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The World's Greatest Athlete (1973) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Robert Scheerer

Writing Credits  

Gerald Gardner ... (written by) and
Dee Caruso ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

... Milo Jackson
... Nanu
... Coach Sam Archer
... Gazenga
... Jane
... Dean Maxwell
... Mrs. Petersen
Danny Goldman ... Leopold Maxwell
... Morumba
... Games spectator
Liam Dunn ... Dr. Winslow
... Dean Bellamy
... Dr. Gottlieb
Howard Cosell ... Himself - Announcer
... Himself - Announcer
... Himself - Announcer
Bud Palmer ... Himself - Announcer
Joe Kapp ... Announcer Buzzer Kozak
Bill Toomey ... Himself - Announcer
... Gazenga's Assistant
Leigh Christian
... Native Woman
... Old Chinaman
... Race Starter
Sarah Selby ... Woman on Safari
... Judge with Stopwatch
Al Checco ... Dr. Checco
... Drunk in bar
Jack Griffin
... (as David Manzy)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pete Carroll ... Running Back footballer (uncredited)
... Football Player #31 (uncredited)

Produced by 

Bill Walsh ... producer

Music by 

Marvin Hamlisch

Cinematography by 

Frank V. Phillips ... director of photography (as Frank Phillips)

Film Editing by 

Cotton Warburton

Art Direction by 

John B. Mansbridge
Walter H. Tyler ... (as Walter Tyler)

Set Decoration by 

Hal Gausman

Costume Design by 

Chuck Keehne
Emily Sundby

Makeup Department 

La Rue Matheron ... hair stylist
Robert J. Schiffer ... makeup artist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Michael J. Dmytryk ... assistant director (as Michael Dmytryk)
Arthur J. Vitarelli ... second unit director

Sound Department 

Herb Taylor ... sound

Special Effects by 

Art Cruickshank ... special effects
Danny Lee ... special effects
Eustace Lycett ... special effects
Hans Metz ... special effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Alan Maley ... matte artist

Stunts 

Dick Warlock ... stunt double: Tim Conway (uncredited) / stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Stan Reed ... key grip (uncredited)
John R. Shannon ... still photographer (uncredited)
Bill Williams ... gererator operator (uncredited)

Music Department 

Evelyn Kennedy ... music editor

Other crew 

Bob Holter ... animal supervisor
Gene Holter ... animal supervisor
Bill Toomey ... athletic technical advisor
Ralph Helfer ... animal supervisor: Gentle Jungle [us] (uncredited)
Leonard Shannon ... unit publicist (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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