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Americathon (1979) Poster

(1979)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Neal Israel

Writing Credits  

Phil Proctor ... (play) (as Phillip Proctor) &
Peter Bergman ... (play)
 
Phil Proctor ... (adaptation) (as Phillip Proctor) &
Peter Bergman ... (adaptation)
 
Neal Israel ... (screenplay) &
Michael Mislove ... (screenplay) &
Monica Mcgowan Johnson ... (screenplay) (as Monica Johnson)

Cast (in credits order)  

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Monty Rushmore
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Zane Buzby ...
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President Chet Roosevelt
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Jerry
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Moishe Weitzman
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Earl Manchester
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Jimmy Dunphy
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Larry Miller (Poopy Butt)
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Peter Marshall
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Abdul Muhammad
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Missy, VP Advertising
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Morty
Jimmy Weldon ...
Big Jim, VP Research
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Herb (as Rege Cordic)
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Danny Olson (as Terry McGovern)
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Mickey
Robert Beer ...
David Eisenhower
Althea Lawton ...
Sherri
John Creamer ...
Oliver Holmes
George Memmoli ...
Binky Fun
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Paul Claude Terrando
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Chinese (as Ben Fong-Torres)
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Chinese
Rollin Moriyama ...
Chinese
Mitsu Yashima ...
Chinese
Greta Stephanie Gratz ...
Princess Birdwater
Lenard George ...
Lenny Birdwater
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Al Feisal
Jim Burke ...
Commando #1
David S. Cass Sr. ...
Commando #2 (as Dave Cass)
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Commando #3
Mike H. McGaughy ...
Commando #4
Jamie Masada ...
Commando #5 (as Jamie Mizada)
Richard Reicheg ...
Commando #6
Joe Rizkallah ...
Commando #7
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Kip Margolis
Dede Howard ...
Cindy
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Chris Broder
Michael Collins ...
Mr. Broder
Sosimo Hernandez ...
Juan Flan
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Ben
Damon Bradley Raskin ...
Timmy (as Damon Raskin)
Georgi Irene ...
Baby Irene
Jeannine Irene ...
Irene's Mother
May Boss ...
Adele Miller
Dom Magwili ...
Mouling's Manager
Ron Prince ...
Head Electrician
Joe Finnegan ...
Assistant Electrician
Gene LeBell ...
Referee (as Gene Le Bell)
Kurt Taylor ...
Reporter #1
Doug Steckler ...
Reporter #2
Valerie Danielle Perri ...
T.V. Production Assistant
Darlene Joy Dirkquist ...
Monty's Girl #1
Ilona Wilson ...
Monty's Girl #2 (as Ilona V. Wilson)
Cynthia Zigeti ...
Secretary
Olesley Cole ...
Costumer
Bobby Baum ...
Tailor
Stan Barrett ...
Stage Hand
Jon Robbins ...
Stage Hand
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Stage Hand
Bill Ford ...
Stage Hand
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Stage Hand (as Loren James)
Jay Ross ...
Cameraman
