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Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series 1985–1988) Poster

(1985–1988)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Edd Griles ... (1 episode, 1985)
Michael Lindsay-Hogg ... (1 episode, 1985)
Ray Danton ... (1 episode, 1986)
David Grossman ... (1 episode, 1986)
Christopher Guest ... (1 episode, 1986)
Sheldon Larry ... (1 episode, 1986)
Jerry London ... (1 episode, 1986)
David Steinberg ... (1 episode, 1986)
Howard Storm ... (1 episode, 1986)

Series Writing Credits  

Rod Ash ... (4 episodes, 1986)
Mark Curtiss ... (4 episodes, 1986)
Washington Irving ... (1 episode, 1985)
Lan O'Kun ... (1 episode, 1985)
Pamela Pettler ... (1 episode, 1985)
Lisa A. Bannick ... (1 episode, 1986)
Andy Borowitz ... (1 episode, 1986)
Jack Carrerow ... (1 episode, 1986)
Susan Denim ... (1 episode, 1986)
Nancy Sackett ... (1 episode, 1986)
Nancy Steen ... (1 episode, 1986)
Ernest Lawrence Thayer ... (1 episode, 1986)
Neil Thompson ... (1 episode, 1986)
Samm-Art Williams ... (1 episode, 1986)
Gary Jacobs ... (unknown episodes)
Bridget Terry ... (uncredited) (1 episode, 1986)

Series Cast  

David McCharen ...
Stewart Duvall ...
 Bumpkin / ... 4 episodes, 1986
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 Herself - Host / ... 4 episodes, 1985-1986
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 Mac Macintosh / ... 2 episodes, 1986
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 George / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Edward Duke ...
 Rudolpho / ... 2 episodes, 1986
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 Van Epps / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Jane Alden ...
 Congressman's Wife / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Harry Frazier ...
 Caleb / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
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 Herb / ... 2 episodes, 1986
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Bill Turner ...
 Preacher / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
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 The Umpire / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
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 Ichabod Crane 1 episode, 1985
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 Annie Oakley 1 episode, 1985
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 Davy Crockett 1 episode, 1986
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 John Henry 1 episode, 1986
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 Pecos Bill 1 episode, 1986
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 Johnny Appleseed 1 episode, 1986
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 Ponce de Leon 1 episode, 1986
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 Katrina Van Tassel 1 episode, 1985
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 Buffalo Bill 1 episode, 1985
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 Lucky Jake 1 episode, 1986
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 Slew Foot Sue 1 episode, 1986
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 Barbara 1 episode, 1986
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 Jack Smith 1 episode, 1986
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 Frank Butler 1 episode, 1985
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 Uncle Doffue 1 episode, 1985
Howard Cosell ...
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 Ben's Mom 1 episode, 1986
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 Governor Peasley 1 episode, 1986
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 Jenny Smith 1 episode, 1986
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 Pollie Ann 1 episode, 1986
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 Brom Bones 1 episode, 1985
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 Mr. Jenkins 1 episode, 1986
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 Mother Nature 1 episode, 1986
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 Mr. Ripple 1 episode, 1986
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 Mysterious Stranger 1 episode, 1986
Lu Leonard ...
 Queen Victoria 1 episode, 1985
Thelma Houston ...
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 Pop Gumm 1 episode, 1986
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 Mountain Man 1 episode, 1986
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 Bob Watkins 1 episode, 1986
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 Andrew Jackson 1 episode, 1986
Dean Dittman ...
 Squire Van Tassel 1 episode, 1985
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 Undercrawl 1 episode, 1986
Elizabeth Gorcey ...
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 Mr. Yorkshire 1 episode, 1986
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 Jim Wallace 1 episode, 1986
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 Mrs. Van Tassel 1 episode, 1985
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 Hendrick Van Tassel 1 episode, 1985
Nick Ramus ...
 Sitting Bull 1 episode, 1985
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 Alfredo 1 episode, 1986
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 Congressman 1 episode, 1986
Murphy Dunne ...
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 Mr. Sylvester 1 episode, 1986
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 Circe Lafemme 1 episode, 1986
E'Lon Cox ...
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 Mr. Sum Luk 1 episode, 1986
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David Donham ...
 Capt'n Johnson 1 episode, 1986
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 Widow Bleacher 1 episode, 1986
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 Sneaky Pete 1 episode, 1986
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 Mr. Dent 1 episode, 1986
Jadili Johnson ...
 Young John Henry 1 episode, 1986
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 Indian Chief 1 episode, 1986
Michael Dalea ...
 Van Der Kar 1 episode, 1985
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Christopher Burton ...
 Young Quinn 1 episode, 1986
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 Counterman 1 episode, 1986
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Beans Morocco ...
 Charlie 1 episode, 1986
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Apesanahkwat ...
 Interpreter 1 episode, 1985
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Robin Eurich ...
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 Georgie 1 episode, 1986
Monica Miller ...
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 Narrator 1 episode, 1986
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Rick Reynolds ...
 John Henry's Father 1 episode, 1986
Anne Marie McEvoy ...
 Young Annie 1 episode, 1985
Victor Contreras ...
Lemoria English ...
 John Henry's Mother 1 episode, 1986
Richardson Morse ...
 Mr. Chapman 1 episode, 1986
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 Preacher 1 episode, 1986
Douglas Milbrand ...
 Small Boy 1 episode, 1985
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Bryan Brightcloud ...
 Medicine Man 1 episode, 1986
Jay Johnstone ...
Kendall Mayes-Taylor ...
 Baby John Henry 1 episode, 1986
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 Dona Inez 1 episode, 1986
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Ty Crowley ...
 Death Hug 1 episode, 1986
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 Daughter 1 episode, 1986
Martha Ferris ...
Tom Niedenfuer ...
Bill Applebaum ...
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Michael Higgins ...
Bubba Carr ...
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 Little Johnny 1 episode, 1986
Bill Saluga ...
Garry Goodrow ...
 Mr. Goodwin 1 episode, 1986
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Martha Reed ...
Apashanaquat ...
 Scout #1 1 episode, 1986
Tim Sampson ...
 Scout #2 1 episode, 1986
J. David Wayne ...
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 The Lovely Lady 1 episode, 1986
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 Senator's Wife (uncredited) 1 episode, 1986
Michael Mallory ...
 Conquistador (uncredited) 1 episode, 1986

