Nitestar Presents


A Jerry Vasilatos Film

Michael Kelley Mary McCloud




Jay Lehrfeld Bill Fogarty Ramona Curtis Lawrence Bull


A few words about composer John Tatgenhorst


Directors of Photography John O'Shaughnessy and Jeff Gatesman


Written, Produced and Directed by Jerry A. Vasilatos


The Cast


                                         Nick    MICHAEL G. KELLEY
Kristine MARY MARGARET MCCLOUD
Christmas Carolers PETER CONTOS
TOMMY CONTOS
CHRISTOPHER MATSAKIS
MARK MIKHAEL
SHEREEN MIKHAEL
ANNA PIPILAS
MARIA PIPILAS
ANGELA VASILIADIAS
MARIS VASILIADIAS
DEMETRA VRANAS
Radio Newscaster JENNIFER KEIPER
Lake Shore Drive Motorist TIMOTHY J. ELLIOTT
Policeman JAMES MANELLA
Jay JAY LEHRFELD
Office Employees ANDREA BOVIS
PHILIP CLEMENT
DENA PACHUCKI
Salvation Army Volunteer JOHN KEITH MILLER
Bag Lady GILLIAN O'NEILL
Yuppie Man NEIL BURMEISTER
Yuppie Woman CAROLYN WEST
Disabled Veteran CHARLES WIMMER
Meter Cop CYNTHIA DANE
Mother RACHEL SINGER
Children MICHAEL HARRAH
JEREMY HARRAH
JONATHAN HARRAH
Man at Cemetery VICTOR ARNOPOLIN
Store Clerk EDWARD PINKOWSKI
Nick's Mother MARCIA KELLEY ARNOLD
Buddy BILL FOGARTY
Bob the Bartender ROBERT SCHNEIDER
Bar Friend #1 ED JONES
Bar Friend #2 KATHY DEAN
Music Box Couple LEE VASILATOS
TAMMY BERMAN
Music Box Girl VANESSA LIZANO
Music Box Kids CHRISTINA VASILATOS
CHRISTINA COTROMANES
SAM SHORR
Music Box Emcee JERRY MORFESIS
Music Box Organist DENNIS SCOTT
Little Girl in Window GLORY ANN MIRANDA
Mother in Window ERIN DAVIDSON
Girl at Church PATRICIA FILARDI
Church Usher RAMONA CURTIS
Father Jacobse LAWRENCE BULL

First Assistant Directors
Kevin Howe Jay Lehrfeld
John Nemeth Tammy Berman

Assistant Production Manager
Rica Lindstrom

Production Designer, Props and Set Decorator
Beatrice S. Schneider

Assistant to Props and Set Decorator
Karrie Kelley

Camera Department
Anne Chu Yusurzu Kamezawa
David Scott Eger Megan Sinclair
Jim Stevens

Steadicam
James Andre Eric Matthies

Sound Recordists
Cliff Carson Gina Marcheschi
Valerie Gallagos Siobhan O'Sullivan
Lisa Gillespie Adam Turner

Editorial
Jerry A. Vasilatos

Location Manager
Mark Mamalakis

Art Department and Storyboarding
Rich Heroldt

Key Grips
James Andre Paul Storino

Grips
Eugene Barksdale Leigh Ann Carracio
Erik Carson Tom Casey
Brendan Clark Jennifer DeSplinter
A.J. Dewey Ron Drain
Craig Durr Quincy Fields
Mike Hulbert Jr. Philip Jaffe
Wesley Jermaine Richard Jopson
Elizabeth Kinney Logan Leabo
John Manahan Adam Marshall
Keith Medici Hope Anne Nathan
John Neisler Keith O'Gier
Derrick Ogrodny Keith Pokorski
Eric Pot Anthony Poulos
Terry Powell Rich Rodriguez
Rob Schumacher Ben Schwartz
Jim Serpe Sam Shorr
Jim Stevens John Theisen
Amy Walker Rosemary West

Second Assistant Production Manager
Dee L. Taitel

Production Assistants
Sally Baker Shannon Bowen
Sharon Budde Joe Byrne
Mizuho Endo Annalee Ficht
Diana Garcia Connie Groves
Dustin Hobbie Deborah Klauk
Ray Munoz Zeon Munoz
Takahiro Otsuki Sinead Quinn
Melissa Stokes Robert Weisman

Gaffers
Paul DeMart Dan Gelbwaks
Paul Kobelja Erik Vignau

Sound Mixer and Engineer
Chuck Rapp

Negative Cutter and Color Timer
Bob Throop

Titles
Stan Hughes

The Producer wishes to acknowledge and thank:
Charles Geocaris and the Staff of the Chicago Film Office
The Film & Sound Department of Columbia College, Chicago
Byron Reed, Ellie Bergman and First Chicago Bank
The Vasilatos and Cotromanes Families
Timothy and Julie Elliott
Karrie Kelley and Chris Teeluck
Stacy Vasilatos
Angelike Vasilatos
Bill Conopeotis and Lydia Rodis
Louie Cotromanes
George Pyle and the Sts. Peter & Paul Jr. GOYA
Dick and Harriet Reynolds
Dennis McCarthy/Creative Auto Body
Sharon Maddex and David Price
Steve Kritz and the Staff of Douglas T.V.
J.R. Dethorn and Kristina Groth
Steve Leith/Guthrie's Tavern
D'Agostino's Restaurant
The Owners and Operators of the Music Box Theater, Chicago
Jane Mostyn and the Lakeview Chamber of Commerce
Father Joe Morin and the Parish of St. Alphonsus Church, Chicago
Steven G. Lekas
Paul Max Rubenstein
Nouli Nickitas
Sam Weller
Michael and Jennifer Browne
Toni Sherwood
Maria Cornejos
The Staff of Image Dynamics Inc.
Alyce Barry and the Chicago Filmletter
Edward T. McDougal Films
Rolling Stock of Chicago
Fletcher Chicago Inc.
Midwest Aerial Platforms
Code 16
SMS Productions
Chicago Filmmakers
Diego Trejo Jr.
Diane Prentice Music Clearance
David Sikich and John Iltis

And a very special thanks to:
THE EXTRAS

Music:
"HARK THE HERALD ANGELS SING"
(Words and Music by F. Mendelssohn)
Performed by THE JR. GOYA OF STS. PETER & PAUL CHURCH

"SILENT NIGHT"
(Gruber/Mohr)
Performed by THE JR. GOYA OF STS. PETER & PAUL CHURCH

"SLEIGH RIDE"
(Words and Music by Leroy Anderson and Mitchell Parish)
Recorded by JEFF LI MUSIC SERVICES
Arranged through Mills Music and EMI Music Publishing

"SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN"
(Words and Music by J. Fred Coots and Haven Gillespie)
Performed by DENNIS SCOTT & THE AUDIENCE OF THE MUSIC BOX THEATER
Arranged through the Feist Catalog, EMI Music Publishing
and the Songwriter's Guild of America

"WHITE CHRISTMAS"
(Words and Music by Irving Berlin)
Performed by DENNIS SCOTT & THE AUDIENCE OF THE MUSIC BOX THEATER
Arranged through the Irving Berlin Music Company

"O HOLY NIGHT"
(Words and Music by Adolphe Adams)
Performed by FRED VIPOND AND THE ST. ALPHONSUS CHOIR

Sound Mixed at:
Zenith Audio Services Inc, Chicago

Film Processing by:
Allied Film & Video, Chicago

Prints by:
Spectrum Labs

Color by FUJI

A JERRY VASILATOS FILM

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