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Opening Night (1977) Poster

(1977)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John Cassavetes

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

John Cassavetes

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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David Samuels
Zohra Lampert ...
Dorothy Victor
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Nancy Stein
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Gus Simmons
Ray Powers ...
Jimmy
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Prop man
Louise Lewis ...
Kelly (as Louise Fitch)
Fred Draper ...
Leo
Katherine Cassavetes ...
Vivian
Lady Rowlands ...
Melva Drake
Carol Warren ...
Carla
Briana Carver ...
Lena
Angelo Grisanti ...
Charlie Spikes
Meade Roberts ...
Eddie Stein
Eleanor Zee ...
Sylvia Stein
David Rowlands ...
Doorman
Sharon Van Ivan ...
Shirley
Jimmy Christie ...
News stand operator
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Bellboy
Jimmy Joyce ...
Bartender
Sherry Bain ...
Barmaid
Sylvia Davis Shaw ...
Hotel Maid
Peter Lampert ...
Maitre d'
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Josh Becker ...
Himself (uncredited)
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Cameo appearance (uncredited)
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Cameo appearance (uncredited)
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Cameo appearance (uncredited)
Jana Howard ...
Young Girl (uncredited)
William Kramer ...
Rabbi (uncredited)
Robert Leader ...
Larry Stein (uncredited)
Robert von Dassanowsky ...
Audience Member (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Michael Lally ... associate producer (as Michael Lally)
Al Ruban ... producer
Sam Shaw ... executive producer

Music by 

Bo Harwood

Cinematography by 

Al Ruban

Film Editing by 

Tom Cornwell

Casting By 

Prometheus Patient

Production Design by 

Bryan Ryman

Art Direction by 

Brian Ryman

Costume Design by 

Aleka Corwin ... (as Alexandra Corwin-Hankin)

Production Management 

Edward Ledding ... production manager (as Ted Lenning)
Foster H. Phinney ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Lisa Hallas-Gottlieb ... second assistant director (as Lisa Hallas)

Art Department 

Verna Bagby ... chief set construction
Richard Upper ... graphic artist
Robert Vehon ... property master
Abraham Zwick ... set construction assistant
Richard Upper ... main title design (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Crew Chamberlain ... boom operator
Bo Harwood ... sound
Joanne T. Harwood ... sound assistant
Bill Varney ... sound mixer
Joe Woo Jr. ... sound editor

Special Effects by 

Jaime Fernandez ... rainmaker (uncredited)
Conrad Rothmann ... special effects crew (uncredited)

Stunts 

Donna Garrett ... stunts
Victor Paul ... stunt driver
Charlie Picerni ... stunt driver (as Charles Picerni) / stunt coordinator (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Pat Don Aroma ... best boy
Larry Baughman ... best boy
Catherine E. Coulson ... assistant camera
Donne Daniels ... gaffer
Larry Dean ... best boy
Frederick Elmes ... camera operator
Michael Ferris ... camera operator
Emmett O'Connell ... best boy
Joseph L. Rezwin ... gaffer
Son Robinson ... gaffer
Richard Ross ... gaffer
Jed Skillman ... assistant camera
Richard Upper ... still photographer
Dave Walker ... best boy
R. Michael Stringer ... additional photographer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Charles Akins ... wardrober
Miles Ciletti ... wardrober

Editorial Department 

Kathleen Barker ... post-production
Kent Beyda ... assistant editor
Hal Bowers ... assistant editor

Music Department 

Lee Houskeeper ... musical consultant
Booker T. Jones ... conductor / music arranger / musical director

Other crew 

Robert Bogdanoff ... production assistant
Esme Chandlee ... publicist
Tom Cornwell ... script supervisor
Arlene Harris ... production secretary
Michelle Hart ... production secretary
Susan Howell ... production accountant
Jack Krupnick ... location manager
Adria Later ... teacher/welfare worker
Eve Siegel ... publicist
Teresa Stokovic ... production coordinator
Sharon Van Ivan ... assistant to producer
Raymond Vellucci ... production assistant
Rick Schmidlin ... production assistant (uncredited) / production runner (uncredited)

Thanks 

Harland Sanders ... thanks (as Colonel Sanders)
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