy … Cast, Mr. Tapping
    • Kevin Lund … Cast, Turkey Reiter
    • Jeremy Ratchford … Cast, Charley DeSoto
    • Albert Schultz … Cast, Doc Macnooder