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Bright Lights, Big City (1988) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

James Bridges

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Jay McInerney ... (novel)
 
Jay McInerney ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Amanda
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Megan
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Clara
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Vicky
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Mr. Vogel
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Michael
David Warrilow ...
Rittenhouse
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Mother
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Yasu Wade
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Ferret Man
Gina Belafonte ...
Kathy
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Rich Vanier
Bernard Zette ...
Stevie (as Zette)
Marika Blossfeldt ...
Bald Girl
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Theresa
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Elaine
Peter Boyden ...
Maitre d'
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Barbara
Russell Horton ...
Walter Tyler
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Pony Tail Girl
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Leather Lady
Michael Fischetti ...
Mannequin Craftsman
Harvey Waldman ...
Deli Man
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Bartender at Fashion Show
Jim Babchak ...
Bartender at Disco
Peg Murray ...
Receptionist
Barbara Rucker ...
Elegant Lady
Pat Santino ...
Security Guard
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Bakery Man
Josie Bell ...
Runway Model
Anne Bezamat ...
Runway Model
Alva Chinn ...
Runway Model
Dianne De Witt ...
Runway Model (as Dianne de Witt)
Nathalie Gabrielli ...
Runway Model
Jennifer Houser ...
Runway Model
Lynn Howland ...
Runway Model
Sheila Johnson ...
Runway Model
Melanie Landestoy ...
Runway Model
Marisol Massey ...
Runway Model
Andrea Sande ...
Runway Model (as Andréa Sande)
Malio ...
Runway Model (as Maud)
Maria von Hartz ...
Runway Model
Joko Zohrer ...
Runway Model
Marvin Braverman ...
Additional Voices (voice)
Thomas Brunelle ...
Additional Voices (voice) (as Tom Brunelle)
Leigh French ...
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Fred Newman ...
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Luisa Leschin ...
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Tracy Newman ...
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Arnold F. Turner ...
Additional Voices (voice) (as Arnold Turner)
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edward Burke ...
Bar Patron (uncredited)
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Bartender (uncredited)
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Bar Patron (uncredited)
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Press Photographer-Fashion Show (uncredited)
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Drunken Writer - Mr. Hardy (uncredited)
Greg Cope White ...
Dancer (uncredited)
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Brian Jones (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Jack Larson ... associate producer
Gerald R. Molen ... executive producer
Sydney Pollack ... producer
Mark Rosenberg ... producer

Music by 

Donald Fagen

Cinematography by 

Gordon Willis ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

George Berndt
John Bloom

Casting By 

Mary Colquhoun

Production Design by 

Santo Loquasto

Art Direction by 

Tom Warren ... (as Thomas C. Warren)

Set Decoration by 

George DeTitta Jr. ... (as George Detitta)

Costume Design by 

Bernie Pollack

Makeup Department 

Romaine Greene ... hair stylist (as Romaine Green)
Bernadette Mazur ... makeup artist
Craig Lyman ... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Robin Forman Howard ... post-production supervisor (as Robin Forman)
Ted Kurdyla ... assistant unit production manager
Gerald R. Molen ... unit production manager
Michael Badalucco ... assistant production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Gina Maria Leonetti ... dga trainee (as Gina Leonetti)
David McGiffert ... first assistant director
Barbara M. Ravis ... second second assistant director (as Barbara Ravis)
Stephen Wertimer ... second assistant director
Nelson Cabrera ... second second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Michael Badalucco ... assistant property master (as Mike Badalucco)
Glenn Lloyd ... art department coordinator
James Mazzola ... property master (as Jim Mazzola)
Arne Olsen ... construction grip
Ron Petagna ... construction coordinator (as Ronald Petagna)
Jefferson Sage ... assistant art director
Cosmo Sorice ... stand-by scenic artist
James Sorice ... master scenic artist (as Jim Sorice)
Dave Weinman ... set dresser
Gilbert S. Williams ... assistant to production designer (as Gil Williams)
Gerald DeTitta ... set dresser (uncredited)
Frank Didio ... head carpenter (uncredited)
Thomas M. Southern ... scenic artist (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Gary Alexander ... re-recording mixer
Michael Bedard ... sound recordist (as Mike Bedard)
Pamela Bentkowski ... sound effects editor
George Berndt ... adr editor
Brian M. Chic ... sound apprentice (as Brian Chic)
Teri E. Dorman ... dialogue editor (as Teri Dorman)
Ann Ducommun ... sound assistant
Susan Dudeck ... dialogue editor
John Duvall ... foley editor
Douglas Greenfield ... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Spike Allison Hooper ... sound assistant
Chris Jenkins ... re-recording mixer
Laura Krumholz ... sound apprentice
Les Lazarowitz ... production sound mixer
Skip Lievsay ... sound supervisor
Martin Maryska ... sound effects editor
James Matheny ... sound effects editor (as Jim Matheny)
Linda Murphy ... boom operator
Steve Pederson ... re-recording mixer
Joan Rowe ... foley artist
Ralph Stuart ... sound assistant
Peter Michael Sullivan ... sound assistant (as Peter Sullivan)
Jerry Trent ... foley artist

