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Director:
Writer:
Robert Dillon (written by)
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Release Date:
23 September 1974 (France) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Everyone is dying to meet Harry Crown.
Plot:
Uncle Frank Kelly calls on Harry Crown to help him in a gang war. The war becomes personal when Harry's new girlfriend is kidnapped by Uncle Frank's enemy, Big Eddie. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. See more »
User Reviews:
Not very satiric satire See more (18 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Richard Harris ... Harry Crown

Edmond O'Brien ... Uncle Frank

Bradford Dillman ... Big Eddie

Ann Turkel ... Buffy
Constance Ford ... Dolly
Zooey Hall ... Tony (as David Hall)

Kathrine Baumann ... Baby
Janice Heiden ... Clara (as Janis Heiden)
Max Kleven ... North
Karl Lukas ... Guard

Tony Brubaker ... Burt (as Anthony Brubaker)
Jerry Summers ... Shoes

Roy Jenson ... Jake
Bennie E. Dobbins ... Driver (as Bernie Dobbins)
Chuck Roberson ... Gunman

Chuck Connors ... Claw Zuckerman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tom Anfinsen ... Dakota (uncredited)
William Hansen ... Joe - Kelly's Accountant (uncredited)

Directed by
John Frankenheimer 
 
Writing credits
Robert Dillon (written by)

Produced by
Mickey Borofsky .... associate producer
Joe Wizan .... producer
 
Original Music by
Henry Mancini 
 
Cinematography by
Ralph Woolsey (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Harold F. Kress 
 
Casting by
Jack Baur 
 
Art Direction by
Herman A. Blumenthal  (as Herman Blumenthal)
 
Set Decoration by
Jerry Wunderlich 
 
Costume Design by
Ron Talsky 
 
Makeup Department
Jean Austin .... hair stylist
Ken Chase .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Mel Dellar .... unit production manager (as Melvin D. Dellar)
Jere Henshaw .... executive in charge of production (uncredited)
Donald C. Klune .... production manager (uncredited)
John W. Rogers .... studio production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kurt Neumann .... assistant director
Lorin Bennett Salob .... second assistant director (as Lorin B. Salob)
L. Andrew Stone .... assistant director trainee (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Alan Levine .... property master
Hendrik Wynands .... construction coordinator (as Hendrik G. Wynands)
Gale Brown .... propmaker foreman (uncredited)
Terry E. Lewis .... second props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Glenn E. Anderson .... sound mixer (as Glenn Anderson)
Don Hall .... sound editor
Godfrey Marks .... dialogue editor
Edward Rossi .... sound editor
Theodore Soderberg .... sound re-recording mixer
Blake Wilcox .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Ira Anderson Jr. .... special effects
A. Paul Pollard .... special effects (as Paul Pollard Sr.)
 
Stunts
Max Kleven .... stunt coordinator
Preston Peterson .... stunts (as Peter Peterson uncredited)
Craig R. Baxley .... stunts (uncredited)
Jerry Brutsche .... stunts (uncredited)
Joe Canutt .... stunts (uncredited)
Erik Cord .... stunts (uncredited)
Howard Curtis .... stunts (uncredited)
Nick Dimitri .... stunts (uncredited)
Bennie E. Dobbins .... stunts (uncredited)
Larry Duran .... stunts (uncredited)
Dick Durock .... stunt double (uncredited)
Tony Epper .... stunts (uncredited)
Fritz Ford .... stunt double (uncredited)
Bob Herron .... stunts (uncredited)
Larry Holt .... stunts (uncredited)
Loren Janes .... stunts (uncredited)
Gene LeBell .... stunts (uncredited)
Terry Leonard .... stunt double (uncredited)
Fred Lerner .... stunts (uncredited)
Harvey Parry .... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Roberson .... stunts (uncredited)
George Robotham .... stunts (uncredited)
Walter Scott .... stunts (uncredited)
Paul Stader .... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Verbois .... stunts (uncredited)
Jesse Wayne .... stunts (uncredited)
George P. Wilbur .... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Williams .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lamar Boren .... underwater photographer
Orlando .... still photographer
Chris Schwiebert .... camera operator
Eric D. Andersen .... first camera technician (uncredited)
Bill Fleming .... dolly grip (uncredited)
George Holmes .... gaffer (uncredited)
Larry D. Howard .... best boy (uncredited)
Dick Johnson .... second camera operator (uncredited)
Daniel R. Jordan .... head grip (uncredited)
Robert O. Moore .... second dolly grip (uncredited)
Hal Shiffman .... third camera technician (uncredited)
Lance Williams .... assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Richard Downs .... location casting (uncredited)
Shirley Lutes .... casting secretary (uncredited)
Bruce Maidy .... casting: SEG Studio (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Shelly Levine .... costumer: men
Colleen Rose .... costumer: women
 
Editorial Department
William DeNicholas .... assistant editor
 
Transportation Department
Chris Haynes .... driver (uncredited)
James E. Haynes .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Betty Gumm .... assistant to the producer
J. Darla Lamonica .... production secretary (as Darla LaMonica)
Phill Norman .... titles
Paul Stader .... underwater director
Bruce Pittman .... production assistant (uncredited)
Chantal Quintin .... secretary to director (uncredited)
Ray Quiroz .... script supervisor (uncredited)
Ed Rich .... auditor (uncredited)
Carol Shapiro .... unit publicist (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
98 min | 94 min (FMC Library Print)
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Language:
Color:
Color (DeLuxe)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono | Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Argentina:13 | Finland:K-18 | Finland:(Banned) (1974) | Norway:(Banned) (1974-2003) (cinema release) | Sweden:15 | USA:PG

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Trivia:
Bradford Dillman patterned his portrayal of Big Eddie on this then baby son.See more »
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Soundtrack:
Hangin OutSee more »

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10 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Not very satiric satire, 24 March 2006
Author: JasparLamarCrabb from Boston, MA

It's certainly different, but it's not very good. Richard Harris plays a hit-man hired by a mob boss to knock off a rival. Director John Frankenheimer starts things off with a bang with Roy Lichtenstein inspired titles and a pretty fun shoot out/car chase. The film itself is so slow that quirky touches like a giant balloon sculpture, a lesson on cement shoes and an incorporated brothel offer a lot of relief. Harris looks otherwise engaged and Ann Turkel, though gorgeous, isn't much of an actress...and she's certainly too classy to be convincing as a school teacher/dancer named Buffy! A very old and tired looking Edmond O'Brien plays "Uncle" Frankie, the mob boss --- he looks like a puffy Humphrey Bogart and sounds like a near dead Jason Robards. Connors " plays "Claw" and clearly has a lot of fun with his prosthetic. Bradford Dillman is awful as O'Brien's rival...he affects some sort of Brooklyn accent even though no one else does AND the film is set in L.A. Henry Mancini's jazzy score is great, but becomes increasingly intrusive as the film progresses.

Flaws aside, the film is surely a high-water mark in the spotty career of Richard Harris...he went on to star in ORCA, THE CASSANDRA CROSSING, etc.

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