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A Simple Wish (1997) Poster

(1997)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Michael Ritchie

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Jeff Rothberg ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Oliver
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Charlie
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Lord Richard
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Jeri
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Anabel
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Boots
Alan Campbell ...
Tony Sable
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Lanny Flaherty ...
Duane
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Clare Coulter ...
Ms. Bramble
Neil Foster ...
Manny
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Joe
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Officer O'York
Lillian Ritchie ...
Schoolgirl
Miriam Ritchie ...
Schoolgirl
Hans Dieter Trayer ...
German Tourist (as H.D. Trayer)
Sabine Thomson ...
German Tourist
Peter Linari ...
German Tourist
Maja Niles ...
German Tourist
David Crean ...
Tony's Agent
Kwok-Wing Leung ...
Grocer
Bunty Webb ...
Valerie Boyle ...
Barbara Stewart ...
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Adam David ...
Sable's Chauffeur
Rick Fox ...
Pianist
Derek Carkner ...
Shaw's Assistant
Henry Gomez ...
Investor
Frankie Cee ...
Vendor (as Frank Cee)
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Paperboy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sara Colton ...
Tourist (uncredited)
Wayne McLaughlin ...
Cab Driver (uncredited)
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Rollerblader (uncredited)
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Jogger (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Michael S. Glick ... co-producer
Jeff Rothberg ... co-producer
Bill Sheinberg ... producer
Jonathan Sheinberg ... producer (as Jon Sheinberg)
Sid Sheinberg ... producer

Music by 

Bruce Broughton

Cinematography by 

Ralf D. Bode ... director of photography (as Ralf Bode)

Film Editing by 

William S. Scharf ... (as William Scharf)

Casting By 

Richard Pagano ... (as Rick Pagano)
Ricki Maslar ... (uncredited)

Production Design by 

Stephen Hendrickson

Set Decoration by 

Jaro Dick

Costume Design by 

Luke Reichle

Makeup Department 

Mark Boley ... key hair stylist: Cannom Creations
Kymbra Callaghan ... key makeup artist: New York
Greg Cannom ... makeup effects: Cannom Creations
Judi Cooper-Sealy ... hair stylist: Mr. Short
Patricia Green ... key makeup artist
David Hoehn ... prosthetic eye specialist: Cannom Creations
Inge Klaudi ... makeup artist
Tom McLaughlin ... formulator: Cannom Creations
Janice Miller ... hair stylist
Jennifer Bower O'Halloran ... key hair stylist (as Jennifer O'Halloran)
John Quaglia ... key hair stylist: New York (as John D. Quaglia)
Beverly Schechtman ... makeup artist: Mr. Short (as Beverley Schectman)
Keith VanderLaan ... makeup effects producer: Cannom Creations

