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The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Colin Higgins

Writing Credits  

Larry L. King ... (play) and
Peter Masterson ... (play)
 
Larry L. King ... (screenplay) &
Peter Masterson ... (screenplay) and
Colin Higgins ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Burt Reynolds ... Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd
Dolly Parton ... Mona Stangley
Dom DeLuise ... Melvin
Charles Durning ... Governor
Jim Nabors ... Deputy Fred
Robert Mandan ... Senator Wingwood
Lois Nettleton ... Dulcie Mae
Theresa Merritt ... Jewel
Noah Beery Jr. ... Edsel (as Noah Beery)
Raleigh Bond Raleigh Bond ... Mayor
Barry Corbin ... C.J.
Ken Magee Ken Magee ... Mansel
Mary Jo Catlett ... Rita
Mary Louise Wilson ... Modene
Howard K. Smith ... Howard K. Smith
Gail Benedict ... Chicken Ranch Girl
Valerie Leigh Bixler Valerie Leigh Bixler ... Chicken Ranch Girl
Leslie Cook ... Chicken Ranch Girl
Carol Culver Carol Culver ... Chicken Ranch Girl
Lorraine Fields Lorraine Fields ... Chicken Ranch Girl
Trish Garland Trish Garland ... Chicken Ranch Girl
Sandi Johnson Sandi Johnson ... Chicken Ranch Girl
Lee Lund Lee Lund ... Chicken Ranch Girl
Paula Lynn Paula Lynn ... Chicken Ranch Girl
Lily Mariye ... Chicken Ranch Girl
Andrea Pike Andrea Pike ... Chicken Ranch Girl
Terry Calloway Terry Calloway ... Chicken Ranch Girl (as Terrie M. Robinson)
Jennifer Nairn-Smith Jennifer Nairn-Smith ... Chicken Ranch Girl
Terri Treas ... Chicken Ranch Girl
Melanie Winter Melanie Winter ... Chicken Ranch Girl
Stephen Bray Stephen Bray ... Aggie
Brian Bullard Brian Bullard ... Aggie
Jeff Calhoun Jeff Calhoun ... Aggie (as Jeffrey Calhoun)
Gary Chapman Gary Chapman ... Aggie
John Dolf John Dolf ... Aggie
David Engel David Engel ... Aggie
Edmond Alan Forsyth Edmond Alan Forsyth ... Aggie (as Ed Forsyth)
Mark Fotopoulos Mark Fotopoulos ... Aggie
Michael Fullington Michael Fullington ... Aggie
David Warren Gibson David Warren Gibson ... Aggie
Joe Hart ... Aggie
Jeffrey Hornaday Jeffrey Hornaday ... Aggie
Patrick Maguire Patrick Maguire ... Aggie
Ted Marriot Ted Marriot ... Aggie
Jerry Mitchell Jerry Mitchell ... Aggie
Steven Moore Steven Moore ... Aggie
Douglas Robb Douglas Robb ... Aggie
Kevin Ryan Kevin Ryan ... Aggie
Tim Topper Tim Topper ... Aggie
Marvin Tunney Marvin Tunney ... Aggie
Randy Val Cupp Randy Val Cupp ... Aggie
Robert Warners Robert Warners ... Aggie
Robin Lynn Funk Robin Lynn Funk ... Dogette
Larry Kenton Larry Kenton ... Dogette
Edie Lehmann Boddicker ... Dogette (as Edie Lehmann)
Mark Thomas McGee Mark Thomas McGee ... Dogette (as Mark McGee)
Karen McLain Karen McLain ... Dogette
Benjamin Taylor Benjamin Taylor ... Dogette
Arnetia Walker ... Dogette
Ty Whitney Ty Whitney ... Dogette
Robert Briscoe Evans ... Melvin's Crew (as Robert Briscoe)
John Walter Davis John Walter Davis ... Melvin's Crew
Gregory Itzin ... Melvin's Crew
Timothy Stack ... Melvin's Crew
Larry B. Williams Larry B. Williams ... Melvin's Crew
Harvey Christiansen Harvey Christiansen ... Old Farmer
Donald F. Colson Donald F. Colson ... Jeff Gerald
Helen Kleeb ... Dora
Mickey Jones ... Henry
Bobby Fite Bobby Fite ... Dulcie Mae's Son
Paula Shaw ... Wulla Jean
Kenneth White Kenneth White ... Sheriff Jack Roy
Ted Gehring ... Sheriff Chapman
Wayne Heffley ... TV Station Manager
Verne Lundquist Verne Lundquist ... Himself (as Vern Lundquist)
Lee Grosscup Lee Grosscup ... Himself
Lee Ritchey Lee Ritchey ... Governor's Aide
Alice Drummond ... Governor's Secretary
Thomas Myers Thomas Myers ... Senator's Aide (as Thomas R. Myers)
Victoria Wells Victoria Wells ... Washing Girl
Karyn Harrison Karyn Harrison ... Chicken Girl
Randy Bennett ... Privates Boy
Willie T. Neely Willie T. Neely ... Nester
Harold Offer Harold Offer ... Nester
Kenneth Threadgill Kenneth Threadgill ... Nester
John Edson John Edson ... Male Reporter
Robert Ginnaven Robert Ginnaven ... Male Reporter
Sharon Ammann Sharon Ammann ... Female Reporter
Claudette Gardner Claudette Gardner ... Female Reporter
Suzi McLaughlin Suzi McLaughlin ... Female Reporter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christine Bridges Christine Bridges ... Chicken Ranch Girl Raid (uncredited)
Chuck Dawson Chuck Dawson ... JukeBox Delivery Man (uncredited)
Anne Gaybis Anne Gaybis ... Chicken Ranch Girl (uncredited)
Larry Gilman Larry Gilman ... 50's Vignette (uncredited)
Kay Parker ... World War II Girl (uncredited)
Catherine Wilkinson Catherine Wilkinson ... Young Whore Dancer (uncredited)
Bret Williams Bret Williams ... Silhouette Cowboy (uncredited)
Robbin Young ... Working Girl in Whorehouse (uncredited)

