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The Cheap Detective (1978) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Robert Moore

Writing Credits  

Neil Simon ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Ezra Dezire
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Bess
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Marcel
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Pepe Damascus
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Hoppy
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Sgt. Rizzuto
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Boy
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Emory Bass ...
Butler
Carmine Caridi ...
Sgt. Crosseti
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Schnell
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Tinker
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Captain
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Lt. DiMaggio
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Hat Check Girl
John Calvin ...
Qvicker
Barry Michlin ...
Bandleader
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Cabbie
Lew Gallo ...
Cop
Lee McLaughlin ...
Fat man
Zale Kessler ...
Courier
Jerrold Ziman ...
Courier (as Jerry Ziman)
Wally K. Berns ...
Floyd Merkle (as Wally Berns)
Bella Bruck ...
Scrub Woman
Henry Sutton ...
Desk Clerk
Maurice Marks ...
Doorman
Joe Ross ...
Michel
Dean Perry ...
Cab Driver
George Rondo ...
Cab Driver
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Cab Driver
Louis H. Kelly ...
Croupier #1
Charles Bastin ...
Croupier #2 (as Charles A. Bastin)
Armando Gonzales ...
Bartender
Gary L. Dyer ...
Man in Crusades Bar
Steven Fisher ...
Man in Crusades Bar
Laurie Hagen ...
Elegant Lady
Lee Menning ...
Elegant Lady
Nancy Warren ...
Elegant Lady
Nancy Marlowe Coyne ...
Lady of the Night
Lynn Griffis ...
Lady of the Night
Paula Friel ...
Military Wife
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Military Wife
Lauren Simon ...
Military Wife
Cindy Lang ...
Navy Wife
Martina Ritt ...
Army Wife (as Tina Ritt)
David Matthau ...
Military Man
Gary Alexander ...
Dancer
Michele Bernath ...
Dancer
George F. Simmons ...
Reporter
Joree Sirianni ...
Cigarette Girl
Cornell Chulay ...
German Singer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arthur Tovey ...
Old Husband (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Margaret Booth ... associate producer
Ray Stark ... producer
Michael Friedman ... creative producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Patrick Williams

Cinematography by 

John A. Alonzo ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Sidney Levin
Michael A. Stevenson

Casting By 

Jennifer Shull

Production Design by 

Robert Luthardt

Art Direction by 

Phillip Bennett

Set Decoration by 

Charles B. Pierce ... (as Charles Pierce)

Costume Design by 

Theoni V. Aldredge

Makeup Department 

Kathryn Blondell ... hair stylist (as Kathryn L. Blondell)
Joe DiBella ... makeup artist (as Joe Di Bella)
Charles H. Schram ... makeup supervisor (as Charles Schram)

Production Management 

Ronald L. Schwary ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

John C. Chulay ... assistant director
Steve Perry ... second assistant director (as Steve H. Perry)

Art Department 

Terry E. Lewis ... property master

Sound Department 

Lyle J. Burbridge ... sound re-recordist (as Lyle Burbridge)
Gene Eliot ... sound editor
Michael J. Kohut ... sound re-recordist (as Mike Kohut)
William L. McCaughey ... sound re-recordist (as Bill McCaughey)
Al Overton Jr. ... sound mixer

Special Effects by 

Augie Lohman ... special effects

Camera and Electrical Department 

Gary R. Dodd ... key grip
James Plannette ... gaffer
John Toll ... first assistant camera
Mel Traxel ... still photographer
Reynaldo Villalobos ... camera operator
Paul Caven ... best boy electric (uncredited)
Reggie Newkirk ... first assistant camera (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

John A. Anderson ... costumer: men
Agnes G. Henry ... costumer: women
Dean Skipworth ... assistant costumer: men
Shirlee Strahm ... assistant costumer: women
Joan Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

John Brice ... assistant editor
Barbara Dunning ... assistant editor

Music Department 

Erma E. Levin ... music editor (as Erma Levin)
Stewart Levine ... music supervisor
Billy May ... orchestrator
Herbert W. Spencer ... orchestrator (as Herbert Spencer)
Dan Wallin ... scoring mixer (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

John Matt ... transportation
Ron Riner ... transportation

Other crew 

Frank Bueno ... assistant to producer
Wayne Fitzgerald ... title designer
Mary Cay Hollander ... production secretary
Vince Martinez ... auditor
H. Bud Otto ... script supervisor
Marykay Powell ... unit publicist
George Rondo ... dialogue coach
Donna Thomas ... assistant: Theoni Aldredge (as Donna Tomas)
Crew verified as complete

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