Series Produced by 

Shelley Duvall ... executive producer / producer (9 episodes, 1985-1986)
Bridget Terry ... producer (9 episodes, 1985-1986)
Fred Fuchs ... producer (8 episodes, 1985-1986)
Andi Copley ... associate producer / co-producer (5 episodes, 1985-1986)
Sandra Pearson ... associate producer (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Melissa Rhys Moore ... associate producer (3 episodes, 1986)
Deveney Kelly ... associate producer (1 episode, 1986)

Series Music by 

Stephen Barber ... (3 episodes, 1986)
Van Dyke Parks ... (2 episodes, 1986)
Ry Cooder ... (1 episode, 1985)
Robert Folk ... (1 episode, 1985)
Randy Newman ... (1 episode, 1986)
David Nichtern ... (1 episode, 1986)
Ron Ramin ... (1 episode, 1986)

Series Cinematography by 

Ronald M. Vargas Sr. ... (1 episode, 1985)

Series Film Editing by 

Billy Fox ... (1 episode, 1986)
Marco Zappia ... (unknown episodes)

Series Casting By 

Vicki Hillman ... (1 episode, 1986)

Series Production Design by 

Michael Erler ... (9 episodes, 1985-1986)

Series Art Direction by 

Jane Osmann ... (8 episodes, 1985-1986)

Series Set Decoration by 

Greta Grigorian ... (1 episode, 1986)
Jane Osmann ... (uncredited) (3 episodes, 1985-1986)

