The Day of the Locust (1974)

Day of the Locust
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating R
Runtime 2hr 24mins.
Genres Drama
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
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Karen Black Actor Faye Greener 1 1000002
Burgess Meredith Actor Harry Greener 1 1000003
William Atherton Actor Tod 1 1000004
Geraldine Page Actor Big Sister 1 1000005
Richard Dysart Actor Claude Estee 1 1000006
Bo Hopkins Actor Earle Shoop 1 1000007
Pepe Serna Actor Miguel 1 1000008
Lelia Goldoni Actor Mary Dove 1 1000009
Billy Barty Actor Abe 1 1000010
Jackie Haley Actor Adore 1 1000011
Gloria Le Roy Actor Mrs Loomis 1 1000012
Natalie Schafer Actor Madam 1 1000013
Jane Hoffman Actor Landlady 1 1000014
Paul Stewart Actor Studio Head 1 1000015
John Hillerman Actor Ned Grote 1 1000016
Paul Jabara Actor Female Impersonator 1 1000017
Madge Kennedy Actor Old Tenant 1 1000018
Gloria Stroock Actor Mrs Estee 1 1000019
Nita Talbot Actor Joan 1 1000020
William Castle Actor Director 1 1000021
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Jerome Hellman Producer n/a 3 3000001
Waldo Salt Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Nathanael West Source Material (from novel) ("The Day of the Locust") 120793 4000002
Tim Zinnemann Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Conrad Hall Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Jim Clark Editor n/a 172 7000001
John Barry Music n/a 120781 8000001
Richard MacDonald Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
George Hopkins Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
John Lloyd Art Director art direction 183 9000003
Ann Roth Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Marlene Williams Hair Stylist n/a 120799 13000002
Del Armstrong Makeup Artist n/a 120801 13000003
Tommy Overton Sound sound recording mixer 120816 14000001
Gerry Humphreys Sound sound rerecording mixer 120816 14000002
Synopsis
Tod Hackett, a new arrival to Los Angeles and aspiring art director, is trying to make it in Hollywood in the late 1930's. He soon finds himself increasingly infatuated with his mysterious neighbor, Faye, a wanna-be starlet with possibly devious motives of her own. As Tod is drawn deeper into the lurid private lives of studio bosses and film industry people, he gradually becomes desperate to know if Faye - or anyone - in Hollywood is capable of real love.