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Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Harry Harris

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

John Ball ... (novel)
William J. Royce ... (writer)

Cast (in credits order)  

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Chief of Detectives Virgil Tibbs (as Howard Rollins)
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David Hart ...
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Hugh O'Connor ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Roy Paxton
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Officer Luann Corbin (as Crystal Fox)
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Coach Linton
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Janelle
Terry Hobbs ...
Laine Paxton
Charlie Hunter ...
Carl Purdy
Michael Montgomery ...
Mr. Martini
Robby Preddy ...
Vidalia Paxton-Purdy
Dee Shaw ...
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Dale (as Patrick Scott)
Jack Wilkes ...
Mr. Kincaide (as Jack R. Wilkes)
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Produced by 

Herb Adelman ... co-producer
Joe Gannon ... producer
Victoria LaFortune ... co-producer
Edward Ledding ... supervising producer
Carroll O'Connor ... executive producer
Fred Silverman ... executive producer

Music by 

Nan Schwartz

Cinematography by 

Charles Mills ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Leon Carrere

Casting By 

Jan Glaser
Mary Jo Slater

Production Design by 

Al Rohm

Set Decoration by 

Frank Galline

Makeup Department 

Marilyn Peoples ... makeup artist
Wynona Price ... makeup artist
Dianne Roberson ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Herb Adelman ... unit production manager
Bruce A. Pobjoy ... post-production supervisor
Ron Von Schimmelmann ... executive in charge of production

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

James Griffin ... first assistant director (as James S. Griffin)
Richard J. Levin ... second assistant director

Art Department 

Joseph F. Beeco ... carpenter
Russell Goble ... property master
Don Rohm ... construction coordinator
Erik Grasteit ... assistant property master (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Neil Brody ... sound re-recording mixer
Maureen Dowdell ... loop groop member
Robert Edmondson ... sound re-recording mixer
Gregg Harris ... cableman production assistant
Maury Harris ... sound mixer
Edward F. Suski ... sound re-recording mixer

Special Effects by 

Dick Cross ... special effects

Stunts 

Jeffrey J. Dashnaw ... stunt coordinator (as Jeff Dashnaw)

Camera and Electrical Department 

James Blanford ... camera operator
Ken John Borland ... key grip (as Ken Borland)
Jimmy Harritos ... lighting technician
Michael Schuyler ... chief lighting technician (as Michael C. Schuyler)

Casting Department 

Nan Dutton ... original casting
Shay Griffin ... casting: Georgia

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Sheila Mason ... costume supervisor

Editorial Department 

Nancy Inouye ... assistant editor
Barbara Riley ... negative cutter

Music Department 

Alan Bergman ... lyrics: theme music
Marilyn Bergman ... lyrics: theme music
Bill Champlin ... performer: theme music
Mark Green ... music editor
Quincy Jones ... composer: theme music
Richard S. Kaufman ... music supervisor
Christopher Page ... arranger: theme music (as Chris Page)

Transportation Department 

Dennis Milliken ... transportation coordinator

Other crew 

James Lee Barrett ... developed for television by
Deena Burkett ... designer: main title
Cynthia Deming ... executive story editor
Maureen Dowdell ... script department
Scott Elias ... location manager
J. Ellen Evans ... script supervisor
Bill Millar ... designer: main title
Lisa Robertson ... production coordinator
William J. Royce ... executive story editor
Mitchell Schneider ... story editor

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