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
Joe Renzetti Music n/a 120781 8000001
Joel Fein Sound special sound 120816 14000003
J P Richardson Song ("Chantilly Lace") 120859 8000014
Dan Howell Song ("Well All Right") 120859 8000013
Francis Faye Song ("Well All Right") 120859 8000011
Peter Chatman Song ("Every Day I Have the Blues") 120859 8000010
Don Raye Song ("Well All Right") 120859 8000012
David C Williams Song ("Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On") 120859 8000015
Charles Martin 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
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
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
Sunny David Song ("Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On") 120859 8000016
L C Cooke Song ("You Send Me") 120859 8000017
Charles Hardin Song ("Listen to Me") 120859 8000009
Bill Tilghman Song songs("Rave On" "Oh Boy") 120859 8000008
Z Hamid Video video coordinator 120800 6000003
Gemma LaMana Photography stills 120835 6000004
Allen S Facemire Camera Operator camera operator 2nd unit 239 6000002
Stevan Larner Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Kelly Marshall Production Coordinator unit coordinator 162 5000007
David Blewitt Editor n/a 172 7000001
James Siedelman Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000002
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
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
Jerry Allison Song songs("That'll Be the Day" "Peggy Sue") 120859 8000004
Sonny Curtis Song ("Rock Around With Ollie Vee") 120859 8000003
Jerry Zaremba Song Performer ("Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On") 120788 8000022
Joel Schiller Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Bill Lytle Production Assistant unit production assistant 275 25000001
Dave Emann Production Assistant unit production assistant 275 25000002
Ernie Sawyers Props n/a 120817 24000001
Robert L Knott Special Effects n/a 168 23000001
Eugene Griffith Key Grip n/a 263 15000001
Maggi Rash Choreographer choreography 120803 17000001
Jan Weatherby Production Assistant unit production assistant 275 25000003
Barbara Bean Production Assistant unit production assistant 275 25000004
Becky Johnston Production Assistant production assistant 2nd unit 275 25000008
Walter Burrell Publicity publicist 120789 29000001
Glenda Facemire Production Assistant production assistant 2nd unit 275 25000007
Ivy Weiss Production Assistant unit production assistant 275 25000006
Jack Amon Production Assistant unit production assistant 275 25000005
Jerry Stanford Sound Editor n/a 229 14000007
Walter Gest Sound sound rerecording 120816 14000006
Thalia Phillips Costumes (men) 120828 13000002
William Flores Costumes n/a 120828 13000003
Michael B Butler Costumes n/a 120828 13000001
Thomas Roysden Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
Maggi Rash Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000006
Gerry Beeker Leetch Hair hairstyles 120794 13000004
Caryl Codon Hair hairstyles 120794 13000005
Tex Rudloff Sound sound rerecording 120816 14000002
Robert Thirlwell Sound sound rerecording 120816 14000005
Willie D Burton Sound sound recording 120816 14000001
Doris Alexander Makeup n/a 353 13000007
Marvin G Westmore Makeup n/a 353 13000006
Sam Cooke Song Performer ("You Send Me") 120788 8000023
Joyce Kozy King Script Supervisor n/a 191 5000005
Freeman King Actor Apollo Emcee 1 1000020
Stymie Beard Actor Luther 1 1000021
Paul Mooney Actor Sam 1 1000019
Albert Popwell Actor Eddie Foster 1 1000018
James Beach Actor Wilson 1 1000016
Gailard Sartain Actor J P Richardson 1 1000017
Bill Phillips Murry Actor Desk Clerk 1 1000022
Joe Renzetti Actor 1st Violinist 1 1000023
M G Kelly Actor Avalon Emcee 1 1000027
Craig White Actor King Curtis 1 1000028
John Waldron Actor Six-year old boy 1 1000026
Alan Peterson Actor Eight-year-old Boy 1 1000025
Rajah Bergman Actor 2nd Violinist 1 1000024
Richard Kennedy Actor Preacher 1 1000015
Joe Berry Actor Engineer Sam 1 1000014
William Jordan Actor Riley Randolph 1 1000005
Maria Richwine Actor Maria Elena Santiago 1 1000006
Conrad Janis Actor Ross Turner 1 1000004
Charles Martin Smith Actor Ray Bob Simmons 1 1000003
Don Stroud Actor Jesse Clarence 1 1000002
Amy Johnston Actor Cindy Lou 1 1000007
Dick O'Neill Actor Sol Gittler 1 1000008
John F Goff Actor T J 1 1000012
Gloria Irizarry Actor Mrs Santiago 1 1000013
Arch Johnson Actor Mr Holly 1 1000011
Neva Patterson Actor Mrs Holly 1 1000010
Fred Travalena Actor Madman Mancuso 1 1000009
Jerry Zaremba Actor Eddie Cochran 1 1000029
John B Jarvis Actor Pianist--Cochran Band 1 1000030
Fred T Kuehnert Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Frances Avrut-Bauer Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Edward H Cohen Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Fred Bauer Producer n/a 3 3000001
Cora Actor Ruby 1 1000045
Steve Rash Director n/a 2 2000001
Robert Gittler Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Alan Swyer From Story n/a 120870 4000002
Robert J Smawley Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
John G Lytle Location Manager n/a 193 5000004
Carol Himes Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Don Goldman Production Manager n/a 305 5000001
John Coldrosen Book as Source Material ("Buddy Holly His Life and Music") 120888 4000003
Raoulle Actor Barking Dog 1 1000044
Bill Lytle Actor Delbert 1 1000043
Paul Carmello Actor Mr Parker 1 1000034
Robert Christopher Actor Cadillac Salesman 1 1000035
Jack Denbo Actor New York Cabby 1 1000033
David Miner Actor Bassist--Cochran Band 1 1000032
Richie Hayward Actor Drummer--Cochran Band 1 1000031
Jack Jozefson Actor Stage Manager 1 1000036
Buddy Miles Actor Tour Musician 1 1000037
John Fisher Actor Man in Theatre 1 1000041
Will Jordan Actor Ed Sullivan 1 1000042
Gilbert Melgar Actor Richie Valens 1 1000040
Peter Griffin Actor Director 1 1000039
Loutz Gage Actor Producer 1 1000038
Gary Busey Actor Buddy Holly 1 1000001
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.