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"Roots" Part I (TV Episode 1977) Poster

(TV Mini-Series)

(1977)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

David Greene

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

William Blinn ... (adaptation)
William Blinn ... (written for television by)
Alex Haley ... (book)
Ernest Kinoy

Cast (in credits order)  

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Hari Rhodes ...
Brima Cesay (as Harry Rhodes)
William Watson ...
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Fanta (as Ren Woods)
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Rebecca Bess ...
Henry Butts ...
Kermit Echols ...
Ronnie Leggett ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Produced by 

Malcolm Alper ... associate producer
Stan Margulies ... producer
Donald A. Ramsey ... associate producer
David L. Wolper ... executive producer

Music by 

Gerald Fried
Quincy Jones

Cinematography by 

Stevan Larner

Film Editing by 

Neil Travis

Casting By 

Lynn Stalmaster

Production Design by 

Jan Scott

Set Decoration by 

Charles C. Bennett

Costume Design by 

Jack Martell

Makeup Department 

Bernadine M. Anderson ... makeup artist (as Bernadine Anderson)
Scott Cunningham ... makeup artist
Lola 'Skip' McNalley ... hair stylist
Omar ... hair stylist: Miss Tyson

Production Management 

Conrad Holzgang ... executive in charge of production
George Taylor ... post-production supervisor
Phillips Wylly Sr. ... manager production operations

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Mack Bing ... assistant director
Bill Lukather ... assistant director (as William Lukather)

Art Department 

Terry Ballard ... property master
Perry Gray ... set designer
Richard Reseigne ... construction coordinator (as Dick Reseigne)

Sound Department 

Willie D. Burton ... sound recordist (as Willie Burton)
Robert J. Litt ... sound mixer (as Robert Litt)
Leonard Peterson ... sound mixer
Bill Varney ... sound mixer

Special Effects by 

John Frazier ... special effects supervisor

Stunts 

Craig R. Baxley ... stunts
Eddie Smith ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department 

Lee Heckler ... gaffer
Vern Matthews ... key grip
Víctor Pérez ... lighting technician

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Ed Fincher ... costumer: men
Donna Roberts ... costumer: women

Editorial Department 

Fred Kaplan ... assistant editor

Music Department 

Tommy Morgan ... musician: harmonica (uncredited)
Richard Nash ... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Tommy Tedesco ... musician: guitar (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Donald P. Desmond ... transportation co-captain
Gary Littlefield ... transportation captain
Thomas A. Gordon ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

Alex Haley ... consultant
Vivian Jones ... script supervisor
Marie McKellar ... production assistant
Jody Richardson ... production assistant
George Sims ... research
Linda Thornley ... production assistant
Ron Von Schimmelmann ... production administrator
Wendy Winter ... assistant to the producer

Thanks 

Randy Miller ... special thanks

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