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A Huey P. Newton Story

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Directed by:
Spike Lee

Written by:
Roger Guenveur Smith

Starring:
Roger Guenveur Smith

Produced by:
Steven Adams
Bob L. Johnson
Marc Henry Johnson

Director of Photography:
Ellen Kuras

Music Soloist:
Branford Marsalis

Film Editor:
Barry Alexander Brown

Production Designer:
Wynn Thomas

Music Composer:
Marc Anthony Thompson
left to right: Bob L. Johnson, Steven Adams, Spike Lee, Roger Guenveur Smith, Marc Henry Johnson
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Associate Producer
VIRGINIA McCOLLAM

First Assistant Director
MIKE ELLIS

Second Assistant Director
MICHAEL "BOOGIE" PINCKNEY

Archivist
LEANE CLIFTON

Associate Editor
K. A. CHISHOLM

Supervising Sound/Dialogue Editor
PHILIP STOCKTON

Sound Effects Editor
BLAKE LEYH

Assistant Sound Editor
IGOR NIKOLIC

Foley Editor
STEVE VISSCHER

Foley Recordist
GEORGE A. LARA

Foley Artist
MARKO COSTANZO

On-Line Editor
JON FORDHAM

Post Production Sound Mixer
TOM FLEISCHMAN

Online Edit Facilities Provided by
TEATOWN VIDEO

Visual Effects Producer
RICHARD BURNS

Visual Effects Supervisor
MANUEL REY GONZALEZ

Visual Effects Assistant
GISELLA ALBUQUERQUE

Visual Effects Compositors
DANIEL RUBIN
CHRIS HALSTEAD

Rotoscope Artists
ZAC WELCH
LAURA WALDUSKY

Costume Designer
TONI-LESLIE JAMES

Assistant Costume Designer
VERONICA WORTS

Wardrobe Handler
AMATUS KARIM

Wardrobe Assistant
ELIZABETH BOURGEOIS

Technical Supervisor
ANDRE ALLEN

Engineer in Charge
AUGUST YUSON

Video Tape Operator
GARY BARTUNEK

Video Production Consultant
BOB ZAHN

Lighting Designer
JOHN NADEAU

Gaffer
JOHN VELEZ

Best Boy Electric
MIKE PAPADOPOULOS

Electrics
DARREN SMITH
BILL ALMEIDA
RALPH CROWLEY

Camera Operators
CHRISTOPHER NORR
KATHERINE RUPPE
PETER AGLIATA
JOHN BENTHAM
AXEL BAYMAN
JOE WILLIAMS

First Assistant Camera Operators
KEITH MATHIS
JAMES BELLETIER
MITCH MALPICA
ZSOLT KADAR
LEIGH RATHNER
EDWARD RODRIGUEZ
KRISTAN ENOS
JENNIFER STUART

Camera Consultants
KERWIN COUMBERBATCH
JOHN "SHAKAI" COUMBERBATCH

Key Grip
LAMONT CRAWFORD

Best Boy Grips
JAMES McMILLAN, JR.
JIM McMILLAN, SR.

Dolly Grips
TERRENCE LARON BURKE
DIVINE COX
MEL CANNON
TONY ARNAUD
IGOR POTASHNICK
CRAIG W. VACCARO

Production Mixer
ROLF PARDULA

Boom Operator
STUART DEUTSCH

Production Audio Designer
ROBERT KERZMAN

Audio Assistant
LAWRENCE LOEWINGER

Sound Utility
TIMOTHIA SELLERS

Prop Master
KEVIN LADSON

Assistant Prop Master
KIA STEAVE-DICKERSON

Set Dressers
ROBERT WOODS
ADRIENNE "ANDI" ANDERSON
EDWARD JONES
THOMAS WATKINS

Construction Coordinator
BENJAMIN WHITE

Key Construction Grip
TIM WESTON

Construction Grips
SHERIDON BRAXTON
CHARLES MINTER
DEMETRIUS LEWIS

Charge Scenic Artist
RUSSELL BULLOCK

Scenic Artist
GARF BROWN

Standby Scenic Artist
CHRISTOPHER DOOGAN

Hair Design
SANTA CRUZ

Key Hair
JAMES "CHAMPAGNE" LAWRENCE

Key Make-Up
ANITA GIBSON

Make-Up Assistant
CHARLOTTE SCOTT

Hair/Make-Up Assistant
ERNEST JEAN-LOUIS

Extras Casting
TUFFY QUESTELL

Casting Assistant
SERENA ROSARIO

Stand In
BRIAN KEITH ALLEN

Script Supervisor
ANDREA GREER

Production Coordinator
CAROLINE ST. JEAN WORSLEY

Locations Coordinator
DUDLEY HOLT

Assistant to the Producers
RAMONA MEDICINE CROW

Production Office Assistants
JANNU ALAIN GOLDSCHMIDT
CHRISTOPHER HEDGECOCK
GREG CAMPBELL

