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Sweet Dreams (1985) Poster

(1985)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Karel Reisz

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Robert Getchell

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Jessica Lange ... Patsy Cline
Ed Harris ... Charlie Dick
Ann Wedgeworth ... Hilda Hensley
David Clennon ... Randy Hughes
James Staley ... Gerald Cline
Gary Basaraba ... Woodhouse
John Goodman ... Otis
P.J. Soles ... Wanda
Terri Gardner Terri Gardner ... Old Singer
Caitlin Kelch Caitlin Kelch ... Sylvia
Robert L. Dasch Robert L. Dasch ... John
Courtney Parker Courtney Parker ... Older Julie
Coulton Edwards Coulton Edwards ... Baby Randy
Holly Filler Holly Filler ... Madrine
Bruce Kirby ... Arthur Godfrey
Jerry Haynes ... Owen Bradley
Kenneth White Kenneth White ... Big Bill Shakey
Stonewall Jackson Stonewall Jackson ... Announcer at Opry
Jake T. Robinson Jake T. Robinson ... Biker
Boxcar Willie Boxcar Willie ... Old Man in Jail
Tony Frank Tony Frank ... Bartender
Charlie Walker Charlie Walker ... Cowboy Copas
Frank Knapp Jr. ... Hawkshaw Hawkins
Ric Kidney Ric Kidney ... TV Technician (as Richard J. Kidney)
Jack Slater Jack Slater ... Recording Engineer
Missy Proulx Missy Proulx ... Girlfriend at Fair
Aleda Pope Aleda Pope ... Girlfriend at Fair
Carlton Cuse ... Sergeant
John E. Davis John E. Davis ... Skip Catmill
John Walter Davis John Walter Davis ... Stone
Toni Sawyer ... Baby Nurse
Robert Rothwell ... Plastic Surgeon
Patricia Allison Patricia Allison ... Surgery Nurse
William Byrd William Byrd ... Patsy's Band: Bass
John R. Smarr John R. Smarr ... Patsy's Band: Guitar
Fred K. Young Fred K. Young ... Patsy's Band: Drums
Curtis Young Curtis Young ... Patsy's Band: Singer / Guitar
Michael David Black Michael David Black ... Patsy's Band: Singer / Guitar
Don Warden Don Warden ... Opry Band: Steel Guitar
Timothy N. Tappan Timothy N. Tappan ... Opry Band: Piano
William Edward Taylor William Edward Taylor ... Opry Band: Guitar
Lonnie Ray Jones Lonnie Ray Jones ... Opry Band: Guitar
Ranger Doug Ranger Doug ... Opry Band: Singer (as Douglas B. Green)
Gary W. Pigg Gary W. Pigg ... Opry Band: Singer
Paul W. Chrisman Paul W. Chrisman ... Opry Band: Singer
Fred LaBour Fred LaBour ... Opry Band: Singer
James Bartley Young James Bartley Young ... Kracker Band: Acoustic Guitar
Fred Paul Tenly Fred Paul Tenly ... Kracker Band: Electric Guitar
Odie Palmer Odie Palmer ... Kracker Band: Electric Guitar
Walter Caton Walter Caton ... Kracker Band: Fiddle
Dennis Donaldson Dennis Donaldson ... Kracker Band: Piano
Jimmy Mack Hodge Jr. Jimmy Mack Hodge Jr. ... Kracker Band: Steel Guitar
Irv Cook Irv Cook ... Studio Musician
Peter Robert Grant Peter Robert Grant ... Studio Musician
Jim Kipman Jim Kipman ... Studio Musician
William Landers William Landers ... Studio Musician
Jimmy Vann Jimmy Vann ... Studio Musician
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Riders in the Sky Riders in the Sky
Pamela Clay ... Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
Nadia Gluskin Nadia Gluskin ... Baby (uncredited)
Steve Jarrell Steve Jarrell ... Tenor Saxophonist (uncredited)
Brian L. McCarty Brian L. McCarty ... Alto Saxophonist (uncredited)
Dennis Saylor Dennis Saylor ... Extra (uncredited)

