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Avalanche Express (1979) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Mark Robson
Monte Hellman ... (uncredited)

Writing Credits  

Abraham Polonsky ... (screenplay)
 
Colin Forbes ... (novel)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Lee Marvin ... Col. Harry Wargrave
Robert Shaw ... Gen. Marenkov
Linda Evans ... Elsa Lang
Maximilian Schell ... Col. Nikolai Bunin
Joe Namath ... Leroy
Horst Buchholz ... Julian Scholten (as Horst Bucholz)
Mike Connors ... Haller
Claudio Cassinelli ... Col. Molinari
Kristina Nel Kristina Nel ... Helga Mann
David Hess ... Geiger
Günter Meisner ... Rudi Muehler (as Günter Meissner)
Sylva Langova Sylva Langova ... Olga (as Sylvia Langova)
Cyril Shaps ... Sedov
Vladek Sheybal ... Zannbin (as Vladets Shebal)
Arthur Brauss ... Neckerman
Sky du Mont ... Philip John (as Sky Dumont)
Richard Marner ... Field Marshal Prachko
Arnold Drummond Arnold Drummond ... Commissar (Maxim Gorky)
Paul Glawion Paul Glawion ... Alfredo
Dan van Husen ... Bernardo (as Dan Van Husen)
Rainer Steffen Rainer Steffen ... 1st Policeman
Dieter Groest Dieter Groest ... 2nd Policeman
Hans-Jürgen Leuthen Hans-Jürgen Leuthen ... Dutch Customs Man (as Hans Jürgen Luethen)
Maximilian Wolters Maximilian Wolters ... Swiss Officer
Gudo Hoegel ... Adjutant of Molinari (as Guido Hoegel)
Rudolf Waldemar Brem ... 1st Signal Man
Erland Erlandsen Erland Erlandsen ... 2nd Signal Man (as Erland Erlandson)
Walter Kraus Walter Kraus ... Engineer
Osman Ragheb Osman Ragheb ... Security Agent
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Rietty Robert Rietty ... Gen. Marenkov (voice) (uncredited)

Produced by 

Lynn Guthrie ... associate producer
Mark Robson ... producer

Music by 

Allyn Ferguson

Cinematography by 

Jack Cardiff ... (uncredited)

Film Editing by 

Garth Craven
Monte Hellman ... (uncredited)

Production Design by 

Fred Tuch

Set Decoration by 

Elke Etzold
Travis Nixon

Costume Design by 

Mickey Sherrard ... (as Mickey Shirrard)

Makeup Department 

Ago von Sperl ... makeup artist (as Ago Von Sperl)
Rüdiger von Sperl ... makeup artist (as Rudiger Von Sperl)

Production Management 

Harry Caplan ... unit production manager
Rudolf Geiger ... production supervisor (as Rudi Geiger)
Karl Schaffer ... production supervisor
Lynn Guthrie ... production manager (uncredited)
Peter Naguschewski ... second unit manager (uncredited)
Stefan Zürcher ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Don French ... second assistant director
Alan Gibbs ... director: boat battle sequence
Wieland Liebske ... assistant director (as Weiland Liebske)
Jon Paré ... second assistant director: Apogee
Gerald Walsh ... assistant director: Apogee

Art Department 

Ralph Aubert ... property master: boat battle sequence
Sam Gordon ... property master
Ed Graves ... art director for miniatures
Eberhard Schwartz ... property buyer
Frank White ... laborer

Sound Department 

Wayne Artman ... re-recording mixer
Tom Beckert ... re-recording mixer
Fred J. Brown ... sound effects (as Fred Brown)
Michael Jiron ... re-recording mixer
Charlie McFadden ... boom operator (as Charles McFadden)
Michele Sharp ... sound effects (as Michele Sharp Brown)
George Stephenson ... sound mixer (as George Stevenson)
Caryl Wickman ... sound effects

Special Effects by 

Jeff Clifford ... assistant: special effects
Peter Dawson ... assistant: special effects
Ross Hahn ... special effects: boat battle sequence
Richard O. Helmer ... special effects gaffer: Apogee (as Richard Helmer)
Bill Nipper ... assistant: special effects, Apogee
Dragomir Stanojevic ... special effects (as Dragomir Stanojevic-Bata Kameni)
Kit West ... special effects
Wayne Beauchamp ... special effects foreman (uncredited)
Karl-Heinz Bochnig ... special effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Richard Alexander ... cine technician: Apogee
David Beasley ... model construction crew: Apogee
John Dykstra ... supervisor of special effects: Apogee
Jonathan Erland ... model construction crew: Apogee (as Jon Erland)
Bruce Logan ... supervisor of special effects: Apogee
Cass McCune ... production coordinator: Apogee
Grant McCune ... chief model maker: Apogee
John Ramsey ... model construction crew: Apogee
David Scott ... model construction crew: Apogee
Robert Shepherd ... effects production manager: Apogee
David Sosalla ... model construction crew: Apogee

Stunts 

Tom Lupo ... stunt coordination: boat battle sequence
Miomir Radevic-Pigi ... stunts
Dragomir Stanojevic ... stunts (as Dragomir Stanojevic-Bata Kameni)
Jack Cooper ... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Jean Coulter ... stunts (uncredited)
Jeannie Epper ... stunts (uncredited)
Richard Epper ... stunts (uncredited)
Dean Raphael Ferrandini ... stunts (uncredited)
Dorothy Ford ... stunt double: Linda Evans (uncredited)
Whitey Hughes ... stunts (uncredited)
Tom Lupo ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Howard A. Anderson III ... director of photography: boat battle sequence (as Howard Anderson II)
Terry Bowen ... first assistant camera: Apogee (as E.T. Bowen)
Brink Brydon ... gaffer: Apogee
John Cardiff ... assistant camera operator
Dick Deats ... grip: Apogee (as Richard Deats)
Jerry Deats ... grip: Apogee
Frank Heeney ... gaffer
W.C. 'Chunky' Huse ... grip (as Chunky Huse)
Alec Mills ... camera operator
Barry Peake ... still photographer
Roger L. Smith ... camera operator: Apogee (as Roger Smith)
Miki Thomas ... assistant camera operator
Michael Waldleitner ... clapper/loader
Federico Del Zoppo ... assistant camera (uncredited) / director of photography: additional photography (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Renate Arbes ... casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Anton Eder ... wardrobe man
Friedel Schröder ... wardrobe mistress (as Friedl Schroeder)

Editorial Department 

Veronika Manchot ... assistant film editor (as Veronica Manchot)
Ken Morrisey ... assistant film editor

Location Management 

Jack English ... location manager

Music Department 

Bodie Chandler ... music coordinator
Allyn Ferguson ... conductor
Ken Johnson ... music editor

Other crew 

Angela Allen ... script supervisor
Bea Blondell ... production controller
Elke Busch ... production secretary
Betty Chaplin ... script supervisor
Veronika Daisenberger ... production secretary
Willy Egger ... production executive: Bavaria
Anthony Foutz ... production consultant
Pam Hauser ... production secretary
Vic Heutschy ... publicist
Burke Mattsson ... title design
Rospo Pallenberg ... production consultant
Trudy von Trotha ... script supervisor (as Trudy Von Trotha)
Elizabeth Yanoska ... production accountant
Sherrie Bradshaw ... assistant production accountant (uncredited)
Michael Davenport ... assistant: Mark Robson (uncredited)

Thanks 

Gene Corman ... the producers wish to express their appreciation to, for their post production services
Monte Hellman ... the producers wish to express their appreciation to, for their post production services

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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