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"Roots: The Next Generations" Episode #1.4 (TV Episode 1979) Poster

(TV Mini-Series)

(1979)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Charles S. Dubin

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Sydney A. Glass ... (teleplay)
Alex Haley ... (book)
Ernest Kinoy ... (developed for television by)
Ernest Kinoy ... (teleplay)

Cast (in credits order)  

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Bubba Haywood
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Francey
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Big Slew Johnson (as Rosey Grier)
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Captain Bowker
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Boyd Moffatt
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Lieutenant Hamilton Ten Eyck
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Charles Weldon ...
Doxey
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Mrs. Andy Warner
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Calloway
Don Furneaux ...
Major
Yula Gavala ...
French Girl
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Cousin Georgia
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Carrie
Ernestine Jackson ...
Lady
Damu King ...
Sergeant Washington
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Minister (as Robert Kya Hill)
Ebou Manga ...
Senegalese Soldier
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Sister Scrap Scott
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Luke Bettiger
Jessica St. John ...
Nurse
Sterling Swanson ...
Chaplain
Roberta Jean Williams ...
Rosie
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Judge Quartermain
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Produced by 

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

Music by 

Gerald Fried

Cinematography by 

Joseph M. Wilcots

Film Editing by 

John W. Wheeler

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
Leonard Drake ... hair style designer
Zoltan Elek ... makeup artist
Craig Reardon ... lab technician

Production Management 

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

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Scott U. Adam ... 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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