WriterDavid Odell, Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Release dateMarch 13, 1972 (1972-03-13) NominationsHugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation CastCousin Brucie Morrow (Contest announcer), Dortha Duckworth (Mrs. Stevenson), William Hickey (Stony Stevenson), Ray Goulding (Walter Gesundheit), Bob Elliott (Bud Williams, Jr.), Franklin Cover (Col. Donald 'Tex' Pirandello) Similar moviesKurt Vonnegut wrote the story for Between Time and Timbuktu and Harrison Bergeron
TaglineBetween Time and Timbuktu: A Space Fantasy
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Between Time and Timbuktu is a television film directed by Fred Barzyk and based on a number of works by Kurt Vonnegut. Produced by National Educational Television and WGBH-TV in Boston, Massachusetts, it was telecast March 13, 1972 as a NET Playhouse special. The television script was also published in 1972, illustrated with photographs by Jill Krementz and stills from the television production.
The script was primarily written by David Odell, with contributions from Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding, and the film's director. Vonnegut himself served as an "advisor and contributor to the script."
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The televised production of the play starred William Hickey as Stony Stevenson. The rest of the cast included:
Bruce Morrow as Contest Announcer
Dortha Duckworth as Mrs. Stevenson (Stony's mother)
Ray Goulding as Walter Gesundheit
Bob Elliott as Bud Williams, Jr. (the ex-astronaut)