Produced by 

Robert L. Boyett ... producer
Peter Macgregor-Scott ... co-producer
Edward K. Milkis ... producer
Thomas L. Miller ... producer

Music by 

Carol Hall
Patrick Williams ... (original background music)

Cinematography by 

William A. Fraker ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

David Bretherton
Nicholas Eliopoulos
Walter Hannemann ... (as Walt Hannemann)
Pembroke J. Herring
Jack Hofstra

Casting By 

Terry Liebling ... (as Terry H. Liebling)

Production Design by 

Robert F. Boyle

Art Direction by 

Norman Newberry

Set Decoration by 

Arthur Jeph Parker ... (as Arthur J. Parker)

Costume Design by 

Theadora Van Runkle

Makeup Department 

Pete Altobelli ... makeup artist (as Peter Altobelli)
Cindy Baggett ... body makeup
Irene De'Atley ... hair stylist
Tom Ellingwood ... makeup artist: Mr. Reynolds (as Tom Eillingwood)
Lynda Gurasich ... hair stylist: Mr. Reynolds
Barbara Lorenz ... hair stylist
Colleen Owens ... hair stylist: Miss Parton
Lorraine Roberson ... hair stylist: Miss Parton
Marvin G. Westmore ... makeup artist (as Marvin Westmore)
Brad Wilder ... makeup artist: Miss Parton

Production Management 

Peter Macgregor-Scott ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Emmitt-Leon O'Neill ... second assistant director (as Emmitt-Leon O'Neil)
Jack Frost Sanders ... first assistant director
Jim Van Wyck ... second assistant director

Art Department 

Carl Aldana ... production illustrator
Tom Bartholomew ... standby painter
Bob Cameron ... greensman
Marco A. Campos ... propmaker
Mentor Huebner ... illustrator
Joseph Hurley ... production illustrator
Greg C. Jensen ... general construction foreman
Daniel Maltese ... set designer
Frank Mitchell ... greensman
Jerry Moss ... propmaster (as Gerald Moss)
Ken Peterson ... assistant propmaster (as Kenneth Peterson)
Phil Read ... construction coordinator
Frank Richwood ... assistant art director
Art Schneider ... leadman (as Arthur Schneider)
Curtis A. Schnell ... set designer
Robert A. Sturtevant ... stand-by propmaker
Ted Wilson ... carpenter
Glenn Dunn ... propmaker (uncredited)
Clarence Fay Konkel ... carpenter: set (uncredited)
Robert Misetich ... painter (uncredited)
Benjamin Resella ... scenic designer (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Bill Becker ... playback operator
Carl Fischer ... playback operator
Craig Herring ... assistant sound editor
Glenn Hoskinson ... sound editor
Gil Hudson ... dialogue replacement editor
Walt Jenevein ... sound editor
William B. Kaplan ... sound mixer
Steve Klinghoffer ... cableman
Stanley H. Polinsky ... sound re-recording
Earl Sampson ... boom operator
John Stacy ... supervising sound editor
Bruce Stambler ... sound editor
John J. Stephens ... sound re-recording
Kyle Wright ... sound editor
Ross Taylor ... foley artist (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Fred Z. Gebler ... special effects (as Fred Gebler)