Production Management 

Tom Benz ... unit production manager: Calgary
Brian Campbell ... unit production manager: Toronto
Patricia Anne Doherty ... unit production manager: New York
Michael S. Glick ... unit production manager
Tim Pedegana ... post-production supervisor (as Timothy J. Pedegana)
Todd Lewis ... production supervisor: preparation only (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Paul F. Bernard ... second assistant director (as Paul Bernard)
Jill Girling ... second second assistant director
Greg Hale ... second second assistant director: New York (as Gregory G. Hale)
Thomas J. Mack ... first assistant director
Stephen J. Morrison ... third assistant director (as Stephen Morrison)
Ronan O'Connor ... dga trainee: New York
Patrick Tidy ... second assistant director: Toronto
Richard Worden ... trainee assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Margie Arnott ... art department coordinator
Martin Bernstein ... construction coordinator: New York
Vito Botticella ... assistant head carpenter
Rick Butler ... art director: New York
Duncan Campbell ... head carpenter
Tim Campbell ... assistant mold maker
Chris DeTitta ... leadman: New York (as Christopher DeTitta)
Vince Donato ... carpenter
Ann-Marie Ferney-Tellez ... props assistant (as Anne Marie Ferney)
John J. Flugel ... set dresser: New York
Paul Gaily ... set dresser: New York
Joseph Garzero ... chargeman scenic artist: New York
Peter Grundy ... supervising art director
Jacob Hendrickson ... art department production assistant
Fraser Howard ... carpenter (as F. Howard)
Barry Isenor ... assistant art director
Beth Kushnick ... set decorator: New York
Vinny Mazzarella ... property assistant: New York
James Mazzola ... property master: New York
I.R. McEune ... head painter (as Rob McEune)
Samantha McIvin ... art department coordinator: New York
Wayne McLaughlin ... property master
Anthony Munafo ... property assistant: New York (as Anthony George Munafo)
Tim Murton ... key scenic artist
Peter Nice ... carpenter
Jim O'Donoghue ... carpenter
Mark O'Donoghue ... head carpenter
John Oates Jr. ... set dresser: New York
James Oswald ... assistant art director
Roberto C. Ramacciotti ... scenic artist (as Roberto Ramacciotti)
John 'Butch' Rose ... leadman (as Butch Rose)
Ken Samaroo ... on set painter
Cathy Scorsese ... property assistant: New York (as Catherine Scorsese)
Michael Sherwin ... master plasterer / mold maker
Phillip Tellez ... construction coordinator
Alex Tellnow ... steel fabricator (as Alex Tellnov)
Mitch Towse ... set dresser: New York
Blaine Twyne ... carpenter
Jacques-Alexander Veilleux ... on-set dresser
Warren Drummond ... storyboard artist (uncredited)
Peter Hudecki ... storyboard artist (uncredited)
Carolyn 'Cal' Loucks ... set decoration buyer (uncredited)

