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"Roots: The Next Generations" Episode #1.2 (TV Episode 1979) Poster

(TV Mini-Series)

(1979)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Charles S. Dubin

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Alex Haley ... (books)
Ernest Kinoy ... (developed for television by)
Ernest Kinoy ... (teleplay)

Cast (in credits order)  

...
Tom Harvey
...
Mrs. Warner (as Olivia De Havilland)
...
Colonel Frederick Warner
...
Sam Wesley
...
Earl Crowther
...
Irene Harvey
...
Bob Campbell
...
Lee Garnet
...
Will Palmer
...
Andy Warner
...
Jim Warner
...
Elizabeth Harvey
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Cynthia Palmer
Opelene Bartley ...
Calloway cook
John Carter ...
T.J. Calloway
...
Frankie Warner (as Marcus Wyatt)
...
Prison Boss (as Patrick J. Cronin)
Anthony Davis ...
Third Man
...
Lucy Damson
Joel Fluellen ...
State Man
...
Carrie Warner
...
Champ Sugrue
Gordon Hurst ...
Walt
...
Mr. Hapgood
...
Holmes
...
Harry Owens
Patrick Tovatt ...
Registrar
Royce Wallace ...
Minnie

Produced by 

Stan Margulies ... producer
David L. Wolper ... executive producer

Music by 

Gerald Fried

Cinematography by 

Joseph M. Wilcots

Film Editing by 

Robbe Roberts

Casting By 

Reuben Cannon

Art Direction by 

Robert MacKichan

Set Decoration by 

Bill Webb ... (as William Webb)

Costume Design by 

Tom Dawson

Makeup Department 

Ken Chase ... makeup designer
Joe DiBella ... makeup artist
David Dittmar ... lab technician
Leonard Drake ... hair style designer
Zoltan Elek ... makeup artist
Tom Miller ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Terence Nelson ... unit production manager (as Terry Nelson)
George Taylor ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Larry Powell ... assistant director
Carol Smetana ... second assistant director (as Carol Jean Smetana)

Art Department 

Ron Frazier ... carpenter foreman
Michael Milgrom ... property

Sound Department 

Willie D. Burton ... sound recording (as Willie Burton)

Special Effects by 

Russel Hessey ... special effects (as Russ Hessey)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Joseph W. Calloway ... key assistant camera

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Richard Butz ... wardrobe: men
Donna Roberts ... wardrobe: women

Music Department 

Eugene Marks ... music editor
Tommy Morgan ... musician: harmonica (uncredited)

Other crew 

Alex Haley ... consultant
My Lewis ... research
George Sims ... research
Kathy Thomas ... script supervisor (as Kathy Thomas Swor)
Barry Wexler ... crab dolly operator
Sheryl Levine ... research assistant: Mr. Haley (uncredited)

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