Visual Effects by 

Henry Schoessler ... credited / visual effects
Bill Taylor ... matte photographer
Albert Whitlock ... special visual effects

Stunts 

Eddie Hice ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department 

Fredrick Albrecht ... best boy grip (as Frederick Albrecht)
Dave Anderberg ... grip
Gerald H. Boatright ... best boy electric (as Gerald Boatright)
Steve Bridge ... camera operator
Bobby Byrne ... additional photographer
Joe Collins ... best boy grip
Gary R. Dodd ... key grip (as Gary Dodd)
Lindsay P. Hill ... vtr operator
Gary Holt ... gaffer
Jan Koshay ... dolly grip
Peter Kuttner ... first assistant second unit
Nick McLean ... camera operator
Bob Mundell ... best boy electric (as Bob Mundell Jr.)
Michael Orefice ... electrician
Doug Pentek ... gaffer (as Douglas Pentek)
Keith Peterman ... first assistant camera
Steven Poster ... additional photographer
Calmar Roberts ... first assistant camera (as Cal Roberts)
Robbie Robinson ... still photographer
Andy Romanoff ... louma crane
Bobby Thomas ... first assistant camera
Lawrence Grauman ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Ann Lukacs ... second unit (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Liz Keigley ... casting: Texas
Shari Rhodes ... casting: Texas

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Bruce Ericksen ... wardrobe: men (as Bruce Erickson)
April Ferry ... wardrobe: women
Bruce R. Hogard ... wardrobe: men
Kathleen Lawrence ... wardrobe: women
Michael Lynn ... wardrobe: men
Norman Salling ... wardrobe: Mr. Reynolds
Shirlee Strahm ... wardrobe: Miss Parton

Editorial Department 

Neil Brewer ... assistant editor
John W. Carr ... assistant editor (as John Carr)
William Essary ... assistant editor (as Bill Essary)
Erica Flaum ... assistant editor
Jack Garsha ... color timer
Phil Hetos ... color consultant
David A. Simmons ... assistant editor (as David Simmons)

Location Management 

Dow Griffith ... location manager
Chris Karamanos ... location catering

Music Department 

Bob Alcivar ... musical arranger: underscore
Richard Baskin ... music consultant
George Brand ... music editor
George Doering ... musician
Gene N. Fowler ... music editor
Michael Fowler ... music editor
Earle Hagen ... dance orchestrator / orchestrator
Carol Hall ... lyricist
Jack Hayes ... dance orchestrator
Roger Jaep ... assistant music editor
Billy May ... dance orchestrator
Dolly Parton ... composer: additional songs / music supervisor
Gregg Perry ... music arranger / music producer / music supervisor
Shorty Rogers ... musical arranger: underscore
Herbert W. Spencer ... underscore orchestrator (as Herb Spencer)
Dan Wallin ... music re-mix
Patrick Williams ... orchestrator
Donald Woods ... underscore music editor (as Don Woods)
Tommy Morgan ... musician: harmonica (uncredited)
Patrick Williams ... conductor (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Joseph Lockwood ... driver / transportation
Tony Monzo ... transportation coordinator

Other crew 

Michael Bourne ... production associate
Stanley Brossette ... unit publicist
Theresa Burt ... production assistant
Cadence Cloggers of Austin ... dancers
Janet M. Daube ... assistant to Colin Higgins
Robert Davenport ... animal trainer (as Bobby J. Davenport)
Bruce Ehrlich ... auditor
Nicholas Eliopoulos ... pre-production coordinator
Dow Griffith ... assistant producer
Dorain Grusman ... assistant choreographer
Tony Habeeb ... unit publicist
Wally Harper ... dance arranger
Iris Hedrick ... assistant accountant
J. Paul Higgins ... production assistant
Richard Holley ... helicopter pilot (as Rick Holley)
Liz Kohlman ... assistant to Peter Macgregor-Scott
Stevie Myers ... animal trainer
Phill Norman ... title designer
Princess O'Mahoney ... production assistant
Willie Radcliff ... craft service
Bill Rodenbaugh ... production accountant (as William Rodenbaugh)
Marshall Schlom ... script supervisor
Carole Steller ... assistant to Edward K. Milkis
Tony Stevens ... choreographer
Dorothy Vitale ... first aid

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