How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)

How to Get Ahead in Advertising
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating R
Runtime 1hr 38mins.
Genres Comedy
Keywords political
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
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Camille Saint-Saens Music ("Blue Birds from "Sumphony Number 3") 120781 8000003
Rick Wentworth Music n/a 120781 8000002
Charles-Marie Widor Music ("Toccata" from "Symphony Number 5") 120781 8000005
Pete Townshend Song ("My Generation") 120859 8000006
Michael Pickwoad Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Jerome Kern Song ("Smoke Gets in Your Eyes") 120859 8000008
Otto Harbach Song ("Smoke Gets in Your Eyes") 120859 8000007
David Dundas Music n/a 120781 8000001
Peter Holt Associate Editor n/a 479 7000002
Peter Hannan Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Valerie Craig Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000006
Gilly Case Location Manager n/a 193 5000005
Bob Smith Camera Operator n/a 239 6000002
Peter Versey Camera Operator n/a 239 6000003
Alan Strachan Editor n/a 172 7000001
Peter Robinson Steadicam Operator n/a 232 6000004
Henry Harris Art Director art direction 183 9000002
John Blakeley Art Department sculptor 120843 9000003
David White Animatronics animatronic designer 121102 19000001
David Toguri Choreographer choreography 120803 17000001
Paul Smith Sound Editor (dialogue) 229 14000005
Nik Williams Animatronics animatronics builder 121102 19000002
Daniel Parker Animatronics animatronics builder 121102 19000003
Richard Neal Other moldmaker 120795 26000001
Mike Quinby Puppeteer n/a 682 19000004
Alan Paley Sound Editor n/a 229 14000004
Otto Snel Sound sound rerecording 120816 14000003
Andrea Galer Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Lucy Boulting Casting Director n/a 157 10000001
Sue Higgins Art Department foam maker 120843 9000004
Peter Frampton Makeup makeup design 353 13000002
Heather Williams Wardrobe wardrobe mistress 120823 13000003
David Stephenson Sound sound recording 120816 14000002
Clive Winter Sound sound recording 120816 14000001
Dominic Allan Assistant Director n/a 163 5000004
Melvin Lind Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
Pip Torrens Actor Jonathan 1 1000013
Tony Slattery Actor Basil 1 1000012
Rachel Fielding Actor Jennifer 1 1000011
Donald Hoath Actor Businessman 1 1000014
John Levitt Actor Businessman 1 1000015
Sean Bean Actor Larry Frisk 1 1000017
Gordon Gostelow Actor Priest 1 1000016
Pauline Melville Actor Mrs Wallace 1 1000010
Roddy Maude-Roxby Actor Dr Gatty 1 1000009
Jacqueline Tong Actor Penny Wheelstock 1 1000004
Richard Wilson Actor Bristol 1 1000003
Rachel Ward Actor Julia--Bagley's Wife 1 1000002
John Shrapnel Actor Psychiatrist 1 1000005
Susan Wooldridge Actor Monica 1 1000006
Jacqueline Pearce Actor Maud 1 1000008
Mick Ford Actor Richard 1 1000007
Hugh Armstrong Actor Harry Wax 1 1000018
Francesca Longrigg Actor Nurse 1 1000019
Denis O'Brien Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
George Harrison Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
David Wimbury Producer n/a 3 3000001
Ray Cooper Co-Producer n/a 170 3000004
Bruce Robinson Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Peter Kohn Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Kathy Sykes Production Manager n/a 305 5000001
Bruce Robinson Director n/a 2 2000001
Gino Melvazzi Actor Waiter 1 1000027
Vivienne McKone Actor Receptionist 1 1000022
Joanna Mays Actor Phillis Blokey 1 1000021
Tanveer Ghani Actor Hospital Doctor 1 1000020
Victor Lucas Actor Tweedy Man 1 1000023
Dawn Keeler Actor Tweedy Woman 1 1000024
Christopher Simon Actor Waiter 1 1000026
Kerryann White Actor Girl in Elevator 1 1000025
Richard E Grant Actor Dennis Dimbleby Bagley 1 1000001
Synopsis
A young ad executive cannot come up with a slogan for a new product. The stress is beginning to destroy his life, causing him to grow a talking boil on his shoulder.
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