Sound Department 

David Farmer ... sound editor
Michael Ferdie ... assistant sound editor
John Fundus ... boom operator: New York
Douglas Ganton ... production sound mixer (as Doug Ganton)
Julia Gardner-Patsos ... cable person: New York (as Julia Patsos)
Tim Gedemer ... sound editor
Marilyn Graf ... foley editor
David Grimaldi ... sound editor
Hilda Hodges ... foley artist
William Hooper ... sound editor
Gregg Landaker ... sound re-recording mixer
Mary Jo Lang ... foley re-recording mixer (as Mary Joe Lang)
Richard LeGrand Jr. ... supervising sound editor
Lisa J. Levine ... adr editor
Steve Maslow ... sound re-recording mixer
Bob McNabb ... supervising adr editor
Alan L. Nineberg ... adr editor (as Alan Nineberg)
Thomas J. O'Connell ... adr mixer
Kim H. Ornitz ... sound mixer: New York (as Kim Ornitz)
Brion Paccassi ... sound recordist (as Brioan Paccassi)
John Roesch ... foley artist
Harry E. Snodgrass ... sound designer (as Harry Snodgrass)
Walter Spencer ... dialogue editor
Carolyn Tapp ... foley recordist
Reynald Trudel ... boom operator
David F. Van Slyke ... sound editor
Samuel Webb ... assistant sound editor
Mark DeSimone ... adr mixer (uncredited)
William Hooper ... sound effects (uncredited)
Michael D. Klenner ... apprentice sound editor (uncredited)
Douglas J. Schulman ... production sound mixer: re-shoot (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Roland Blancaflor ... effects technician: Cannom Creations
J.C. Brotherhood ... special effects: New York
Greg Cannom ... creature effects: Cannom Creations
Tamara Carlson ... effects technician: Cannom Creations
Daniel Gibson ... special effects assistant (as Dan Gibson)
Luke Khanlian ... mechanical engineer: Cannom Creations
Tim Lidstone ... special effects foreman
Ralph Love ... effects technician: Cannom Creations
Martin Malivoire ... special effects coordinator
Kelley Perry ... production assistant: Cannom Creations
Stephen Prouty ... key artist: Cannom Creations
Douglas J. Stewart ... painter: Cannom Creations (as Doug Stewart)
Jennifer Teves ... production coordinator: Cannom Creations
Todd Tucker ... key artist: Cannom Creations
Warren Keillor ... special effects props (uncredited)
Troy Rundle ... key welder (uncredited)
Dean Stewart ... special effects assistant (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Rick Anderson ... modelmaker: Matte World Digital
Orlando Aquino ... system integrations: Blue Sky Studios
Joseph Badalucco Jr. ... property master: visual effects unit, New York (as Joseph Badalucco)
Nina Bafaro ... animator: Blue Sky Studios
Larry Bafia ... animator: PDI
Ben Barron ... cg modeler: Matte World Digital
Craig Barron ... visual effects supervisor: Matte World Digital
Tom Bisogno ... modeler: Blue Sky Studios
Steve Blevins ... digital artist: Blue Sky Studios
Clifford Bohm ... technical animator: Blue Sky Studios
Bernie Branston ... gaffer: visual effects unit, Canada
Michael Buck ... dolly grip: visual effects unit, New York
Renzo Spirit Buffalo ... second assistant camera: visual effects unit, New York (as Lorenzo Spirit Buffalo)
Linda J. Caldwell ... digital artist: Blue Sky Studios
Danielle Cambridge ... technical assistant: Blue Sky Studios
Robert V. Cavaleri ... technical animator: Blue Sky Studios (as Rob Cavaleri)
Richard Chuang ... visual effects supervisor: PDI
Rachel Cohen ... technical animator: Blue Sky Studios
Alex Cohn ... location manager: visual effects unit, New York
Rhett Collier ... technical animator: Blue Sky Studios
Carolyn Cox ... second assistant camera: visual effects unit, Canada
Chanda Cummings ... assistant animator: PDI
Sean Curran ... animator: PDI
Mike Defeo ... modeler: Blue Sky Studios (as Michael DeFeo)
Krystyna Demkowicz ... executive in charge of production: Matte World Digital
Lori Doherty ... script supervisor: visual effects unit, New York (as Lori T. Doherty)
James P. Dolan ... gaffer: visual effects unit, New York
John Dolan ... key grip: visual effects unit, New York (as John P. Dolan)
Doug Dooley ... animator: Blue Sky Studios
John Dorst ... video editor: PDI
Konrad Dunton ... cg modeler: PDI
Sam Edwards ... digital artist: Blue Sky Studios
David Esneault ... technical animator: Blue Sky Studios
Christopher Evans ... chief digital matte artist: Matte World Digital (as Chris Evans)
Ted Fay ... 2d paint artist: Visionart
David Gainey ... assistant animator: PDI
