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The Thin Blue Line (1988) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Errol Morris

Writing Credits  

Errol Morris

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Randall Adams ...
Himself
David Harris ...
Himself
Gus Rose ...
Himself (Homicide Detective in Dallas)
Jackie Johnson ...
Herself (Homicide Detective in Dallas)
Marshall Touchton ...
Himself (Homicide Detective in Dallas)
Dale Holt ...
Himself (Internal Affairs Investigator in Dallas)
Sam Kittrell ...
Himself (Police Detective in Vidor)
Hootie Nelson ...
Himself (Friend of David Harris in Vidor)
Dennis Johnson ...
Himself (Friend of David Harris in Vidor)
Floyd Jackson ...
Himself (Friend of David Harris in Vidor)
Edith James ...
Herself (Defense Attorney)
Dennis White ...
Himself (Defense Attorney)
Don Metcalfe ...
Himself (The Judge)
Emily Miller ...
Herself (Surprise Eyewitness)
R.L. Miller ...
Himself (Surprise Eyewitness)
Elba Carr ...
Herself (Employee at Fas-Gas)
Michael Randell ...
Himself (Third Surprise Eyewitness)
Melvyn Carson Bruder ...
Himself (Appellate Attorney)
Adam Goldfine ...
Derek Horton ...
Ron Thornhill ...
...
Amanda Caprio ...
Michael Nicoll ...
Michael Cirilla ...
Phyllis Rodgers ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Himself (Interviewer) (voice) (uncredited)

Produced by 

Brad Fuller ... associate producer
David Hohmann ... assistant producer
Lindsay Law ... executive producer
Mark Lipson ... producer
Gary McDonald ... producer: prison interview

Music by 

Philip Glass

Cinematography by 

Robert Chappell ... director of photography
Stefan Czapsky ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Paul Barnes

Production Design by 

Ted Bafaloukos

Art Direction by 

Lester Cohen

Makeup Department 

Theo Mayes ... key hair stylist: Bruno Le Salon (as Theodore Mayes) / key makeup artist: Bruno Le Salon (as Theodore Mayes)

Production Management 

Shelley Houis ... production manager
Steven Stoke ... unit manager

Art Department 

Christine Cornell ... courtroom drawings
Daniel Talpers ... assistant art director
Pamela Woodbridge ... property master

Sound Department 

Steve C. Aaron ... additional production sound (as Steven Aaron)
James Allen ... dialogue editor
Blaise Dupuy ... assistant sound engineer
Brad Fuller ... sound
Miles Green ... sound recording engineer
Jaime Kibben ... dialogue editor (as Jamie Kibban)
Jeff Kliment ... sound effects editor
Jack Leahy ... sound re-recording mixer
Samuel Lehmer ... sound effects editor / sound re-recording mixer
Sheila McFarland ... sound assistant
Marnie Moore ... sound assistant
Larry Oppenheimer ... sound assistant
Leslie Shatz ... additional sound effects
Randy Thom ... sound re-recording consultant
Mel Zelniker ... additional re-recordist

Special Effects by 

Matt Vogel ... special effects

Camera and Electrical Department 

Michael C. Blundell ... best boy (as Mike Blundell)
Ned Burgess ... additional photographer
Mel Cannon ... second electric
Philippe Carr-Forster ... additional photographer (as Philip Carr-Forster)
Tim Chin ... grip
Mary Cybulski ... second assistant camera
Kenny Davis ... key grip
Mike DePrez ... second electric
Joseph Dianda ... grip (as Joe Dianda)
John Geisler ... gaffer
Richard Kamper ... assistant camera
Michael J. Latino ... first assistant camera (as Mike Latino)
Sally Roy ... assistant camera
Newton Thomas Sigel ... additional photographer (as Tom Sigel)
Peter Sova ... additional photographer
David Waterston ... assistant camera

Animation Department 

Randall Balsmeyer ... animation designer

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Elizabeth Hickox ... wardrober

Editorial Department 

Vida Fitzgerald ... editorial intern
Joseph Horowitz ... editorial consultant
Brian Katkin ... assistant editor
Elizabeth Kling ... contributing editor
Michael Kolvek ... color timer
Robert Mowen ... editorial intern
Teresa O'Brien ... post-production coordinator
Bruce Shaw ... associate editor
Lesley Topping ... assistant editor (as Leslie Topping)
Aaron D. Weisblatt ... assistant editor (as Aaron Weisblatt)

Music Department 

Dan Dryden ... music contractor (music administrator)
Rory Johnston ... associate music producer
Kurt Munkacsi ... music producer: Euphorbia Productions Ltd.
Michael Riesman ... conductor

Other crew 

Ted Bafaloukos ... title designer
Ellen Barrie Aaronson ... production office coordinator (as Ellen Aaronson)
Jay Boggis ... additional interlocutor
Veronica Brady ... production office coordinator
Fred Cassidy ... production assistant
Paul Conklin ... production assistant
Sean Coughlin ... opticals: IP/IN
Anne-Marie Fendrick ... production assistant (as Ann Marie Fendrick)
Richard Guay ... production auditor
Sarah Horowitz ... research assistant
Dmitry Kibrik ... production assistant
Nancy Kriegel ... assistant auditor
Felix Olivier ... location scout
Marshall Persinger ... craft service
Dale Pierce-Johnson ... production assistant
Joe Ponzi ... technical consultant
Lisa Schechter ... production office coordinator
Craig Schlichter ... production assistant
Susan Sheehan ... production assistant
Charles Silver ... production consultant
Mark Singer ... additional interlocutor
Chris Strand ... production assistant
Carah von Funk ... production assistant
John Pierson ... producer's representative (uncredited)

Thanks 

George Beto ... special thanks: The Criminal Justice Center, Sam Houston State University (as Dr. George Beto)
Jay Byrd ... special thanks: The Texas Department of Corrections
Phil Guthrie ... special thanks: The Texas Department of Corrections
Robert Hobbs ... special thanks: The Jefferson County District Attorney's Office
Paul McWilliams ... special thanks: The Jefferson County District Attorney's Office
Noel Ian Morris ... dedicatee
Peter Phillips ... special thanks: The Criminal Justice Center, Sam Houston State University (as Dr. Peter Phillips)
Dennis Powell ... special thanks
Randy Schaffer ... special thanks
Jeff Scheftel ... special thanks
Volker Schlöndorff ... special thanks: Bioskop Film (as Volker Schlondorff)
Julia Sheehan ... special thanks
Robert Smith ... special thanks
Fred Strype ... special thanks: The Irving Film Commission
Henry M. Wade ... special thanks: The Dallas County District Attorney's Office (as Henry Wade)
Suzanne Weil ... special thanks

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