Produced by 

Charles Mulvehill ... co-producer
Bernard Schwartz ... producer

Music by 

Charles Gross

Cinematography by 

Robbie Greenberg

Film Editing by 

Malcolm Cooke

Casting By 

Ellen Chenoweth

Production Design by 

Albert Brenner

Art Direction by 

David M. Haber

Set Decoration by 

Ginger Grimes ... (floral design, Ginger's Flower Shop)
Garrett Lewis

Costume Design by 

Ann Roth

Makeup Department 

Dorothy J. Pearl ... makeup artist
Robert L. Stevenson ... hair department head
Toni-Ann Walker ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Charles Mulvehill ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Barbara Bruno ... dga trainee
Patrick Crowley ... assistant director
Ric Kidney ... second assistant director (as Richard J. Kidney)

Art Department 

David B. Brenner ... foreman
Emily Ferry ... property master
Bill Luckey ... assistant property master
Richard Dean Rankin ... construction coordinator
Nancy Stearn ... set designer
Kandy Stern ... set
Frances W. Wells ... set designer
Mark Woods ... lead man

Sound Department 

Bill Barringer ... assistant sound editor
Derek Brechin ... assistant sound editor (as Derek G. Brechin)
Don Coufal ... production sound
Joe Gallagher ... assistant sound editor
Derek Holding ... sound editor
John Keating ... sound transfer
Ray Merrin ... assistant to re-recording mixer
Colin Miller ... sound editor
Bill Rowe ... re-recording mixer
Bill Sappinger ... assistant sound editor
Andy Stears ... assistant sound editor
Jim Stuebe ... production sound (as James Stuebe)
Jeff Wexler ... production sound

Special Effects by 

Rodney M. Byrd ... special effects
Burt Dalton ... special effects

Visual Effects by 

Brian Smithies ... visual effects

Stunts 

Greg Brickman ... stunts
Doc D. Charbonneau ... stunts
Gilbert B. Combs ... stunt coordinator
Harry Madsen ... stunts
Herb Schneider ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department 

Dana Altomare ... camera operator: New York
James Blanford ... camera operator: Chicago (as Jim Blanford)
Angelo Di Giacomo ... camera operator: New York
Brian C. Glover ... camera operator: Chicago (as Brian Glover)
Conrad W. Hall ... first assistant camera
Chris Hayes ... camera operator: New York (as Christopher Hayes)
Paul Jacobsen ... set lighting technician
Danny Jimenez ... dolly grip (as Daniel S. Jiminez)
Jon L. Kunkel ... second assistant camera (as Jon Kunkel)
William A. Lowman ... best boy electric
Melton Maxwell ... chief set lighting technician
Tom Ramsey ... key grip (as Thomas Ramsey)
Dwayne Redlin ... best boy grip (as Dwayne Scott Redlin)
Chuck Sharp ... best boy electric (as Charles W. Sharp)
Joe Staton ... second assistant camera
Bruce W. Talamon ... still photographer (as Bruce Talamon)
John Toll ... camera operator
Julian Wilson ... camera operator: Chicago (as Julian L. Wilson)

Casting Department 

Mark Niclas ... extras casting
Bobin Reed ... casting assistant
Karen Standard ... casting assistant
Darilyn Stringer ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Mary Malin ... associate costume designer
Rita Salazar ... costume supervisor
Elisabeth Seley ... wardrobe supervisor

Editorial Department 

Rita Burgess ... first assistant editor: UK (as Rita Ackland-Snow)
Daniel Candib ... second assistant editor
Richard Candib ... first assistant editor: USA
Debra Goldfield ... second assistant editor

Location Management 

David Dodson ... location assistant: Tennessee
Pierre H. Grellet ... location manager: West Virginia
Patricia Ledford ... location manager: Tennessee
John R. Woodward ... location manager

Music Department 

Gary Anderson ... orchestrator
George Brand ... music editor
Brian L. McCarty ... music background operator
Gregg Perry ... music consultant
Tim Sexton ... executive in charge of music (as Timothy R. Sexton)

Script and Continuity Department 

Wilma Garscadden-Gahret ... script supervisor

Transportation Department 

Walt Freitas ... transportation coordinator
Wayne Nelson ... transportation captain

Other crew 

Carlton Cuse ... assistant to producer
Nora Dunfee ... dialogue accent coach
Paul Harris ... production assistant
Jeff Hawke ... aerial sequence coordinator
Mark F. Hill ... technical advisor
Larry Kaplan ... unit publicist
K. Lenna Katich ... production controller
Nina Kostroff-Noble ... production assistant (as Nina Kostroff)
Patt McCurdy ... production coordinator
Barney Reisz ... production assistant
Susan Scanlan ... choreographer

See also

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