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The Blue Bird (1976) Poster

(1976)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

George Cukor

Writing Credits  

Maurice Maeterlinck ... (play "L'Oiseau bleu")
 
Hugh Whitemore ... (screenplay) and
Alfred Hayes ... (screenplay)
 
Aleksei Kapler

Cast (in credits order)  

...
Mother / Witch / Light / Maternal Love
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...
...
Luxury
Todd Lookinland ...
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...
Grandfather
Mona Washbourne ...
Grandmother
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...
Oak
George Cole ...
Richard Pearson ...
Bread
Steven Warner ...
Children of the Future
...
Children of the Future (as Monique Kaufman)
Russell Lewis ...
Children of the Future
Grant Bardsley ...
Children of the Future
Anne Blackman ...
Children of the Future (as Ann Mannion)
Pheona McLellan ...
Margarita Terekhova ...
Milk (as Margareta Terechova)
Oleg Popov ...
Clown
Georgiy Vitsin ...
Sugar (as Georgi Vitzin)
Nadezhda Pavlova ...
Blue Bird (as Nadezda Pavlova)
Valentina Ganibalova ...
Water (as Valentina Ganilaee Ganibalova)
Yevgeni Shcherbakov ...
The Fire (as Yevgeny Scherbakov)
Leonid Nevedomsky ...
Father
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kirov Ballet Company ...
Dancers
Glikeriya Bogdanova-Chesnokova ...
(uncredited)
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Produced by 

Harry N. Blum ... produced in association with
Robert H. Greenberg ... produced in association with
Edward Joseph ... associate producer (as Teddy Joseph)
Edward Lewis ... executive producer
Paul Maslansky ... producer
John Palmer ... associate producer
Paul B. Radin ... co-producer (as Paul Radin)
Lee Savin ... co-producer

Music by 

Irwin Kostal

Cinematography by 

Jonas Gricius ... director of photography (as Ionas Gritzus)
Freddie Young ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Stanford C. Allen
Tatyana Shapiro
Carl Kress ... (uncredited)

Casting By 

Maude Spector

Production Design by 

Brian Wildsmith

Art Direction by 

Valery Yurkevich ... (as Valery Urkevich)

Costume Design by 

Marina Azizyan

Makeup Department 

Arthur Bruckel ... hair designs: Elizabeth Taylor
Vassili Gorjunov ... makeup artist (as Vasily Gorjunov)
Sydney Guilaroff ... hair designs: Ava Gardner / hair designs: luxury sequence
Giancarlo Novelli ... hair designs: Elizabeth Taylor
John O'Gorman ... makeup artist
Sofia Smirnova ... makeup artist
Tom Smith ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Oleg Danilov ... production manager
John Palmer ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Mike Gowans ... assistant director
Stirlin Harris ... assistant director
Liliana Markova ... assistant director
Yevgeni Tatarsky ... assistant director (as Yevgeny Tatarsky)

Art Department 

Eduard Isayev ... set dresser (as Edward Isaev)
T. Polyanskaya ... set dresser (as Tamara Polyanskaya)
Yevgeny Starikovitch ... set dresser
Brian Wildsmith ... graphics / illustrations

Sound Department 

John Bramall ... production sound
Grigori Elbert ... production sound (as Gregory Elbert)
Gordon Everett ... production sound
William Hartman ... sound editor
Godfrey Marks ... dialogue editor
Edward Rossi ... sound editor
Ron Smith ... dialogue editor
Theodore Soderberg ... sound re-recording mixer
William Parnell ... adr editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Lev Cholmov ... special effects
Roy Field ... special effects
Wayne Fitzgerald ... special effects
Leonid Kajukov ... special effects
Boris Michailov ... special effects
Gregori Senotov ... special effects (as Georgi Senotov)
Aleksandr Zavyalov ... special effects (as Aleksandr Zavialov)

Visual Effects by 

Roy Field ... opticals
Wayne Fitzgerald ... opticals
Lev Kholmov ... opticals (as Lev Cholmov)
Gregori Senotov ... opticals (as Georgi Senotov)
Aleksandr Zavyalov ... opticals (as Aleksandr Zavialov)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Alan Annand ... assistant camera
Trevor Coop ... assistant camera
Freddie Cooper ... camera operator
Genadi Nesterenko ... assistant camera (as Gennady Nesterenkov)
Bob Penn ... still photographer (as Robert Penn)
Nikolai Pokoptsev ... assistant camera (as Nikolai Pokoptzev)
Anatoly Siagin ... still photographer
George Whitear ... still photographer
Henry Wynberg ... still photographer
Ephim Zarch ... chief electrician

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Edith Head ... principals' costumes designed by

Editorial Department 

William D. Gordean ... assistant film editor (as William Gordean)
Ernest Walter ... supervising film editor

Music Department 

Tony Harrison ... lyricist
Irwin Kostal ... conductor
Lionel Newman ... music coordinator
Andrei Petrov ... composer: ballet music
John Richards ... music recordist
Kenneth Wannberg ... music editor

Other crew 

Aleksandr Arshansky ... senior production executive
Igor Belsky ... choreographer
Patricia Carr ... production secretary (as Pat Carr)
Irina Golovanj ... story editor
Leonid Jakobson ... choreographer
Aleksei Kapler ... creative consultant (as Alexei Kapler)
Lucie Lichtig ... continuity
Grace Palmer ... production secretary
Robert Rietty ... dialogue coach
Irina Tarsanova ... story editor
Brian Wildsmith ... titles
Robert Jon Carlson ... assistant to director (uncredited)

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