Teri Schwartz ...
Tourist
Janie Squire ...
Student
Selma Archerd ...
Telethon Phone Celebrity
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T.V. Technician (as Rob Starr)
Neal Israel ...
Rabbi Protester
Art Musto ...
Act
Karen Hartman ...
Act
Jerry Layne ...
Act
Michael St. Clair ...
Act (as Mike St. Clair)
Willie Tyler ...
Ventriloquist #1 (as William Tyler)
Elena Del Rubio ...
Singing Guitarist
Milly Del Rubio ...
Singing Gutarist (as Millie Del Rubio)
Eadie Del Rubio ...
Singing Guitarist
Eric Lee ...
Act
Carl Carlsson ...
Juggler (as Carl Carlson)
Ruth Carlsson ...
Juggler (as Ruth Carlson)
Tony Cappola ...
Act
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Act
Jerry Maren ...
Act
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Act
Jimmy Briscoe ...
Act
Elizabeth Barrington ...
Act
Harry Monty ...
Act
Frank Delfino ...
Act
Anita Liebert ...
Act
David Beckett ...
Act
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Act
Linda Montana ...
Act
Skeeter Vaughan ...
Act (as Skeeter Vaughn)
Maurice Cook ...
Act (as Maurice Cooke)
Sophia Bibbs ...
Act
Michael McLoughlin ...
Act
Larry Ahlman ...
Act
Merrill Hardy ...
Act
Ronald J. May ...
Act
Bruce Brann ...
Act
Keenan Jackson ...
Act
Roy D. Jackson ...
Act (as Roy Jackson)
Ronald Jackson ...
Act
Fred Spencer ...
Act
Alan Peterson ...
Act (as Al Alan Peterson)
Eric Boles ...
Act
Robert Strom ...
Act (as Bob Strom)
Don Seigal ...
Act
Kal Szkalak ...
Act (as Kalman Z. Szkalak)
Dennis Tinerino ...
Act
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Act (as Jake Steinfeldt)
Tom Platz ...
Act
Jim Yosenchak ...
Act
Tony Clark Stewart ...
Act
Christopher Lowry ...
Act
Richard Rossington ...
Act
Fred Wilson ...
Act
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Singer
Lori Lieberman ...
Singer (as Lori Leiberman)
Billy Barnum ...
Singer
Maxine Anderson ...
Singer
Lee Lund ...
Dancer
Smith Wordes ...
Dancer
Cindy DeVore ...
Dancer (as Cynthia Lynne Devore)
Sandy Rovetta ...
Band Member (as Sandra Roveta)
Eddie Verso ...
Band Member
Edward J. Heim ...
Band Member
Marianna Pecora ...
Band Member
Deborah Ann Routson ...
Band Member
Warren Lucas ...
Band Member
Bruce Keeler ...
Band Member
Johnny Oliver ...
Band Member
Chris Page ...
Band Member
Jon Wolff ...
Band Member
John Mayhan ...
Band Member
Pat Zicari ...
Band Member
Carmen Fanzone ...
Band Member
Michael Egan ...
Band Member
Michael George ...
Band Member
Bob Rafkin ...
Band Member
Frank Fabio ...
Band Member
Henry Newmark ...
Band Member
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Uncle Sam (scenes deleted)
Alison Brown ...
Americathon stage dancer (uncredited)
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Clergy (uncredited)
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Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Donald Chaffin ...
Spectator at Inauguration (uncredited)
Terry Donohue ...
Technical Director (uncredited)
Ken DuMain ...
Spectator at Inauguration (uncredited)
Steven Hauptman ...
Bicyclist (uncredited)
Robert Hitchcock ...
Spectator at Inauguration (uncredited)
Helen Kelly ...
On the Telephone (uncredited)
Jef Labes ...
Band Member (uncredited)
Mike McCartney ...
Ventriliquist #2 (uncredited)
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Gold Girl (uncredited)
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Americathon Stage Dancer (uncredited)
Bob Templeton ...
Spectator at Inauguration (uncredited)
Cynthia Windham ...
Dancer (uncredited)

