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Swing Shift (1984) Poster

(1984)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Jonathan Demme

Writing Credits  

Nancy Dowd ... (written by) (as Rob Morton)
 
Bo Goldman ... (uncredited)
Ron Nyswaner ... (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Goldie Hawn ... Kay Walsh
Kurt Russell ... Lucky Lockhart
Christine Lahti ... Hazel Zanussi
Fred Ward ... Biscuits Toohey
Ed Harris ... Jack Walsh
Sudie Bond ... Annie
Holly Hunter ... Jeannie Sherman
Patty Maloney ... Laverne
Lisa Pelikan ... Violet Mulligan
Susan Peretz ... Edith Castle
Joey Aresco ... Johnny Bonnaro
Morris 'Tex' Biggs Morris 'Tex' Biggs ... Clarence
Reid Cruickshanks Reid Cruickshanks ... Spike
Danny Darst Danny Darst ... Deacon (as Daniel Dean Darst)
Dennis Fimple ... Rupert George
Chris Lemmon ... Lt. O'Connor (as Christopher Lemmon)
Charles Napier ... Moon Willis
Stephen Tobolowsky ... French deMille / Documentary Narrator
Laura Hawn Laura Hawn ... Ethel
Marvin Miller ... Rollo
Susan Barnes Susan Barnes ... Skinny
Beth Henley Beth Henley ... Bible Pusher
Gene Borkan Gene Borkan ... M.P. at embarkation
Alana Stewart ... Frankie Parker
Phillip Christon Phillip Christon ... Recruit at Egyptian
Penny Johnson Jerald ... Genevieve (as Penny Johnson)
Isabell O'Connor Isabell O'Connor ... Rita (as Isabell Monk)
Maggie Renzi Maggie Renzi ... First Interviewer
Sandy McLeod Sandy McLeod ... Second Interviewer
George 'Red' Schwartz George 'Red' Schwartz ... Cribman (as George Schwartz)
Alan Toy Alan Toy ... Assistant Cribman
Oceana Marr Oceana Marr ... Ladies' Room Inspector
Richard K. Way Richard K. Way ... Factory Soldier
Harold Jackson Harold Jackson ... Piano Player at Sorrentino's
Don Carrara Don Carrara ... Drunk Sailor
Todd Allen ... Cpl. Bobby Danzig
Gary Goetzman ... 'Swing Shift' Bandleader
Belinda Carlisle ... Jamboree Singer
Lissette LeCorn Lissette LeCorn ... Peggy (age 3)
Jessica Gaynes Jessica Gaynes ... Peggy (age 7)
Deena Marie Deena Marie ... Paper Girl
Roger Rook Roger Rook ... Bellhop
Joseph Hutton Joseph Hutton ... Seaman Amtzis
Harry Northup ... New Year's Eve Marine #1
David B. Carlton David B. Carlton ... New Year's Eve Marine #2
Lisa Chadwick Lisa Chadwick ... Vocalist at Kelly's
Eddie Smith ... Waiter at Kelly's
Eugene Jackson Eugene Jackson ... Bartender at Kelly's (as Eugene W. Jackson)
Chino 'Fats' Williams ... Bouncer at Kelly's
Belita Moreno ... Mabel Stoddard
Roger Corman ... Mr. MacBride
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cynthia Lea Clark ... Dancer (uncredited)
Patrice Cole ... Soldier's Wife (uncredited)
Bob Harks ... Photographer at Funeral (uncredited)
Casey MacGill Casey MacGill ... Musician extra (uncredited)
Dick Miller ... Wallflower at the Swing Shift Jamboree (uncredited)
Luci-Lynn Norris Luci-Lynn Norris ... Neighbor (uncredited)

Produced by 

Jerry Bick ... producer
Charles Mulvehill ... associate producer
Arlene Sellers ... executive producer
Alex Winitsky ... executive producer

Music by 

Patrick Williams

Cinematography by 

Tak Fujimoto ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Craig McKay

Production Design by 

Peter Jamison

Art Direction by 

Bo Welch

Set Decoration by 

Jeff Haley
R. Chris Westlund

Costume Design by 

Joe I. Tompkins

Makeup Department 

Kathryn Blondell ... hair stylist (as Kathryn L. Blondell)
E. Thomas Case ... makeup artist (as Tom Case)
Jerry O'Dell ... makeup artist (as Gerald O'Dell)
Kim Samson ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Charles Mulvehill ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Carla Brand Breitner ... second second assistant director
Michael Looney ... second assistant director
Sharon Mann ... second second assistant director (as Sharon S. Mann)
Charles Myers ... first assistant director (as C.A. Myers)
Evelyn Purcell ... second unit director
Cynthia Riddle ... trainee assistant director

Art Department 

Dennis DeWaay ... construction coordinator
Jack Johnson ... illustrator
Scott W. Leslie ... set dresser
Margie Stone McShirley ... set designer
William Kemper Wright ... leadman (as William Wright)
Tom Duffield ... set designer (uncredited)
Jaymes Hinkle ... graphics designer (uncredited)
Frank White ... labor (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Gary Alexander ... re-recording mixer
James Beshears ... sound editor
Charles L. Campbell ... supervising sound editor
Larry Carow ... sound editor
Chris Jenkins ... re-recording mixer
Dennis Jones ... boom operator
Tom Overton ... sound mixer (as Tommy Overton)
David Pettijohn ... sound editor
Norman B. Schwartz ... adr dialogue editor
Larry Stensvold ... re-recording mixer
Roger Sword ... sound editor
Greg Orloff ... foley recordist (uncredited)
John Roesch ... foley artist (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Rodney M. Byrd ... special effects
Richard Lea ... special effects

Stunts 

Dick Warlock ... stunt double: Kurt Russell (uncredited) / stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Jamie Anderson ... camera operator
Edward Brown Jr. ... assistant camera
Paul Caven ... best boy electric
Adam Glick ... set lighting technician
Melton Maxwell ... gaffer
John T. Ramsey ... key grip
Dwayne Redlin ... best boy grip
Peter Santoro ... assistant camera
John R. Shannon ... still photographer (as John Shannon)
Stephen St. John ... steadicam operator
Albert Hood ... electrician (uncredited)
Paul Jacobsen ... electrician: practical fixtures (uncredited)
Michael T. Travers ... grip (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Marion Dougherty ... casting
M.L. Tanner ... casting assistant: credited

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Michele Dittrick ... costumer
Silvio Scarano ... costume supervisor: men
Pamela Wise ... costume supervisor: women
Robert Iannaccone ... costumer (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Gib Jaffe ... additional film editor

Location Management 

Sam Mercer ... location manager

Music Department 

Beth Bergeron ... music editor
Gary Goetzman ... lyricist: additional original songs
Jack Hayes ... orchestrator: Patrick Williams
Bruce Langhorne ... composer: additional original songs
Billy May ... orchestrator: Patrick Williams
Michael Moores ... orchestrator: Patrick Williams
Morgan Cavett ... music contractor (uncredited)
George Doering ... musician (uncredited)
Stephen Mitchell ... musician (uncredited)
L. Loren Newkirk ... musician (uncredited)

Other crew 

Nancy E. Barr ... production coordinator: re-takes
Pablo Ferro ... title designer
Jim Gerwig ... caterer
Marie Kenney ... script supervisor
Eileen Omaye ... assistant: Jerry Bick
June Petersen ... assistant: Mr. Demme
W. Thomas Snyder ... production assistant
Phillip Christon ... intern (uncredited)

See also

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

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