The Escape Artist (1981)

Escape Artist
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG
Runtime 1hr 33mins.
Genres Drama, Comedy
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
James J Murakami Art Director art direction 183 9000004
Angelo Craham Art Director art direction 183 9000003
Jane Jenkins Casting n/a 179 10000001
Barbara Johnson Casting (location) 179 10000002
Ricky Jay Technical Advisor n/a 537 12000002
Bill Liles Consultant lock consultant 120784 12000001
George Nelson Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
Dean Tavoularis Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Don Smetzer Photography stills 120835 6000003
Peter Sorel Photography stills 120835 6000002
Arthur Schmidt Editor n/a 172 7000001
Stephen Semel Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000002
Georges Delerue Music n/a 120781 8000001
Gloria Gresham Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Lola "Skip" McNally Hair hairstyles 120794 13000002
Anthony Cunningham Other locations 120795 26000001
John Zemansky Props n/a 120817 24000001
Samuel L. Mercer Other locations 120795 26000002
Jeff Jaffers Other locations 120795 26000003
John Gaughan Other Illusion design 120795 26000004
Robert Blalack Special Effects special visual effects 168 23000002
Larry Cavanaugh Special Effects n/a 168 23000001
James E Webb Jr. Sound sound recording mixer 120816 14000001
Michael Germain Makeup n/a 353 13000003
Chris McLaughlin Sound sound recording mixer 120816 14000002
Emmett Brown Key Grip n/a 263 15000001
John Gaughan Construction n/a 120900 21000001
Stephen H Burum Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Penny McCarthy Production Coordinator production office coordinator 162 5000007
Jackie Coogan Actor Magic Shop Owner 1 1000010
M. Emmet Walsh Actor Fritz 1 1000009
Beau Billingslea Actor Jim 1 1000011
Harry Anderson Actor n/a 1 1000012
George Cantero Actor n/a 1 1000013
E. G. Daily Actor Sandra 1 1000008
John P Ryan Actor Vernon 1 1000007
Teri Garr Actor Arlene 1 1000003
Raul Julia Actor Stu Quinones 1 1000002
Joan Hackett Actor Aunt Sibyl 1 1000004
Gabriel Dell Actor Uncle Burke 1 1000005
Desi Arnaz Actor Mayor Quinones 1 1000006
Caleb Deschanel Director n/a 2 2000001
Doug Claybourne Producer n/a 3 3000001
Andy Anderson Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
Michael Haley Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Mark Radcliffe Assistant Director n/a 163 5000004
Betsy Norton Script Supervisor n/a 191 5000005
Elise Rohden Production Coordinator production office coordinator 162 5000006
Barrie M. Osborne Unit Production Manager n/a 182 5000001
David Wagoner Book as Source Material n/a 120888 4000003
Francis Ford Coppola Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Buck Houghton Producer n/a 3 3000002
Fred Roos Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Melissa Mathison Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Stephen Zito Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Griffin O'Neal Actor Danny Masters 1 1000001
Synopsis
Danny Masters is the teenage son of the late, great magician and escape artist Harry Masters. Danny is also very talented and determined to follow in his father's footsteps. When he joins his aunt and uncle in their magic act, he gets in deep trouble by picking the pocket of the son of the town's dishonest mayor. In the process of trying to get out of this situation, Danny uncovers new information about his father's death, and learns more about his legacy.