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Ragtime (1981) Poster

(1981)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Milos Forman

Writing Credits  

E.L. Doctorow ... (based on the novel by)
 
Michael Weller ... (screenplay by)
 
Heinrich von Kleist ... (story "Michael Kohlhaas") (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Willie Conklin
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Delphin
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Houdini (as Jeff Demunn)
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Bruce Boa ...
Jerome
Hoolihand Burke ...
Brigit
Norman Chancer ...
Gent No. 1 - Agent
Edwin Cooper ...
Grandfather
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Mameh
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Gang Member No. 1
Hal Galili ...
Alan Gifford ...
Judge
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Delmas' Assistant No. 1
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Gang Member No. 2
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Special Reporter
Calvin Levels ...
Gang Member No. 3
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Old Lady - T.O.C.
Christopher Malcolm ...
Herman Meckler ...
Billy J. Mitchell ...
Delmas' Assistant No. 2
Jenny Nichols ...
Little Girl
Max Nichols ...
Little Boy
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Gent No. 2 - Manager
Eloise Taylor ...
Mrs. Thaw (as Eloise O'Brien)
Don Plumley ...
Inspector McNeil
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Black Lawyer
Dorsey Wright ...
Gang Member No. 4
Robert Arden ...
Foreman of the Jury
Robert Boyd ...
Thomas A. Carlin ...
Vice President Fairbanks
John Clarkson ...
Plainclothes Detective No. 1
Brian F. Dean ...
Fireman No. 1
Harry Ditson ...
County Clerk
Robert Dorning ...
Gent with Stanford White
Geoffrey Greenhill ...
Police Guard - T.O.C.
Ray Hassett ...
Policeman No. 12
Robert Hitt ...
Plainclothes Detective No. 2
Rodney James ...
Sleek Male Dancer
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Band Leader - Clef Club
George J. Manos ...
Novelty Shop Storeman
Val Pringle ...
Clef Club Manager
Ron Weyand ...
Doctor Muller
Sonny Abagnale ...
Evelyn's Driver
John Alderson ...
Waldo's Aide No. 1
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Policeman No. 5
Chaim Blatter ...
Rabbi
Donald Bisset ...
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Fireman No. 3
Robert Coffin ...
Desk Clerk
Patrick Connor ...
Waldo's Aide No. 3
Joel Cutrara ...
Policeman No. 11
Jake Dengel ...
Fireman No. 2
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Stage Manager
Natalia Dobrer ...
Woman No. 1
Daniel Foley ...
Stock Reporter
Gretchen Franklin ...
Elderly Woman
Pat Gorman ...
Thug No. 2
Guy Gregory ...
Black Butler No. 2
Dave Griffiths ...
Thug No. 1
Jeff Harding ...
Policeman No. 13
Robert Henderson ...
Elderly Man
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Lawyer's Female Companion No. 1
Patrick M. Hughes ...
Policeman No. 7
Elaine Ives-Cameron ...
Lawyer's Female Companion No. 2
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Policeman #3
Douglas Lambert ...
Police Sergeant
Pavel Landovský ...
Solomon Peretz (as Pavel Landovsky)
Norris Mailer ...
Lady with Stanford White
Derek Martin ...
Waldo's Aide No. 2
Al Matthews ...
Maitre D'
Stuart Milligan ...
Marksman
Richard Oldfield ...
Stock Reporter
Nelly Polissky ...
Woman in Window
Mike Potter ...
Thug No. 4
Anthony Powell ...
Policeman No, 9
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Guard at Family House
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Policeman No. 8
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Policeman
Bill Reimbold ...
Gent No. 3 - Lawyer
Bob Sherman ...
Policeman No. 10
Tony Sibbald ...
Stock Reporter
Stan Simmons ...
Thug No. 3
John Sterland ...
Library Guard
Jan Tríska ...
Special Reporter
Burnell Tucker ...
Reporter
Britt Walker ...
Black Butler No. 1
Peter Whitman ...
Stock Reporter
Edward Wiley ...
Conductor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Dancer (uncredited)
Harry Fielder ...
Cop (uncredited)
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Bail Clerk (uncredited)
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Phillip (uncredited)
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Assassin's Best Friend (uncredited)
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Arresting Police Officer (uncredited)
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Sister (uncredited)
Ellen Stretton ...
Bit Part (uncredited)
Judi Trott ...
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Dino De Laurentiis ... producer
Michael Hausman ... executive producer
Fred Sidewater ... associate producer (as Fredric M. Sidewater)
Bernard Williams ... executive producer

