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The Vernon Johns Story (TV Movie 1994) Poster

(1994 TV Movie)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Kenneth Fink

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Leslie Lee ... (story) and
Kevin Arkadie ... (story)
 
Kevin Arkadie ... (teleplay)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

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Altona
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Deacon Wilkes
Tommy Hollis ...
Coach Hill
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Baby Dee (as Nicole Leach)
Ashanti Nailah Blaize ...
Enid
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Jeanne
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Judge Blake
Shelby Ware ...
Janet Whitcomb
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Rose
Moses Gibson ...
Deacon Henderson
Billie Allen ...
Ida Rawlins
Michael Howell ...
Justin Young ...
White Teenager
Garland Bunting ...
Counterman
Sarah Smith ...
Church Lady
Beatrice Bush ...
Gloria Hill
Sam Wells ...
Serviceman
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Bus Driver (as Frank Taylor)
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Black Passenger
Timothy Kirkpatrick ...
Dr. Brewster
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Admissions Nurse
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Policeman
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Desk Sergeant
David Forrester ...
Redneck
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lawrence Tobin ...
Snarling patron (uncredited)
Andrew T. Wood ...
Rock Boy (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ... executive producer
Mitchell Galin ... producer
Michael Gornick ... associate producer
David R. Kappes ... producer (as David Kappes)
Richard P. Rubinstein ... executive producer

Music by 

Brian Keane

Cinematography by 

Gary Steele ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Ned Bastille

Casting By 

Leonard Finger

Production Design by 

Mark Friedberg

Art Direction by 

Anne Stuhler

Set Decoration by 

Lisa Caperton

Costume Design by 

Natasha Landau

Makeup Department 

Stacye P. Branche ... key hair stylist (as Stacye Branche)
Christine Curry ... additional hair / additional make-up
Joseph P. Hurt ... key makeup artist
Viviann Sevier ... additional hair (as Vivian Servier) / additional make-up (as Vivian Servier)

Production Management 

David R. Kappes ... unit production manager (as David Kappes)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Joseph Ray ... first assistant director
Roni Wheeler ... second assistant director (as Roni Wheeler-Poole)

Art Department 

Michael Bradshaw ... sign painter
Laura Cruger ... assistant property master
Clifford D. Eubank ... leadman (as Clifford Eubank)
Sean Fallon ... property master
Thomas B. Grimes ... set dresser (as Tommy Grimes)
Eric Gruber ... construction coordinator (as Rick Gruber)
Heather S. Jenkins ... art department coordinator (as Heather Jenkins)
Greig Leach ... scenic artist
Brian Mitchell ... art department: research
Laura Mitchell ... graphics
Burt Schoner ... set dresser
Johnny Torres ... sculptor (as John Torres)
Lynn Wilder ... scenic artist
José Williams ... set dresser (as Jose Williams)
Than Zvisdos ... art department: research

Sound Department 

Neil Cedar ... foley recordist
Paul Cote ... sound mixer
Ken Hahn ... sound re-recording mixer
Bill Marino ... adr editor / audio consultant
Regina Mullen ... adr editor
Anthony Ortiz ... boom operator
Ray Palagy ... sound editor
Laura Young ... sound dailies

Special Effects by 

Walter F. Suarez Jr. ... special effects armorer (as Walter Suarez Jr.)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Edward Cohen ... best boy electric
Skelly Cummings ... dolly grip
Rebecca D'Angelo ... electric production assistant
Barry Davis ... electric (as Barry G. Davis)
Joe Doughan ... key grip
Hal Dowdy ... second assistant camera
James Kent Eanes ... electric
Michael Goldman ... grip
Antony Platt ... still photographer
Tom Popola ... best boy grip
Russell G. Senato ... grip (as Russell Senato)
Peter Sillen ... first assistant camera
Robert Spencer ... third electric
Robert Stevers ... gaffer