Produced by 

David Nichols ... associate producer
Edward Rosen ... executive producer
Joe Roth ... producer

Music by 

Tom Scott

Cinematography by 

Gerald Hirschfeld

Film Editing by 

David Blangsted
John C. Howard ... supervising editor

Production Design by 

Stan Jolley

Costume Design by 

Daniel Paredes

Makeup Department 

Benjamin Douglas ... makeup artist (as Benjamin V. Douglas)
Virginia G. Hadfield ... hair stylist (as Virginia Hadfield)

Production Management 

Leon Chooluck ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Jack Baran ... first assistant director
Stan Jolley ... second unit director
William Lasky ... key second assistant director (as William R. Lasky)
Alice West ... key second assistant director

Art Department 

Ian Campbell ... graphics
Howard Cole ... second prop man (as Howard R. Cole)
Olesley Cole ... assistant prop man
Mark Fabus ... set designer (as Mark L. Fabus)
Thomas Gark ... property master
Phil Garner ... additional graphics
Richard D. Kent ... set director
Tony Silver ... americathon logo by
C.D. Taylor ... graphics
Randal Woodward ... stand-by painter
Robert L. Anderson ... construction coordinator (uncredited)
Paul J. Campanella ... scenic painter (uncredited)
Max Montoya ... swing gang (uncredited)
Fred Morrison ... swing gang (uncredited)
Joseph M. Posateri ... swing gang (uncredited)
Gene Poseteri ... leadman (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Les Fresholtz ... re-recording mixer (as Lester Fresholtz)
Victor Guarnier ... sound effects supervisor
Dick Kupper ... dialogue editor
James LaRue ... sound mixer
Michael Minkler ... re-recording mixer
Phil Mitchell Jr. ... boom man (as Phil Mitchell)
Arthur Piantadosi ... re-recording mixer
Forest Williams ... boom man (as Forrest R. Williams)

Stunts 

Joe Finnegan ... stunt coordinator
Gene LeBell ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Bill Bohny ... camera operator
Marvin E. Cody ... second grip
John Greene ... electrician (as John C. Greene)
Michael Laws ... electrician (as Michael J. Laws)
Daniel D. Nowack ... grip
Brice Porter ... electrician (as Brice D. Porter)
Tony Rivetti ... first assistant camera: "a" camera / steadicam
Ed Simmonds ... electrician
Alex Skvorzov ... best boy
Gerald Szillinsky ... grip (as Gerald T. Szillinsky)
Donald E. Thorin Jr. ... second assistant camera
Louis Tobin ... gaffer
Bob West ... key grip (as Robert West)
Charles Williams ... dolly grip
Marv Newton ... still photographer (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Eve Brandstein ... casting executive
Robin Stoltz ... casting: telethon

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Andy Hylton ... costumer (as Andrew R. Hylton)
Jane Ruhm ... costumer: women
Mel Sawicki ... assistant costumer (as Melvin F. Sawicki)

Editorial Department 

John C. Howard ... supervising editor
Mary Scott ... assistant film editor
Bobbie Shapiro ... assistant film editor (as Bobby Shapiro)
Russel Wiles ... assistant film editor
Priscilla Nedd-Friendly ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Location Management 

Pam O'Har ... location manager (uncredited)

Music Department 

Bodie Chandler ... music supervisor
Dick DeBenedictis ... additional orchestrations
Jay Levy ... executive in charge of music
John E. Oliver ... music production coordinator (as Johnny Oliver)
D'Vaughn Pershing ... additional orchestrations
George Probert ... music editor
Ken Runyon ... music editor
Alfred J. Carranza ... assistant music editor (uncredited)
George Doering ... musician (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

James M. Downs ... driver (uncredited)
John Downs ... driver (uncredited)
Bill Gray ... driver (uncredited)
Michael McDuffee ... transportation co-captain (uncredited)
Gerald R. Molen ... transportation captain (uncredited)
Henry Richard Sanders ... driver (uncredited)
Gary Vermillion ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

Marisa Alcaraz ... production coordinator
Tita Bell ... secretary
David Chaves ... assistant choreographer
Michael Dilbeck ... liaison: CBS
Francis X. Feighan ... unit publicist
Althea Lawton ... secretary to the director (as Althea Lawton Pomeranz)
Stuart Lippman ... script supervisor
Laura McInteer-Rimpau ... auditor
Michael Mislove ... production consultant
Jaime Rogers ... choreographer
Scott Winant ... assistant to director
Tina Winkler ... secretary to the producer
Smith Wordes ... assistant choreographer
Kendall Knapp ... medic (uncredited)
Roland T. Love ... craft service (uncredited)
Donna Nichols-Laster ... payroll (uncredited)

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