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Title:OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN
Title year:1982
Unused title(s):The Visitor (pre-prod)
Original dialogue(s):English
Running time:90 min 50 sec
Description:Adaptation of the book by Chauncy G. Parker, "The Visitor"

Credited as:
Director(s):George Pan Cosmatos
Screen writer(s):Brian Taggert
Credited as: Source material:
Writing source:Chauncy G. Parkerbook "The Visitor"

Credited as: Character name:
Actor(s):Peter WellerBart Hughes
Jennifer DaleLorrie Wells
Lawrence DaneEliot Riverton
Kenneth WelshJames Hall
Louis Del GrandeClete
Shannon TweedMeg Hughes
Keith Knighthardware salesman
Maury ChaykinDan Errol
Leif AndersonPeter Hughes
Jimmy TappMeg's father
Gayle GarfinkleJanis Wycoff
Earl PenningtonMr Thompson
Jacklin Webbnewspaper vendor
Bronwen MantelFlorence Riverton
Monik Nantelsecretary
Aimee Castlechild
Jesse Grasischild
Tara O'Donnellchild

Credited as:
Producer(s):Claude Héroux
Associate producers(s):Lawrence S. Nesis
Executive producers(s):Pierre David

Credited as:
Editor(s):Roberto Silvi
Musician(s):Ken Wannberg
Photography:René Verzier
Location sound mixer(s):Don Cohen

Support:35mm col (Kodak 5247 & 5293)

Release:ProvidenceSeptember 30, 1983
DetroitSeptember 30, 1983
Los AngelesSeptember 30, 1983
San FranciscoSeptember 30, 1983
Montréal (Loew's2; Claremont)November 25, 1983
Toronto (Imperial Six2; Cedarbrae 2; Westwood 1; North York 2; Yorkdale 3; Skyway Six 2; Bramalea 3)November 25, 1983

Financial %:
Co-production:Country finance50

Financial %:
Co-finance:Country finance50

Location(s):Montréal (Qué.)
Laboratory:Film House (Toronto)

Distributor(s):
Distribution area:CanadaWarner Brothers
QuebecWarner Brothers
USWarner Brothers

CFFD Reference No.: 1079