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The Beat Generation: An American Dream (1987) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Janet Forman

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Janet Forman ... (written by)
Regina Weinrich ... (written by) (as Regina Weinreich)

Cast (in alphabetical order)  

...
Himself - Host
David Amram ...
Himself
Amiri Baraka ...
Himself
Ray Bremser ...
Himself
...
Himself (as William Burroughs)
Carolyn Cassady ...
Herself
Neal Cassady ...
Himself (archive footage)
Clark Coolidge ...
Himself
Gregory Corso ...
Himself
Robert Creeley ...
Himself
Diane Di Prima ...
Herself (as Diane diPrima)
Larry Fagin ...
Himself
Lawrence Ferlinghetti ...
Himself
...
Himself
Abbie Hoffman ...
Himself
Herbert Huncke ...
Himself
Hettie Jones ...
Herself
...
Himself (archive footage)
Jan Kerouac ...
Herself
Timothy Leary ...
Himself
Thelonious Monk ...
Himself (archive footage)
Peter Orlovsky ...
Himself
...
Himself
Anne Waldman ...
Herself

Produced by 

Janet Forman ... producer

Music by 

David Amram

Cinematography by 

Tom Houghton

Film Editing by 

Peter Odabashian

Makeup Department 

Rita Ogden ... hair stylist / makeup artist

Sound Department 

James Emerson ... sound recordist
Morning Pastorok ... sound recordist
John Rafaelski ... sound recordist
Robert Vernon ... boom operator

Camera and Electrical Department 

Doug Armstrong ... grip
Archangelo V. Ciotti ... grip (as Archangelo Ciotti)
Dan Crago ... best boy
Lincoln Harrice ... grip
Kyle Kibbe ... gaffer
William Moore ... gaffer
John L. Oates ... gaffer (as John Oates)
Briggs Palmer ... additional photography / assistant camera
Mark Petersson ... assistant camera
John Sosenko ... assistant camera

Editorial Department 

Kathryn Barnier ... additional editor
Lynne Iijima ... assistant editor
Donna Stern ... apprentice editor
Leo Trombetta ... additional editor / assistant editor
Terry Werner ... assistant editor

Other crew 

Nell Archer ... production assistant
Ben Bryant ... production consultant
Carla Danley ... production assistant
Roger Dorris ... production assistant
André Gagnon ... production assistant (as Andre Gagnon)
Eleanor Gaver ... production assistant
Mark Howell ... production assistant
Thomas Marling ... production assistant
Henry Mlott ... production consultant
Aurella Nelson ... production assistant
John Ridley ... production assistant
Peggy Shore ... script supervisor (as Peggie Shore)
Donna Stern ... researcher
Warren Susman ... academic advisor
Alan Trachtenberg ... academic advisor
Ted Wilentz ... academic advisor
David Williams ... production assistant
Wanda Wysong ... production assistant
Dale Zoghlin ... production assistant
Robin Zollinger ... production coordinator

Thanks 

David Amram ... special thanks
Loralee Amram ... special thanks
Sherrel Cresdee ... special thanks
Leonard Easter ... special thanks (as Leonard Easter Esq.)
Dick Feldman ... special thanks
Freyda Feldman ... special thanks (as Fredda Feldman)
Robert Freedman ... special thanks (as Robert L. Freedman Esq.)
Paul Krasner ... special thanks
Michelle Kraus ... special thanks
Barna Ostertag ... special thanks
Charlie Peck ... special thanks
Carole Southall ... special thanks
Tobin Townsend ... special thanks
Celestine Ware ... special thanks
Joan Wilentz ... special thanks

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