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The Trial of Billy Jack (1974) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Tom Laughlin ... (as Frank Laughlin)

Writing Credits  

Tom Laughlin ... (screenplay) (as Frank Christina) &
Delores Taylor ... (screenplay) (as Teresa Christina)

Cast (in credits order)  

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...
...
Doc
Teresa Kelly ...
Carol (as Teresa Laughlin)
...
Russell (as Russell Lane)
Sara Lane ...
Russell
Geo Anne Sosa ...
Joanne
Lynn Baker ...
Lynn
...
Posner
...
Sheriff Cole
Gus Greymountain ...
Blue Elk
...
Patsy Littlejohn
Michael Bolland ...
Danny
Jack Stanley ...
Grandfather
Bong Soo Han ...
Master Han
Rolling Thunder ...
Thunder Mountain
William Wellman Jr. ...
National Guardsman
Michelle Wilson ...
Michelle
Jason Clark ...
Cowboy #1
Sandra Ego ...
Indian Maiden
Johnny West ...
Turning Water
Trinidad Hopkins ...
Vision Maiden
Buffalo Horse ...
Little Bear
Teda Bracci ...
Teda
Dennis O'Flaherty ...
Defense Attorney
Jean Newburn ...
Militant Indian Lawyer
...
Elk's Shadow
Marianne Hall ...
Alicia
Pepper Rogers ...
Third Trooper
Debbie Hill ...
Debbie
Michael J. Shigezane ...
Karate Expert
Diane Webber ...
Belly-Dance Instructor
Ken Tealor ...
Ken
Oshannah Fastwolf ...
Oshannah
Evans Thornton ...
Prosecuting Attorney
Kathy Cronkite ...
Kristen
Jack White ...
Bugger
DeLaura Henry ...
Liz
...
Cowboy #2
Susan Sosa ...
Sunshine
Hosea Barnett
Patricia McCulloch ...
David Scott Clark ...
Town Boy
Alexandra Nicholson ...
Abby
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ralph Anderson ...
National Guardsman
Fred Ashley ...
The Judge
Lisa Martin ...
College Student
Franklin 'Pepper' Rodgers ...
Sheriff
Mel Todd ...
Campaign Contributor at Hunting Party
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Produced by 

Joe Cramer ... producer
Robert E. Schultz ... associate producer (as Robert Schultz)
Beverly Walker ... associate producer
Tom Laughlin ... executive producer (uncredited)
Delores Taylor ... executive producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Elmer Bernstein

Cinematography by 

Jack A. Marta ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Michael Economou
George Grenville
Michael Karr
Jules Nayfack
Tom Rolf

Casting By 

Lee Schaff Guardino ... (uncredited)

Art Direction by 

George Troast ... (as George W. Troast)

Set Decoration by 

George Tuers ... (as George Tuers II)

Costume Design by 

Moss Mabry

Makeup Department 

Loren Cosand ... makeup artist (as Loren D. Cosand)
Virginia Jones ... hair stylist

Production Management 

William Beaudine Jr. ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Tom Connors ... assistant director (as Thomas J. Connors III)
Jack N. Reddish ... assistant director (as Jack Reddish)
Floyd Joyer ... first assistant director (uncredited)
Roger Slager ... second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Robert J. Visciglia Sr. ... property master (as Robert Visciglia)
Nick Antista ... assistant props (uncredited)
Frank L. Brown ... leadman (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Frank E. Warner ... sound effects editor
Bill Edmondson ... sound mixer (uncredited)
Phil Mitchell Jr. ... boom operator (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Milt Rice ... special effects
Lawrence J. Cavanaugh ... special effects (uncredited)

Stunts 

Phil Adams ... stunts
Regina Parton ... stunts
Lightning Bear ... stunts (uncredited)
Jim Burk ... stunts (uncredited)
Gary Combs ... stunts (uncredited)
Jim Connors ... stunts (uncredited)
Louie Elias ... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Hicks ... stunts (uncredited)
Ron Nix ... stunts (uncredited)
Glenn R. Wilder ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Dick Johnson ... camera operator (as Richard Johnson)
Sherman Kunkel ... camera operator (as Sherman L. Kunkel)
Drain M. Marshall ... gaffer (as Drain Marshall)
Robert Marta ... assistant camera
Rexford L. Metz ... aerial photographer
Frank Redmond ... assistant camera (as Francis C. Redmond)
Carl Reed ... best boy
Bob West ... key grip (as Robert West)
Michael Gershwin ... assistant camera: Tyler mount (uncredited)
Wynn Hammer ... still photographer (uncredited)
Bill Kahlo ... dolly grip (uncredited)
Phillip Marlett ... best boy (uncredited)
David Marta ... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Terry Oates ... electrician (uncredited)
Allen J. Pettebone ... electrician (uncredited)
Ed Santoro ... crane grip (uncredited)
Donald Schmitz ... dolly grip (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Frank Kennedy ... extras casting: locations (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

June Flemington ... wardrobe: ladies (uncredited)
Kent James ... wardrobe: men (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Jacqueline Cambas ... post-production coordinator
David Gill ... assistant film editor (uncredited)
Bill Todd ... assistant film editor (uncredited)

Location Management 

Lucille Baumann ... location auditor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Robert Tracy ... music editor (as Robert N. Tracy)
Sheryl Levine ... assistant music editor (uncredited)
Tommy Tedesco ... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Dan Wallin ... score mixer (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Kenneth G. Bilbee ... cinemobile (uncredited)
Gregg Briles ... driver: fuel truck (uncredited)
Jerry Courian ... driver: crane (uncredited)
Lonnie Gray ... transportation gaffer (uncredited)
Dick Norwood ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

James W. Gavin ... photo pilot: helicopter (as James Gavin)
Miklos Gyulai ... special production coordinator
Hazel W. Hall ... script supervisor (as Hazel Hall)
Bong Soo Han ... karate advisor
Susan Haymer ... production assistant
Barbara Hodous ... production assistant
John Longenecker ... dialogue coach
Clay Wright ... photo pilot: helicopter (as Clayton Wright)
Scottie Cummings ... production secretary (uncredited)
Al Ebner ... production coordinator (uncredited)
Karen Gordon ... controller (uncredited)
Susan Haymer ... secretary to executive producer (uncredited)
Don Immerman ... first aid (uncredited)
Michael Kennedy ... production assistant (uncredited)
Richard Liebegott ... assistant to associate producer (uncredited)
Jeff McClure ... helicopter pilot (uncredited)
Malcolm Natale ... helicopter pilot (uncredited)
John Naulin ... consultant: Indian ceremonies (uncredited)
Paul Souza ... helicopter mechanic (uncredited)
Berl Zillman ... helicopter pilot (uncredited)

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