Swing Kids


1h 52m 1993

Brief Synopsis

Set in prewar Nazi Germany, the story of a group of German youths obsessed with American jazz, who must come to grips with the rise of fascism.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1993
Production Company
Tomas Cervenka
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Barrandov Studios, Prague, Czechoslovakia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 52m

Synopsis

Set in prewar Nazi Germany, the story of a group of German youths obsessed with American jazz, who must come to grips with the rise of fascism.

Crew

Julie Adams

Dialogue Coach

Deborah Aquila

Casting Director

Lee Ashley

Song

Philip Baker

Advisor

Jan Balzer

Production Supervisor

Billy Banks

Song Performer

Don Banks

Boom Operator

Roman Bartonicek

Construction Manager

Iva Bartova

Wardrobe Assistant

Count Basie

Song

Jenny Beavan

Costume Designer

Ron Beck

Wardrobe

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Music

Harry Benn

Coproducer

Cynthia Berry

Production Assistant

Andy Birmingham

Production Accountant

Chris Boardman

Choreographer

Chris Boardman

Song

Alan Booth

Construction Coordinator

Jean Bourne

Script Supervisor

Randy Bricker

Apprentice

Bob Bridges

Assistant Camera Operator

Tristan Brighty

Assistant Editor

Sammy Cahn

Song

Allan Cameron

Production Designer

David E Campbell

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Richard Candib

Editor

Eddie Carroll

Song

Tomas Cervenka

Cable Operator

Ivan Chalupa

Grip

Saul Chaplin

Song

George Cole

Lighting

Frank Connor

Photography

Sean Connor

Other

J. Fred Coots

Song

Midge Costin

Sound Editor

Jim Coward

Generator Operator

Kate Crossley

Apprentice

Sophie Dasic

Accounting Assistant

Noel Davis

Casting Director

Garry Dawson

Property Master

Val Demeter

Other

Hana Drhovska

Stock Footage

Yvonne Eastmond

Accounting Assistant

Duke Ellington

Song

Paul Engelen

Makeup Artist

Brian Estabrook

Transportation Captain

Leonard Feather

Consultant

Jonathan Marc Feldman

Screenplay

Jonathan Marc Feldman

Music Producer

Zdenek Fiala

Location Manager

Sarah Flack

Apprentice

Neisha Folkes

Choreographer

Teddy Foster

Song Performer

Ryan Francois

Choreographer

Marva Fucci

Assistant Sound Editor

Sean Fuller

Other

Slim Gaillard

Song

Marcia Gay

Assistant Director

David Gertz

Foley Mixer

Howell Gibbens

Sound Editor

Haven Gillespie

Song

Benny Goodman And His Orchestra

Song Performer

Benny Goodman And His Orchestra

Song

Mack Gordon

Song

Mark R. Gordon

Producer

Dale Grahn

Color Timer

Bud Green

Song

Krystof Hanzlik

Assistant Director

Holly Harold

Assistant

Barbara Harris

Voice Casting

Fred Harris

Other

Matthew Harrison

Foley Editor

Elizabeth Hawkins

Assistant

Jim Henrikson

Music Editor

Ron Hicklin

Music Contractor

Jack Hofstra

Editor

James Horner

Music Conductor

James Horner

Music

David Householter

Assistant Director

Martin Hume

Camera Operator

George Hunt

Best Boy

Garth Inns

Special Effects Coordinator

Jacob Jacobs

Song

Harry James

Song

Sid James

Other

Sid James

Music Coordinator

Colin Jamison

Hairdresser

Jan Jamison

Hairdresser

Daniela Jencikova

Production Accountant

Lindsay Jewett

Production Assistant

Elizabeth Joseph

Assistant

Eva Kadankova

Casting

Suhail F Kafity

Sound Editor

Doc Kane

Adr Mixer

Nathan Kaproff

Music Contractor

Nigel Kirton

Steadicam Operator

R. J. Kizer

Adr Editor

Lukas Klika

Grip

Ales Kocian

Makeup Artist

Tereza Kolihova

Hairdresser

George Komrower

Apprentice

Ivana Korcikova

Hairdresser

Robert Kraft

Rerecording

Michal Krska

Art Director

Jaroslav Kucera

Unit Manager Assistant

Hana Kucerova

Wardrobe Assistant

Irena Ladyrova

Accounting Assistant

P Larare

Song

Alexandra Leviloff

Assistant Editor

Lee Lighting Ltd

Lighting

Oldrich Mach Jr.

