Sweet Dreams


1h 55m 1985

Brief Synopsis

The story of country singer Patsy Cline's rise to stardom and its effects on her marriage to a blue-collar husband.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1985
Production Company
Camera Effects; Completion Bond Company Inc; For Stars Catering; HBO Films
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures; Tristar Pictures
Location
Tennessee, USA; West Virginia, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Synopsis

The story of country singer Patsy Cline's rise to stardom and its effects on her marriage to a blue-collar husband.

Cast

Jessica Lange

Patsy Cline

Ed Harris

Charlie Dick

Ann Wedgeworth

Hilda Hensley

David Clennon

Randy Hughes

James Staley

Gerald Cline

Gary Basaraba

Woodhouse

John Goodman

Otis

P.j. Soles

Wanda

Terri Gardner

Girl Singer

Caitlan Kelch

Sylvia Hensley

Robert L Dasch

John Hensley

Courtney Parker

Older Julie

Colton Edwards

Baby Randy

Holy Filler

Madrine

Bruce Kirby

Arthur Godfrey

Jerry Haynes

Owen Bradley

Kenneth White

Big Bill Shawley

Stonewall Jackson

Opry Announcer

Jake T Robinson

Biker

Boxcar Willie

Old Man In Jail

Tony Frank

Bartender

Charlie Walker

Cowboy Copas

Frank Knapp

Hawkshaw Hawkins

Ric Kidney

Television Technician

Jack Slater

Recording Engineer

Missy Proulx

Girlfriend At Fair

Aleda Pope

Girlfriend At Fair

Carlton Cuse

Sergeant

John E Davis

Skip Cartmill

John Walter Davis

Stone

Toni Sawyer

Baby Nurse

Robert Rothwell

Plastic Surgeon

Patricia Allison

Surgery Nurse

William Byrd

Patsy'S Band Bassist

John R Smarr

Patsy'S Band Acoustic Guitarist

Fred K Young

Patsy'S Band Drummer

Curtis Young

Patsy'S Band Singer/Guitarist

Michael David Black

Patsy'S Band Singer/Guitarist

Don Warden

Opry Band Steel Guitarist

Timothy N Tappan

Opry Band Pianist

William Edward Taylor

Opry Band Guitarist

Lonnie Ray Jones

Opry Band Guitarist

Douglas B Green

Opry Band Singer

Gary W Pigg

Opry Band Singer

Paul W Chrisman

Opry Band Singer

Fred Labour

Opry Band Singer

James Bartley Young

Acoustic Guitarist; Kracker Band Member

Fred Paul Tenly

Electric Guitarist; Kracker Band Member

Odie Palmer

Electric Guitarist; Kracker Band Member

Walter Caton

Fiddler; Kracker Band Member

Dennis Donaldson

Kracker Band Member; Pianist

Jimmy Mack Hodge

Kracker Band Member; Steel Guitarist

Irv Cox

Kracker Band Member; Singer; Studio Musician

Peter Robert Grant

Kracker Band Member; Singer; Studio Musician

Jim Kirwan

Kracker Band Member; Singer; Studio Musician

William Landers

Kracker Band Member; Singer; Studio Musician

Jimmy Vann

Kracker Band Member; Singer; Studio Musician

Mark Woods

Leadman

Crew

Rita Ackland-snow

1st Assistant Editor (United Kingdom)

Dana Altomare

Camera Operator (New York)

Bill Barringer

Sound Editor Assistant

Acker Bilk

Song Performer ("Stranger On The Shore")

James Blanford

Camera Operator (Chicago)

George Brand

Music Editor

Derek G Brechin

Sound Editor Assistant

Albert Brenner

Production Designer

Greg Brickman

Stunts

Barbara Bruno

Dga Trainee

Rodney Byrd

Special Effects

Daniel Candib

2nd Assistant Editor

Richard Candib

1st Assistant Editor (Usa)

Ellen Chenoweth

Casting

Patsy Cline

Song Performer ("San Antonio Rose" "Blue Moon Of Kentucky" "Lovesick Blues" "Seven Lonely Days" "Foolin' Around" "Your Cheatin' Heart" "Walking After Midnight" "Sweet Dreams" "I Fall To Pieces" "Crazy" "She'S Got You" "Blue Christmas" "That'Ll Be The Day" "When You Dance" "In The Garden" "Roll In My Sweet Baby'S Arms")

