The Idolmaker (1979)

Idolmaker
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG
Runtime 1hr 47mins.
Genres Drama, Music
Keywords rock 'n' roll
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Jeff Barry Music ("Sweet Little Lover" "Here Is My Love" "A Boy and a Girl" "Baby" "However Dark the Night" "It's Never Been Tonight Before" "I Believe It Can Be Done" "Come and Get It" "I Know Where You're Goin'" "Shelley" "Oo Wee Baby" "I Can't Tell") 120781 8000001
Ray Sharkey Song Performer ("I Believe It Can Be Done") 120788 8000008
Nino Tempo Song Performer ("Come and Get It" "I Know Where You're Goin'") 120788 8000009
The London Fog Song Performer ("A Boy and a Girl") 120788 8000007
The Sweet Inspirations Song Performer ("A Boy and a Girl") 120788 8000006
Jesse Fredericks Song Performer ("Sweet Little Lover" "Here Is My Love") 120788 8000005
Jamie James Song Performer ("Come and Get It" "I Know Where You're Goin'") 120788 8000010
Michael Rummans Song Performer ("Come and Get It" "I Know Where You're Goin'") 120788 8000011
Barbara Krieger Set Decorator n/a 165 9000001
Colleen Fitzpatrick Song Performer ("I Can't Tell") 120788 8000014
Darlene Love Song Performer ("Oo Wee Baby") 120788 8000013
Rex Roberts Song Performer ("Come and Get It" "I Know Where You're Goin'") 120788 8000012
Peter Gallagher Performer ("Baby" "However Dark the Night" "It's Never Been Tonight Before") 120819 8000004
Richard Flanzer Music music consultant 120781 8000002
Chris Schwiebert Camera Operator n/a 239 6000003
Ron Grover Photography stills 120835 6000004
Robert Dickinson Lighting Director concert lighting director 120829 6000002
Adam Holender Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Judith Gill Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000006
David Goldner Photography special stills 120835 6000005
Neil Travis Editor n/a 172 7000001
David L Snyder Art Director art direction 183 9000002
Frank Raciti Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000004
Steve Potter Editor n/a 172 7000003
Arthur Schmidt Editor n/a 172 7000002
Alan Greedy Script Supervisor n/a 191 5000005
Brandy Alexander Set Designer n/a 202 9000003
Deney Terrio Choreographer choreography 120803 17000001
Ralph Gervais Special Effects n/a 168 23000001
Petur Hliddal Sound Mixer n/a 230 14000005
Jim Troutman Sound Effects Editor n/a 327 14000004
Robert W Glass Jr. Sound sound rerecording mixer 120816 14000003
Bob Trojan Special Effects n/a 168 23000002
Dan Perri Titles title design 120825 23000003
Barry Rosenbush Production Associate n/a 120822 25000002
David Goldner Other special skills 120795 26000001
Martin Goldstein Production Assistant n/a 275 25000001
Bill Dietz Props n/a 120817 24000001
Betty Green Graphics graphics sequence 120826 23000004
Doug MacDougall Sound sound rerecording mixer 120816 14000002
Robert Knudson Sound sound rerecording mixer 120816 14000001
Nino Tempo Technical Advisor saxophone solo trainer 537 12000002
Robert P Marcucci Technical Advisor n/a 537 12000003
Jimmy Gambina Consultant physical trainer 120784 12000001
Barbara King Casting n/a 179 10000002
Penny Perry Casting n/a 179 10000001
Jennifer Nairn-Smith Technical Advisor ballet instructor 537 12000004
Rita Riggs Costumes n/a 120828 13000001
Joe McKinney Makeup n/a 353 13000005
Ed Allen Makeup n/a 353 13000004
Marvin G Westmore Makeup n/a 353 13000003
Shirley Padgett Hair hairstyles 120794 13000002
Hope R Goodwin Assistant Director n/a 163 5000004
Clifford C Coleman Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
Myra Smith Actor Sweet Inspiration 1 1000018
Afreeka Trees Actor Sweet Inspiration 1 1000019
Sylvia Shemwell Actor Sweet Inspiration 1 1000017
Michael Perotta Actor Carlo 1 1000016
Kenneth O'Brien Actor Walt Bennett 1 1000015
Owen C Davis Actor London Fog 1 1000020
Jamie Fallin Actor London Fog 1 1000021
Tammy Alverson Actor Sheila 1 1000025
Frank Bongiorno Actor Alfredo 1 1000026
Howard Gordon Actor Scapio 1 1000024
Jeffrey Tanner Actor Delano 1 1000023
Larry Van Claggett Actor London Fog 1 1000022
Michael Mislove Actor Ed Sharp 1 1000014
Charles Guardino Actor Jesse 1 1000013
Joe Pantoliano Actor Gino Pilato 1 1000005
Maureen McCormick Actor Ellen Fields 1 1000006
Paul Land Actor Tommy Dee 1 1000004
Peter Gallagher Actor Caesare 1 1000003
Tovah Feldshuh Actor Brenda Roberts 1 1000002
John Aprea Actor Paul Vaearri 1 1000007
Richard Bright Actor Uncle Tony 1 1000008
Deney Terrio Actor Jerry Martin 1 1000012
Leonard Gaines Actor Luchetti 1 1000011
Steven Apostle Peck Actor Mr Vacarri 1 1000010
Olympia Dukakis Actor Mrs Vacarri 1 1000009
Jeb Brien Actor Street Man 1 1000027
Jimmy Carter Actor Jimmy Ryan 1 1000028
Taylor Hackford Director n/a 2 2000001
Gene Kirkwood Producer n/a 3 3000001
Sam Shamshak Actor 2nd Reporter 1 1000044
James Saito Actor Eddie 1 1000043
Thorne Nogar Actor 1st Engineer 1 1000042
Hawk Koch Producer n/a 3 3000002
R J Louis Associate Producer n/a 171 3000003
R J Louis Production Manager n/a 305 5000002
Bernard S Styles Production Supervisor n/a 307 5000001
Edward DiLorenzo Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
David Nichols Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Jack Neville Actor Graphic Artist 1 1000041
Margery Nelson Actor 1st Reporter 1 1000040
Mallie Jackson Actor Janet 1 1000032
Shelley Kirkwood Actor Nightclub Fan 1 1000033
Cherie Felice Actor Girl at Bandstand 1 1000031
Jo Jo D'Amore Actor Harmon 1 1000030
Kim Cordes Actor Bed Pal of Tommy's 1 1000029
William Vincent Kulak Actor Production Assistant 1 1000034
Anthony Marciona Actor Gigi 1 1000035
Dan Munson Actor Security Guard 1 1000039
Tony Munafo Actor Mr Vaccari's Assistant 1 1000038
Alan Muir Actor Video Director 1 1000037
Buddy Micucci Actor Chef 1 1000036
Ray Sharkey Actor Vincent Vacarri 1 1000001
Synopsis
Music promoter Vincent Vacarri takes on two boys with the intent of turning them into teen idols. Vacarri gives the boys anything that they need or want, but his interest in them is not personal, it is completely mercenary.
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