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Stand and Deliver
Director: Ramon Menendez (Dir)
Release Date:   1988
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles opening: 11 Mar 1988; New York opening: 18 Mar 1988
Duration (in mins):   106
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Cast:   Edward James Olmos (Jaime Escalante)  
    Lou Diamond Phillips (Angel)  
    Rosana De Soto (Fabiola Escalante)  
    Andy Garcia (Ramirez)  
    Will Gotay (Pancho)  
    Ingrid Oliu (Lupe)  
    Vanessa Marquez (Ana)  
    Karla Montana (Claudia)  
    Patrick Baca (Javier)  
    Mark Eliot (Tito)  
    Lydia Nicole (Rafaela)  
    Daniel Villarreal (Chuco)  
    Carmen Argenziano (Molina)  
    Virginia Paris (Raquel Ortega)  
    James Victor (Ana's father)  
    Rif Hutton (Pearson)  
    Betty Carvalho (Angel's grandma)  
    Michael Goldfinger (Coach)  
    Estelle Harris (Secretary)  
    Mark Phelan (Cop)  
    Adelaida Alvarez (Sexy girl)  
    Richard Martinez (Heavy metal boy)  
    Mark Everett (Heavy metal boy)  
    Tyde Kierney (Joe Goodell)  
    Bodie Olmos (Fernando Escalante)  
    Michael Yama (Sanzaki)  
    Graham Galloway (Craig)  
    Irene Olga Lopez (Lupe's mother)  
    Yvette Cruise (Clauda's mother)  
    Aixa Clemente (Hospital receptionist)  
    Victor Garron (Jaime Escalante, Jr.)  
    Michael Adler (Schloss)  
    Barbara Vera (Proctor)  
    Star Frohman (Female cop)  
  Ganas kids Jessica Seynos    
    Dominic Lucero    
    Sonia Fuentes    
    David Brian Abalos    
    Irma Barrios    
    Henry Torres    
    Beatrie Giraldo    
    Richard Moreno    
  [and] Phillip Elizalde    