Production Manager

John Bard Manulis

Producer

Raymond Mapps

Other

Antonin Marik

Camera Assistant

Suzanna Marley

Casting Associate

Frank Marshall

Executive Producer

Victoria Martin

Foley Editor

Hans Massaquoi

Technical Advisor

Burke Mattsson

Titles

Christopher Meledandri

Executive Producer

Billy Meyers

Song

F Hudson Miller

Sound Editor

Michael R Miller

Editor

Irving Mills

Song

Theresa Repola Mohammed

Negative Cutting

Dr. Miroslav Mudra

Advisor

James Mundy

Song

Shawn Murphy

Music

Cynthia Neipris

Assistant

Frantisek Novotny

Production Assistant

Pavel Novy

Construction Manager

Sy Oliver

Song

Maggie Ostroff

Assistant Sound Editor

R J Palmer

Sound Editor

Ivo Pavelek

Location Manager

John Pettis

Song

Sally Prager

Production Assistant

Michal Prikryl

Unit Manager Assistant

Pavlina Prikrylova

Other

Louis Prima

Song

Miroslav Ptacek

Other

Luke Quigley

Dolly Grip

Joe E. Rand

Music Editor

Tony Reading

Art Director

Eric Reasoner

Music Editor

Django Reinhardt

Song

John T Reitz

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Harry Revel

Song

Laura Rice

Assistant Director

Christy Richmond

Assistant Editor

Joel Rosenbaum

Original Music

Olga Rosenfelderova

Assistant Director

Gregg Rudloff

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Peter Rutherford

Production

Tom Sachs

Unit Production Manager

Otis Sallid

Choreographer

Gail Samuelson

Production Coordinator

Chris Schiavo

Assistant Sound Editor

Elmer Schoebel

Song

Sholom Secunda

Song

Miroslava Sedlackova

Wardrobe Assistant

Jane Shannon

Other

Ivan Sharrock

Sound Mixer

Rosiland Shingleton

Set Decorator

Adam Shulman

Production Assistant

Janis Siegel

Song Performer

Lubos Simecek

Lighting

Jana Smetanova

Wardrobe Assistant

Tony Spartling

Camera

Steve Spence

Art Director

Pavel Stark

Electrician

Karen Stern

Editor

Lisa Marie Stetler

Production Assistant

Slam Stewart

Song

Sherry Stockler

Apprentice

Petr Sulc

Electrician

Jiri Svenha

Best Boy

Janet Tebrooke

Costume Supervisor

G Trede

Song

John Turner

Electrician

Jaroslav Ungr

Grip

Karel Vanasek

Property Master

Jiri Vater

Special Effects Assistant

Jiri Vrana

Electrician

Antonin Vybihal

Video

Richard Wagner

Music

George Watters

Sound Editor

John Weller

Other

David Wescott

Other

Michael White

Storyboard Artist

Denise Whiting-gontz

Adr Editor

Tim Wooster

Assistant Camera Operator

James Young

Song

Jerzy Zielinski

Director Of Photography

Alison Zimet

Casting Associate

Jeremy Zimmermann

Casting Director

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1993
Production Company
Tomas Cervenka
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Barrandov Studios, Prague, Czechoslovakia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 52m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video August 4, 1993

Released in United States Spring March 5, 1993

Feature directorial debut for television director and former actor Thomas Carter.

Began shooting February 3, 1992.

Completed shooting April 13, 1992.

Released in United States Spring March 5, 1993

Released in United States on Video August 4, 1993