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Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Robert Altman

Writing Credits  

Arthur Kopit ... (suggested by the play "Indians" by)
 
Alan Rudolph ... (screen story) &
Robert Altman ... (screen story)
 
Alan Rudolph ... (screenplay) &
Robert Altman ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Paul Newman ... The Star (William 'Buffalo Bill' Cody)
Joel Grey ... The Producer (Nate Salisbury)
Kevin McCarthy ... The Publicist (Maj. John Burke)
Harvey Keitel ... The Relative (Ed Goodman)
Allan F. Nicholls ... The Journalist (Prentiss Ingraham) (as Allan Nicholls)
Geraldine Chaplin ... The Sure Shot (Annie Oakley)
John Considine ... The Sure Shot's Manager (Frank Butler)
Robert DoQui ... The Wrangler (Oswald Dart) (as Robert Doqui)
Mike Kaplan ... The Treasurer (Jules Keen)
Bert Remsen ... The Bartender (Crutch)
Bonnie Leaders Bonnie Leaders ... The Mezzo-Contralto (Margaret)
Noelle Rogers Noelle Rogers ... The Lyric-Coloratura (Lucille DuCharme)
Evelyn Lear ... The Lyric-Soprano (Nina Cavallini)
Denver Pyle ... The Indian Agent (McLaughlin)
Frank Kaquitts Frank Kaquitts ... The Indian (Sitting Bull)
Will Sampson ... The Interpreter (William Halsey)
Ken Krossa Ken Krossa ... The Arenic Director (Johnny Baker)
Fred N. Larsen Fred N. Larsen ... The King of the Cowboys (Buck Taylor)
Jerri Duce Jerri Duce ... The Cowboy Trick Rider
Joy Duce Joy Duce ... The Cowboy Trick Rider
Alex Green ... The Mexican Whip and Fast Draw Act
Gary MacKenzie Gary MacKenzie ... The Mexican Whip and Fast Draw Act
Humphrey Gratz Humphrey Gratz ... The Old Soldier
Pat McCormick ... The President of the United States (Grover Cleveland)
Shelley Duvall ... The First Lady (Mrs. Grover Cleveland)
Burt Lancaster ... The Legend Maker (Ned Buntline)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dennis Corrie Dennis Corrie ... Rancher (uncredited)
E.L. Doctorow ... Adviser to President Grover Cleveland (uncredited)
Patrick Reynolds ... President Cleveland's Aide (uncredited)
Jacqueline Robbins ... (uncredited)
Joyce Robbins ... (uncredited)

Produced by 

Robert Altman ... producer
Scott Bushnell ... associate producer
Jac Cashin ... associate producer
Dino De Laurentiis ... executive producer
Robert Eggenweiler ... associate producer
David Susskind ... executive producer

Music by 

Richard Baskin

Cinematography by 

Paul Lohmann ... (director of cinema photography)

Film Editing by 

Peter Appleton
Dennis M. Hill ... (as Dennis Hill)

Production Design by 

Anthony Masters ... (as Tony Masters)

Art Direction by 

Jack Maxsted

Set Decoration by 

Dennis J. Parrish

Costume Design by 

Anthony Powell

Makeup Department 

Monty Westmore ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Les Kimber ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Rob Lockwood ... second assistant director
Tommy Thompson ... assistant director

Art Department 

Rusty Cox ... scenic artist
Dennis J. Parrish ... property master
Graham Sumner ... assistant property master / assistant set decorator

Sound Department 

Michael Galloway ... sound recordist
Chris McLaughlin ... sound
Richard Oswald ... sound editor
Richard Portman ... re-recording mixer
William A. Sawyer ... sound editor (as William Sawyer)
James E. Webb ... sound (as Jim Webb)
Rob Young ... sound (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Logan Frazee ... special effects
Terry D. Frazee ... special effects (as Terry Frazee)
John Thomas ... special effects
Bill Zomar ... special effects
Joe Zomar ... special effects

Stunts 

John Forster ... stunts (uncredited)
Greg Walker ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Arthur Brooker ... grip (as Art Brooker)
Edmond L. Koons ... camera operator (as Eddie Koons)
J. Michael Marlett ... gaffer
Jack L. Richards ... camera operator (as Jack Richards)
Robert Reed Altman ... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Peter Appleton ... featurette cinematographer (uncredited)
Ronald Vidor ... first assistant camera (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

J. Allen Highfill ... costume assistant
Jules Melillo ... wardrobe

Editorial Department 

Stephen Altman ... apprentice editor (as Steve Altman)
Mark Eggenweiler ... apprentice editor
Tony Lombardo ... assistant editor
Tom Walls ... assistant editor

Other crew 

Lyn Austin ... Broadway stage producer
John Bianchi ... Buffalo Bill's gun belt by
John Binder ... script supervisor
Dino De Laurentiis ... presenter (as Dino DeLaurentiis)
Maysie Hoy ... researcher
Dan Perri ... title designer
John Scott ... head wrangler
Oliver Smith ... Broadway stage producer
Roger L. Stevens ... Broadway stage producer (as Roger Stevens)
Tommy Thompson ... production executive
Norman Walke ... operator: titan boom
Joe Thornton ... production assistant (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

See also

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