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Gideon's Trumpet (TV Movie 1980) Poster

(1980 TV Movie)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Robert L. Collins

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Anthony Lewis ... (book)
David W. Rintels ... (teleplay)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

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Clarence Earl Gideon
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Abe Fortas
...
Chief Justice / Offscreen Narrator
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Edna Curtis
...
1st Supreme Court Justice
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Sixth Supreme Court Justice
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Jacob
...
5th Supreme Court Justice
Lane Smith ...
Fred Turner
Richard McKenzie ...
Judge Robert McCrary
Dolph Sweet ...
Charlie
Ford Rainey ...
2nd Supreme Court Justice
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Abe Krash
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Harris
Les Lannom ...
Bobby Earle
Malcolm Groome ...
John Ely
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Tobias Simon
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Lester Wade
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James Fitzpatrick
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Stocker
Paul Benjamin ...
Artis
Clifford A. Pellow ...
Justin Pike
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Sheriff Mel Cobb
Fredric Cook ...
Leo Stafford
Steven Peterman ...
Arthur Vitale
James O'Connell ...
Warden
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Supervisor
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Deputy Hamilton
Seamon Glass ...
Prison Guard
Gwen Van Dam ...
Mrs. Lawrence
James Brodhead ...
Court Crier
Edmund H. North ...
Supreme Court Justice
Emmet Lavery ...
Supreme Court Justice
Liam O'Brien ...
Supreme Court Justice
Don Draper ...
Bailiff
Henry Proach ...
Guard
Anthony Lewis ...
The Reporter
Timothy Scott ...
Toby
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Herbert Benkman ...
8th Justice (uncredited)
Luther Fear ...
Convict with Gideon (uncredited)
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Produced by 

John Houseman ... executive producer
Robert H. Justman ... producer
David W. Rintels ... producer

Music by 

Joseph Weiss

Cinematography by 

Donald H. Birnkrant ... director of photography (as Don H. Birnkrant)

Film Editing by 

Frank Bracht

Casting By 

Ramsay King

Production Design by 

Edward C. Carfagno

Production Management 

Robert H. Justman ... executive in charge of production
Robert J. Koster ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

James Nicholson ... first assistant director

Sound Department 

Ken Dufva ... foley artist

Camera and Electrical Department 

Owen Marsh ... camera operator

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