The Buddy Holly Story (1978)

Buddy Holly Story
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG
Runtime 1hr 54mins.
Genres Drama, Biopic, Music
Keywords rock 'n' roll
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Gary Busey Actor Buddy Holly 1 1000001
Don Stroud Actor Jesse Clarence 1 1000002
Charles Smith Actor Ray Bob Simmons 1 1000003
Conrad Janis Actor Ross Turner 1 1000004
William Jordan Actor Riley Randolph 1 1000005
Maria Richwine Actor Maria Elena Santiago 1 1000006
Amy Johnston Actor Cindy Lou 1 1000007
Dick O'Neill Actor Sol Gittler 1 1000008
Fred Travalena Actor Madman Mancuso 1 1000009
Neva Patterson Actor Mrs Holly 1 1000010
Arch Johnson Actor Mr Holly 1 1000011
John Goff Actor T J 1 1000012
Gloria Irizarry Actor Mrs Santiago 1 1000013
Joe Berry Actor Engineer Sam 1 1000014
Richard Kennedy Actor Preacher 1 1000015
James Beach Actor Wilson 1 1000016
Gailard Sartain Actor J P Richardson 1 1000017
Albert Popwell Actor Eddie Foster 1 1000018
Paul Mooney Actor Sam 1 1000019
Freeman King Actor Apollo Emcee 1 1000020
Stymie Beard Actor Luther 1 1000021
Bill Murry Actor Desk Clerk 1 1000022
Joe Renzetti Actor 1st Violinist 1 1000023
Rajah Bergman Actor 2nd Violinist 1 1000024
Alan Peterson Actor Eight-year-old Boy 1 1000025
John Waldron Actor Six-year old boy 1 1000026
M Kelly Actor Avalon Emcee 1 1000027
Craig White Actor King Curtis 1 1000028
Jerry Zaremba Actor Eddie Cochran 1 1000029
John Jarvis Actor Pianist--Cochran Band 1 1000030
Richie Hayward Actor Drummer--Cochran Band 1 1000031
David Miner Actor Bassist--Cochran Band 1 1000032
Jack Denbo Actor New York Cabby 1 1000033
Paul Carmello Actor Mr Parker 1 1000034
Robert Christopher Actor Cadillac Salesman 1 1000035
Jack Jozefson Actor Stage Manager 1 1000036
Buddy Miles Actor Tour Musician 1 1000037
Loutz Gage Actor Producer 1 1000038
Peter Griffin Actor Director 1 1000039
Gilbert Melgar Actor Richie Valens 1 1000040
John Fisher Actor Man in Theatre 1 1000041
Will Jordan Actor Ed Sullivan 1 1000042
Bill Lytle Actor Delbert 1 1000043
Steve Rash Director n/a 2 2000001
Fred Bauer Producer n/a 3 3000001
Edward Cohen Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Fred Kuehnert Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Frances Avrut-Bauer Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Robert Gittler Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Alan Swyer From Story n/a 120870 4000002
John Coldrosen Book as Source Material ("Buddy Holly His Life and Music") 120888 4000003
Don Goldman Production Manager n/a 305 5000001
Carol Himes Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Robert Smawley Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
John Lytle Location Manager n/a 193 5000004
Joyce King Script Supervisor n/a 191 5000005
Maggi Rash Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000006
Kelly Marshall Production Coordinator unit coordinator 162 5000007
Stevan Larner Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Allen Facemire Camera Operator camera operator 2nd unit 239 6000002
Z Hamid Video video coordinator 120800 6000003
Gemma LaMana Photography stills 120835 6000004
David Blewitt Editor n/a 172 7000001
James Siedelman Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000002
Joe Renzetti Music n/a 120781 8000001
Joe Renzetti Music music director 120781 8000002
Sonny Curtis Song ("Rock Around With Ollie Vee") 120859 8000003
Jerry Allison Song songs("That'll Be the Day" "Peggy Sue") 120859 8000004
Buddy Holly Song songs("That'll Be the Day" "Peggy Sue" "It's So Easy" "Maybe Baby" "True Love Ways" "Words of Love") 120859 8000005
