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Directed by 

Peter Salim

Writing Credits  

James Lee Barrett ... (creator)
 
Julie Friedgen ... (written by)
 
John Ball ... (based on characters created by)

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 ...
Joe Lambie ...
Elliott Gardner (as Joseph Lambie)
Sally Spencer ...
Marcella Allen
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Boyd Gardner
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Officer Luann Corbin (as Crystal Fox)
Dan Biggers ...
Eddie King ...
Jake Cruthers
Dee Shaw ...
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Vivian Nolley
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Elmer
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Lydia
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Officer Randy Goode (uncredited)
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Officer Charlie Peake (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Herb Adelman ... co-producer
Walton Dornisch ... co-producer
Edward Ledding ... supervising producer
Carroll O'Connor ... executive producer
Fred Silverman ... executive producer

Music by 

David Bell

Cinematography by 

James Blanford ... director of photography (as Jim Blanford)

Film Editing by 

Jack Harnish

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 (as Diane Roberson)

Production Management 

Herb Adelman ... unit production manager
Bruce A. Pobjoy ... post-production supervisor
Ron Von Schimmelmann ... executive in charge of production
Andrew Gonzales ... post-production executive (uncredited)

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
Donald k Cochran ... carpenter gang boss / carpenter / construction gangboss
Russell Goble ... property master
Don Rohm ... construction coordinator
Erik Grasteit ... assistant property master (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Neil Brody ... sound re-recording mixer
Maury Harris ... sound mixer
Dan Hiland ... re-recording mixer
B. Tennyson Sebastian II ... sound re-recording mixer

Special Effects by 

Dick Cross ... special effects

Stunts 

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

Camera and Electrical Department 

Ken John Borland ... key grip (as Ken Borland)
Jimmy Harritos ... lighting technician
Robert C. Jessup ... camera operator (as Robert Jessup)
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 

Scott Gregory ... colorist
Virginia Olah ... 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
Roxie Scott ... driver

Other crew 

James Lee Barrett ... developed for television by
Amy A. Blanc ... script supervisor (as Amy Blanc)
Judy Burke ... production coordinator
Deena Burkett ... designer: main title
Cynthia Deming ... story editor
Joe Gannon ... executive story consultant
Bill Millar ... designer: main title
William J. Royce ... story editor (as William Royce)
J. Bradley Smith ... location manager

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