Key Production Assistant
LENNY PAYAN

Production Assistants
RODNEY "BEAR" JACKSON
RAFAEL OSARIO
BRADLEY WILLIAMS
JEFFREY ELLERBEE
CURTIS HAMILTON
ZACHARY PRICE

Interns
BRIANA CARTWRIGHT
AMBER DAVIS
GARY ELLIS
SAMUEL SCOTT-McDOUGALD
KIM RABSATT
ERIC BROWN

Editing Intern
ELISE DuRANT

Transportation Captain
JAMES J. CLARK

Drivers
THOMAS CASSELLA
JUSTIN SWANSON
MICHAEL REILL
MARK DOLCE
KENNETH SWANSON
MATTHEW STAPLETON
ROY FORTIER

Titles by
BALSMEYER & EVERETT, INC.

Caterer
COAST TO COAST

Craft Service
K & D'S GOURMET

Legal Services
GERALD C. BRYANT, ESQ.

Business Management
STUART and BEVERLY FREEMAN
WOOD/FREEMAN MANAGEMENT

Production Accountant
BARRY KORNBLUM, C.P.A.

Rights and Clearances by
CASSANDRA BARBOUR
LAURA SEVIER
ENTERTAINMENT CLEARANCES, INC.

Archival Footage Provided by
THE HUEY P. NEWTON FOUNDATION AT STANFORD UNIVERSITY,
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES MANAGEMENT
as Exclusive Licensor of the KING ESTATE

Clip from
"
THE HARD WAY"
Courtesy of WARNER BROS.

Musicians
Guitar - MARC RIBOT
Tenor and Soprano Saxophones - BRANFORD MARSALIS
Bass - BRADLEY JONES
Sitar and Acoustic Guitar - OREN BLOEDOW
Piano, Bass, and Guitar - MARC ANTHONY THOMPSON

Engineers
TOM DeKORT
MICHAEL TUDOR

Recorded at
AMERICAN ALCHEMY RECORDERS

Songs
MARC RIBOT appears courtesy of ATLANTIC RECORDS
BRANFORD MARSALIS appears courtesy of SONY MUSIC
MARC ANTHONY THOMPSON appears courtesy of V2 RECORDS

Consultants
DAVID HILLIARD
FREDERIKA NEWTON

Produced in Cooperation with
DR. HUEY P. NEWTON FOUNDATION

Shot on location at the
ANGEL ORENSANZ FOUNDATION, N.Y.

Cameras and Remote Video Facilities Provided by
BVR, LTD.

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A HUEY P. NEWTON STORY ON STAGE
World Premiere 1995
Magic and Oakland Ensemble Theatres
MAME HUNT and ZARITA DODSON, Producers
Off Broadway Premiere 1997
Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival
GEORGE C. WOLFE, Producer
DAVID WELLE, Original Stage Play Set Design

Special Thanks
THE MARK TAPER FORUM
THE ACTORS' GANG, Los Angeles
SOLO MIO FESTIVAL, San Francisco
NATIONAL BLACK THEATER FESTIVAL, Winston-Salem
THE ACTORS THEATER OF LOUISVILLE
THE INTERNATIONAL THEATER COMMUNITY
MARGARET WILKERSON
AMY ZINN, Oakland Film Commissioner
1200 LAKESHORE APARTMENTS, Oakland,
SHANNON RINKER, Manager
PATRICK E. COLE
HEATHER PARISH
VIRGINIA WEATHERFORD BYRD
THE ADAMS, JOHNSON, and SMITH FAMILIES
MELVIN and BARBARETTE NEWTON and THE NEWTON FAMILY

Additional Funding Provided by
NATIONAL BLACK PROGRAMMING CONSORTIUM
CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING
KQED PUBLIC TELEVISION, San Francisco
THE FORD FOUNDATION


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