Series Costume Design by 

J. Allen Highfill ... (9 episodes, 1985-1986)

Series Makeup Department 

Ron Wild ... makeup designer (9 episodes, 1985-1986)
Sheryl Ptak ... makeup designer (8 episodes, 1985-1986)
Richard Sabre ... hair stylist (8 episodes, 1985-1986)
Christy Ann Newquist ... makeup assistant (5 episodes, 1985-1986)
Kelcey Fry ... makeup assistant (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Phillip Goodman ... hair assistant (3 episodes, 1986)
Joy Zapata ... hair assistant (2 episodes, 1986)
Philip Goodman ... hair assistant (1 episode, 1985)
Bill Fletcher ... hair designer (1 episode, 1986)
Paula Griffin ... hair assistant (1 episode, 1986)
Dannie Long ... hair assistant (1 episode, 1986)
Scott Readwine ... makeup assistant (1 episode, 1986)
Arturo Rojas ... hairdresser (1 episode, 1986)
Jeffrey Sacino ... hairdresser (1 episode, 1986)
Elizabeth Stabholz ... makeup assistant (1 episode, 1986)
Karen Stephens ... makeup assistant (1 episode, 1986)

Series Production Management 

Melissa Rhys Moore ... production manager (6 episodes, 1985-1986)
Kevin Halloran ... production manager (3 episodes, 1985-1986)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

David Grossman ... associate director (4 episodes, 1985-1986)
Wendy Acey ... associate director (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Jay Abramowitz ... associate director (1 episode, 1986)
Michael Dimich ... associate director (1 episode, 1986)
Andrew Carl Wilk ... associate director (1 episode, 1986)

Series Art Department 

Tim Schultz ... property master (9 episodes, 1985-1986)
Bob Engelsiepen ... graphic artist / matte painter (8 episodes, 1985-1986)
Jeffrey Jaffee ... props assistant / assistant props / prop assistant (8 episodes, 1985-1986)
Chuck O'Connor ... assistant art director (7 episodes, 1985-1986)
John Ballowe ... assistant art director (5 episodes, 1985-1986)
Rick Kelley ... props assistant / prop assistant (5 episodes, 1985-1986)
Mitch Gill ... assistant art director (3 episodes, 1986)
Ray Massara ... props / props assistant (2 episodes, 1986)
Peter Alan Smith ... assistant art director (2 episodes, 1986)
Michael Brown ... art department staff (1 episode, 1986)
John Cassel ... construction coordinator (1 episode, 1986)
Ron Diamond ... props assistant (1 episode, 1986)
Kevin Halloran ... props assistant (1 episode, 1986)
Thomas Montgomery ... art department staff (1 episode, 1986)
Tom Pugsley ... art department staff (1 episode, 1986)
Wally Uchida ... art department staff (1 episode, 1986)
Michael Erler ... set designer (uncredited) (4 episodes, 1985-1986)

Series Sound Department 

Marc A. Gilmartin ... sound assistant / utility / utilities (9 episodes, 1985-1986)
Dana Mark McClure ... sound / production audio / production sound (6 episodes, 1985-1986)
Phillip Seretti ... post-production sound / post-production sound supervisor / re-recording mixer (6 episodes, 1985-1986)
Debbie Pinthus ... sound assistant (4 episodes, 1985-1986)
Glenn E. Berkovitz ... production audio (3 episodes, 1986)
John Bickelhaupt ... assistant post-production sound mixer / assistant re-recording mixer / assistant sound re-recording mixer (3 episodes, 1986)
David E. Fluhr ... re-recording mixer (3 episodes, 1986)
Deni King ... sound editor (2 episodes, 1986)
Ross Davis ... sound editor (1 episode, 1986)
Chuck Fitzpatrick ... sound assistant (1 episode, 1986)

Series Special Effects by 

Tim Schultz ... special effects (4 episodes, 1986)
Jeffrey Jaffee ... special effects (3 episodes, 1986)
Lou Carlucci ... special effects (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Ray Massara ... special effects (2 episodes, 1986)
Joe Digaetano ... special effects (1 episode, 1985)
R.J. Hohman ... special effects (1 episode, 1985)
Kevin Halloran ... special effects (1 episode, 1986)
Rick Kelley ... special effects (1 episode, 1986)
Bob McCarthy ... special effects (1 episode, 1986)

