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The Escape Artist (1982) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Caleb Deschanel

Writing Credits  

David Wagoner ... (based on the novel by)
 
Melissa Mathison ... (screenplay) and
Stephen Zito ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Stu Quiñones
Griffin O'Neal ...
Danny Masters
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Mayor Quiñones (as Desiderio Arnaz)
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Arlene
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Aunt Sibyl
Gabriel Dell ...
Uncle Burke
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Vernon
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Sandra
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Fritz
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Magic Shop Owner
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Cop at Mayor's Office
Helen Page Camp ...
Neighbor
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Newspaper Editor
Harry Caesar ...
Sax Player
Huntz Hall ...
Turnkey
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Harry Masters
George Brengel ...
Water Commissioner
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Treasurer's Secretary
Isabel Cooley ...
Secretary at Newspaper Office
Tom Signorelli ...
Mailbox Cop
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Jail Trustee
Harry Cohn ...
Jailmate
James Howard ...
Cop at Bridal Shop
R. Wayne Kruse ...
Reporter
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Reporter
Tom Mahoney ...
M.C
G.K. Marshall ...
Drummer
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Photographer
Susi Sherman ...
Woman at Club
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Sam - City Treasurer (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Doug Claybourne ... producer
Francis Ford Coppola ... executive producer (as Francis Coppola)
Buck Houghton ... producer
Fred Roos ... executive producer

Music by 

Georges Delerue

Cinematography by 

Stephen H. Burum

Film Editing by 

Arthur Schmidt

Casting By 

Jane Jenkins
Barbara Johnson

Production Design by 

Dean Tavoularis

Art Direction by 

Angelo P. Graham ... (as Angelo Graham)
James J. Murakami ... (as James Murakami)

Set Decoration by 

Bruce A. Gibeson ... set decorator: added scenes
George R. Nelson

Costume Design by 

Gloria Gresham

Makeup Department 

Michael Germain ... makeup artist
Lola 'Skip' McNalley ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Barrie M. Osborne ... unit production manager (as Barrie Osborne)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Andy Anderson ... second assistant director
Michael Haley ... first assistant director
Mark Radcliffe ... additional second assistant director

Art Department 

Matty Azzarone ... leadman
John Gaughan ... illusion design and construction (as John Gaughn)
Robert Scaife ... construction coordinator
'Dangerous' Bob Widin ... set property master
John Zemansky ... property master
Stan Cockerell ... set dresser (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Gregg Barbanell ... foley artist / supervising sound editor
James A. Corbett ... sound re-recording mixer
Robert Glass ... sound re-recording mixer (as Robert J. Glass)
Ron Horwitz ... supervising sound editor
Robert Knudson ... sound re-recording mixer (as Buzz Knudson)
John Leveque ... sound editor
Chris McLaughlin ... production sound
Bob Newlan ... assistant sound editor
James E. Webb ... production sound (as James Webb)

Special Effects by 

Lawrence J. Cavanaugh ... special effects (as Larry Cavanaugh)

Visual Effects by 

Robert Blalack ... special visual effects

Camera and Electrical Department 

Dustin Blauvelt ... first assistant camera
Emmett Brown ... key grip (as Emmett A. Brown)
Joseph Cosko Jr. ... second assistant camera
Joe R. Marquette Jr. ... camera operator (as Joe Marquette)
Don Smetzer ... still photographer
Peter Sorel ... still photographer
Louis Tobin ... gaffer (as Lou Tobin)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Aggie Guerard Rodgers ... costumer (as Aggie Rodgers)

Editorial Department 

Stephen Semel ... assistant editor

Music Department 

Daniel Allan Carlin ... music producer
Georges Delerue ... conductor
Curt Sobel ... music editor

Transportation Department 

Dennis Hollis ... transportation coordinator

Other crew 

Anthony Cunningham ... location manager
Wayne Fitzgerald ... title designer
Jeff Jaffee ... location manager
Ricky Jay ... technical advisor
Bill Liles ... lock consultant
Sam Mercer ... location manager
Betsy Norton ... script supervisor
Daniel R. Suhart ... assistant: Fred Roos

Thanks 

Hal Ashby ... special thanks
Steve Baker ... special thanks
Gill Dennis ... special thanks
Frank Garcia ... special thanks
Walter Murch ... special thanks
Robert Towne ... special thanks
George V. Voinovich ... special thanks: City of Cleveland (as Mayor George V. Voinovich of Cleveland)
Mark Wilson ... special thanks

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