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Big Wednesday (1978) Poster

(1978)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John Milius

Writing Credits  

John Milius ... (written by) &
Dennis Aaberg ... (written by)
 
Joel Chernoff ... (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

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Matt Johnson
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Jack Barlow
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Leroy Smith
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Sally Jacobson
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Peggy Gordon
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Bear
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Jim 'Waxer' King
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Himself
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Shopping Cart (as Hank Warden)
Joe Spinell ...
Psychologist
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Sally's Husband
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Mrs. Barlow
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Lucy
Dennis Aaberg ...
Slick
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Enforcer
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Fly
Keith Davis ...
Ostrich
Johnny Fain ...
Breathman
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Panhead
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Hog
Geoff Parks ...
Crusher
Ivar Arai ...
Boogie
Titus Napoleon ...
Chubby
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Sergeant
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Tall Kid
Michael Raden ...
Denny (as Mike Raden)
Pat Beckwith ...
Flea
Kathy McCullen ...
Party Girl
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Party Girl
Terry Bolo ...
Party Girl
Kevan Dignam ...
Party Girl
Sherry Lee Marks ...
Party Girl
Cindy Daly ...
Party Girl
Lynn Theel ...
Party Girl
Janet Julian ...
Party Girl (as Janet Johnson)
Lorie Busk ...
Melissa - 1973
Jack Bernardi ...
Tailor
Gray Frederickson ...
Doctor
Arthur Rosenberg ...
Official
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Orderly
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Hippie
Guy Larry Finley ...
Surfer
Richard O'Bryan ...
Surfer
Todd Lookinland ...
Surfer (as Todd Lookingland)
Gary Boyle ...
Surfer
Sascha Jensen ...
Surfer (as Sasha Jensen)
Christopher Woods ...
Lifeguard
Jimmy Bracken ...
Kid Surfer
Kevin Schultz ...
Surfer
Stacy Keach Sr. ...
Old Man
Iris Korn ...
Old Woman
Ollie O'Toole ...
Minister
Celia Milius ...
Bride of the Bear (as Celia Kaye)
Brain Damage Vincent ...
Matt's Dog
Clete Roberts ...
Minor Role
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Minor Role
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Marijuana Dealer in Tijuana (uncredited)
Richard O'Neal ...
Veteran surfer (uncredited)
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Pipeline Seth (uncredited)
Dana Winseman ...
Induction Ctr. Elevator Operator (uncredited)
Robert S. Woods ...
(uncredited)
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Produced by 

Tamara Asseyev ... executive producer
Buzz Feitshans ... producer
Greg MacGillivray ... producer: surfing sequences
Alexandra Rose ... executive producer (as Alex Rose)

Music by 

Basil Poledouris

Cinematography by 

Bruce Surtees ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Carroll Timothy O'Meara ... (as Tim O'Meara)
Robert L. Wolfe

Casting By 

Karen Rea ... (as Karen Rea Grossman)

Production Design by 

Charles Rosen

Art Direction by 

Dean Edward Mitzner ... (as Dean Mitzner)

Set Decoration by 

Ira Bates

Makeup Department 

Bette Iverson ... hair stylist
Jack H. Young ... makeup artist (as Jack Young)

Production Management 

Joel Chernoff ... executive in charge of production
John G. Wilson ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Richard Hashimoto ... assistant director
Victor Hsu ... second assistant director
Terry Leonard ... second unit director: land
Bill Scott ... second assistant director

Art Department 

Edward Aiona ... property master (as Eddie Aiona)
Harold Broner ... construction coordinator
Danny Rogers ... graphic designer
John Alvin ... poster artist (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Marvin I. Kosberg ... sound effects editor
Harlan Riggs ... sound mixer
Ross Taylor ... additional sound editor
Josef von Stroheim ... sound effects editor (as Joe von Stroheim)
Donald Wolfe ... dialogue editor

Special Effects by 

Joseph A. Unsinn ... special effects (as Joe Unsinn)

Visual Effects by 

Harrison Ellenshaw ... matte artist (as P.S. Ellenshaw)

Stunts 

Steve Boyum ... stunts
Ian Cairns ... surfing double
Jackie Dunn ... surfing double
Richard Epper ... stunt performer
Ken Ferguson ... stunt performer
Bill Hamilton ... surfing double
Bruce Raymond ... stunt performer
J. Riddle ... surfing double
Peter Townend ... surfing double
Denny Arnold ... stunts (uncredited)
Diamond Farnsworth ... stunts (uncredited)
Thomas Rosales Jr. ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Kenneth Adams ... key grip (as Ken Adams)
Mike Chevalier ... camera operator: second unit
Thomas Del Ruth ... camera operator (as Tom Del Ruth)
Buzz Feitshans IV ... camera assistant (as Fred Feitshans)
George Greenough ... camera operator: special water photography
Ron Grover ... still photographer
Charles Holmes ... gaffer (as Chuck Holmes)
Gemma La Mana ... still photographer
Bradford May ... camera assistant (as Brad May)
Dan Merkel ... camera operator: special water photography
Michael Simpson ... assistant camera
Robert E. Stuard ... camera assistant (as Bob Stuard)
Ty Suehiro ... grip

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Ann Gray Lambert ... wardrobe supervisor: women (as Ann Lambert)
Bill Milton ... wardrobe supervisor: men (as Bill Minton Jr.)
Mary Lou Reinbold ... wardrobe supervisor (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Arthur W. Forney ... assistant film editor
Carol Ann Jackson ... assistant film editor
Steve Johnson ... colorist (uncredited)

Music Department 

Kapono Beamer ... musician: slack key guitar
Keola Beamer ... musician: slack key guitar
Eugene Marks ... music editor (as Gene Marks)
Greig McRitchie ... orchestrator
Dan Wallin ... music scoring mixer (as Danny Wallin)
Harry Bluestone ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Larry Bunker ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Clare Fischer ... musician: piano (uncredited)
Milton Kestenbaum ... musician: bass (uncredited)
Michael Lang ... musician: piano (uncredited)
Virginia Majewski ... musician: viola (uncredited)
Richard Nash ... musician: trombone (uncredited)
David Newman ... music consultant (uncredited) / musician: violin (uncredited)
Basil Poledouris ... conductor (uncredited)
Joe Porcaro ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Uan Rasey ... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Emil Richards ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Lee Ritenour ... musician: guitar (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Tim Hill ... transportation coordinator

Other crew 

Roger C. Brown ... surfing photography consultant (as Roger Brown)
Bud Browne ... surfing photography consultant
Fred Hemmings ... liaison: water unit
Carolyne McCoy Fetty ... secretary to director
Elly Mitchell ... production secretary
Kathy Orloff ... unit publicist
Jonathan Paskowitz ... surf instructor
Paul Pav ... locations
Judy Redlin ... script supervisor
Marsha Ross ... locations
Mary Ellen Trainor ... assistant to producer
Spyder Wills ... surfing photography consultant

Thanks 

John Severson ... special thanks and appreciation

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