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Americathon (1979) Poster

(1979)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Neal Israel

Writing Credits  

Phil Proctor ... (play) (as Phillip Proctor) &
Peter Bergman ... (play)
 
Phil Proctor ... (adaptation) (as Phillip Proctor) &
Peter Bergman ... (adaptation)
 
Neal Israel ... (screenplay) &
Michael Mislove ... (screenplay) &
Monica Mcgowan Johnson ... (screenplay) (as Monica Johnson)

Cast (in credits order)  

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President Chet Roosevelt
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Monty Rushmore
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Vincent Vanderhoff
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Sam Birdwater
Richard Schaal ...
Jerry
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Eric McMerkin
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Lucy Beth
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Mouling Jackson
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Oklahoma Daredevil, Roy Budnitz
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The Earl of Manchester
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Danny Olson (as Terry McGovern)
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Jimmy Dunphy
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Kip Margolis
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Larry Miller (Poopy Butt)
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Himself
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Missy, VP Advertising
Jimmy Weldon ...
Big Jim, VP Research
Robert Beer ...
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Moishe Weitzman
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Abdul Muhammad
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Larry Ahlman
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Chris Broder
Selma Archerd ...
Stan Barrett ...
Stage Hand
Elizabeth Barrington
Bobby Baum ...
Tailor
Sophia Bibbs
Eric Boles
May Boss ...
Adele Miller
Bruce Brann
Jimmy Briscoe
Alison Brown ...
Americathon stage dancer
Jim Burke ...
Commando #1
Tony Cappola
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Clergy
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Narrator
Carl Carlsson ...
Juggler (as Carl Carlson)
Ruth Carlsson ...
Juggler (as Ruth Carlson)
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Uncle Sam (scenes deleted)
David S. Cass Sr. ...
Commando #2 (as Dave Cass)
Olesley Cole ...
Costumer
Maurice Cook ...
(as Maurice Cooke)
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Herb
John Creamer ...
Oliver Holmes
Frank Delfino
Darlene Joy Dirkquist ...
Monty's Girl #1
Terry Donohue ...
Technical Director
Frank Fabio
Carmen Fanzone
Joe Finnegan ...
Assistant Electrician
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Al Feisal
Lenard George ...
Lenny Birdwater
Greta Stephanie Gratz ...
Princess Birdwater
Merrill Hardy
Karen Hartman
Steven Hauptman ...
Bicyclist
Chester Hayes
Sosimo Hernandez ...
Juan Flan
Dede Howard ...
Cindy
Georgi Irene ...
Baby Irene
Jeannine Irene ...
Irene's Mother
Neal Israel ...
Rabbi Protester
Keenan Jackson
Jef Labes ...
Band Member
Althea Lawton ...
Sherri
Jerry Layne
Gene LeBell ...
Referee
Eric Lee
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Commando #3
Lori Lieberman ...
Singer (as Lori Leiberman)
Anita Liebert
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Chinese
Christopher Lowry
Dom Magwili ...
Mouling's Manager
Jerry Maren
Jamie Masada ...
Commando #5 (as Jaime Mizada)
Ronald J. May
John Mayhan
Mike McCartney ...
Ventriliquist #2
Mike H. McGaughy ...
Commando #4
George Memmoli ...
Pinky Fun
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Mickey
Linda Montana
Harry Monty
Rollin Moriyama ...
Chinese
Art Musto
Henry Newmark
Johnny Oliver
Valerie Danielle Perri ...
T.V. Production Assistant
Tom Platz
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Singer
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Morty
Ron Prince ...
Head Electrician
Damon Bradley Raskin ...
Timmy (as Damon Raskin)
Richard Reicheg ...
Commando #6
Joe Rizkallah ...
Commando #7
Jay Ross ...
Cameraman
Richard Rossington
Teri Schwartz ...
Tourist
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Gold Girl
Fred Spencer
Janie Squire ...
Student
Doug Steckler ...
Reporter #2
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(as Jake Steinfeldt)
Kal Szkalak ...
(as Kalman Z. Szkalak)
Kurt Taylor ...
Reporter #1
Dennis Tinerino
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Chinese
Willie Tyler ...
(as William Tyler)
Skeeter Vaughan
Ilona Wilson ...
Monty's Girl #2 (as Ilona V. Wilson)
Cynthia Windham ...
Dancer
Dick Winslow
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Paul Claude Terrando
Smith Wordes ...
Dancer
Mitsu Yashima ...
Chinese
Jim Yosenchak
Pat Zicari
Cynthia Zigeti ...
Secretary
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Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Eadie Del Rubio ...
Singing Guitarist (uncredited)
Elena Del Rubio ...
Singing Guitarist (uncredited)
Milly Del Rubio ...
Singing Gutarist (uncredited)
Helen Kelly ...
On the Telephone (uncredited)
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Americathon Stage Dancer (uncredited)
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Produced by 