Ed Gavin ... animator: Blue Sky Studios
Laney Gradus ... production manager: Blue Sky Studios
Caroleen Green ... miniature set artist: Matte World Digital
Richard Hadsell ... research and development: Blue Sky Studios (as Dick Hadsell)
John Hanashiro ... film operations supervisor: PDI
Kristin Hansen ... technical animator: Blue Sky Studios (as Kristi Hansen)
Douglas C. Hart ... first assistant camera: visual effects unit
Dorene Haver ... cg coordinator: Visionart
Tim Healey ... visual effects producer
Jason Heapy ... line producer: PDI
Kristi Higgins ... assistant animator: PDI
Hillary Hoggard ... 2d paint artist: Visionart (as Hillary Covey)
Celine Jackson ... film i/o: Visionart
Jeffrey Joe ... animator: Blue Sky Studios
Amy Jupiter ... executive producer: TV & film, Blue Sky Studios
Irene Kassow ... visual effects assistant editor
Hilmar Koch ... digital effects supervisor: Blue Sky Studios
Judy Kriger ... assistant animator: PDI
Dean Lennert ... animator: Blue Sky Studios
Kelly Lepkowsky ... modelmaker: Matte World Digital (as Kelly Lepkowski)
John Lesko ... Cineon artist: Blue Sky Studios
Alexander Levenson ... modeler: Blue Sky Studios (as Alex Levenson)
Brad Lewis ... executive producer: PDI
Russell Lewis ... system integrations: Blue Sky Studios
Jin Liou ... animator: PDI
Carl Ludwig ... research and development: Blue Sky Studios
Douglas Marshall ... effects editorial: Matte World Digital
Joe Martinez ... modelmaker: Matte World Digital
Peter McEntyre ... best boy electric: visual effects unit, New York
David V. Mei ... modeler: Blue Sky Studios (as David Mei)
Beverly Morgan ... assistant grip: visual effects unit, Canada
Jamie Mullins ... assistant: visual effects unit, New York
Lutz Müller ... supervising technical animator: Blue Sky Studios
Cameron Noble ... digital artist: Matte World Digital
Tim Nordquist ... video editor: Blue Sky Studios
Brett Northcutt ... digital matte artist: Matte World Digital
David Perkins ... first assistant camera: visual effects unit, Canada
Jeff Pierce ... film i/o: Visionart
Nina Rappaport ... computer animation producer: Blue Sky Studios
Robert Rice ... key grip: visual effects unit, Canada (as Robet Rice)
Sam Richards ... technical animator: Blue Sky Studios
Paul Rivera ... digital composite supervisor: Matte World Digital
Joshua D. Rose ... cg producer: Visionart
Carl Rosendahl ... president: PDI
Mike Russo ... second unit director: visual effects unit, New York
Carlos Saldanha ... creative supervisor: Blue Sky Studios
Irka B. Seng ... production coordinator: Blue Sky Studios (as Irka Seng)
Apurva Shah ... animator: PDI / cg supervisor: PDI
John Siczewicz ... senior digital artist: Blue Sky Studios
Jamie Silverstein ... camera operator: visual effects unit, New York
Todd R. Smith ... model photography supervisor: Matte World Digital
Tony Sommers ... modelmaker: Matte World Digital
Jeremy Squires ... 2d paint artist: Visionart
Rose Tedesco ... assistant director: visual effects unit, Canada
Rahul Thakkar ... software development: PDI
Trevor Thomson ... research and development: Blue Sky Studios
Chris Trimble ... systems integration: Blue Sky Studios
Morgan Trotter ... cg modeler: Matte World Digital
Eugene Troubetzkoy ... research and development: Blue Sky Studios
Sacha F. Troxler ... assistant video editor: Blue Sky Studios (as Sacha Troxler)
Michael Turoff ... digital artist: Blue Sky Studios
Craig Vaccaro ... best boy grip: visual effects unit, New York (as Craig W. Vaccaro)
Maurice Van Swaaij ... research and development: Blue Sky Studios
Don Venhaus ... animator: PDI
Paul Verdone ... system integrations: Blue Sky Studios
Dave Walvoord ... technical animator: Blue Sky Studios (as David Walvoord)
John Warner ... digital artist: Blue Sky Studios
Chris Wedge ... executive creative supervisor: Blue Sky Studios
Dan Weeks ... systems integration: Blue Sky Studios (as Daniel Weeks)
Aimee Whiting ... animator: Blue Sky Studios
Dan Whiting ... animator: Blue Sky Studios
Leon Xiao ... systems integration: Blue Sky Studios
Susumu Yukuhiro ... production assistant: Matte World Digital
David Fogg ... motion control (uncredited)
Ray McMillan ... motion control supervisor (uncredited)
David V. Mei ... digital paint artist (uncredited)
Stephen Sobisky ... project manager: Viewpoint Datalabs (uncredited)
Leon Xiao ... visual effects systems supervisor (uncredited)