Gil Combs

Stunt Coordinator

Malcolm Cooke

Editor

Sam Cooke

Song Performer ("You Send Me")

Don Coufal

Sound Recording Mixer

Patrick Crowley

1st Assistant Director

Carlton Cuse

Assistant (To Producers)

Burt Dalton

Special Effects

Angelo Digiacomo

Camera Operator (New York)

David Dodson

Location Assistant (Tennessee)

Nora Dunfee

Dialogue Coach

Emily Ferry

Property Master

William Freitas

Transportation Coordinator

Joe Gallagher

Sound Editor Assistant

Wilma Garscadden-gahret

Script Supervisor

Robert Getchell

Screenwriter

Brian C Glover

Camera Operator (Chicago)

Debra Goldfield

2nd Assistant Editor

Robbie Greenberg

Director Of Photography

Pierre H Grelet

Location Manager (West Virginia)

Charles Gross

Music

David Haber

Art Direction

Conrad W. Hall

1st Assistant Camera

Paul Harris

Production Assistant

Jeff Hawke

Other

Chris Hayes

Camera Operator (New York)

Derek Holding

Sound Editor

Daniel S Jiminez

Dolly Grip

Sandra Jones

Other

Larry Kaplan

Unit Publicist

K Lenna Katich

Production Controller

Ric Kidney

2nd Assistant Director

Jon Kunkel

2nd Assistant Camera

Virginia Ledford

Location Manager (Tennessee)

Garrett Lewis

Set Decorator

Toni Lopez

Auditor Assistant

William Lowman

Bestboy Electrician

Bill Luckey

Props Assistant

Harry Madsen

Stunts

Mary Malin

Costume Designer Assistant

Benny Martin

Song Performer ("Wabash Cannonball")

Mel Maxwell

Gaffer

Brian Mccarty

Music

Cydney Mccurdy

Other

Patt Mccurdy

Production Coordinator

Bill Mcelheny

Brass Arranger ("Your Cheatin' Heart" "Walking After Midnight"), String Arranger ("Sweet Dreams")

Toni E Mercier

Auditor Assistant

Ray Merrin

Sound Rerecording Mixer Assistant

Colin Miller

Sound Editor

Charles Mulvehill

Unit Production Manager

Charles Mulvehill

Co-Producer

Wayne Nelson

Transportation Captain

Mark Niclas

Casting (Extras)

Nina Kostroff Noble

Production Assistant

Dorothy Pearl

Makeup

Greg Perry

Music Consultant

Thomas Ramsey

Key Grip

Richard Dean Rankin

Construction Coordinator

Dwayne Scott Redlin

Bestboy Grip

Robi Reed-humes

Casting Assistant

Barney Reisz

Production Assistant

Ann Roth

Costume Designer

Bill Rowe

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Rita Salazar

Key Costumer

Susan Scanlan

Choreography

Herb Schneider

Stunts

Bernard Schwartz

Producer

Elisabeth Seley

Wardrobe Supervisor

Frank Sinatra

Song Performer ("Young At Heart")

Brian Smithies

Special Visual Effects

Karen Standard

Casting Assistant

Joe Staton

2nd Assistant Camera

Andy Stears

Sound Editor Assistant

Kandy Stern

Set Designer

Robert L Stevenson

Hairstyles

Darilyn Stringer

Casting (Extras)

James Stuebe

Sound Recording Mixer

Bruce Talamon

Stills

Amber Taylor

Other

The Jordanaires

Backup Vocals ("Sweet Dreams" "I Fall To Pieces" "Crazy" "She'S Got You")

John Toll

Camera Operator

Gene Vincent

Song Performer ("Be Bop A Lula")

Toni-ann Walker

Hairstyles

Frances W Wells

Set Designer

Jeffrey S Wexler

Sound Recording Mixer

Julian L Wilson

Camera Operator (Chicago)

John R Woodward

Location Manager

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1985
Production Company
Camera Effects; Completion Bond Company Inc; For Stars Catering; HBO Films
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures; Tristar Pictures
Location
Tennessee, USA; West Virginia, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Award Nominations

Best Actress

1985
Jessica Lange

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 2, 1985

Released in United States Fall October 2, 1985