Series Stunts 

Eddie Hice ... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 1985)
Michael Adams ... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 1986)
Derek Coleman ... stunt performer: Indian (1 episode, 1986)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Mike Boisclair ... key grip (9 episodes, 1985-1986)
Lynn Houston ... still photographer (9 episodes, 1985-1986)
Bob Keys ... camera operator (8 episodes, 1985-1986)
Hector Ramirez ... camera operator (7 episodes, 1985-1986)
Tom Harvey ... camera operator (5 episodes, 1985-1986)
George Riesenberger ... lighting designer / lighting director / lighting consultant (5 episodes, 1986)
Greg Brunton ... lighting director / lighting designer (4 episodes, 1985-1986)
Dennis Rudge ... gaffer (3 episodes, 1986)
Kris Wilson ... camera operator (3 episodes, 1986)
Lou Rogers ... gaffer (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Ron Sheldon ... camera operator (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Dean Bray ... gaffer (1 episode, 1985)
Ray Simpson ... gaffer (1 episode, 1985)
David N. Banks ... camera operator (1 episode, 1986)
David Bodin ... grip (1 episode, 1986)
Max Brenner ... gaffer (1 episode, 1986)
Chuy Elizondo ... camera operator (1 episode, 1986)
Steve Myers ... gaffer (1 episode, 1986)
Richard Tarczynski ... gaffer (1 episode, 1986)
Dick Ware ... gaffer (1 episode, 1986)
R. Michael Stringer ... dolly grip (unknown episodes)

Series Casting Department 

Annette Lorenz ... casting (3 episodes, 1986)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Cheryl Mitchell ... costume supervisor / costumer / wardrobe assistant (8 episodes, 1985-1986)
Robert Eli Bodford Jr. ... costumer (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Sherry Thompson ... costumer / costume supervisor (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Art Brouillard ... wardrobe assistant (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Katherine Dover ... costumer (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Gwenn Hall ... costumer (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
John Melvin Young ... costumer (2 episodes, 1986)
Debbie Califa ... costumer (1 episode, 1986)
Debora A. Calvia ... costumer (1 episode, 1986)
Jolie Anna Jimenez ... costumer (1 episode, 1986)
Barbara Novobilski ... costumer (1 episode, 1986)
Mary E. Paxton ... costumer (1 episode, 1986)
Grania Preston ... costumer (1 episode, 1986)
David Roesler ... costumer (1 episode, 1986)

Series Editorial Department 

Marco Zappia ... editor: videotape (8 episodes, 1985-1986)
Debbie E. Hill ... assistant editor / assistant editor: videotape (6 episodes, 1985-1986)
Leland Gray ... assistant editor: videotape (1 episode, 1986)
Robert Gutierrez ... assistant editor (1 episode, 1986)
Pati Major ... assistant editor (1 episode, 1986)

Series Location Management 

Kevin Halloran ... location manager (4 episodes, 1985-1986)

Series Music Department 

Tom Boyd ... oboe soloist (9 episodes, 1985-1986)
Rob Meurer ... music coordinator / music supervisor (8 episodes, 1985-1986)
Paul Brown ... music mixer / music recordist (5 episodes, 1986)
Ed Barton ... music mixer / music recordist (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Michael Hamm ... assistant music mixer / music mixer / music recordist (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Mark Ettel ... music mixer / music recordist (1 episode, 1985)
Van Dyke Parks ... composer: additional music (1 episode, 1985)
Russ Bracher ... music mixer / music recordist (1 episode, 1986)
Andraé Crouch ... conductor: vocals (1 episode, 1986)
Todd Hayden ... orchestrator (1 episode, 1986)
Chet Himes ... music mixer / music recordist (1 episode, 1986)
Thelma Houston ... performer: title song (1 episode, 1986)
Robby Weaver ... music mixer / music recordist (1 episode, 1986)

