Reds (1981)

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An account of the revolutionary years of the legendary American journalist John Reed (1887-1920), who shared his adventurous professional life with his radical commitment to the socialist revolution in Russia, his dream of spreading its principles among the members of the American working class, and his troubled romantic relationship with the writer Louise Bryant (1885-1936).

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  • Warren Beatty

    as John Reed
  • Diane Keaton

    as Louise Bryant
  • Edward Herrmann

    as Max Eastman
  • Jerzy Kosiński

    as Grigory Zinoviev
  • Jack Nicholson

    as Eugene O'Neill
  • Paul Sorvino

    as Louis Fraina
  • Maureen Stapleton

    as Emma Goldman
  • Nicolas Coster

    as Paul Trullinger
  • M. Emmet Walsh

    as Speaker at Liberal Club
  • Ian Wolfe

    as Mr. Partlow
  • Bessie Love

    as Mrs. Partlow
  • MacIntyre Dixon

    as Carl Walters
  • Pat Starr

    as Helen Walters
  • Eleanor D. Wilson

    as Mrs. Reed
  • Max Wright

    as Floyd Dell
  • George Plimpton

    as Horace Whigham
  • Harry Ditson

    as Maurice Becker
  • Leigh Curran

    as Ida Rauh
  • Kathryn Grody

    as Crystal Eastman
  • Brenda Currin

    as Marjorie Jones
  • Nancy Duiguid

    as Jane Heap
  • Norman Chancer

    as Barney
  • Dolph Sweet

    as Big Bill Haywood
  • Ramon Bieri

    as Police Chief
  • Jack O'Leary

    as Pinkerton Guard
  • Gene Hackman

    as Pete van Wherry
  • Gerald Hiken

    as Dr. Lorber
  • William Daniels

    as Julius Gerber
  • Dave King

    as Allan Benson
  • Joseph Buloff

    as Joe Volski
  • Stefan Gryff

    as Alex Gomberg
  • Denis Pekarev

    as Interpreter in Factory
  • Roger Sloman

    as Vladimir I. Lenin
  • Stuart Richman

    as Leon Trotsky
  • Oleg Kerensky

    as Alexander Kerensky / Himself - Witness
  • Nikko Seppala

    as Young Bolshevik Soldier
  • John J. Hooker

    as Senator Overman
  • Shane Rimmer

    as MacAlpine
  • Jerry Hardin

    as Harry
  • Jack Kehoe

    as Eddie
  • Christopher Malcolm

    as CLP Party Member #1
  • Tony Sibbald

    as CLP Party Member #2
  • R.G. Armstrong

    as Government Agent
  • Josef Sommer

    as State Department Official
  • Jan Tříska

    as Karl Radek
  • Åke Lindman

    as Scandinavian Escort
  • Pertti Weckström

    as Finnish Doctor
  • Nina Macarova

    as Russian Nurse
  • Jose De Fillippo

    as Russian Doctor
  • Andreas La Casa

    as Little Boy
  • Roger Baldwin

    as Himself - Witness
  • Henry Miller

    as Himself - Witness
  • Adela Rogers St. Johns

    as Herself - Witness
  • Dora Russell

    as Herself - Witness
  • Scott Nearing

    as Himself - Witness
  • Tess Davis

    as Herself - Witness
  • Heaton Vorse

    as Herself - Witness
  • Hamilton Fish

    as Himself - Witness
  • Isaac Don Levine

    as Himself - Witness
  • Rebecca West

    as Herself - Witness
  • Will Durant

    as Himself - Witness
  • Will Weinstone

    as Himself - Witness
  • Emmanuel Herbert

    as Himself - Witness
  • Arne Swabeck

    as Himself - Witness
  • Adele Gutman Nathan

    as Herself - Witness
  • George Seldes

    as Himself - Witness
  • Kenneth Chamberlain

    as Himself - Witness
  • Blanche Hays Fagen

    as Herself - Witness
  • Galina von Meck

    as Herself - Witness
  • Art Shields

    as Himself - Witness
  • Andrew Dasburg

    as Himself - Witness
  • Hugo Gellert

    as Himself - Witness
  • Dorothy Frooks

    as Herself - Witness
  • George Jessel

    as Himself - Witness
  • Jacob Bailin

    as Himself - Witness
  • John Ballato

    as Himself - Witness
  • Lucita Williams

    as Herself - Witness
  • Bernadine Szold-Fritz

    as Herself - Witness
  • Jessica Smith

    as Herself - Witness
  • Harry Carlisle

    as Himself - Witness
  • Arthur Mayer

    as Himself - Witness
  • Miriam Margolyes

    as Woman with Notebook (uncredited)
  • John Ratzenberger

    as Communist Leader (uncredited)
  • Simon Jones

    as Louise Bryant's Colleague in France (uncredited)
Camera Vittorio Storaro Director of Photography
Production Patsy Pollock Casting
Editing Craig McKay Editor
Art Richard Sylbert Production Design
Writing Warren Beatty Screenplay
Directing Warren Beatty Director
Production Warren Beatty Producer
Editing Dede Allen Editor
Production Dede Allen Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Paul Engelen Makeup Artist
Camera David Appleby Still Photographer
Production Nigel Wooll Production Manager
Sound Dick Vorisek Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Crew Dave Grusin Additional Music
Art Simon Holland Art Direction
Sound Simon Kaye Sound Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Bob Lawrance Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Shirley Russell Costume Design
Sound Richard P. Cirincione Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Stephen Sondheim Original Music Composer
Production Noel Davis Casting
Writing Trevor Griffiths Screenplay
Production Simon Relph Executive Producer
Directing Simon Relph Assistant Director
Sound Tom Fleischman Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Production David L. MacLeod Associate Producer
Costume & Make-Up Joan Carpenter Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Barry Richardson Hairstylist
Sound David Allen Sound Engineer
Costume & Make-Up Rebecca Breed Wardrobe Master
Production Vicki Deason Production Assistant
Costume & Make-Up Richard Pointing Wardrobe Supervisor