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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:
The one Frankenheimer wants you to forget. 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)
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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)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kurt Neumann .... assistant director
Lorin Bennett Salob .... second assistant director (as Lorin B. Salob)
 
Art Department
Alan Levine .... property master
Hendrik Wynands .... construction coordinator (as Hendrik G. Wynands)
 
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
 
Special Effects by
Ira Anderson Jr. .... special effects
A. Paul Pollard .... special effects (as Paul Pollard Sr.)
 
Stunts
Max Kleven .... stunt coordinator
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)
Peter Peterson .... 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
Lance Williams .... assistant camera (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)
 

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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 »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Age 7 in the USSR (1991) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Hangin OutSee more »

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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
The one Frankenheimer wants you to forget., 8 June 2010
Author: znowhite01 from San Ho

John Frankenheimer's post modern stab at the crime genre comes hot off the heels of Michael Ritchie's Prime Cut (from the same author no less), only the tone is more cutesy and the body count is nearly tripled. After a Pycal-inspired opening and an excellent underwater graveyard montage, we are introduced to pearly pistol gripped gangster Richard Harris who's en route to Chicago (?) to help win a dangerous mob war. The substandard mafia plot sits second tier to the film's sporadic comedy spoofing and mugging, much of what both fails and succeeds simultaneously at the hands of its dramatic director who must have been at the peek of his well publicized cocaine binge. Harris, with his balding curl mullet and wide-brimmed glasses resembles a young Michael Caine or Woody Allen depending on the lighting and camera angle, but performs his actions and delivers his dialog like a stone cold stoic; the juxtaposition is startling and dare I say cool as hell. Action scenes come out of nowhere and are framed and executed with professionalism, including a crazy ambush on an elevated bridge, and Chuck Conner's interchangeable James Bond claw which can alternate between knives and sex toys given the occasion. Much maligned and obscure gem. The skeletal dead humans and accompanying narrator reminds me of the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disneyland.

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