Hero At Large


1h 38m 1980

Brief Synopsis

Steve is a struggling actor who gets a job dressing up as the comic book hero Captain Avenger for appearances at book stores and conventions. While in costume, Steve manages to stop a grocery store hold-up, and because he leaves as soon as the police arrive, witnesses take his modest behavior as proof that he is an actual superhero. When the mayor of the city politicizes the situation to help him win the next election, the public turns against Captain Avenger. But after Steve rescues several people from a fire while wearing his street clothes, he becomes a real hero.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
1980

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Synopsis

Steve is a struggling actor who gets a job dressing up as the comic book hero Captain Avenger for appearances at book stores and conventions. While in costume, Steve manages to stop a grocery store hold-up, and because he leaves as soon as the police arrive, witnesses take his modest behavior as proof that he is an actual superhero. When the mayor of the city politicizes the situation to help him win the next election, the public turns against Captain Avenger. But after Steve rescues several people from a fire while wearing his street clothes, he becomes a real hero.

Crew

Margaret Adachi

Assistant Editor

Norm Baron

Art Director

Kathryn Blondell

Hair

Albert Brenner

Production Designer

Dr. Joyce Brothers

Other

Norman Buck

Key Grip

Michael B Butler

Wardrobe

Clifford Capone

Wardrobe

Joseph M Caracciolo

Property Master

A. J. Carothers

Screenplay

Sam Christensen

Casting

Martin Danzig

Location Manager

Sandra Davidson

Costume Designer

C J Donnelly

Wardrobe

Bob Edesa

Camera Operator

Sara Freeland

Assistant Editor

Stephen J Friedman

Producer

David Garfield

Editor

Arlene Gelb

Assistant

Arthur Gelb

Graphics

Vincent Gerardo

Assistant Camera Operator

William Gerardo

Assistant Camera Operator

Michael Guinsberg

Photography

Robert Gundlach

Art Director

Jay M Harding

Sound

Lee Harman

Makeup

Norman Harris

Gaffer

Jack Hayes

Original Music

Julie Hughes

Casting

Michael J Kohut

Sound

Richard Kratina

Camera Operator

John Kretchmer

Assistant Director

Sidney Levin

Executive Editor

Harry V Lojewski

Music Supervisor

Lillian O Macneill

Script Supervisor

Bill Macsems

Property Master

Marvin March

Set Decorator

Richard Moran

Key Grip

Barry Moss

Casting

Ralph Nelson

Photography

Tommy Overton

Sound

Michele Panelli-venetis

Assistant

Jennifer Parsons

Wardrobe

Joyce Robinson

Casting

Aaron Rochin

Sound

Jack Roe

Assistant Director

Warren Rothenberger

Camera Operator

Roger Rothstein

Associate Producer

Roger Rothstein

Unit Production Manager

William Saracino

Music Editor

Don S Walden

Sound Editor

John M Walker

Camera Assistant

David M. Walsh

Director Of Photography

David M. Walsh

Other

Bill Ward

Gaffer

Patrick Williams

Music

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
1980

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States February 1980

Released in United States Winter February 1, 1980

Released in United States February 1980

Released in United States Winter February 1, 1980