Stunts 

Lloyd Adams ... stunts
Danny Aiello III ... stunt coordinator
Bill Anagnos ... stunts
Dan Belley ... stunts
Matt Birman ... stunts
Mary-Anne Boyles ... stunts
John Cenatiempo ... stunts
Peter Corby ... stunts
Bill Davidson ... stunts
Stracy Diaz ... stunts
Andy Duppin ... stunts (as A.R. Duppin)
Peter Epstein ... stunts
Errol G. Farquharson ... stunts
C.J. Fidler ... stunts
Elizabeth Fulcher ... stunts
Tim Gallin ... stunts
Nicholas J. Giangiulio ... stunts
Robert Hannah ... stunts (as Bobby Hannah)
Jery Hewitt ... stunts
Joyce R. Korbin ... stunts (as Joyce Korbin)
Jennifer Lamb ... stunts
Bobby Makin ... stunts
Patrick Mark ... stunts
Cotton Mather ... stunts
Dwayne McLean ... stunts
B.W. Miller ... stunts
Eddie Mulder ... stunts
Rick Parker ... stunts
Sue Parker ... stunts
Connie Picard ... stunts
Alison Reid ... stunt coordinator
Bryan Renfro ... stunts
David Rigby ... stunts (as Dave Rigby)
Paul Rutledge ... stunts
Keith Siglinger ... stunts
Suzanne Smith ... stunts
Rudy Ugland ... stunts
Lynna' Davis ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Eliot Sash ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Manny Siverio ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Chris Alexander ... first assistant camera:
Myles Aronowitz ... still photographer: New York
James Bartolomeo ... second assistant camera: New York
Keith Bunting ... best boy grip: New York
Andrew Casey ... camera operator: "b" camera, New York / steadicam: New York
T.C. Chapman ... best boy electric: Calgary
Andy Chmura ... camera operator
Peter Clark ... key grip: New York
Robert Dolan ... rigging gaffer: New York
Thomas Dolan ... best boy electric: New York
Gordon Eldridge ... electrician
Tony Eldridge ... electrician
Roy Elliston ... key rigging grip
Steve Ferrier ... gaffer
Jay Fortune ... gaffer: New York
Joseph E. Gallagher ... camera assistant: "b" camera, New York / steadicam operator: New York
Larry Geiger ... best boy grip: Calgary
Jeff Heintzman ... grip
Lindsay Jamieson ... second assistant camera: "b" camera, New York (as Lindsay Jamieson)
Delroy P. Jarrett ... electrician (as Delroy Jarrett)
George Kraychyk ... still photographer
Mark Manchester ... key grip
Don Miernecki ... first assistant camera: Calgary
Malcolm Nefsky ... best boy
Bob O'Connor ... grip
Jackie Pelle ... camera trainee
Martin Protat ... camera trainee
Christopher Raucamp ... first assistant camera
Kurt Rimmel ... dolly grip: New York
Bob Rodgers ... generator operator
Chirayouth Jim Saysana ... second assistant camera (as Chirayouth Saysana)
Eileen Schreiber ... loader: New York
Tracy Shaw ... dolly grip
Stephen Spurrell ... best boy
Jeremy Tabarrok ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Paul Varrieur ... photographer: second unit
Tom Weston ... camera operator: New York
Kenneth J. Withers ... camera operator: "b" camera (as Ken Withers)
Dianne L. Haggarty ... grip (uncredited)
Greg Morse ... 24 frame video (uncredited)
Peter Rosenfeld ... steadicam operator (uncredited)
Eric J. Smith ... electrician: Oklahoma (uncredited)
Christopher G. Sprague ... lamp operator: Alberta (uncredited)
Stephen Spurrell ... rigging gaffer (uncredited)
John Sztejnmiler ... generator operator (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Eyde Belasco ... casting associate
Ross Clydesdale ... casting: Toronto
Donna Dupere ... extras casting
Sylvia Fay ... atmosphere casting
Tonya Bowen ... assistant location casting (uncredited)
Juli-Ann Kay ... casting assistant: Canada (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Cori Burchell ... wardrobe mistress
Graham Docherty ... assistant wardrobe
Gail Filman ... wardrobe supervisor
Cynthia Flowers ... dresser: Ms. Turner (as Cindy Flowers)
Lisa R. Frucht ... wardrobe supervisor: New York (as Lisa Frucht)
Gerri Gillan ... tailor
Nadia Ongaro ... seamstress
Madeleine Stewart ... assistant costume designer / wardrobe supervisor
Benjamin Wilson ... wardrobe supervisor: New York

