Playing for Keeps


1h 35m 1986

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Release Date
1986
Production Company
General Camera; J & M Entertainment; MIRAMAX; Optical House Inc; Sound One
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures; Guild Films Distribution; Universal Pictures
Location
Hawley, Pennsylvania, USA; Bethany Colony Resort, Bethany, Pennsylvania, USA; Honesdale, Pennsylvania, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Synopsis

Cast

Danny Jordano

Danny D'Angelo

Matthew Penn

Spikes

Leon W Grant

Silk

Mary B. Ward

Chloe

Marisa Tomei

Tracy

Jimmy Baio

Steinberg

Harold Gould

Rockerfeller

Kim Hauser

Marie

Robert Milli

Cromwell

John Randolph Jones

Sheriff Billy Sullivan

Bruce Kluger

Gene Epstein--Stockholder

Anthony Marciona

Ronnie Long--Stockholder

Glen Robert Robillard

Joel--Stockholder

J D Rosenbaum

Davey Beck--Stockholder

Frank Scasso

Van Go Go--Stockholder

Lisa Schultz

Jill--Stockholder

Doug Warhit

Larry Diamond--Stockholder

Pete Antico

Flyer

John Anzaloni

Guitar Player (Silk'S Band)

Anthony Arcure

Diner Customer

Harrison Balthaser

Deputy

Jack Banning

5th Executive

Ronnie Baron

6th Executive

Raymond J Barry

Mr Hatcher--Chloe'S Father

John Bennes

Employment Counselor

Robert Berger

3rd Executive

Joel Blake

1st Executive

Hildy Brooks

Danny'S Mom

Bonnie Jean Brown

Dancer (Spike'S Fantasy)

Joseph R Burns

Deputy

Teresa Burns

Phone Caller

William Burton

Flyer

Peter Carew

Phone Caller

Timothy Carhart

Emmett

Madelaine Carol

Dancer (Spike'S Fantasy)

Edna Chew

Dancer (Spike'S Fantasy)

Sheila Coonan

Edna

John Corcoran

Sam--The Luncheonette Owner

William Cosgriff

Mint Buyer--

Agnes Cummings

Supermarket Checker

Pat Devita

Phone Caller

Gena D'orazio

Dancer (Spike'S Fantasy)

Anita Ehrler

Dancer (Silk'S Fantasy)

Scott Evans

Bass Player (Silk'S Band)

Frank Faldermeyer

Kidnapped Priest

Paul Finan

Phone Caller

Edie Fleming

Dancer (Silk'S Fantasy)

Clement Fowler

Banker Williams

Martha Frei

78 Pound Lady

Germaine Goodson

Background Singer (Silk'S Band)

Kevin Hagan

Chief Deputy

Frank Rollins Harrison

10th Executive

Jery Hewitt

Backhoe Driver

Hal Holden

Irate Bank Customer

Steve Hurwitz

9th Executive

Ruth Judd

Employment Counselor

Philip Kraus

Art Lewis

Jerry Leonti

Principal Canelli

Bonnie Lewis

Lady Who Finds Cheap Steaks

David Lile

4th Executive

David Lipman

Bank Buddy

Monique Mannen

Dancer (Silk'S Fantasy)

Michael P May

Flyer

Tom Mcdermott

Paint Store Salesman

Jerry Mcgee

8th Executive

Liz Mclellan

Dancer (Spike'S Fantasy)

Court Miller

Claiborne

Donna Moore

Keyboard Player (Silk'S Band)

Charles Morelli

Deputy

Katherine Elizabeth Neuman

Danny'S 1st Girlfriend

William Newman

Joshua

Joseph J O'brien

Equipment Store Manager

Max Olivas

Head Flyer

Brad Orrison

Flyer

Lenore Pemberton

Dancer (Spike'S Fantasy)

Chuck Picerni Jr.

Flyer

Jeff Pope

Drummer (Silk'S Band)

Albert Rutherford

Supermarket Manager

Carol Schuberg

Background Singer (Silk'S Band)

William Soose

Man With Dog

Donald Sharton

2nd Executive

Jeanne Spillane

Phone Caller

Susan Steed

Phone Caller

Larry Swansen

Steinberg'S Priest

Willy Switkes

Mint Buyer--

Raymond Thorne

Perkins--Spitter

Sel Vitella

7th Executive

Vickie Weinstein

Secretary

Kelly Wolf

Valedictorian

Louise Woolf

Luncheonette Waitress

Robert Brian Berger

Crew

George Acogny

Music

George Acogny

Songs ("It'S Gettin' Hot" "Here To Stay")

George Acogny

Music Producer

Christy Addis

Set Dresser

Danny Aiello Iii

Stunts

Jon Astley

Song Producer ("Life To Life")

