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A Piece of the Action (1977) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Sidney Poitier

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Charles Blackwell
Timothy March ... (story)

Cast (in credits order)  

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Lila French
Hope Clarke ...
Sarah Thomas
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Nikki McLean
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Bruno
Frances Foster ...
Bea Quitman
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Ty Shorter
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Louie
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Nellie Bond
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Larry Beecham ...
Thomas Benjamin ...
Anthony
Tamu Blackwell ...
Cheryl
Jack Brami ...
Jesus
Gammy Burdett ...
Emma McLean
Gloria Delaney ...
Secretary
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Stosh
Dianne Oyama Dixon ...
Denise Orville (as Dianne Dixon)
Estelle Evans ...
Alberta Ballard
Kurt Grayson ...
Dirk
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Gerald
Edward Love ...
Willie Mangum
Bryan O'Dell ...
Roscoe
Cyril Poitier ...
Mr. Theodore
Sherri Poitier ...
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Barbara Hanley
Albert Reed ...
Randolph Ballard
Pat Renella ...
Nikos
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Monk (as Lawrence Guy)
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Sheila Moran
Essex Smith ...
Maintenance Man
Wonderful Smith ...
Daniel McLean
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John
Theoris Usher ...
Malcom Pomeroy
Steve Vignari ...
Cesar
Bill Walker ...
Clair Hurst
Candy Ward ...
Hedda Champion
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Voisin Waiter
Frances E. Williams ...
Naomi Chamberlain
Gammy Singer ...
Mrs. McLean (uncredited)
Charles Walker ...
Parking lot attendant (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Pembroke J. Herring ... associate producer
Kris Keiser ... associate producer
Melville Tucker ... producer

Music by 

Curtis Mayfield

Cinematography by 

Donald M. Morgan

Film Editing by 

Pembroke J. Herring

Casting By 

Karen Rea ... (as Karen Grossman)

Production Design by 

Alfred Sweeney

Set Decoration by 

Bill McLaughlin ... (as William J. McLaughlin)

Makeup Department 

Eddie M. Barron ... hair stylist
Monty Westmore ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Mickey McCardle ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Malcolm Atterbury Jr. ... second unit director (as Malcolm Atterbury)
Craig Huston ... second assistant director
Kalai Strode ... dga trainee
Dwight Williams ... assistant director

Art Department 

Pat O'Connor ... property master
Stan Cockerell ... set dresser (uncredited)
Carey Harris Jr. ... swing gang (uncredited)
Leon Harris ... assistant art director (uncredited)
Harry R. Kemm ... set designer (uncredited)
William Ladd Skinner ... set designer (uncredited)
Fritz Strasser ... leadman (uncredited)
Greg F. Thomas ... swing gang (uncredited)
Richard Valdez ... swing gang (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Willie D. Burton ... production sound mixer
William L. McCaughey ... sound (as William McCaughey)
John Riordan ... sound editor
Marvin E. Lewis ... boom operator (uncredited)

Stunts 

Tony Brubaker ... stunt double
Henry Kingi ... stunts
Julius LeFlore ... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Minor ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Chris Schwiebert ... camera operator
Larry Boelens ... gaffer (uncredited)
John Brewer ... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Doug Byers ... electrical best boy (uncredited)
Don Chase ... grip (uncredited)
Richard Dow ... dolly grip (uncredited)
William W. Gillohm ... still photographer (uncredited)
Gregg Guellow ... best boy (uncredited)
Ron Kenyon ... rigging gaffer (uncredited)
Robert D. McBride ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Allen J. Pettebone ... electrical best boy (uncredited)
Calvin Sterry ... key grip (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Marie Brown ... wardrobe
David Rawley ... wardrobe
Winnie D. Brown ... costumer: women (uncredited)
Ermon Sessions ... set man (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Richard Lane ... assistant film editor (as Dick Lane)

Location Management 

Harry Zubrinsky ... location manager (uncredited)

Music Department 

Gil Askey ... conductor / music arranger
Curtis Mayfield ... lyrics
William Saracino ... music editor
Mavis Staples ... music performer: songs

Transportation Department 

Jerry Cipperly ... assistant transportation captain (uncredited)
Gene Clinesmith ... driver (uncredited)
Henry Compton ... driver (uncredited)
John Conte ... driver (uncredited)
Nick Falco ... driver (uncredited)
Dave Kupp ... driver (uncredited)
Jack Lietzke ... transportation captain (uncredited)

Other crew 

Wendy Atterbury ... script supervisor
Arthur Mitchell ... choreographer
Vincent Tubbs ... unit publicist
Claire Mactague ... production secretary (uncredited)
Micki Z. McMillan ... executive secretary to producer and director (uncredited)
Reginald Poitier ... personal valet: Sidney Poitier (uncredited)
Sioux Richards ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Arlene Sieja ... publicity secretary (uncredited)

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