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"Magnum, P.I." Kapu (1986)

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Donald P. Bellisario (created by) and
Glen A. Larson (created by) ...
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Original Air Date:
26 November 1986 (Season 7, Episode 9)
Magnum saves the life of a native Hawaiian girl who witnesses a hit. Wounded in the getaway, Magnum is nursed back to health on the forbidden island of Kapu. Full summary » | Full synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Tom Selleck ... Magnum

John Hillerman ... Higgins

Roger E. Mosley ... TC

Larry Manetti ... Orville 'Rick' Wright

Elisha Cook Jr. ... Francis 'Ice Pick' Hofstetler (as Elisha Cook)
Jeannie Elias ... Rita - Rick's Cousin
Dick Jensen ... Mano
Marlene Sai ... Makua Wahine Luka
Deborah Calbero ... Alealea

Larry Pennell ... Norm Vogel
Karen Keawehawaii ... Bag Lady
Bill Couch ... Nick Sutherland
Kimo Hugho ... Trader
Rocky Jensen ... Fisherman
Maile Mataele ... Kahealani
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ellen Marano ... (voice) (as Ellen Sweeney)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Ivan Dixon 
Writing credits
Donald P. Bellisario (created by) and
Glen A. Larson (created by)

Deborah Dean Davis (written by)

Produced by
Chris Abbott .... supervising producer (as Chris Abbott-Fish)
David Bellisario .... associate producer
Donald P. Bellisario .... executive producer
Tom Greene .... producer
Jay Huguely .... producer
Chas. Floyd Johnson .... co-executive producer
Glen A. Larson .... executive producer
Tom Selleck .... producer
Rick Weaver .... producer
Original Music by
Pete Carpenter 
Mike Post 
Cinematography by
John C. Flinn III (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Peter Ishkanian 
Casting by
Donna Dockstader 
Art Direction by
Archie J. Bacon  (as Arch Bacon)
Set Decoration by
Mary Ann Biddle 
Production Management
Mark R. Schilz .... unit production manager
Bruce L. Shurley .... unit production manager (as Bruce Shurley)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Burt Burnam .... second assistant director (as Burt 'Skip' Burnam)
D. Scott Easton .... first assistant director (as Scott Easton)
Robert M. Williams Jr. .... second assistant director
Art Department
Alvin S. Cabrinha Jr. .... assistant property master
Kenneth K. Sato .... construction coordinator (uncredited)
Sound Department
Stan Gordon .... sound
Glenn Hoskinson .... sound editor
Bob Minor .... stunt coordinator
Casting Department
Margaret Doversola .... casting: Hawaii
Costume and Wardrobe Department
James Gilmore .... costume supervisor
Charlene Tuch .... costume supervisor
Kathe James .... set costumer (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Ron Nichols .... colorist: digital remastering
Location Management
Randy Spangler .... location manager
Music Department
Morrie McNaughton .... music editor
Other crew
Bruce Cervi .... story editor
Steve Kux .... aerial coordinator

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Donald P. Bellisario  created by
Glen A. Larson  creator

Original Music by
Velton Ray Bunch 
Garry Schyman 
Cinematography by
Duke Callaghan (1983)
Film Editing by
Mark Newman (1987-1988)
Leon Ortiz-Gil (1983)
Ron Rutberg 
Dianne Ryder-Rennolds (1987-1988)
Art Direction by
Bill Taliaferro (1983, 1985) (as William Taliaferro)
Set Decoration by
Robert De Vestel (1983)
Costume Design by
Brienne Glyttov (1981) (as Brienne)
Makeup Department
Michael F. Blake .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Production Management
Art Seidel .... unit production manager (1983) (as Arthur Seidel)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
James Lansbury .... second assistant director (1988)
David Menteer .... first assistant director (1983)
Bob Minor .... second unit director (eleven episodes)
Art Department
Richard Dinieri .... property master
Scott Ejercito .... assistant propmaster
Robert Ikeda .... constructor
Ed Keyes .... property master: second unit
Sound Department
Tom Gerard .... sound re-recording mixer
Earl Madery .... sound re-recording mixer (as Earl M. Madery)
T.A. Moore Jr. .... sound re-recording mixer
B. Tennyson Sebastian II .... sound re-recording mixer
Jerry Trent .... foley artist (uncredited)
Jean Coulter .... stunts
Tom Elliott .... stunts
James Winburn .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Howard Block .... director of photography: second unit
Jon L. Kunkel .... assistant camera
Harriet Margulies .... assistant camera
Doug Mathias .... gaffer (1982)
Stan McClain .... aerial camera operator (1982-1983)
Patrick Murray .... best boy electric (1985-1988)
Douglas Olivares .... assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
James Gilmore .... costume supervisor (1980-1988)
Wingate Jones .... costumer
Susan Smith .... costume supervisor (1980-1982)
Charlene Tuch .... costume supervisor (1985-1988)
Editorial Department
Richard Brassaw .... assistant film editor (1982)
Ken Latka .... film transfer colorist
Music Department
Morrie McNaughton .... music editor (1980-1988)
Other crew
Beau Vanden Ecker .... helicopter pilot
Harriet Margulies .... production assistant
Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies

Additional Details

Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

The title refers to the ancient set of Hawaiian laws or now is it translated "forbidden" or "sacred".See more »


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