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"American Masters" Sidney Poitier: One Bright Light (TV Episode 2000) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Lee Grant

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Prudence Glass ... (writer)

Cast complete, awaiting verification  

Akihito ...
Himself (archive footage)
James Baldwin ...
Himself (archive footage)
Janet G. Bostwick ...
Herself - Minister of Foreign Affairs (as Hon. Janet G. Bostwick)
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Himself (archive footage)
Stanley Burnside ...
Himself - Nephew
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Himself (archive footage)
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Herself (archive footage)
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Himself - Actor (archive footage)
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Himself - Producer (archive footage)
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Narrator (voice)
Lady Kendal Isaacs ...
Herself - Family Friend
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Himself - Director
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Himself - Actor
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Himself - Producer
Coretta Scott King ...
Herself (archive footage)
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Himself (archive footage)
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Himself
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Himself (archive footage)
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Himself (archive footage)
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Himself (archive footage)
Philip Rose ...
Himself - Producer 'A Raisin in the Sun'
Joanna Shimkus ...
Herself (as Joanna Shimkus Poitier)
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Himself - Actor / Director
Orville Turnquest ...
Himself - Governor General (as Sir Orville A. Turnquest)
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Himself - Actor
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Produced by 

Karen Bernstein ... series producer: American Masters
Prudence Glass ... producer
Tamar Hacker ... senior producer
Susan Lacy ... executive producer
Deborah Richardson ... associate producer
Mary Beth Yarrow ... producer

Music by 

Michael Terry

Cinematography by 

Slawomir Grunberg ... director of photography (as Slawomir Grünberg)

Film Editing by 

Milton Moses Ginsberg ... (as Milton Ginsberg)

Production Management 

Robert Warmflash ... post-production supervisor
Peter Wentzel ... production manager: American Masters

Sound Department 

Jonathan Bloom ... assistant sound editor
Jason Longo ... sound recordist

Visual Effects by 

Sheldan C. Collins ... photo enhancement

Camera and Electrical Department 

Tsuyoshi Kimoto ... gaffer

Editorial Department 

Rick Brown ... editorial consultant
Charlie Gelber ... on-line editor (as Charles Gelber)
Catherine Oberg ... assistant editor

Music Department 

Bill Holloman ... musician: brass and woodwinds
Thomas Wagner ... composer: series theme

Other crew 

Reina Aktay ... production coordinator: American Masters
Arlen Appelbaum ... business affairs: American Masters
Joshua Breitbart ... production associate
Deborah Chen ... production assistant
Belinda Fioretti ... office coordinator
J.P. Genais ... production assistant
Joan Heckering ... business affairs: American Masters
Dina Hossain ... research coordinator: American Masters
Deborah Kurz ... production assistant
Cindy Leff ... business affairs: American Masters
Margaret Smilow ... director of culture and arts documentaries: WNET
Khene Tan ... production associate
Jac Venza ... director of cultural and arts programs: WNET
B.T. Whitehill ... title design: American Masters
Bethany Yarrow ... South African Songs courtesy of

Thanks 

Anthony Armbrister ... thanks
Sidney Ray Baldwin ... thanks (as Sidney Baldwin)
William Branch ... thanks
Susan Garrison ... thanks
William Greaves ... thanks
Hubert A. Ingraham ... thanks (as Right Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham M.P.)
Coral Cleare Johnson ... thanks
Danny King ... thanks
Leonardette King ... thanks
Tim Long ... acknowledgment: still photographs provided by
Alvin Marill ... acknowledgment: still photographs provided by
Bill Parrot ... thanks (as William Parrot)
Pamela Poitier ... thanks
Frank Price ... thanks
Gail Saunders ... thanks (as Dr. Gail Saunders)
Jay Sharp ... acknowledgment: still photographs provided by
Karen Sharpe ... thanks (as Karen Kramer)
Chris Sievernich ... thanks
Lilyan Sievernich ... thanks
Christine Smith ... thanks
Franklyn Smith ... thanks
Luther Smith ... thanks (as Undersecretary Mr. Luther Smith)
Monica Smith ... acknowledgment: still photographs provided by
Dennis Stock ... acknowledgment: still photographs provided by, Magnum Photos
Crew believed to be complete

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