Special Effects by 

Kelly Lepkowsky ... animatronics (uncredited)

Stunts 

Charles Croughwell ... stunt double: Michael J. Fox (uncredited)
Rick Shaw ... stunt driver (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Robert Connors ... best boy (as Bob Conners)
Tom Gilligan ... grip
Louis Goldman ... still photographer
Douglas C. Hart ... first assistant camera (as Doug Hart)
Chaim Kantor ... second assistant camera
Bobby Mancuso ... camera trainee
Richard Quinlan ... chief lighting technician (as Dick Quinlan)
Ed Quinn ... key grip
Donald Sweeney ... camera operator (as Don Sweeney)
Raymond Fortune ... electrician (uncredited)
Billy Kerwick ... best boy grip (uncredited)
Thomas Landi ... electrician (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Michael Colberg ... casting assistant
Judie Fixler ... additional casting: Todd Thaler Casting (as Julie Fixler)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

William A. Campbell ... costumer: men
Hope Hanafin ... assistant costume designer
Melissa Stanton ... costumer: women (as Melissa Adzima-Stanton)

Editorial Department 

Donah Bassett ... negative cutter
Maryann Brandon ... assistant film editor
Peter B. Ellis ... apprentice film editor (as Peter Ellis)
Chris Lamie ... colorist (uncredited)
Ed Stabile ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Location Management 

Ari Taub ... assistant location coordinator (uncredited)

Music Department 

Richard Alderson ... scoring engineer
Joseph S. DeBeasi ... playback music editor (as Joe De Beasi)
Donald Fagen ... orchestrator
Benny Medina ... music consultant: Warner Bros. Records
Rob Mounsey ... composer: additional music / orchestrator
Michael Ostin ... music consultant: Warner Bros. Records
Joel Sill ... executive music producer
Curt Sobel ... music editor
Wayne Yurgelun ... scoring engineer
George Doering ... musician (uncredited)
Chris Floberg ... assistant music mixer: orchestra (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Thomas Buckman ... transportation co-captain (as Tom Buckman)
James Giblin ... transportation captain (as Jim Giblin)

Other crew 

Dennis T. Benatar ... location staff (as Dennis Benatar)
Julie Bergman Sender ... assistant to producers (as Julie Bergman)
Nicholas Bernstein ... location staff
Tom Cassidy ... security: Mr. Fox
Cynthia Cox ... assistant production coordinator (as Cynthia 'C.C.' Cox)
James Davis ... location staff
Michael DeCasper ... production assistant (as Michael De Casper)
Wayne Fitzgerald ... title designer
Edward A. Ioffreda ... production assistant (as Edward Ioffreda)
Harriette Kanew ... production coordinator (as Harriette G. Kanew)
Linda Labov ... secretary to producer
Erica Lawson ... assistant: Mr. Fox
John A. Machione ... assistant auditor
Penny McCarthy ... assistant: Mr. Bridges
Douglas S. Ornstein ... production assistant
Donna Ostroff ... secretary to producer
Brian Pulido ... production assistant
Ken Ryan ... auditor
Donna Santora ... accounting assistant
Stephanie Saunders ... assistant: Mr. Bridges
Barbara Stoia ... script supervisor
Ted Casablanca ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Charlie McNamara ... production assistant: locations department (uncredited)
Marge Sperling ... production assistant (uncredited)

Thanks 

Jack Alexander ... the producers gratefully acknowledge the support of: Oscar de la Renta Ltd.
Rosangela Brea ... the producers gratefully acknowledge the support of: Oscar de la Renta Ltd.
Christina Campanaro ... the producers gratefully acknowledge the support of: Oscar de la Renta Ltd.
Crew believed to be complete

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