Norman Petty Song songs("That'll Be the Day" "Peggy Sue" "Rave On" "Oh Boy" "It's So Easy" "Maybe Baby" "True Love Ways" "Listen to Me") 120859 8000006
Sonny West Song songs("Rave On" "Oh Boy") 120859 8000007
Bill Tilghman Song songs("Rave On" "Oh Boy") 120859 8000008
Charles Hardin Song ("Listen to Me") 120859 8000009
Peter Chatman Song ("Every Day I Have the Blues") 120859 8000010
Francis Faye Song ("Well All Right") 120859 8000011
Don Raye Song ("Well All Right") 120859 8000012
Dan Howell Song ("Well All Right") 120859 8000013
J Richardson Song ("Chantilly Lace") 120859 8000014
David Williams Song ("Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On") 120859 8000015
Sunny David Song ("Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On") 120859 8000016
L Cooke Song ("You Send Me") 120859 8000017
Gary Busey Song Performer ("Rock Around With Ollie Vee" "That'll Be the Day" "Peggy Sue" "It's So Easy" "Maybe Baby" "True Love Ways" "Words of Love" "Rave On" "Oh Boy" "Every Day I Have the Blues" "Well All Right") 120788 8000018
Don Stroud Song Performer ("Rock Around With Ollie Vee" "That'll Be the Day" "Peggy Sue" "It's So Easy" "Maybe Baby" "True Love Ways" "Words of Love" "Rave On" "Oh Boy" "Every Day I Have the Blues" "Well All Right") 120788 8000019
Charles Smith Song Performer ("Rock Around With Ollie Vee" "That'll Be the Day" "Peggy Sue" "It's So Easy" "Maybe Baby" "True Love Ways" "Words of Love" "Rave On" "Oh Boy" "Every Day I Have the Blues" "Well All Right") 120788 8000020
Gailard Sartain Song Performer ("Chantilly Lace") 120788 8000021
Jerry Zaremba Song Performer ("Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On") 120788 8000022
Sam Cooke Song Performer ("You Send Me") 120788 8000023
Joel Schiller Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Thomas Roysden Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
Michael Butler Costumes n/a 120828 13000001
Thalia Phillips Costumes (men) 120828 13000002
William Flores Costumes n/a 120828 13000003
Gerry Leetch Hair hairstyles 120794 13000004
Caryl Codon Hair hairstyles 120794 13000005
Marvin Westmore Makeup n/a 353 13000006
Doris Alexander Makeup n/a 353 13000007
Willie Burton Sound sound recording 120816 14000001
Tex Rudloff Sound sound rerecording 120816 14000002
Joel Fein Sound special sound 120816 14000003
Joel Fein Sound sound rerecording 120816 14000004
Robert Thirlwell Sound sound rerecording 120816 14000005
Walter Gest Sound sound rerecording 120816 14000006
Jerry Stanford Sound Editor n/a 229 14000007
Eugene Griffith Key Grip n/a 263 15000001
Maggi Rash Choreographer choreography 120803 17000001
Robert Knott Special Effects n/a 168 23000001
Ernie Sawyers Props n/a 120817 24000001
Bill Lytle Production Assistant unit production assistant 275 25000001
Dave Emann Production Assistant unit production assistant 275 25000002
Jan Weatherby Production Assistant unit production assistant 275 25000003
Barbara Bean Production Assistant unit production assistant 275 25000004
Jack Amon Production Assistant unit production assistant 275 25000005
Ivy Weiss Production Assistant unit production assistant 275 25000006
Glenda Facemire Production Assistant production assistant 2nd unit 275 25000007
Becky Johnston Production Assistant production assistant 2nd unit 275 25000008
Walter Burrell Publicity publicist 120789 29000001
Synopsis
The story of one of rock 'n' roll's first legends, Buddy Holly. Holly's career is followed from his high school days in Lubbock, Texas and his rise above the disaproval of his music by the locals and his conservative family, through his meteoric success with his band the Crickets, to his untimely death in a plane crash when he was just twenty-two years old.