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Taps (1981) Poster

(I) (1981)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Harold Becker

Writing Credits  

Darryl Ponicsan ... (screenplay) and
Robert Mark Kamen ... (screenplay)
 
James Lineberger ... (adaptation)
 
Devery Freeman ... (novel)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

George C. Scott ... General Harlan Bache
Timothy Hutton ... Brian Moreland
Ronny Cox ... Colonel Kerby
Sean Penn ... Alex Dwyer
Tom Cruise ... David Shawn
Brendan Ward Brendan Ward ... Charlie Auden
Evan Handler ... Edward West
John P. Navin Jr. John P. Navin Jr. ... Derek Mellott
Billy Van Zandt ... Bug
Giancarlo Esposito ... J.C. Pierce
Donald Kimmel ... Billy Harris
Tim Wahrer Tim Wahrer ... John Cooper
Tim Riley Tim Riley ... Hulk
Jeff Rochlin Jeff Rochlin ... Shovel
Rusty Jacobs Rusty Jacobs ... Rusty
Wayne Tippit ... Mst. Sgt. Kevin Moreland
Jess Osuna Jess Osuna ... Dean Ferris
Earl Hindman ... Lt. Hanson
James Handy ... Sheriff
Steven Ryan Steven Ryan ... Marshal
Jay Gregory Jay Gregory ... Interviewer
Karen Braga Karen Braga ... Woman Announcer
Ralph Drischell Ralph Drischell ... Stewart
Jane Cecil Jane Cecil ... Secretary
Thomas Medearis Thomas Medearis ... Male Clerk
Amelia Romano Amelia Romano ... Mrs. Malloy
Sheila Marra Sheila Marra ... Lori Cable
Gary McCleery Gary McCleery ... Townie
Michael Longfield ... Deputy / Townie (as L. Michael Craig)
Arnie Mazer Arnie Mazer ... Townie
Chris Hagan Chris Hagan ... Townie
John Taylor John Taylor ... Cadet
Lou Milione Lou Milione ... Cadet
Eugene Krumenacker Eugene Krumenacker ... Cadet
John McBrearty John McBrearty ... Cadet
David McGinley David McGinley ... Cadet
Frank Chambers Frank Chambers ... Cadet
John Faucher John Faucher ... Cadet
John Newmuis John Newmuis ... Cadet
Declan Weir Declan Weir ... Cadet
Paul Lyons Paul Lyons ... Cadet
Ryan Helm Ryan Helm ... Cadet
Tom Hutchinson Tom Hutchinson ... Cadet
Tom Klunis ... Parent
Elizabeth Perry Elizabeth Perry ... Parent
Brenda Currin ... Parent
Jeanne Fisher Jeanne Fisher ... Parent
Robena Rogers Robena Rogers ... Parent
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
M. James Arnett M. James Arnett ... Parent
John Rittenhouse John Rittenhouse ... Townie
Darren W. Conrad ... Cadet in Parade (uncredited)
Dono Cunningham ... Student (uncredited)
Phil Idrissi ... Cadet in Parade (uncredited)
Matthew Kenna ... Townie (uncredited)
Pablo Guisa Koestinger ... Cadet in Parade (uncredited)
Tom Leonard Tom Leonard ... Tank Driver (uncredited)
David Reed David Reed ... Townie (uncredited)
John Sparano John Sparano ... Cadet (uncredited)
Ed Spinelli Ed Spinelli ... Townie (uncredited)

Produced by 

Howard B. Jaffe ... producer
Stanley R. Jaffe ... producer

Music by 

Maurice Jarre

Cinematography by 

Owen Roizman

Film Editing by 

Maury Winetrobe

Casting By 

Shirley Rich

Art Direction by 

Stan Jolley
Alfred Sweeney

Set Decoration by 

Carl Biddiscombe ... (as Carl Biddescombe)

Makeup Department 

Frank Bianco ... hair stylist
Robert Jiras ... makeup artist (as Bob Jiras)

Production Management 

Norman A. Cook ... production manager (as Norman Cook)
Phillip M. Goldfarb ... production manager (as Phillip Goldfarb)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

M. James Arnett ... second unit director (as Jim Arnett)
William M. Elvin ... second assistant director (as Bill Elvin)
Nikita Knatz ... second unit director
Michael Looney ... second assistant director
Thomas J. Mack ... assistant director (as Tom Mack)
Charles Myers ... first assistant director: second unit

Art Department 

Russell Goble ... property master
Leon Harris ... production illustrator
Nikita Knatz ... production illustrator: second unit
Duane R. Marion ... lead man
Wayne Smith ... stand-by painter
Ken Walker ... assistant property master (as Kenny Walker)
Mickey Woods ... construction coordinator

Sound Department 

Ralph Babcock ... boom operator
Bruce Bell ... sound editor
Gary C. Bourgeois ... re-recording mixer (as Gary Bourgeois)
Gordon Daniel ... sound editor
Greg Dillon ... sound editor
James Fritch ... sound editor (as Jim Fritch)
Bert Hallberg ... sound mixer (as Bertil Hallberg)
Arthur Jackson ... utility sound technician (as Arthur J. Jackson)
James J. Klinger ... sound editor (as Jim Klinger)
Marvin I. Kosberg ... sound editor (as Marvin Kosberg)
William L. McCaughey ... re-recording mixer
Joe Nicolo ... sound recordist
Anthony Palk ... sound editor (as Tony Palk)
Gary Shepherd ... sound editor
Howard S. Wollman ... re-recording mixer (as Howard Wollman)

Special Effects by 

James Camomile ... special effects
Fred Cramer ... special effects
Dennis Dion ... special effects
Garry Elmendorf ... special effects
Andrew 'Sandy' Overholtzer ... special effects (as Andrew Overhaltzer)
Paul Stewart ... special effects (as Paul H. Stewart)

