One-Trick Pony


1h 38m 1980

Brief Synopsis

Ten years ago Jonah has his last hit song, now he is reduced to opening for punk rock bands. His record company is badgering him to write a song that will sell, so Jonah sells out his talent and follows the advise of a trendy music producer. While he tries to get his career back on track, the divorced Jonah manages to see his son on a regular basis, attempts to improve his personal life, and tries to adjust to the social change around him. .

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Music
Release Date
1980

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Synopsis

Ten years ago Jonah had his last hit song - now he is reduced to opening for punk rock bands. His record company is badgering him to write a song that will sell, so Jonah sells out his talent and follows the advice of a trendy music producer. While he tries to get his career back on track, the divorced Jonah manages to see his son on a regular basis, attempts to improve his personal life, and tries to adjust to the social change around him. .

Crew

Clint Althouse

Boom Operator

Daniel Amuais

Assistant

Edward Beyer

Editor

Arthur Bloom

Sound

Clifford Bonnell

Assistant

Jim Boyer

Sound

Clair Brothers

Sound

Dick Bush

Director Of Photography

Lou Cerborino

Sound Editor

Guy Charbonneau

Other

Francoise Charlap

Assistant Editor

David Cobb

Sound

Robert G Conners

Best Boy

David Crowther

Sound

Nena Danevic

Assistant Editor

Bruce Devan

Production Assistant

James E Dolan

Electrician

Jay Dranch

Sound Editor

James Finnerty

Key Grip

John Finnerty

Grip

Tom Fleischman

Sound

Fred Foster

Song

Joan Franklin

Sound

Herb Gains

Camera Operator

Dennis Gamiello

Grip

Gail Geibel

Production Coordinator

Edward Gold

Camera Operator

Pat Golden

Casting Associate

Louis Goldman

Photography

Michael Hausman

Assistant Director

Michael Hausman

Coproducer

Shawn Hausman

Production Assistant

Isaac Hayes

Song

Max Henriquez

Makeup

A. Kitman Ho

Unit Manager

Ian Hoblyn

Assistant

Laurie Hudson

Wardrobe Supervisor

Edward Iacobelli

Other

Henry Jedda

Sound

Larry Jost

Sound Mixer

Tom Kamm

Production Assistant

Neil L Kaufman

Sound Editor

Roberta Kleine

Assistant

Kris Kristofferson

Song

Ed Larkin

Grip

Eugene Lee

Costume Designer

Eugene Lee

Other

Franne Lee

Other

Franne Lee

Costume Designer

Kevin Lee

Sound

Bradshaw Leigh

Assistant

George Leslie

Production Accountant

Martin Levenstein

Sound

Marilyn Lipsius

Assistant

Lynn Lewis Lovett

Script Supervisor

The Lovin' Spoonful

Song Performer

Bruce Maccallum

Assistant Camera Operator

Woods Mackintosh

Art Director

Dennis Maitland

Boom Operator

Barry Malkin

Editor

Jim Manzione

Electrician

Paul Martino

Associate Producer

Paul Martino

Casting Director

Lee Mayes

Production Assistant

Joan Metzger

Assistant Editor

Ann Miller

Props

David J Mitchell

Production Designer

Linda Montanti

Dga Trainee

Sam Moore

Song Performer

Yvette Nabel

Sound

Chris Newman

Sound Mixer

George Patsos

Grip

Alan Peckolick

Titles

Janice Peroni

Production Assistant

Carol Peters

Production Assistant

David Porter

Song

Thomas Prate

Grip

Dave Prater

Song Performer

Carlos Quiles

Carpenter

Ray Quinlan

Electrician

Dick Quinlin

Gaffer

Edward Ramirez

Assistant Camera Operator

Phil Ramone

Music Producer

Mark Rathaus

Assistant Editor

David Ray

Editor

Pamela Rhodes

Assistant

Walter Rivera

Wardrobe Supervisor

Bruno Robotti

Other

Gina Roose

Assistant Editor

Hilary Rosenfeld

Costume Designer

Brian Ruggles

Sound

Thomas Saccio

Props

Jill Savitt

Assistant Editor

Maurice Schell

Sound Editor

Fred Schneider

Song

Peter Schulberg

Production Assistant

Justin Scoppa

Set Decorator

John B. Sebastian

Song

Paul Simon

Music

Paul Simon

Screenplay

Paul Simon

Song Performer

Paul Simon

Song

Michelle Slagter

Production Assistant

David Smith

Sound

Tracey Smith

Assistant Editor

David A Starke

Location Coordinator

John Starke

Production Manager

Hans Swanson

Props

Michael Tannern

Producer

David A Ticotin

Production Assistant

Joel Tubens

Hair

Joel Tuber

Assistant Director

Ricky Wilson

Song

Mitchell Wirth

Music Editor

Sarah Young

Assistant Editor

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Music
Release Date
1980

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1980

Released in United States 1980