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Heart Beat (1980) Poster

(1980)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John Byrum

Writing Credits  

John Byrum

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Nick Nolte ... Neal Cassady
Sissy Spacek ... Carolyn Cassady
John Heard ... Jack Kerouac
Ray Sharkey ... Ira
Ann Dusenberry ... Stevie
Margaret Fairchild Margaret Fairchild ... Mrs. Kerouac
Tony Bill ... Dick
Mary Margaret Amato ... Waitress
Kent Williams ... Ogden
Susan Niven Susan Niven ... Ogden's Secretary
Marcia Nasatir ... First Receptionist
Mickey Kelly Mickey Kelly ... Second Receptionist
Luis Contreras ... Mexican Junkie
Sharon Lee Sharon Lee ... Blonde in Car
Stephen Davies ... Bob Bendix
Jenny O'Hara ... Betty Bendix
Don Brodie Don Brodie ... Dispatcher
Tom Runyon Tom Runyon ... Seaman
Juliana Tutak Juliana Tutak ... Cathy
Candy Ann Brown ... Claudia (as Candy Brown)
John Larroquette ... TV Talk Show Host
John Hostetter ... Poet
Bill Cross Bill Cross ... Bartender (as Billy Cross)
Terence H. Winkless ... Youth in Bar (as Terry Winkless)
Ray Vitte ... Undercover Agent
Sunshine Parker ... Gas Station Attendant
Garth Eliassen Garth Eliassen ... Sleeping Yokel
Steve Allen ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jean-Paul Hellendall Jean-Paul Hellendall ... Scotty Cassady (uncredited)
Michael F. Hoover ... Bar patron (uncredited)
David Lynch ... Painter (uncredited)

Produced by 

David Axlerod ... producer
Alan Greisman ... producer
Edward R. Pressman ... producer
Michael Shamberg ... producer
William Tepper ... executive producer

Music by 

Jack Nitzsche

Cinematography by 

László Kovács

Film Editing by 

Eric Jenkins

Casting By 

Dianne Crittenden

Production Design by 

Jack Fisk

Set Decoration by 

Thomas L. Roysden

Costume Design by 

Patricia Norris

Makeup Department 

Edouard F. Henriques ... makeup artist (as Ed Henriques)
Vivian McAteer ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Richard Hashimoto ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Dennis Capps ... second assistant director
Bill Scott ... assistant director

Art Department 

Dale Beldin ... graphic artist
Lorrie Brown ... assistant art director
Gary Clark ... painter
Bill Iiams ... general foreman
Roger Irvin ... construction coordinator
Ronald C. Jacobs ... swing gang
Edson C. Moreno ... lead man (as Ed Moreno)
C.P. 'Cass' Quitan ... assistant property master (as Clarence 'Cassius' Quitan)
James A. Rathbun ... lead man (as James Rathbun)
Peter Samish ... set designer
Gary Seybert ... property master
James Ecker ... stand-by painter (uncredited)
Leon Roysden ... swing gang (uncredited)
Michael Taylor ... swing gang (uncredited)

Sound Department 

David E. Campbell ... re-recording mixer (as David Campbell)
Stephen Hunter Flick ... sound editor
William B. Kaplan ... production sound mixer
Robert Pettis ... re-recording mixer
John T. Reitz ... re-recording mixer
Earl Sampson ... boom operator

Stunts 

Gary Baxley ... stunts
Dani Biernat ... stunt performer
Mags Kavanaugh ... stunt double

Camera and Electrical Department 

Richmond L. Aguilar ... gaffer (as Richard Aguilar)
Paul Caven ... best boy electric
Jeff Gershman ... second assistant camera
James Globus ... still photographer
Steve Graves ... best boy grip (as Steven Graves)
O.T. Henderson ... dolly grip
Leroy Hershkowitz ... electrician
Gary B. Kibbe ... photographer: second unit (as Gary Kibbe)
Leonard Lookabaugh ... key grip (as Len Lookabaugh)
Mitchell Lookabaugh ... grip
Benny McNulty ... electrician (as Bernard McNulty)
Morgan Renard ... special still photographer
Tony Rivetti ... first assistant camera: "b"camera
Robert M. Stevens ... camera operator (as Bob Stevens)
Chris Strong ... electrician
Randy Tepper ... still photographer
Joseph E. Thibo ... assistant camera (as Joseph Thibo)
James M. Sheppherd ... grip (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Janice Spitzer ... extras casting (uncredited)
Peter Spitzer ... extras casting (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Jered Green ... wardrobe: men (as Jered Edd Green)
Jeanne Malone ... wardrobe: women

Editorial Department 

Jon Lapidese ... assistant film editor

Location Management 

Bobbie Smith ... location manager: San Francisco
Douglas E. Stoll ... location manager (as Douglas Stoll)

Music Department 

Daniel Allan Carlin ... music editor (as Dan Carlin Jr.)
Mark Howlett ... music engineer
Shorty Rogers ... orchestrator: opening jazz

Transportation Department 

John Conte ... transportation captain
Arthur F. 'Mickey' McAteer ... transportation coordinator (as Mickey McAteer)
Ray Banigan ... local 40 (uncredited)
Jack Caddin ... driver (uncredited)
Russ Caldwell ... driver (uncredited)
Carl E. Hodge ... driver (uncredited)
Dave Kupp ... driver (uncredited)
Kenny Moore ... driver (uncredited)
Louis Rodriguez ... driver (uncredited)
Olivia Varnado ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

Joanie Blum ... script supervisor
Bob Burris ... craft service (as Robert C. Burris)
Carol Shapiro Janson ... publicist
Art Pepper ... jazz solos
James Rosenfield ... production assistant
Ginger B. Hart ... production assistant (uncredited)

See also

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