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The Howling (1981) Poster

(1981)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Joe Dante

Writing Credits  

Gary Brandner ... (novel)
 
John Sayles ... (screenplay) and
Terence H. Winkless ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Margie Impert ...
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Jim McKrell ...
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Older Cop
Don McLeod ...
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Steve Nevil ...
Young Cop
Herbie Braha ...
Porno Cashier (as Herb Braha)
Joe Bratcher ...
Radio Man
Bill Sorrells ...
Kline
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Shantz (as Mesach Taylor)
Ivan Saric ...
Jack Molina
Sarina C. Grant ...
Hooker (as Sarina Grant)
Chico Martínez ...
Man on Street
Daniel Núñez ...
Liquor Cashier (as Daniel Nunez)
Michael O'Dwyer ...
Drunk
Wendell Wright ...
Man at Bar
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Forrest J Ackerman ...
Bookstore Customer (uncredited)
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Porn store patron (uncredited)
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Man in Phone Booth (uncredited)
Robert Hammond ...
Bar Patron (uncredited)
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Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)
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Morgue Attendant (uncredited)
Beverly Warren ...
Extra (uncredited)
Bill Warren ...
Extra (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Daniel H. Blatt ... executive producer
Rob Bottin ... associate producer
Jack Conrad ... producer
Michael Finnell ... producer
Steven A. Lane ... executive producer

Music by 

Pino Donaggio

Cinematography by 

John Hora ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Joe Dante
Mark Goldblatt

Casting By 

Susan Arnold
Judith Weiner

Art Direction by 

Robert A. Burns

Costume Design by 

Jack Buehler

Makeup Department 

Rick Baker ... special makeup effects consultant
Joe Beserra ... makeup effects studio artist
Rob Bottin ... special makeup effects creator
Greg Cannom ... additional makeup effects
Bill Davis ... assistant makeup artist
Morton Greenspoon ... creative contact lens effects (as Morton K. Greenspoon O.D.)
Tina Kline ... contact lens technician (as Tina Klein)
Shawn McEnroe ... first makeup effects assistant
Medusah ... assistant hair stylist (as Anne Aulenta-Spira) / assistant makeup artist (as Anne Aulenta-Spira)
Art Pimentel ... second makeup effects assistant
Margaret Prentice ... makeup effects studio artist (as Margaret Beserra)
Josephine Turner ... special hair work / wig maker
Gigi Williams ... hair stylist / makeup artist
Kevin Brennan ... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Steve LaPorte ... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Bill Sturgeon ... creature effects crew (uncredited)

Production Management 

Peter Manoogian ... second unit manager
Jack C. Smith ... unit manager
David C. Thomas ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Jack Cummins ... first assistant director / second unit director
Jon Davison ... second unit director
Nancy King ... second assistant director

Art Department 

Mary Church ... art assistant
Ivo Cristante ... property master
Richard Hescox ... production illustrator
Steven Legler ... set designer (as Steve Legler)
Frank Ventrola ... production illustrator

Sound Department 

Ken King ... production sound mixer
Douglas Vaughan ... boom operator

Special Effects by 

Doug Beswick ... special mechanical effects
Roger George ... special effects
Jeff Shank ... effects unit line producer
Steve Shank ... effects unit line producer

Visual Effects by 

David Allen ... stop motion animation
Peter Kuran ... love scene and main title animation: VCE
Rick Taylor ... effects camera operator (uncredited)
Susan Turner ... visual effects (uncredited)
Pam Vick ... cel animator (uncredited)
Mike Warren ... optical effects (uncredited)

Stunts 

Carmen Babnick ... stunts
Bruce Paul Barbour ... stunts (as Bruce Barbour)
Roger Creed ... stunt coordinator
Marneen Fields ... stunt double: Dee Wallace
John Moio ... stunts
Conrad E. Palmisano ... utility stunts

Camera and Electrical Department 

Norman Cattell ... first assistant camera
Doug Cragoe ... grip (as Douglas Cragoe)
Matia Karrell ... electrician
Laurel Moore ... still photographer
John C. Murray ... gaffer
Stephen L. Posey ... camera operator: second unit (as Stephen Posey)
Ronald Raschke ... second assistant camera
Ted Rhodes ... best boy grip
Richard Sands ... electrician (as Rick Sands) / grip (as Rick Sands)
Roger Sassen ... best boy electric
Kurt Young ... key grip

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Nancy G. Fox ... wardrobe supervisor

Editorial Department 

Kent Beyda ... associate film editor
Alan Toomayan ... assistant film editor

Music Department 

Chris Carney ... composer: song "Rocky Mountain Waltz"
Joyce Fienhage ... composer: song "Howling Chicken"
Rick Fienhage ... composer: song "Howling Chicken"
Marshall Leib ... music coordinator (as Marshall Lieb)
Natale Massara ... conductor

Other crew 

Allen Alsobrook ... production assistant
Donald P. Borchers ... production associate
Frank Capra III ... production assistant
Susan Gelb ... production accountant
Frank Gomon ... television material provided by
Robert Jellen ... insurance (as Bob Jellen)
Stephan Kertesz ... production assistant
Sherri Lubov ... production assistant
John Ott ... production assistant
Jeanne Rosenberg ... script supervisor
Jack C. Smith ... location manager
Terry Smulen ... assistant to producer
Michael Takacs ... television technical advisor
Mark Tarnawsky ... production assistant
Stokely Van Camp ... television material provided by

Thanks 

Forrest J Ackerman ... special thanks
Jane Alsobrook ... special thanks
Jamie Anderson ... special thanks
Paul Bartel ... special thanks
Michael Chapman ... special thanks
Roger Corman ... special thanks
Mick Garris ... special thanks
Gary Graver ... special thanks
Jonathan Kaplan ... special thanks
Sylvia Neil ... special thanks

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