Stunts 

M. James Arnett ... stunt coordinator (as Jim Arnett) / stunts (as Jim Arnett)
David R. Ellis ... stunts (as David Ellis)
Gary Hymes ... stunts
Francis 'Skeets' Mariano ... stunt driver
Bobby Porter ... stunts
Anthony Redd ... stunts
J.N. Roberts ... stunts
R.A. Rondell ... stunts
Reid Rondell ... stunts
John Sherrod ... stunts
Brett Smrz ... stunts
Brian Smrz ... stunts
Frank James Sparks ... stunts (as Frank Sparks)
Gary Robert ... stunts (uncredited)
Reid Rondell ... stunt double: Tom Cruise (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Morris Baxter ... fox best boy
Garrett Brown ... steadicam operator
Ted Churchill ... panaglide operator
James Glennon ... camera operator
Craig Haagensen ... first assistant camera (as Craig Hagenson)
Rob Hahn ... first assistant camera
Gary Holt ... gaffer
David Jarrell ... best boy electric
Larry Orlick ... first assistant camera: second unit
Scott Rathner ... second assistant camera
Bob Rose ... key grip (as Bobby Rose)
Tim Ryan ... dolly grip (as John 'Tim' Ryan)
George Silano ... camera operator
William H. Steiner ... camera operator: second unit
Ronald Vidor ... Steadicam operator
Zoltan Vidor ... director of photography: second unit (as Zoli Vidor)
Josh Weiner ... still photographer

Casting Department 

Jo Doster ... extras casting
Darilyn Stringer ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Barry Kellogg ... costumer
Michael J. Long ... costumer
Eddie Marks ... costume supervisor

Editorial Department 

Jim Faris ... additional editor (as James Faris)
Dennis E. Lew ... first assistant editor
Michael Luciano ... additional editor
Saul Saladow ... assistant editor (as Saul R. Saladow)
Eric A. Sears ... assistant editor
Florence Williamson ... assistant editor (as Flo Williamson)

Location Management 

Robert A. Jaffe ... location coordinator

Music Department 

Philip Ayling ... musician: oboe
Hoyt Bohannon ... musician: french horn
Don Cristlieb ... musician: bassoon
Vince De Rosa ... musician: french horn
James Decker ... musician: french horn
Earl Dumler ... musician: oboe
Norman Herzburg ... musician: bassoon
Jerry MacDonald ... music editor
Arthur Maebe ... musician: french horn
Jack Marsh ... musician: bassoon
Richard Perissi ... musician: french horn
Garry Ulmer ... scoring mixer
Dale Anderson ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
John Berkman ... musician: keyboards (uncredited)
Larry Bunker ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
David Duke ... musician: french horn (uncredited)
Dominick Fera ... musician: clarinet (uncredited)
Clare Fischer ... musician: keyboards (uncredited)
Justin Gordon ... musician: saxophone, clarinet (uncredited)
Gary Gray ... musician: clarinet (uncredited)
Ralph Grierson ... musician: keyboards (uncredited)
Todd Hemmenway ... musician: cello (uncredited)
Milton Kestenbaum ... musician: bass (uncredited)
Michael Lang ... musician: keyboards (uncredited)
Richard Lepore ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Abe Luboff ... musician: bass (uncredited)
Warren Luening ... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Earl Madison ... musician: cello (uncredited)
Virginia Majewski ... musician: viola (uncredited)
Billy May ... conductor (uncredited)
Lincoln Mayorga ... musician: keyboards (uncredited)
Malcolm McNab ... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Michel Mention ... musician: keyboards (uncredited)
Peter Mercurio ... musician: bass (uncredited)
Ted Nash ... musician: saxophone (uncredited)
Buell Neidlinger ... musician: bass (uncredited)
John Neufeld ... musician: clarinet (uncredited)
Joe Porcaro ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Uan Rasey ... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Emil Richards ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Meyer Rubin ... music contractor (uncredited)
Wilbur Schwartz ... musician: saxophone (uncredited)
David Shostac ... musician: flute (uncredited)
Eleanor Slatkin ... musician: cello (uncredited)
Julian Spear ... musician: clarinet (uncredited)
Chet Swiatkowsky ... musician: keyboards (uncredited)
Tommy Tedesco ... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Phillip A. Teele ... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Tony Terran ... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Lloyd Ulyate ... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Ian Underwood ... musician: synthesizer (uncredited)
Ken Watson ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Chauncey Welsch ... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Don Williams ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Jerry Williams ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
John Williams ... conductor (uncredited)
Bob Zimmitti ... musician: percussion (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Aram Betkijian ... transportation captain
Julio Salazar ... production driver
Paul Sullivan ... transportation co-captain

Other crew 

Marion Billings ... publicist
William Chapman ... production coordinator (as Bill Chapman)
Sara Colleton ... assistant: Mr. Becker
Chris Silver Finigan ... Assistant accountant
Joel L. Fink ... cadet coordinator
Harry Hauss ... helicopter pilot (as Harold S. Hauss)
Andrea Jaffe ... publicist
Marie Kenney ... script supervisor
Joanne Knapp ... production secretary
Harry Litwack ... teaching coordinator
Michelle Marchetti ... production secretary
Michel Mention ... assistant: Mr. Jarre
Craig Nannos ... technical advisor: military (as J. Craig Nannos)
Kathy Rowe ... assistant: Mr. Jaffe
Art Smith Jr. ... technical advisor
Joyce Webb ... script supervisor: second unit
Dianne E. Collins ... publicist: M/S Billings Publicity Ltd. (uncredited)
Paul McKenna ... technical advisor: military (uncredited)
Howard R. Schuster ... financing (uncredited)

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