Tucker: The Man and His Dream


1h 51m 1988

Brief Synopsis

A millionaire risks everything on a revolutionary new auto design.

Film Details

Also Known As
Tucker: L'homme et son rêve
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Historical
Biography
Period
Release Date
1988
Production Company
George Reinhardt
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Oakland, California, USA; Richmond, California, USA; San Francisco, California, USA; Sonoma, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 51m

Synopsis

The true story of Preston Tucker, the innovative automobile designer, who was frustrated, and ultimately destroyed, in his efforts to manufacture the perfect American car in the years following World War II.

Crew

Mark Adler

Music Editor

Mark Adler

Song Performer

James M Anderson

Camera Operator

Sandina Bailo-lape

Foley Editor

Terry Baliel

Hair Assistant

Ernest R. Ball

Song

Donah Bassett

Negative Cutting

Richard Beggs

Sound

Richard Beggs

Sound Designer

Tom Bellfort

Adr Editor

H Gordon Boos

Assistant Director

Gloria S Borders

Sound Editor

Nicole Boris

Sound Editor

Karen Bradley

Makeup Assistant

J L Brennan

Song

Ian Bryce

Unit Production Manager

Elizabeth Ann Bundschu

Assistant

Fabio Cafolla

Other

Filippo Cafolla

Consultant

Milena Canonero

Costume Designer

Aleta Chappelle

Casting

Bill Clevenger

Assistant Camera Operator

Steve Collins

Transportation Coordinator

Carmine Coppola

Music

Steve M Davison

Stunts

Tim A Davison

Stunts

Richard Dean

Makeup

Harry Decosta

Song

Melissa Dietz

Dialogue Editor

Roger Dietz

Other

Tony Dingman

Other

Edwin B Edwards

Song

Rory Enke

Location Manager

Michael Evje

Sound

Edward Farley

Music

Teri Fettis

Associate Producer

Bob Finley

Other

Robert Finley Iii

Best Boy

Roderick W. Finney

Assistant Editor

D G Fisher

Boom Operator

Pat Fitzsimmons

Gaffer

Tom Fox

Other

Clare Freeman

Sound Editor

Fred Fuchs

Producer

Armin Ganz

Set Decorator

Wilma Garscadden-gahret

Script Supervisor

Patrick S Gilmore

Song

Bob Goldstein

Set Designer

Susan Griffin

Location Assistant

David Heron

Dolly Grip

Karl Herrmann

Photography

Janet Hirshenson

Casting

K.c. Hodenfield

Production Assistant

Hodgson

Theme Lyrics

Tim Holland

Editor

Buddy Joe Hooker

Stunt Coordinator

Doug Hunt

Assistant Camera Operator

Louis Infante

Costumes

Joe Jackson

Song

Joe Jackson

Music Arranger

Joe Jackson

Song Performer

Joe Jackson

Music

Jane Jenkins

Casting

Tom Johnson

Sound

L Dean Jones

Assistant Director

Coleen Kelsall

Assistant

Linda Knechtli

Accounting Assistant

James Larocca

Song

Milly Latrou

Sound Designer

Leo Loverro

Dolly Grip

George Lucas

Executive Producer

Ted Macklin

Other

Douglas T Madison

Property Master

Douglas T Madison

Property Master Assistant

Judianna Makovsky

Assistant

Jill Maley

Costumes

Alfredo Marchetti

Crane Grip

Gary Mclarty

Stunts

Robert J Mooney

Production Assistant

Deborah M Morgan

Assistant Camera Operator

Joseph J Murphy

Production Accountant

Maureen Murphy

Production Coordinator

Anahid Nazarian

Researcher

Priscilla Nedd-friendly

Editor

Davia Nelson

Casting Associate

Kimberly K Nelson

Other

Ralph Nelson

Photography

Jim Nickerson

Stunts

Diana Pellegrini

Foley Editor

Michele Perrone

Sound Editor

David Pier

Special Effects Supervisor

Martha Pike

Sound Editor

Jim Pohl

Set Designer

Annie Polland

Costumes

Dennis Pope

Grip

Jeanne Putnam

Sound Editor

Lyndell Quiyou

Hair

George Reinhardt

Cable Operator

Tom Renshaw

Other

Michael Riley

Music

Nikolai Rimsky-korsakov

Music

Fred Roos

Producer

Kristen Ross

Production Assistant

Louise Rubacky

Adr Editor

Louise Rubacky

Assistant Editor

John Rutchland

Construction Coordinator

Michael Santy

Assistant Camera Operator

Paige Sartorius

Sound Editor

Anthony Sbarbaro

Song

Arnold Schulman

Screenplay

Arnold Schulman

Theme Lyrics

David Seidler

Screenplay

Jonathan Shedd

Location Assistant

Larry Shields

Song

Robert Shoup

Editor

Paula Smuin

Choreographer

Richard Dova Spah

Key Grip

Tom Sparks

Technical Advisor

Jeffrey Stephens

Music Editor

Vittorio Storaro

Director Of Photography

Sara Strom

Assistant

Daniel R Suhart

Assistant Director

Alex Tavoularis

Art Director

Dean Tavoularis

Production Designer

The Mills Brothers

Song

Randy Thom

Sound

Dennie Thorpe

Foley Artist

Enrico Umetelli

Consultant

Holly Walker

Props

Bob Wilber

Music Arranger

Winnie Brown Willis

Costume Supervisor

Dick Ziker

Stunts

Film Details

Also Known As
Tucker: L'homme et son rêve
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Historical
Biography
Period
Release Date
1988
Production Company
George Reinhardt
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Oakland, California, USA; Richmond, California, USA; San Francisco, California, USA; Sonoma, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 51m

Award Nominations

Best Art Direction

1988
Dean Tavoularis

Best Costume Design

1988
Milena Canonero

Best Supporting Actor

1988
Martin Landau

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video April 12, 1989

Released in United States Summer August 12, 1988

Began shooting April 1, 1987.

Completed shooting July 10, 1987.

Technovision

Released in United States on Video April 12, 1989

Released in United States Summer August 12, 1988