Mary Audet

Additional Production Assistant

Alex Barazza

Grip Bestboy

Lynette Barkley

Choreography

Caroline Baron

Assistant (To Producer (New York))

Gail Bartly

Artwork (Van Go-Go)

Gail Bartly

Costumes Painter

Hinton Battle

Song Performer ("Think We'Re Gonna Make It")

Michael Beaudette

Construction Coordinator

Michael Beaudette

Art Direction Assistant

Daniel Bechet

Music

Daniel Bechet

Songs ("It'S Gettin' Hot" "Here To Stay")

Daniel Bechet

Music Producer

Richard Benenson

Production Assistant

Joe Berberia

Additional Music Mixer; Additional Music Recording

Michael Berenbaum

Apprentice Editor

Louis Bertini

Sound Editor 1st Assistant

Edward Beyer

Sound Editor Supervisor

James R Bliz

Scenic Artist

Alan Brewer

Electronic Sound Design

Alan Brewer

Producer

Alan Brewer

Additional Music; Music Director

Alan Brewer

Song Producer ("It'S Gettin' Hot" "Think We'Re Gona Make It" "Here To Stay" "Make A Wish"), Songs ("It'S Gettin' Hot" "Think We'Re Gonna Make It" "Make A Wish")

Joan Brockschmidt

Props

Patti Brolsma

Sound Assistant

Aude Bronson-howard

Costume Designer

Garrett V Brumby

Production Vehicle Operator

Paul Buch

Montage Stills

Paul Buch

Supervisor

Corky Burger

Business Affairs

Dan Burns

Location Scout

Patrick Burns

Unit Production Manager Assistant

Vince Burns

Production Assistant

Amy Burt

Art Department Assistant

Cynthia Carr

Set Dresser

Thomas Carson

Other

Steve Cathrall

Carpenter

Phil Chapman

Song Producer ("Life To Life")

James Chory

Assistant Director

James A Chory

1st Assistant Director

Jim Chory

Assistant Director

Ted Churchill

Steadicam Operator

Phil Collins

Song Performer

Phil Collins

Song; Song Producer ("Don'T Look Back (Hello Goodbye)")

Manny Colon

Additional Production Assistant

George Cook

Additional Production Assistant

Justin Cooke

Transportation Coordinator

Michelle Cooper

Assistant (To Bob Weinstein And Harvey Weinstein (New York))

James Cordaro

Electrician

Barbara Corrigan

Art Department Assistant

Marko Costanzo

Foley Artist

Joe Cruz

Song Performer ("Make A Wish")

Joe D'alessandro

Electrician

John Davis

Bestboy

Tom Dejesu

Carpenter

Susan Demskey-horiuchi

Apprentice Editor

Michael Dicosimo

Dolby Consultant

Glenis Diks

Production Assistant

James Doyle

Business Affairs

Jim Doyle

Executive Music Producer

Jay Dranch

Adr Editor

Andrew Dyson

Additional Production Assistant

Tom Elliott

Stunts

Mary Ellis

Makeup Assistant

Robert Fabian

Art Department Assistant

Kevin P. Faherty

Wardrobe Supervisor

Don E Fauntleroy

Camera Assistant

Florence Fellman

Set Decorator

James Flatto

Sound Editor Assistant (Music)

Tom Fleischman

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Ronn Forella

Choreography ("Silk'S Fantasy")

Matt Forrest

Main Title Sequence

Peter Frampton

Song Performer

Peter Frampton

Song; Song Producer ("Distant Drums")

David J Frederick

Camera Assistant

Lauri Gaffin

Artist (Special Projects)

Phil Galdston

Song; Song Producer ("It'S Not Over")

Steve Gardner

Art Department Assistant

Rob Garver

Production Assistant

Laura Pearlman Gearty

Apprentice Editor

Albion Gee

Legal

William Gerardo

Camera Assistant

J Kathleen Gibson

Sound Editor 1st Assistant

Mark Ginsberg

Color Timing

Alvin Glick

Legal

Joseph Grasso

Lead Carpenter

Stephen Hague

Song Producer ("We Love You (Maximus)")

Ira Phillip Halberstadt

Associate Producer

Ira Phillip Halberstadt

Production Manager

Ira Halberstadt

Production Manager

Ira Halberstadt

Associate Producer

Paul Hamill

Art Department Assistant

Sandy Hamilton

Props

Germain Harnden

Casting Assistant (Locations)

