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"Roots: The Next Generations" Episode #1.6 (TV Episode 1979) Poster

(TV Mini-Series)

(1979)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Lloyd Richards

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Alex Haley ... (books "Roots" and "Search")
John McGreevey ... (teleplay)

Cast (in credits order)  

...
Nan Branch Haley
...
Zenitha Haley
...
...
...
Commander Robert Munroe
...
...
Nelson
...
Lila
...
John Hancock ...
Scotty
...
Elizabeth Harvey
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fran Bennett ...
Trixie
Mary Betten ...
Proprietress
Bill Borsella ...
Clerk
...
Assistant
Woody Eney ...
Officer
Ted Gehring ...
Road Boss
Larry Golden ...
Morrison
Curtis Griffin ...
Letter Writer
...
Vernon
...
Cousin Georgia
Joel Herd ...
Billy Haley
...
Daisy
Jarrod Johnson ...
George Haley
Milt Kogan ...
Mel Klein
Hap Lawrence ...
Mr. Weaver
Charles Lucia ...
Crewman #3 (as Chip Lucia)
Shane Mooney ...
Julius Haley
...
VFW Manager
W.K. Stratton ...
Dunne
Vernon Washington ...
Rev. Mills
...
Lydia Haley (uncredited)
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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 

David Saxon

Casting By 

Reuben Cannon

Art Direction by 

Robert MacKichan

Set Decoration by 

R. Chris Westlund ... (as Chris Westlund)

Costume Design by 

Thomas S. Dawson

Makeup Department 

Ken Chase ... makeup designer
Joe DiBella ... makeup artist
Leonard Drake ... hair style designer
Zoltan Elek ... makeup artist

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 

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 

Kathleen McGregor ... wardrobe: men
Donna Roberts ... wardrobe: women

Music Department 

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

Other crew 

Alvin Greenman ... script supervisor
Alex Haley ... consultant
Ernest Kinoy ... developed for television
My Lewis ... research
George Sims ... research
Barry Wexler ... crab dolly operator
Sheryl Levine ... research assistant: Mr. Haley (uncredited)

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