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Mickey One ()


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A comic steals the identity of a homeless man and goes on the run after the mob tries to kill him for an unknown reason.

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Cast

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Mickey One
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Jenny Drayton
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Ed Castle
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Ruby Lapp
Teddy Hart ...
George Berson
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Larry Fryer
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The Artist
Donna Michelle ...
The Girl
Ralph Foody ...
Police Captain
Norman Gottschalk ...
The Evangelist
Dick Lucas ...
Employment Agent
Jack Goodman ...
Cafeteria Manager
Jeri Jensen ...
Helen
Charlene Lee ...
The Singer
Benny Dunn ...
Nightclub Comic
Denise Darnell ...
Stripper
Dick Baker ...
Boss at Shaley's
Helen Witkowski ...
Landlady
Bill Koza ...
Art Gallery Patron (as William Koza)
David Crane ...
Art Gallery Patron
Michael Fish ...
Italian Restaurant Owner (as Mike Fish)
Greg Louis ...
Bartender
Gus Christy ...
Bartender
David Elsen ...
Desk Clerk
Robert Sickinger ...
Policeman
Lew Prentiss ...
Kismet Boss
Grace Colette ...
B-Girl
Boris Gregurevitch ...
Kismet Comic
James Middleton ...
Iggie
Dink Freeman ...
Xanadu M.C.
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Fat Bum getting beaten up (uncredited)
Aram Avakian ...
Mickey's tormentor in theater (uncredited) (voice)
Tom Erhardt ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Jason Fithian ...
Jake Duffy (uncredited)
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Minor Role in Dressing Room (uncredited)
Bob Konovsky ...
Bouncer choking bar patron (uncredited)
Jan Marsh ...
Dancer (uncredited)
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Homeless Woman (uncredited)
Earl Sands ...
Bouncer (uncredited)

Directed by

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Arthur Penn

Written by

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Alan Surgal ... (written by)

Produced by

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John G. Avildsen ... executive producer
Arthur Penn ... producer
Harrison Starr ... associate producer

Music by

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Eddie Sauter

Cinematography by

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Ghislain Cloquet ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Aram Avakian

Editorial Department

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Marc Laub ... assistant editor
Robert Q. Lovett ... assembly editor (as Robert Lovett)

Production Design by

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George Jenkins

Costume Design by

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Domingo A. Rodriguez ... (as Domingo Rodriguez)

Makeup Department

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Robert Jiras ... makeup artist

Production Management

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William T. Schneider ... unit supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Russell Saunders ... assistant director

Art Department

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Thomas Wright ... property master (as Tom Wright)

Sound Department

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Edward Beyer ... sound effects editor
Walter Goss ... sound mixer
Hugh A. Robertson ... sound effects editor (as Hugh A. Robertson Jr.)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Lutz Hapke ... camera operator
Morris Rosen ... key grip
William Stuebe ... gaffer (as William Steube)

Music Department

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Bob Abernathy ... musician: French horn
Ray Alonge ... musician: French horn
Don Ashworth ... musician: reeds
Richard Berg ... musician: French horn
Eddie Bert ... musician: trombone
Al Block ... musician: tenor sax, clarinet, flute, piccolo
Jimmy Buffington ... musician: French horn
Eli Carmen ... musician: bassoon
Earl Chapin ... musician: French horn
Richard Davis ... musician: acoustic double bass
Al DeRisi ... musician: trumpet
Ernie DiFalco ... musician: trumpet
Harvey Estrin ... musician: alto sax, clarinet, flute, alto flute, piccolo
Joe Ferrante ... musician: trumpet
Barry Galbraith ... musician: guitar
Stan Getz ... musician: improvisations
Wally Kane ... musician: bass sax, clarinet, bassoon
Roger Kellaway ... musician: piano
Mel Lewis ... musician: drums, percussion
John Messner ... musician: trombone
Tommy Mitchell ... musician: bass trombone
Bobby Nichols ... musician: trumpet
Harvey Phillips ... musician: tuba
Ephie Resnick ... musician: trombone
Charlie Russo ... musician: reeds
Sonny Russo ... musician: trombone
Jack Shaindlin ... conductor / music supervisor
Ray Shiner ... musician: tenor sax, clarinet, oboe, cor anglais
Clark Terry ... musician: trumpet, fluegel horn

Other crew

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Roberta Hodes ... script supervisor
Jill Jakes ... production aide
Gene Lasko ... assistant to producer

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

After incurring the wrath of the mob, a comic flees Detroit for Chicago taking the name "Mickey One" from a stolen Social Security card from a homeless bum he witnesses being beaten up and robbed. As he returns to the stage and becomes successful, he fears that the mob will track him down. He wishes to square himself with the mob, but doesn't know what he did to anger them or what his debt is. Written by

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Taglines ...and the name of the game is Mickey! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Acosado (Spain)
  • Kauhu (Finland)
  • Pewien Mickey (Poland)
  • Mickey, az ász (Hungary)
  • Asi soy yo (Mexico)
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  • 93 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Studio publicity claimed actor Kamatari Fujiwara created the large kinetic sculpture, called "Yes" in the film, but the work was actually done by Robert Fields, a industrial design student at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago. The sculpture was set up on the ice rink of the Marina Towers apartment complex. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Arthur Penn (1995). See more »
Quotes Mickey One: I'm the king of the silent pictures. I'm hiding out till the talkies blow over. Will you leave me alone?
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