John Hartley

Electrician

Barbara J Hause

Wardrobe Supervisor

Wendy Hedin

Sound Editor Assistant

Lawrence E Helman

Sound Editor Apprentice

Ralph Hemecker

Post-Production Supervisor

John Hennessy

Dolly Grip

Mark Herman

1st Apprentice Editor

Ron Hershey

Sound Editor Assistant

Hal Holden

Dialogue Coach

Jill Homorodean

Wardrobe Assistant

Hank Hooker

Stunt Coordinator

Hank Hooker

Stunts

James Hovey

Additional Camera Operator

Amy Elizabeth Hurley

Auditor Assistant

Merv Iloff

Art Department Assistant

Michael Jackson

Song ("Muscles")

Michael Jacobi

Adr Editor

Mick Jagger

Song ("Jumpin' Jack Flash")

Kenton Jakub

Adr Editor Assistant

Joanne James

Art Department Secretary

Waldemar Kalinowski

Production Designer

Gary Karr

Editor

Gary Karr

Music Editor

Neil L Kaufman

Sound Editor Supervisor

Sandy Kaufman

Assistant Editor

Gale Kellogg

Office Coordinator

Gale Kellogg

Post-Production Coordinator (New York)

Kevin Kelly

Music

Kevin Kelly

Music Mixer; Music Recording

Ben E. King

Song ("Stand By Me")

Daniel Kirshoff

Property Master

Mark Lavery

Carpenter

Trevor Lawrence

Song ("I'M So Excited")

Simon Le Bon

Song

Simon Lebon

Song ("Say The Word")

Kevin Lee

Sound Editor Supervisor

Jerry Leiber

Song

Jeff Leichter

Stunts

Bradshaw Leigh

Song Mixer Engineer ("Stand By Me"), Song Recording Engineer

Bradshaw Leigh

Additional Music Mixer; Additional Music Recording

Julian Lennon

Song Performer ("Stand By Me")

Tony Lepanto

Carpenter

Dan Lerner

Other

Scott Leva

Stunts

Jeremy Leven

Screenwriter

Lisa J Levine

1st Assistant Editor

Jeffrey Lieber

Song ("Distant Drums")

John Lievsay

Sound Editor Supervisor

Julian Littman

Song ("Here To Stay")

Joseph Litto

Carpenter

Bobby Lockrow

Helicopter Pilot

Stephen Broughton Lunt

Song ("Distant Drums")

Victor Magnotta

Stunt Coordinator

Victor Magnotta

Stunts

Alex Malin

Additional Production Assistant

Charlotte Martin

Assistant (To Bob Weinstein And Harvey Weinstein (New York))

Nick Martinelli

Song Producer ("Celebrate")

Kate May

Assistant Location Manager

Thomas May

Key Grip

Nena Mccloud-walker

Other

Una Mcclure

Casting (Location Extras)

P Morghean Mcphail

Script Coordinator

P Morghean Mcphail

Music Coordinator

Janet Merwin

Continuity

Steven R Miller

Art Direction

Steven R Miller

Production Designer (Fantasies)

Lawrence Mischell

Negative Cutter

Matt Moles

Additional Production Assistant

Edgard Mourino

Stunts

Patrick Mullins

Music Editor

John W Murphy

Grip

Joseph Musso

Production Illustrator

Robbie Nevil

Song ("It'S Not Over")

Robert Newman

Business Affairs

Andrew Newton

Additional Production Assistant

Marc Niederman

Stills

Nina Kostroff Noble

Production Assistant

Nancy Nye

Set Dresser

Don Nygren

Gaffer

David O'dell

Sound Assistant

Marcie Olivi

Wardrobe Assistant

Hugh Padgham

Song Producer ("Don'T Look Back (Hello Goodbye)")

Julia Palau

Executive Producer

Andy Partridge

Song Producer ("Best Kept Secret")

Rodney Payne

Financial Consultant

Alison Pearl

Choreography ("Spike'S Fantasy")

Darryl Peck

Electrician

Anna Pepper

Song Performer ("These Dreams Of You")

Anna Pepper

Song

Beriau Picard

Assistant Editor

Richard Piekos

Carpenter

Frank Piercy

Art Department Assistant

David Platt

Boom Operator

David Platt

Boom Operator

Anita Pointer

Song ("I'M So Excited")

June Pointer

Song ("I'M So Excited")

Ruth Pointer

Song ("I'M So Excited")

Peter Racht

Additional Production Assistant

Chad Randall

Stunts

Nick Rhodes

Song ("Say The Word")

Gary Rich

Sound Recording

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Release Date
1986
Production Company
General Camera; J & M Entertainment; MIRAMAX; Optical House Inc; Sound One
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures; Guild Films Distribution; Universal Pictures
Location
Hawley, Pennsylvania, USA; Bethany Colony Resort, Bethany, Pennsylvania, USA; Honesdale, Pennsylvania, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 3, 1986

Released in United States Fall October 3, 1986