The Day of the Locust Solarmovie

The Day of the Locust (1975)


Hollywood, 1930s. Tod Hackett, a young painter who tries to make his way as an art director in the lurid world of film industry, gets infatuated with his neighbor Faye Greener, an aspiring actress who prefers the life that Homer Simpson, a lone accountant, can offer her.

The Day of the Locust Solarmovie
Solarmovie Score: 6.7/10 from 33 votes
Release Date: 1975-05-07
Status: Released
Run time: 145 min / 2:25
Production Studio : Paramount, Long Road Productions
Production Country: United States of America


Donald Sutherland
as Homer Simpson
Karen Black
as Faye Greener
Burgess Meredith
as Harry Greener
William Atherton
as Tod Hackett
Geraldine Page
as Big Sister
Richard Dysart
as Claude Estee
Bo Hopkins
as Earle Shoop
Pepe Serna
as Miguel
Lelia Goldoni
as Mary Dove
Jackie Earle Haley
as Adore Loomis
Billy Barty
as Abe Kusich
Gloria LeRoy
as Mrs. Loomis
Natalie Schafer
as Audrey Jennings
Jane Hoffman
as Mrs. Odlesh
Paul Stewart
as Helverston
John Hillerman
as Ned Grote
Paul Jabara
as Nightclub Entertainer
Norman Leavitt
as Mr. Odlesh
Madge Kennedy
as Mrs. Johnson
Ina Gould
as Lee Sister #1
Florence Lake
as Lee Sister #2
Margaret Willey
as Mrs. Gingo
John War Eagle
as Mr. Gingo
Gloria Stroock
as Alice Estee
Nita Talbot
as Joan
Nicholas Cortland
as Projectionist
Alvin Childress
as Butler
Byron Paul
as Guest #1
Virginia Baker
as Guest #2
Roger Price
as Guest #3
Angela Greene
as Guest #4
Robert O. Ragland
as Guest #5
Abbey Greshler
as Guest #6
Ann Coleman
as Girl #1
Gyl Roland
as Girl #2
William Castle
as Director
Fred Scheiwiller
as 1st Asst. Director
Wally Rose
as 2nd Asst. Director
Grainger Hines
as French Lt.
DeForest Covan
as Shoe Shine Boy
Michael Quinn
as Major Domo
Robert Pine
as Apprentice #1
Jerry Fogel
as Apprentice #2
Dennis Dugan
as Apprentice #3
David Ladd
as Apprentice #4
Bob Holt
as Tour Guide
Queenie Smith
as Palsied Lady
Margaret Aikens Jenkins
as Choral Director
Jonathan Kidd
as Undertaker
Wally K. Berns
as Theater Manager
Dick Powell Jr.
as Dick Powell


Camera Conrad L. Hall Director of Photography
Production Dianne Crittenden Casting
Sound John Barry Original Music Composer
Production Marion Dougherty Casting
Art George James Hopkins Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Ann Roth Costume Designer
Art John J. Lloyd Art Direction
Editing Jim Clark Editor
Directing Tim Zinnemann Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Del Armstrong Makeup Designer
Writing Waldo Salt Screenplay
Directing John Schlesinger Director
Sound Gerry Humphreys Sound Mixer
Art Richard Macdonald Production Design
Production Jerome Hellman Producer
Writing Nathanael West Novel
Crew Marge Champion Choreographer
Camera Thomas Laughridge Camera Operator
Production Sheldon Schrager Unit Production Manager
Production Sheldon Schrager Associate Producer
Sound David Campling Sound Editor
Visual Effects Albert Whitlock Visual Effects
Costume & Make-Up Lynn Del Kail Hair Designer
Camera Dave Friedman Still Photographer
Directing Karen Hale Wookey Script Supervisor
Sound Tom Overton Sound Recordist
Art Dan Perri Title Designer
Crew Tim Smyth Special Effects
Crew Phil Adams Stunt Coordinator
Production Michael Childers Associate Producer
Lighting Richard Martens Gaffer