Series Other crew 

Stewart Duvall ... production staff (9 episodes, 1985-1986)
Terrell Greene ... assistant: Shelley Duvall (9 episodes, 1985-1986)
Ron Stutzman ... technical director (9 episodes, 1985-1986)
Hilary Hinkle ... research coordinator / researcher / assistant: Bridget Terry (8 episodes, 1985-1986)
Suzan Marciona ... stage manager (7 episodes, 1985-1986)
Michelle Garamella ... production staff / production assistant / assistant to producers (6 episodes, 1985-1986)
Bonnie Grossblatt ... production coordinator (6 episodes, 1985-1986)
Muriel Katz ... production accountant / bookkeeper / production staff (6 episodes, 1985-1986)
Annette Lorenz ... assistant to producers / assistant to producer / talent coordinator (6 episodes, 1985-1986)
Lisa Onodera ... assistant to producers / production staff (6 episodes, 1985-1986)
Patti Borggrebe Petersen ... production secretary (6 episodes, 1985-1986)
Ken Fuchs ... production staff (5 episodes, 1985-1986)
Mark Johnson ... production staff (5 episodes, 1985-1986)
Sandy Prudden ... stage manager (5 episodes, 1985-1986)
Vicki Hillman ... talent coordinator (4 episodes, 1985-1986)
Will Menees ... utility / utilities (4 episodes, 1985-1986)
Grania Preston ... assistant: J. Allen Highfill (4 episodes, 1985-1986)
Kim Cranston ... production consultant (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Stephanie Golden ... production staff (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Laura Leiben ... production staff (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Linda Engelsiepen ... production staff (3 episodes, 1986)
Jerrie Ken ... production staff (3 episodes, 1986)
Felice Leeds ... production staff (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Larry Rennick ... production staff (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Randy Soffar ... production staff (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Susan Young ... talent coordinator (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Tim Bowen ... production staff (2 episodes, 1986)
Ted Ray ... stage manager (2 episodes, 1986)
Paul Wojciechowski ... production staff (2 episodes, 1986)
Wendy Acey ... stage manager (1 episode, 1985)
Mike Grossblatt ... production staff (1 episode, 1985)
Dan Price ... film researcher (1 episode, 1985)
Pat Sandston ... production staff (1 episode, 1985)
Jay Abramowitz ... stage manager (1 episode, 1986)
Patrick Alexander ... production staff (1 episode, 1986)
Gisli Bjorgvinsson ... production staff (1 episode, 1986)
Teresa Braeuer ... creative director: Acmecartoon (1 episode, 1986)
Andi Copley ... stage manager (1 episode, 1986)
Bob Engelsiepen ... titles (1 episode, 1986)
Arlon 'Skipper' Farris ... production staff (1 episode, 1986)
Carla Fry ... production coordinator (1 episode, 1986)
Jim Gallagher ... production staff (1 episode, 1986)
John Granna ... production staff (1 episode, 1986)
Kevin Halloran ... production staff (1 episode, 1986)
Laura Knowles ... production staff (1 episode, 1986)
Jim Knudsen ... production staff (1 episode, 1986)
John Laughridge ... utility (1 episode, 1986)
Hans Loepfe ... production staff (1 episode, 1986)
Suzan Mariona ... stage manager (1 episode, 1986)
John Michel ... stage manager (1 episode, 1986)
Cheryl Mitchell ... production staff (1 episode, 1986)
Tim Murphy ... production staff (1 episode, 1986)
David Page ... assistant: J. Allen Highfill (1 episode, 1986)
Mary Proteau ... assistant: David Steinberg (1 episode, 1986)
Jaime Rogers ... choreographer (1 episode, 1986)
Bruce Shifman ... assistant: J. Allen Highfill (1 episode, 1986)
Fred Witten ... stage manager (1 episode, 1986)
Stacey Zeller ... production staff (1 episode, 1986)
Tracy Kilbourne ... production crew (uncredited) (1 episode, 1986)

Series Thanks 

Jack Carrerow ... special thanks (1 episode, 1985)

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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