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HEAD

The Feature-Length Motion Picture


Production No. 8888
Approved MPAA Certificate No. 21917
Working Titles: Untitled, Changes, DASturb
First Draft (for
Changes [HEAD]): December 19, 1967
Filmed At: Screen Gems Studios, Paramount Studios and on location in California
(Gerald Desmond Bridge, Long Beach; Pasadena Rose Bowl, Pasadena;
Playa Del Rey; Bronson Canyon; Palm Springs; Columbia Ranch,
Burbank), Utah (Valley Music Hall, Salt Lake City), and Paradise Island,
The Bahamas.
Filming Dates: February 15–May 17, 1968.
Cost: $750,000
World Premiere: November 6, 1968 (New York City)
General Release: November 20, 1968 (Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Francisco,
Washington, Boston)
Foreign Releases: 1969 (West Germany); May 1969 (Australia; Cannes Film
Festival, France); March 1977 (The National Film Theatre, United Kingdom);
August 5, 2007 (Film and Art Festival Two Riversides, Poland)
TV Broadcast Premiere: December 30, 1974 (CBS)
Alternative Titles: Cabeza (Argentinan title), Glowa (Polish festival title), Sogni perduti
(Italian title)
©11-1-68; LP36397
Gauge: 35 Millimeter
Running Time: 86 Minutes (originally 110 minutes)
MPAA Rating: G for General Audiences

Home Video Releases:

  • Head (RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video VHS #60702/Beta #20702, September 18, 1986)
  • Head (Image Entertainment [or Laserdisc Corp. of America] laserdisc #30702, September 18, 1986)
  • Head (Rhino VHS R3 2185, January 25, 1995)
  • Head (Rhino DVD R2 4460, June 12, 2000)


HEAD (Columbia, 1968)

Directed by Bob Rafelson
Written and Produced by Bob Rafelson and Jack Nicholson

Peter Tork
David Jones
Micky Dolenz
Michael Nesmith

Annette FunicelloMinnie
Timothy CareyLord High ‘n’ Low
Logan RamseyOfficer Faye Lapid
Abraham SofaerSwami
Vito ScottiI. Vitteloni
Charles MacaulayInspector Shrink
T.C. JonesMr. & Mrs. Ace
Charles IrvingMayor Feedback
William BagdadBlack Sheik
Percy HeltonHeraldic Messenger
Introducing
Sonny ListonExtra
Ray NitschkePrivate One
Carol DodaSally Silicone
Frank ZappaThe Critic
June FairchildThe Jumper
Terry GarrTesty True
I.J. JeffersonLady Pleasure
and Victor Mature as The Big Victor
“Porpoise Song” Gerry Goffin & Carole King
“Circle Sky”Michael Nesmith
“Can You Dig It”Peter Tork
“As We Go Along”Carole King & Toni Stern
“Daddy’s Song”Nilsson
“Long Title: Do I Have To
Do This All Over Again”
Peter Tork
Incidental Music Composed and Conducted by Ken Thorne
Director of Photography: Michel Hugo
Art DirectorSidney Z. Litwack
Film EditorMike Pozen, A.C.E.
Set DecoratorNed Parsons
Property MasterJack Williams
CostumesGene Ashman
Special EffectsChuck Gaspar
Photographic EffectsButler-Glouner
Color by Technicolor
ChoreographyToni Basil
Music CoordinatorIgo Kantor
Music EditingSynchrofilm Inc.
Sound RecorderLes Fresholtz
Sound EffectsEdit-Rite, Co.
Re-RecordingProducers Sound Service

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(on screen, these credits actually appeared backwards! You figure ‘em out!)

Unit Production ManagerHarold Schnieder
Special Color EffectsBurton Gershfield
Bruce Lane
Assistant DirectorJon Andersen
Assistant To The ProducersMarilyn Schlossberg
Executive Producer: Bert Schnieder
A Raybert Production of A Columbia Pictures Release



WHAT IS HEAD? HEAD IS THE MOST EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURE WESTERN COMEDY LOVE STORY MYSTERY DRAMA MUSICAL DOCUMENTARY SATIRE


EVER FILMED!


(AND THAT’S PUTTING IT MILDLY!)

Catchline from HEAD’s theatrical trailer



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TV Guide listing for HEAD's TV debut on The CBS Late Movie (December 28, 1974-January 3, 1975 issue).

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