The Choirboys


2h 1977

Brief Synopsis

The careers and personal lives of a group of bigoted and hard-drinking Los Angeles policemen are examined. Although the officers provide emotional support for each other, they are lacking in sensitivity and judgement on the job. And when one of them accidentally shoots a teenage homosexual in a city

Film Details

Also Known As
Choirboys
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1977

Technical Specs

Duration
2h
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Technicolor)

Synopsis

The careers and personal lives of a group of bigoted and hard-drinking Los Angeles policemen are examined. Although the officers provide emotional support for each other, they are lacking in sensitivity and judgement on the job. And when one of them accidentally shoots a teenage homosexual in a city park, his fellow officers as well as their superiors are involved with a cover-up of the incident.

Crew

Merv Adelson

Producer

Adell Aldrich

Script Supervisor

Kelly Aldrich

Transportation Coordinator

William Aldrich

Associate Producer

Jack Baur

Casting

Joseph Biroc

Director Of Photography

Walter Blake

Titles

Mario Bregni

Executive Producer

Pietro Bregni

Executive Producer

Raphael Bretton

Set Decorator

Dennis Butterworth

Other

James Contreras

Sound

Mark Damon

Executive Producer

Gordon Daniel

Sound Editor

Tom Dawson

Costumes

Tom Dawson

Wardrobe

Frank De Vol

Song

Frank De Vol

Music

George F Deal

Technical Advisor

Cheryl Downey

Assistant Director

Tom Ellingwood

Makeup

George Gershwin

Music

Ira Gershwin

Theme Lyrics

Horst Grandt

Property Master

Alvin Greenman

Dialogue Consultant

Joseph Guresky

Assistant Editor

Lynn H Guthrie

Production

Malcolm R Harding

Assistant Director

Bill Kenney

Production Designer

Christopher Knopf

Screenplay

Lee Krosskove

Key Grip

Robert Krume

Construction Coordinator

Yvonne Kubis

Costumes

Yvonne Kubis

Wardrobe

Lynn Kuwahara

Location Manager

Robert Kyte

Boom Operator

William Martin

Editor

William Mccaughey

Sound

Henry Millar

Special Effects

Barbara Miller

Casting

Charles Minsky

Camera Assistant

Ken Peach

Camera Operator

Charles Randazzo

Transportation Captain

Lee Rich

Producer

Irving Rosenblum

Editor

Edward M. Saeta

Production Supervisor

Martin Seidman

Other

Bill Shaw

Gaffer

Fred Smith

Camera Operator

Sig Tinglof

Set Designer

Tom Tomlinson

Property Master Assistant

Joe Tuley

Music Editor

Joseph Wambaugh

Source Material (From Novel)

Maury Winetrobe

Editor

Jonathan Zimmerman

Dga Trainee

Film Details

Also Known As
Choirboys
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1977

Technical Specs

Duration
2h
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Technicolor)

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1977

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States 1977

Released in United States 1994 (Shown in New York City (Walter Reade) as part of program "Apocalypse Anytime! The Films of Robert Aldrich" March 11 - April 8, 1994.)