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Leadbelly (1976) Poster

(1976)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Gordon Parks

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Ernest Kinoy

Cast (in credits order)  

...
Huddie Ledbetter
James Brodhead ...
John Lomax
John McDonald ...
Tom Pruitt
Leonard Wrentz ...
Guard
...
Archie (as Earnest L. Hudson)
Dana Manno ...
Margaret Judd
...
Sheriff Gibbons
Paul Benjamin ...
Wes Ledbetter
...
Sally Ledbetter
Carole Lamond ...
Laura May
Melba Englander ...
Evaline
Pamela Singleton ...
Fat Bessie
Rozaa Jean ...
Sugar Tit
Nat Williams ...
Albert
...
Miss Eula
George Williams ...
Shorty
Timothy Pickard ...
Gray Man
Rhetta Greene ...
Lethe (as Loretta Greene)
...
Blind Lemon Jefferson
William Creamer ...
Conductor
Dearl Croft ...
Frank
John C. Johnson ...
Will
Bill Woodard ...
Alex
Robert C. Farrow ...
Blacksmith
...
Dicklicker
Peter Harrell ...
Ally George
B.T. Henderson ...
Boss #1
Denny Arnold ...
Boss #2
James Taylor ...
Dog Boy
...
Old Lady
Alan Manson ...
Captain Freeman
...
Gov. Pat Neff
Valerie Odell ...
Amy
Drew Thomas ...
Sharecropper
John Keith ...
Guard

Produced by 

David Frost ... executive producer
Jack Grossberg ... executive producer
Marc Merson ... producer

Music by 

Fred Karlin

Cinematography by 

Bruce Surtees

Film Editing by 

Moe Howard
Thomas Penick

Production Design by 

Robert F. Boyle

Set Decoration by 

John A. Kuri

Production Management 

Lindsley Parsons Jr. ... executive production manager: Paramount (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Les Landau ... assistant director

Stunts 

Denny Arnold ... stunts
Jim Burk ... stunts
Harold Jones ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Oscar Barber ... camera operator
William D. Barber ... second assistant camera
Timothy E. Wade ... first assistant camera
Mike Redding ... crane operator (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Pamela Jaye Smith ... location casting director

Music Department 

June Edgerton ... music editor
Fred Karlin ... conductor
Brownie McGhee ... musician
Dick Rosmini ... musician
Sonny Terry ... musician

Other crew 

Mark Lyon ... production assistant

See also

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

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