Production Company: Eastside Productions  
Production Text: An American Playhouse® Theatrical Film
A Menendez/Musca & Olmos Production
Distribution Company: Warner Bros. Pictures (A Warner Communications company)
Director: Ramon Menendez (Dir)
  Iya Labunka (Prod mgr)
  Elliott Rosenblatt (1st asst dir)
  John Scherer (2d asst dir)
  Michael Bodnarczuk (Addl 2d asst dir)
  Julie Cypher (Addl 2d asst dir)
Producer: Tom Musca (Prod)
  Lindsay Law (Exec prod)
  Iya Labunka (Assoc prod)
Writer: Ramon Menendez (Wrt)
  Tom Musca (Wrt)
Photography: Tom Richmond (Dir of photog)
  Cris Lombardi (1st asst cam)
  Rob Sweeney (2d asst cam)
  Marc Reshovsky (Addl cam op)
  Shaun Madigan (Gaffer)
  Cesar Ramirez (Best boy elec)
  Amy Halpern (Elec)
  Michael Thorpe (Elec)
  Russ St. John (Key grip)
  John St. John (Best boy grip)
  Jeff Tinnell (Grip)
  Tony Friedkin (Still photog)
  Mitzi Trumbo (Still photog)
Art Direction: Milo (Art dir)
  A. Jay Vetter (Asst art dir)
Film Editor: Nancy Richardson (Ed/Post-prod supv)
  Christi Moore (Asst ed)
  Paul Wagner (Asst ed)
  Elizabeth Castro (Apprentice)
  Barbara Riley (Negative cutter)
  Foto-Kem (Laboratory)
Set Decoration: Lisa De Alva (Prop master)
  Alex Bodnarczuk (Prop asst)
  Fred Haft (Set dressing supv)
  Sean Carrillo (Set dresser)
  Patti Peck (Set dresser)
  Jonathan Flores (Set dresser)
  Joseph Barbosa (Const crew)
  Julian Arellano (Const crew)
  John Galvan (Const crew)
  Richard Rodriguez (Const crew)
  Jose Ramirez (Const crew)
  Enrique Guillen (Const crew)
Costumes: Kathryn Morrison (Cost des)
  Zeca Seabra (Cost)
  Yvonne M. Cervantes (Cost)
Music: Craig Safan (Mus)
  Ken Johnson (Mus ed)
  Steve Livingston (Mus ed)
  Gregg Karukas (Mus eng)
Sound: Steve Halbert (Sd mixer)
  Barry Bookin (Boom op)
  Hamilton Sterling (Supv sd ed)
  Peter Foster (ADR ed)
  Stuart Copley (Dial ed)
  Peter Foster (Dial ed)
  Duncan Burns (Sd eff ed)
  Jane Lang (Foley ed)
  Michael Dressel (Asst sd ed)
  Janelle Showalter (Apprentice)
  Wayne Heitmann (Re-rec mixer)
  Matthew Iadarola (Re-rec mixer)
  JDH Sound (Post-prod facilities)
Special Effects: Cinema Research Corp. (Titles and opt eff)
Make Up: Dee Mansano (Make-up/Hair supv)
  Vered Hochman (Make-up/Hair stylist)
  Ziggy (Mr. Olmos' hair des)
Production Misc: Jaki Brown (Casting)
  Toni Livingston (Casting)
  Steven Fertig (Casting assoc)
  Tamra Naggar (Casting assoc)
  Ima Aparicio Watkins (Extra casting)
  Humberto Almeida (Assistant)
  Vicki Rocco (Prod coord/Accountant)
  Margi Newquist (Asst coord)
  Larry Litton (Loc mgr)
  Ramon Ponce (Loc mgr)
  Sydney Gilner (Scr supv)
  Robert Hoffman (Unit pub)
  Daniel Villarreal (Prod asst)
  Phillip Elizalde (Prod asst)
  Ken Fox (Prod asst)
  John Acevedo (Craft services)
  Mario Gonzalez (Catering)
  Sergio Hernandez (Chef)
  James Reeves (Transportation coord)
  Ron Whann (Honeywagon driver)
  Chris Reiter (Driver)
  Geno Hart (Driver)
  Jon Reeves (Driver)
  Kate Long (Project consultant)
  Dern, Mason & Floum (Legal)
Stand In: Perry Huseman (Stunt coord)
MPAA Rating: PG
Country: United States
Language: English

Music: "I Want You," composed by Keith Clark, performed by Zander Schloss & Keith Clark; "Pocho Jarocho," composed and performed by Marcos Loya; "Cada Quien Por Su Camino," composed by Raquel Perez, performed by Raquel Perez & Mariachi Califas; "Contrabando Del Paso," performed by Marcos Loya & Jacinto Guevara.
Songs: "Stand and Deliver," written by Richard Page, Steve George and John Lang, performed by Mr. Mister, courtesy of RCA Records; "El Lay," lyrics by W. Herrón & Gronk, performed by Los Illegals, courtesy of A&M Records; "Secret Society," lyrics by Willie Herrón, music by W. Herrón & M. Valdez, performed by Los Illegals, courtesy of A&M Records; "Vamonos Pál Norte," lyrics & music by Marcos Loya, performed by Marcos Loya, Raquel Perez & Jacinto Guevara; "Wake Up John," lyrics & music by W. Herrón, performed by Los Illegals, courtesy of A&M Records; "Psycho Cha-Cha," lyrics & music by W. Herrón, performed by Los Illegals.
Composer: Keith Clark
  Jacinto Guevara
  Willie Herrón
  Marcos Loya
  Raquel Perez
  Manuel Valdez
Source Text:

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Warner Brothers, Inc. 22/3/1988 dd/mm/yyyy PA364602

PCA NO: 28919
Physical Properties: Sd:
  Prints: Technicolor®

Genre: Drama
Sub-Genre: Educational/cultural

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Daily Variety   16 Feb 1988   p. 3, 10.
Hollywood Reporter   12 Feb 1988   p. 3, 9.
Los Angeles Times   10 Mar 1988   p. 1.
New York Times   18 Mar 1988   p. 14.
Variety   17 Apr 1988   p. 22.

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