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18 September 1981 (USA) See more »
An American photojournalist is sent to Saigon to cover the Vietnam War. | Add synopsis »
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Bruce Boxleitner ... Carl

Tiana Alexandra ... Mai

Michael Beck ... Mark

Randy Brooks ... Shenandoah (as Randy Frederick Brooks)

Teri Copley ... Sabrina

Brian Dennehy ... Tim

Laura Johnson ... Chickie
Lynne Moody ... Mercy

Edward Winter ... Lieutenant Colonel Pace

Olivia Cole ... Sarah Brookford
Louis Giambalvo ... Vogel
Michael Alldredge ... Jed (as Michael Allredge)

Kieu Chinh ... Anh

Barry Jenner ... Sgt. Downs

Michael Fairman ... Hap

Keye Luke ... Duc
Duc Huy ... Linh
Wayne Heffley ... Maloney
John Berwick ... Captain in District 8
Mark Carlton

Steven M. Gagnon (as Steve Gagnon)
Alan Oliney
Mark Burke (as Mark W. Burke)
Joseph Benti

Meshach Taylor (as Meshack Taylor)
Burt Marshall
Chuck Lindsley (as Chuck Lindsly)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Michael O'Hare ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Paul Krasny 
Writing credits
Stirling Silliphant (written by)

Produced by
F.A. Miller .... associate producer
Stirling Silliphant .... producer
Original Music by
Lee Holdridge 
Cinematography by
Isidore Mankofsky 
Film Editing by
Donald R. Rode 
Casting by
Meryl O'Loughlin 
Art Direction by
George B. Chan  (as George Chan)
Set Decoration by
James Hassinger  (as Jim Hassinger)
Costume Design by
Makeup Department
Lynn F. Reynolds .... makeup artist (as Lynn Reynolds)
Ann Wadlington .... hair stylist
Production Management
Charles Washburn .... unit production manager
F.A. Miller .... production manager (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Leonard R. Garner Jr. .... second assistant director (as Leonard Garner Jr.)
Bob Jeffords .... first assistant director (as Robert Jeffords)
Ray Roman .... second assistant director
Art Department
Terry Ballard .... property master
Sound Department
Lee Strosnider .... sound mixer
Bill Wistrom .... sound effects editor
Special Effects by
Roy L. Downey .... special effects (as Roy Downey)
Camera and Electrical Department
Rick Fee .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Richard Butz .... wardrobe: men (as Dick Butz)
Jackie Lahane .... wardrobe: women (as Jackie Lehane)
Location Management
Ira S. Rosenstein .... location manager (uncredited)
Music Department
Donald Harris .... music editor
Molly-Ann Leikin .... lyrics (as Molly Ann Leikin)
Other crew
Chris W. Baumann .... military advisor (as Lt. Chris W. Baumann U.S. Navy)
James Channon .... military advisor (as Lt. Col. James Channon U.S. Army)
P. DuLong .... vietnamese advisor
William S. Graves .... military advisor (as William Graves Capt. U.S.N. [Ret.])
Margo Jones .... choreographer
Nona L. Joy .... assistant to producer
Bill Pierro .... military advisor (as Master Sgt. Bill Pierro U.S.A.F.)
Judy Redlin .... script supervisor (as Judy Lynn Redlin)
Mona Schrader .... researcher
Dorothy Sidwell .... production secretary (uncredited)
Chris Noel .... special thanks: recordings based on her radio broadcasts in Vietnam
Crew believed to be complete

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100 min
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