Music by 

Randy Newman ... (music by)

Cinematography by 

Miroslav Ondrícek ... director of photography

Production Design by 

John Graysmark

Art Direction by 

John Dapper

Costume Design by 

Anna Hill Johnstone

Makeup Department 

Frank Bianco ... hairdresser: USA
Joe Cuervo ... makeup artist: USA
Paul Engelen ... makeup artist: UK
Peter Frampton ... makeup artist: UK
Bob Grimaldi ... hairdresser: USA (as Robert Grimaldi)
Stephanie Hall ... hairdresser: UK
Max Henriquez ... makeup artist: USA
Colin Jamison ... hairdresser: UK
Leonard ... hair (as Leonard of London)

Production Management 

Malcolm J. Christopher ... production manager: UK (as Malcolm Christopher)
Patricia Churchill ... production manager: USA (as Pat Churchill)
Richard Brick ... assistant unit production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Andy Armstrong ... second assistant director: UK
Michael Hausman ... first assistant director
Michael Stevenson ... second assistant director: UK
Joel Tuber ... second assistant director: USA
Ken Tuohy ... second assistant director: UK (as Ken Touhy)

Art Department 

May Callas ... assistant art director: USA
Joseph M. Caracciolo Jr. ... property master (as Joe Caracciolo Jr.)
Ted Clements ... assistant art director: UK
George DeTitta Jr. ... set decorator: USA (as George De Titta Jr.)
George DeTitta Sr. ... set decorator: USA (as George De Titta Sr.)
Edward Garzero ... scenic artist: USA
Bert Hearn ... property master: UK
Peter Howitt ... set decorator: UK
John Lanzer ... property buyer: UK
Ted Michell ... scenic artist: UK
Carlos Quiles ... construction manager: USA (as Carlos Quiles Sr.)
Tony Reading ... art director: UK (as Anthony Reading)
Vic Simpson ... construction manager: UK
Steve Spence ... assistant art director: UK
Patrizia von Brandenstein ... art director: USA (as Patrizia Von Brandenstein)
Joe Williams Sr. ... head construction grip: USA
Andy Aitken ... plasterer (uncredited)
Michael Boone ... draughtsman (uncredited)
John Chisholm ... property master (uncredited)
Mick Chubbock ... plasterer (uncredited)
John Dapper ... assistant art director: USA (uncredited)
Gerald DeTitta ... set dresser (uncredited)
Patricia Johnson ... draughtsman (uncredited)
Dennis Murray ... plasterer (uncredited)
Richard Shelton ... painter (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Terry Busby ... assistant sound editor
Rowland Fowles ... boom operator: UK
Nigel Galt ... assistant sound editor
Gerry Humphreys ... dubbing mixer
Archie Ludski ... sound editor
Dennis Maitland II ... boom operator: USA
Christopher Newman ... sound mixer (as Chris Newman)
Ken Weston ... boom operator: UK
Les Wiggins ... sound editor
Donald C. Rogers ... technical director of sound (uncredited)
Greg P. Russell ... sound recordist (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Edward Drohan ... special effects supervisor: USA (as Ed Drohan)
George Gibbs ... special effects supervisor: UK

Visual Effects by 

Charles Staffell ... process photography (as Charles D. Staffell)