Casting Department 

Stephanie Klapper ... casting associate
Liz Marks ... location casting
Sandra Register ... location casting assistant
Sherri Goodwin White ... extras coordinator: church (as Sherri Goodwin)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Ellen Cowhey ... wardrobe supervisor
Nadjia Fadeeva ... dresser
Raul Siro Ferreira ... dresser (as Raul Ferreira)
Yanna M. Huftstickler ... wardrobe intern
Daphne Stevens-Passucci ... assistant costume designer

Editorial Department 

Marco Londoner ... assistant editor
Paul Srp ... on-line editor
Bill Stephan ... on-line editor

Music Department 

Taj Mahal ... composer: theme music / performer: theme music

Transportation Department 

Mark Beamer ... driver
Ron Bledsoe ... driver: honeywagon / transportation
Jamie Elliot ... transportation coordinator
Aaron Fedor ... driver
Richie Sherman ... driver
Leonard Steinline ... assistant transportation coordinator
Frank Strickler ... grip/truck driver
Bob Terrill ... driver
Hunter Wimmer ... picture car coordinator

Other crew 

Julie Paige Adams ... set production assistant (as Julie Adams)
Rebecca Albert ... location manager (as Rebecca A. Albert)
Amy Beemus ... location teacher
Joanne Bowie ... assistant auditor
John Bratton ... set production assistant
David V. Butler ... set production assistant (as David Butler)
Mickey Cash ... set production assistant
Maryann Cuneo ... assistant: Mr. Rubinstein
Lee Fiedler ... production office assistant
Audrey Fontaine ... unit publicist
Chris Garrett ... medic
Rebecca Gibson ... assistant production coordinator
Phil Hayes ... action coordinator
Linda Housworth Klipper ... assistant: producer
J. Louis ... caterer: Showtime Caterers (as J. 'Louie' Louis)
Peter Marziale ... medic (as Peter Marzeale)
Susan Nowak ... unit publicist
Juanita Presley ... auditor
Lorin Pullman ... assistant: Mr. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Dawn Murphy Riley ... production coordinator
Brad Ruland ... craft service
Sheila Swift ... set production assistant
Johnny Timmons ... craft service
Sylvester Tucker ... set production assistant
Sabra Van Dolsen ... script supervisor
Diane Vilagi ... production executive
Jennifer Wood ... assistant to the director
Fred Zeh ... set production assistant
Susan Zeh ... assistant location manager
William Brett Haas ... location manager (uncredited)
John Plant ... craft service (uncredited)

Thanks 

Christine Banks ... special thanks
Harold A. Carter Jr. ... special thanks: First Baptist Church (as Rev. Dr. Harold A. Carter Jr.)
Henry Louis Gates ... special thanks (as Henry Louis Gates Jr.)
Bruce Heller ... special thanks
Altona Adelaide Johns ... special gratitude to the children of Vernon Johns (as Altona Adelaide)
Jeanne Joyce Johns ... special gratitude to the children of Vernon Johns (as Jeanne Joyce)
John S. Johns ... special gratitude to the children of Vernon Johns (as John S.)
Rachel Enid Johns ... special gratitude to the children of Vernon Johns (as Rachel Enid)
Vernon Increase Johns ... special gratitude to the children of Vernon Johns (as Vernon Increase)
Roseanne Leto ... special thanks
Bill Martin ... special thanks
Ginger McGuire ... special thanks
John Mendez ... special thanks: Durable Medical Supply
Kenneth Moales ... special thanks: Prayer Tabernacle Church Choir of Bridgeport Connecticut (as Reverend Kenneth Moales)
Sigmund Morriar ... special thanks: Prayer Tabernacle Church Choir of Bridgeport Connecticut
Grady W. Powell ... special thanks: Gillfield Baptist Church
Neal Stevens ... special thanks
William Trent ... in memory of
Tom Turner ... special thanks: Atrium Flowers
Annie Williams Ware ... special thanks

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