Editorial Department 

Doug Caron ... assistant editor
Susan Chernus ... first assistant editor: L.A.
Jonathan Chibnall ... assistant editor
Carrie Elizabeth Foresman ... assistant editor (as Carrie Beth Foresman)
Richard Friedlander ... first assistant editor: New York
Phil Hetos ... color timer
Lara Johnston ... assistant editor
Liza McDonald ... assistant editor
Anne O'Brien ... assistant editor
Jim Passon ... color timer
Theresa Repola Mohammed ... negative cutter
Michael Schneider ... post-production assistant
Khahtee Turner ... post-production assistant
Laura Congleton ... assistant editor (uncredited)
Bill Holley ... colorist (uncredited)
Rob MacKinnon ... second assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Julian Bratolyubov ... music preparation
Bruce Broughton ... orchestrator
Richard A. Harrison ... music editor (as Richard Harrison)
Nicholas Meyers ... music editor (as Nick Meyers)
Patricia O'Keefe ... orchestration assistant
David Slonaker ... additional orchestrator
Armin Steiner ... scoring mixer
Ken Watson ... orchestra contractor
George Doering ... musician (uncredited)
Benoit Grey ... music copyist (uncredited)
Michael Kosarin ... music arranger: songs (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Barry Barber ... driver
Ken Barbet ... driver
Ricardo Burkhardt ... driver (as Ricky Burkhardt)
John Cocks ... driver
Gary Flanagan ... driver
Bob Haak ... driver
Bill Hagan ... transportation captain
Danny C. Klepper ... transportation captain: Calgary (as Dan Klepper)
John Leonidas ... transportation coordinator: New York
Joe Muscat ... driver
Joe Norris ... head driver
Brian O'Hara ... driver
Kenny Pearce ... driver
Dennis Radesky ... transportation captain: visual effects unit, New York
Don Retzer ... transportation coordinator
Rohan Singh ... driver
John Coles ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

Marsha Alexander ... assistant: Sid Sheinberg (as Marsha L. Alexander)
Scott Alexander ... production assistant
Andrei Anson ... location assistant: New York
Gail Barringer ... payroll accountant: New York
Karen Boyd ... assistant: Sid Sheinberg
Wendy Brennan ... assistant: Bill Sheinberg
Susanna David ... script supervisor
Jill Donnerstag ... assistant: Mischael S. Glick
Carol Eilenberg ... assistant: Michael Ritchie
Alex Fulton ... assistant location manager
John Gaskin ... production accountant
Adam Geiger ... office assistant: New York
Lisa Giambarberee ... assistant: Jon Sheinberg
Rebecca Gray ... assistant accountant
Paul Hiscock ... production assistant
Craig Jackson ... production assistant
Isabelle Kostic Crosley ... location assistant: New York (as Isabelle Kostic-Crosley)
Keri Lederman ... assistant production coordinator: New York (as Keri Lynn Lederman)
Monica Levinson ... production coordinator: New York
Alexandra MacKenzie ... production coordinator
Cam Mansfield ... accounting clerk (as Camille Mansfield)
Deborah Mason ... child welfare worker
Ben Miller ... production assistant
Megan Monaghan ... location manager: New York
Trisha Papas ... assistant production coordinator
Rick Parker ... animal wrangler
Karen Pidgurski ... unit publicist
Michael Purdon ... production assistant
Judy Pursley ... assistant auditor: New York
Robin M. Reelis ... production secretary (as Robin Reelis)
Jason Rubenstein ... key set production assistant: New York
Michael Smuin ... choreographer: dancing sequence
Philip Spurvey ... production assistant
Anita Sum ... production secretary: New York
Rudy Ugland ... animal wrangler: New York
Loretta Vanhart ... payroll accountant (as Loretta Van Hart)
Melissa Warry-Smith ... location manager
Cathy Yost ... production coordinator: Calgary
Jackie Alexander ... production secretary (uncredited)
Liz Barcia ... production assistant (uncredited)
Sheila Boyd ... stand-in (uncredited)
Derek Brady ... location scout (uncredited)
James Jackman ... production assistant (uncredited)
Gary Olinghouse ... photo double: Martin short (uncredited)
Gary Sievers ... production assistant (uncredited)
Steve Solomon ... animal trainer (uncredited)

Thanks 

Stewart F. Lane ... acknowledgement: the Palace Theater was used by permission of
James Nederlander Sr. ... acknowledgement: the Palace Theater was used by permission of (as James M. Nederlander)
John Swallow ... the filmmakers would like to express their special thanks to
Crew believed to be complete

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