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The Cool World (1963) Poster

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Directed by 

Shirley Clarke

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Shirley Clarke
Carl Lee
Warren Miller ... (novel) (play)
Robert Rossen ... (play)

Cast (in credits order)  

Rony Clanton Rony Clanton ... Duke (as Hampton Clanton)
Carl Lee Carl Lee ... Priest
Yolanda Rodríguez Yolanda Rodríguez ... Luanne
Clarence Williams III ... Blood (as Clarence Williams)
Gary Bolling Gary Bolling ... Littleman
Bostic Felton Bostic Felton ... Rod
Gloria Foster ... Mrs. Custis
John Marriott ... Hurst
Georgia Burke Georgia Burke ... Grandma
Marilyn Cox Marilyn Cox ... Miss Dewpoint
Jerome Raphael Jerome Raphael ... Mr. Shapiro
Mel Stewart ... Con-man
Joe Dennis Joe Dennis ... Douglas Thurston (as Joseph Dennis)
Ronald Perry Ronald Perry ... Savage
Bruce Edwards Bruce Edwards ... Warrior
Lloyd Edwards Lloyd Edwards ... Foxy
Teddy McCain Teddy McCain ... Saint (as Ted McCain)
Joe Oliver Joe Oliver ... Angel
Claude Cave Claude Cave ... Hardy
Maurice Sneed Maurice Sneed ... Rocky
Will Ford Will Ford ... Ace
Ken Sutherland Ken Sutherland ... Big Jeff
J.C. Lee J.C. Lee ... 1st Coolie
Bert Donaldson Bert Donaldson ... Forty-five
Billy Taylor Billy Taylor ... Mission
Riley Mac Riley Mac ... Mac
Alfred Collymore Alfred Collymore ... China
George Goodman George Goodman ... Newscaster
Richard Ward ... Street Speaker
Jay Brooks Jay Brooks ... Littleman's Father
Val Bisoglio ... Gangster (as Val Besoglio)
Vic Ramano Vic Ramano ... Gangster
Ted Butler Ted Butler ... Mr. Osborne
Pheta Canegata Pheta Canegata ... Pheta
William Canegata William Canegata ... Cop
Sandra McPherson Sandra McPherson ... Coney Island Girl
Wilbur Green Wilbur Green ... Priest's Buddy
Nettie Avery Nettie Avery ... Big Daddy
Esther Bodie Esther Bodie ... Lady
Irma Williams Irma Williams ... Lady
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Evadney Canegata Evadney Canegata
Dean Cohen Dean Cohen ... Cop
Peter De Anda Peter De Anda ... Cop
Antonio Fargas
Dizzy Gillespie Dizzy Gillespie
Alan Mercer Alan Mercer ... Cop
Milton Williams Milton Williams

Produced by 

Frederick Wiseman ... producer

Music by 

Mal Waldron

Cinematography by 

Baird Bryant

Film Editing by 

Shirley Clarke

Casting By 

Carl Lee

Set Decoration by 

Roger Furman

Production Management 

Dorothy Oshlag ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Alex E. Goitein ... assistant director (as Alex Goitein)

Sound Department 

Dave Jones ... sound
Hugh A. Robertson ... sound editor (as Hugh A. Robertson Jr.)
Dick Vorisek ... sound mixer (as Richard Vorisek)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Jane Bryant ... assistant camera
Tom Mangravite ... lighting technician
Myron Odegaard ... key grip

Editorial Department 

Madeline Anderson ... assistant editor
Peggy Lawson ... associate editor
John Oettinger ... assistant editor
Richard Preston ... assistant editor
Laurence Solomon ... first assistant editor

Music Department 

Bill Blachly ... music recordist

Other crew 

Madeline Anderson ... assistant to director / continuity
Carl Lee ... dialogue director
Leroy McLucas ... additional footage
Dorothy Oshlag ... assistant to director

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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