Stunts 

Joe Cirillo ... stunt fireman
Nicholas J. Giangiulio ... stunt fireman (as Nick Giangiulio)
Victor Magnotta ... stunt co-ordinator (as Vic Magnotta)
Lightning Bear ... stunts (uncredited)
Lisa Cain ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Frank Ferrara ... stunt fireman (uncredited)
Scott Interrante ... stunt double: Houdini (uncredited)
Steve James ... stunts (uncredited)
Harvey Parry ... stunts (uncredited)
James Randi ... stunt coordinator: Houdini (uncredited)
Konrad Sheehan ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Tony Cridlin ... camera grip: UK
Vinnie Gerardo ... camera assistant: USA
Maurice Gillett ... gaffer electrician: UK (as Maurice Gillette)
Ronald M. Lautore ... second camera operator: USA
Peter MacDonald ... second camera operator: UK
Mary Ellen Mark ... special photographer
Douglas Milsome ... camera assistant: UK
Muky ... still cameraman (as Muky Muncasi)
Bob Penn ... still cameraman
Tom Priestley Jr. ... camera operator (as Thomas A. Priestley Jr.)
Richard Quinlan ... gaffer electrician: USA
Ed Quinn ... key grip
Alan Barry ... best boy (uncredited)
Gary Cross ... electrician (uncredited)
Paul Kenward ... clapper loader (uncredited)
Billy Kerwick ... grip (uncredited)
Micky Wilson ... electrician (uncredited)
Jimmy Worley ... electrician (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Maggie Cartier ... casting: UK
Mary Goldberg ... casting: USA
Pat Golden ... casting associate: USA (as Patricia Golden)
David Rubin ... casting assistant (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Ron Beck ... wardrobe supervisor: UK
John Boyt ... assistant costume designer: USA
Bill Christians ... wardrobe assistant: USA
Peggy Farrell ... assistant costume designer: USA
Ian Hickinbotham ... wardrobe assistant: UK (as Ian Hickinbottom)
Marilyn Putnam ... wardrobe supervisor: USA
Janet Tebrooke ... wardrobe assistant: UK
Guy Tanno ... wardrober (uncredited)
Sue Wain ... wardrobe assistant (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Anne V. Coates ... film editor: UK
Nena Danevic ... associate editor: USA
Roberta Friedman ... post-production coordinator: USA
Leslie Gaulin ... assistant editor: USA
Antony Gibbs ... film editor: UK
Peter Honess ... assistant editor: UK
Chris Kelly ... assistant editor: UK
Patrick Moore ... assistant editor: UK
Patrick Mullins ... assistant editor: USA
Stanley Warnow ... film editor: USA
Debra Bard ... assistant editor (uncredited)
Judith Blume ... apprentice editor (uncredited)
Lisa Zeno Churgin ... first assistant editor (uncredited)
John Murray ... assistant editor (uncredited)
Tom Aberg ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Stanley Cowell ... music coach: to Mr. Rollins
Jack Hayes ... orchestrator
Gilbert Marouani ... music consultant
John Strauss ... music editor
Tommy Tedesco ... musician: guitar (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

James Fanning ... transport captain: USA (as James J. Fanning)
Gerald Makein ... transport captain: UK
Patrick Hogan ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

Gordon Arnell ... unit publicist
Len Barnard ... supervising accountant
Mary Breen-Farrelly ... production accountant
Richard Brick ... location manager: USA
June Broom ... publicity assistant
Carol Cuddy ... location co-ordinator: USA
Dino De Laurentiis ... presenter
Martha De Laurentiis ... assistant accountant: NY (as Martha Schumacher)
Terry Gilbert ... assistant choreographer
Christopher Goode ... location co-ordinator: USA
Shawn Hausman ... location co-ordinator: USA
Miroslav Hájek ... consultant: to Mr. Forman
Adeline Leonard Seakwood ... production office coordinator: USA
Reggie Life ... location co-ordinator: USA (as Regge Life)
Lee R. Mayes ... location co-ordinator: USA (as Lee Mayes)
Marilyse Morgan ... production secretary: UK
Charles Musser ... researcher
Terry Needham ... location manager: UK
Amy Ness ... assistant: to Mr. Forman
Golda Offenheim ... production co-ordinator
Martha Pinson ... script supervisor
Twyla Tharp ... choreographer
David Ticotin ... location co-ordinator: USA
Marge Zimmerman ... assistant: to Mr. Cagney
Randall Balsmeyer ... title designer (uncredited)
Robin Demetriou ... cast and crew chef (uncredited)
Hector Freeman ... production staff (uncredited)
Daniel J. Heffner ... researcher (uncredited)
Ernie Karpeles ... animal wrangler (uncredited)
Ooty Moorehead ... craft service (uncredited)
Art Smith Jr. ... location assistant (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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