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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Alternate Title: Christmas Vacation

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (Christmas Vacation) (1989) Feature Length Theatrical FilmFeature Length Theatrical Animated Film National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

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Warner Bros. Pictures, Hughes Entertainment (Live Action): Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Juliette Lewis, Johnny Galecki Jeremiah S. Chechik John Hughes, Tom Jacobson, William S. Beasley, Mauri Syd Gayton, Ramey E. Ward, Daniel Grodnik Matty Simmons Jerry Greenberg, Michael Stevenson Angelo Badalamenti
  • 1989
  • Warner Bros. Pictures, Hughes Entertainment
  • Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film
  • Cartoon Characters: Santa Claus, Reindeer.
    Characters (Live Action): Clark Griswold, Ellen Griswold, Audrey Griswold, Russell "Rusty" Griswold, Clark Wilhelm Griswold, Sr., Nora Griswold, Art Smith, Frances Smith, Cousin Eddie Johnson, Cousin Catherine Johnson, Cousin Rocky Johnson, Cousin Ruby Sue Johnson, Uncle Lewis, Aunt Bethany, Bill, Todd Chester, Margo Chester, Mary, Delivery Boy, Mr. Frank Shirley, Mrs. Helen Shirley, Swat Officer, Young Executive, Macy's Parade Announcer, SWAT Team Sergeant, Downtown Shopper, Cops, Bozos.
  • Vocal Talent: (Live Action): Chevy Chase (Clark Griswold), Beverly D'Angelo (Ellen Griswold), Juliette Lewis (Audrey Griswold), Johnny Galecki (Russell "Rusty" Griswold), John Randolph (Clark Wilhelm Griswold, Sr.), Diane Ladd (Nora Griswold), E.G. Marshall (Art Smith), Doris Roberts (Frances Smith), Randy Quaid (Cousin Eddie Johnson), Miriam Flynn (Cousin Catherine Johnson), Cody Burger (Cousin Rocky Johnson), Ellen Hamilton Latzen (Cousin Ruby Sue Johnson), William Hickey (Uncle Lewis), Mae Questel (Aunt Bethany), Sam McMurray (Bill), Nicholas Guest (Todd Chester), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Margo Chester), Nicolette Scorsese (Mary), Keith MacKechnie (Delivery Boy), Brian Doyle-Murray (Mr. Frank Shirley), Natalia Nogulich (Mrs. Helen Shirley), Tony Epper (Bozo #1), Billy Hank Hooker (as Hank Hooker) (Bozo #2), Alexander Folk (Swat Officer), Jeremy Roberts (Cop), Woody Weaver (Cop), Michael Kaufman (Young Executive), Doug Llewelyn (Macy's Parade Announcer [voice]), Devin Bailey (Clark [Age 9]), Frank Foti Jr. (SWAT Team Sergeant), Traci Kochendorfer Shoop (Downtown Shopper).
  • Directed By Jeremiah S. Chechik.
  • Produced By John Hughes, Tom Jacobson.
    Associate Producers: William S. Beasley, Mauri Syd Gayton, Ramey E. Ward.
    Executive Producers: Daniel Grodnik Matty Simmons.
  • Animated By Bob Scott, Bill Kroyer, Mark M. Pompian.
  • Written By John Hughes.
  • Edited By Jerry Greenberg, Michael Stevenson.

Additional Crew:



  • Casting: Risa Bramon Garcia, Billy Hopkins, Heidi Levitt.
  • Casting Assistant: Juel Bestrop.
  • Extras Casting: Franklyn Warren, Central Casting.
  • Production Design: Stephen Marsh.
  • Art Direction: Beala B. Neel.
  • Stand-By Painter: Glen Cooper.
  • Illustrator: David J. Negron Jr.
  • Animator: Bob Scott.
  • Animators Main Title Animation: Bill Kroyer, Mark M. Pompian.
  • Property Master: Barbara Adamski.
  • Property Master, Chicago: Timothy W. Tiedje.
  • Assistant Property Master: David P. Newell.
  • Construction Coordinators: Kenneth J. Gagnon Sr., Richard Dean Rankin, S. Bruce Wineinger.
  • Greensman: Neil David Pontecorvo.
  • Leadperson: John Rozman.
  • Stage Foreman: Dale Gordon.
  • Set Decoration: Lisa Fischer.
  • Costume Design: Michael Kaplan.
  • Costume Supervisor, Women: Mari Grimaud.
  • Costume Supervisor, Men: Eddie Marks.
  • Makeup Artist: Lee Harman.
  • Hair Stylists: Kaye Pownall, Stephen Robinette.
  • Unit Production Manager: William S. Beasley.
  • First Assistant Director: Matt Earl Beesley.
  • Second Assistant Director: Frank Capra III.
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Bryan Denegal.
  • Second Unit Director: Charles Picerni Sr.
  • First Assistant Director, Second Unit: Eric Jewett.
  • Second Assistant Director, Second Unit: Vicki Lemay-Jackson.
  • Director of Photography: Thomas Ackerman.
  • Camera Operator: Doug Knapp.
  • First Assistant Camera: David Parrish.
  • Second Assistant Camera: John Wagner.
  • Assistant Camera: Kirk Bales.
  • Steadicam Operator: Randy Nolen.
  • Still Photographer: Ron Phillips.
  • Key Grip: Ted Rhodes.
  • Dolly Grip: Kurt Young.
  • Best Boy Grip: Charles J. Bukey.
  • Video Assist: Rich Cogswell.
  • Gaffer: William M. Silic.
  • Director of Photography, Second Unit: Eric Engler.
  • First Assistant Camera, Second Unit: Tama Takahashi.
  • Second Assistant Camera, Second Unit: Craig Asato.
  • Key Grip, Second Unit: Scott M. Robinson.
  • Chief Lighting Technician: William M. Silic.
  • Assistant Chief Lighting Technician: Michael Amorelli.
  • Chief Lighting Technician, Second Unit: Kevin Kelly.
  • Musco Light Operator: Ron Kunecke.
  • Electrician: Albert Hood.
  • Editors: Jerry Greenberg, Michael Stevenson.
  • Assistant Film Editors: Kathryn Camp, Carlyn Montes De Oca.
  • Apprentice Editor: Richard Currie.
  • Music: Angelo Badalamenti.
  • Musician: George Doering.
  • Conductor: Shirley Walker.
  • Orchestrators: Angelo Badalamenti, Andrew Barrett, Charles Samek.
  • Music Supervisor: Ron Payne.
  • Music Editor: Jim Harrison.
  • Assistant Music Editor: Gary Wasserman.
  • Supervising Sound Editors: Larry Kemp, Wylie Stateman.
  • Sound Editors: George H. Anderson, David Baldwin, Neal Burger, Dan Hegeman, Lou Kleinman, Glenn T. Morgan, Victoria Rose Sampson, Mark P. Stoeckinger.
  • First Assistant Sound Editor: Karen M. Baker.
  • Supervising ADR Editor: Stan Gilbert.
  • ADR Editor: Joe Gilbert.
  • Foley Artists: ary Hecker, Edward Steidele.
  • Cable Person: John Agalsoff.
  • Boom Operator: Gregg Agalsoff.
  • Sound Mixer: James Alexander.
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixers: Doug Hemphill, Chris Jenkins, Mark Smith.
  • Sound Effects Editors: Dino Dimuro, Mark Lanza.
  • Special Effects: Allen Hall, Gary L. Karas.
  • Special Effects Snow Maker, Chicago: Dieter Sturm.
  • Special Effects Artist/Storyboards (DQI): D. Kerry Prior.
  • Special Visual Effects: Justin Klarenbeck, Dave McCullough, Dreamquest Images.
  • Special Visual Effects (DQI): Hoyt Yeatman.
  • Process Projection: Bill Hansard Sr.
  • Stunt Coordinator: Charlie Picerni.
  • Stunt Double, Doris Roberts: Leslie Hoffman.
  • Stunt Performer: Jason White.
  • Stunts: Gregory J. Barnett, Kenny Bates, Janet Brady, William H. Burton, Erik Cord, Tim A. Davison, Cheryl Wheeler Duncan, Annie Ellis, Jeannie Epper, Sandra Lee Gimpel, Harold Jones, Steve Kelso, Bill MacIntosh, John Meier, Noon Orsatti, Steve Picerni, Chad Randall, John Robotham, Philip Romano, Sammy Thurman, Scott Wilder, Dick Ziker.
  • Transportation Coordinator: Dan Marrow.
  • Transportation Captain: Gaston Veilleux.
  • Drivers: Robert E. Dingle, Robert Bruce Robertson.
  • Assistant, Jeremiah Chechik: Kirsten Welles.
  • Assistant, Tom Jacobson: Katherine E. Beyda.
  • Production Associate: Christie Johnston.
  • Production Aides: Kim Bodner, Lisa Boss, Chris Ciaffa, Craig Dietrich, Chris Hilsabeck.
  • Location Managers: Tom Busch, Robert C. Decker.
  • Assistant Location Manager: Stephen Andrzejewski.
  • Script Supervisor: Mavis Girard.
  • Animal Handler: Scott Hart.
  • Unit Publicist: Eileen Peterson.
  • Craft Service: Shirley Randles.
  • Caterer: Angel Trujello.
  • Title Designer: Ralph Eggleston.
  • Production Accountant: Ellen Adolph.
  • Snow Making: Sturm's Special Effects International.
  • Negative Cutting: D. Bassett & Assoc., Inc.
  • End Titles and Opticals: Pacific Title.

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Deck the halls with boughs of laughter - the Griswolds are back! Hapless Clark, exasperated Ellen and their ever-changing kids gear up for Christmas in this...  (more)

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