David Nichols ... associate producer
Edward Rosen ... executive producer
Joe Roth ... producer

Music by 

Tom Scott

Cinematography by 

Gerald Hirschfeld

Film Editing by 

David Blangsted
John C. Howard ... supervising editor

Production Design by 

Stan Jolley

Costume Design by 

Daniel Paredes

Makeup Department 

Benjamin Douglas ... makeup artist (as Benjamin V. Douglas)
Virginia G. Hadfield ... hair stylist (as Virginia Hadfield)

Production Management 

Leon Chooluck ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Jack Baran ... first assistant director
Stan Jolley ... second unit director
William R. Lasky ... key second assistant director
Alice West ... key second assistant director

Art Department 

Ian Campbell ... graphics
Howard Cole ... second prop man (as Howard R. Cole)
Olesley Cole ... assistant prop man
Mark Fabus ... set designer (as Mark L. Fabus)
Thomas Gark ... property master
Phil Garner ... additional graphics
Richard D. Kent ... set director
Tony Silver ... americathon logo by
C.D. Taylor ... graphics
Randal Woodward ... stand-by painter
Robert L. Anderson ... construction coordinator (uncredited)
Paul J. Campanella ... scenic painter (uncredited)
Max Montoya ... swing gang (uncredited)
Fred Morrison ... swing gang (uncredited)
Joseph M. Posateri ... swing gang (uncredited)
Gene Poseteri ... leadman (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Les Fresholtz ... re-recording mixer (as Lester Fresholtz)
Victor Guarnier ... sound effects supervisor
Dick Kupper ... dialogue editor
James LaRue ... sound mixer
Michael Minkler ... re-recording mixer
Phil Mitchell Jr. ... boom man (as Phil Mitchell)
Arthur Piantadosi ... re-recording mixer
Forest Williams ... boom man (as Forrest R. Williams)

Stunts 

Joe Finnegan ... stunt coordinator
Gene LeBell ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Bill Bohny ... camera operator
Marvin E. Cody ... second grip
John Greene ... electrician (as John C. Greene)
Michael Laws ... electrician (as Michael J. Laws)
Daniel D. Nowack ... grip
Brice Porter ... electrician (as Brice D. Porter)
Tony Rivetti ... first assistant camera: "a" camera / steadicam
Ed Simmonds ... electrician
Alex Skvorzov ... best boy
Gerald Szillinsky ... grip (as Gerald T. Szillinsky)
Donald E. Thorin Jr. ... second assistant camera
Louis Tobin ... gaffer
Bob West ... key grip (as Robert West)
Charles Williams ... dolly grip
Marv Newton ... still photographer (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Eve Brandstein ... casting executive
Robin Stoltz ... casting: telethon

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Andy Hylton ... costumer (as Andrew R. Hylton)
Jane Ruhm ... costumer: women
Mel Sawicki ... assistant costumer (as Melvin F. Sawicki)

Editorial Department 

John C. Howard ... supervising editor
Mary Scott ... assistant film editor
Bobbie Shapiro ... assistant film editor (as Bobby Shapiro)
Russel Wiles ... assistant film editor
Priscilla Nedd-Friendly ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Location Management 

Pam O'Har ... location manager (uncredited)

Music Department 

Bodie Chandler ... music supervisor
Dick DeBenedictis ... additional orchestrations
Jay Levy ... executive in charge of music
John E. Oliver ... music production coordinator (as Johnny Oliver)
D'Vaughn Pershing ... additional orchestrations
George Probert ... music editor
Ken Runyon ... music editor
Alfred J. Carranza ... assistant music editor (uncredited)
George Doering ... musician (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

James M. Downs ... driver (uncredited)
John Downs ... driver (uncredited)
Bill Gray ... driver (uncredited)
Michael McDuffee ... transportation co-captain (uncredited)
Gerald R. Molen ... transportation captain (uncredited)
Henry Richard Sanders ... driver (uncredited)
Gary Vermillion ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

Marisa Alcaraz ... production coordinator
Tita Bell ... secretary
David Chaves ... assistant choreographer
Michael Dilbeck ... liaison: CBS
Francis X. Feighan ... unit publicist
Althea Lawton ... secretary to the director (as Althea Lawton Pomeranz)
Stuart Lippman ... script supervisor
Laura McInteer-Rimpau ... auditor
Michael Mislove ... production consultant
Jaime Rogers ... choreographer
Scott Winant ... assistant to director
Tina Winkler ... secretary to the producer
Smith Wordes ... assistant choreographer
Kendall Knapp ... medic (uncredited)
Roland T. Love ... craft service (uncredited)
Donna Nichols-Laster ... payroll (uncredited)

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