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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (TV Movie 1978) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Jack Smight

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Arthur Heinemann ... (teleplay)
Mildred D. Taylor ... (novels)

Cast (in credits order)  

Claudia McNeil ...
Big Ma
...
Robert Christian ...
David Logan
...
T.J.
Roy Poole ...
Granger
Rockne Tarkington ...
Morrison
...
Mr. Jamison
...
Uncle Hammer
Lark Ruffin ...
Cassie
Tony Ross ...
Stacey
Rodney King Adams ...
Christopher John
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
James Homer Best ...
Melvin
Charlie Briggs ...
Kaleb Wallace (as Charles Briggs)
Christian Garrison ...
Bus Driver
David Haley ...
R.W.
Martin Simpson Hemphill ...
Sheriff
Mark Keith ...
Jeremy
Colia LaFayett ...
Mrs. Berry
Bernard Lafayette ...
Willie
Joan Lewis ...
Miss Crocker
Thomas Hal Phillips ...
Mr. Higgins
John C. Roper Jr. ...
Dewberry
Al Scott ...
Barnett
Tommie Stewart ...
Mrs. Avery
Lou Walker ...
Mr. Avery
Lisa Whittington ...
Lillian Jean
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Produced by 

Stuart Fleming ... associate producer (as Stu Fleming)
Jean Anne Moore ... producer
Thomas W. Moore ... executive producer

Music by 

Fred Karlin

Cinematography by 

Robert B. Hauser ... (as Robert Hauser)

Film Editing by 

Frank J. Urioste

Casting By 

Caro Jones

Art Direction by 

Alan Manser ... (as Allan Manser)

Set Decoration by 

Robert Gould

Makeup Department 

Doug Kelly ... makeup artist
Elizabeth Searcy ... hairdresser

Production Management 

Stuart Fleming ... production manager (as Stu Fleming)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Stuart Fleming ... assistant director (as Stu Fleming)
Charles Norton ... second assistant director

Art Department 

David Moll ... property master (as Dave Moll)
Charles R. Lipscomb ... lead man (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Willie D. Burton ... location sound mixer (as Willie Burton)
Richard Raderman ... sound effects editor (as Dick Raderman)
William L. Stevenson ... supervising sound effects editor (as William Stevenson)

Special Effects by 

Augie Lohman ... special effects (as Auggie Lohman)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Rick Anderson ... camera operator
William Beard Sr. ... key grip (as Bill Beard)
Roger Blauvelt ... electrician
Joseph E. Thibo ... assistant camera (as Joe Thibo)
Jack Wilson ... gaffer

Casting Department 

Stratton Leopold ... casting: Atlanta

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Nancy Renard ... costumer

Editorial Department 

John Williams ... assistant editor

Music Department 

Dan Carlin Sr. ... music editor

Transportation Department 

James C. Taylor ... transportation captain (as Jim Taylor)

Other crew 

Steve DeFrance ... production assistant
Shirley J. Eaton ... production secretary (as Shirley Eaton)
Joseph Gannon ... script supervisor (as Joe Gannon)
Franklin Getchel ... assistant to producer (as Franklin Getchell)
Dorothy Gilbert Goldstone ... developed for television by (as Dorothy Gilbert)
Aralee Strange-Mason ... production assistant
Crew believed to be complete

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