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Directed & Produced by
Jessica Yu

Produced by
Susan West

Original Music by
Jeff Beal

Associate Producer
Karen Carter

Animation Producer
Kara Vallow

Joan Huang
Cherry Sky Films, LLC

Voice of Henry Darger
Larry Pine

Dakota Fanning

Additional Voices
Frier McCollister
Wally Wingert
Janice Hong
Ruby McCollister
Paul Robert Langdon

Tim Bieber
Russell Harper

New York:
Michael Barrow

Los Angeles:
Shana Hagan

Andrew Brandou
Peter Ehrlich
Britt Ehringer
Matthew Gadbois
Meher Gourjian
Tom Kanchanapinyokul
David Wigforss

Title Art
Chris Ware

Book Art Sequences
Scott Marvel Cassidy

Animation Clean-up
David Beall
Denise Chavez
Eric Lusk
Rodd Miller
Joe Vaux
Armando Soto

Animation Storyboards
Eric Koenig
Aurian REdson

Animation Website
Martin Yu

Digital Transfers
Thom Whitehead

Linda LaMontagne

Line Producer
Ellin Baumel

Assistant Camera
Joe Brady
Osa Elmfors

Lamar Bloodworth
Darren Kasmir

2nd AC
Marlene Haegele

Key Grip
Ron Forsythe
Harry Lapham

T.S. Hale
Bill Frye
Guy Moeller
Ryan Puckett

Additional Camera
Wesley Hicks

Stills Photographer
Juliet Lofaro

Production Assistants
Jake Delman
Lisa Masseur
Mark Masseur
Larry Powell
Rachel Katz-Atkin
Andrea Sausen
Amy Dom
Tony Haske

Kiyoko Lerner

Legal Counsel
Bill Abrams
Abrams, Garfinkel & Rosen, LLP

Ron Forsythe
Elise Pearlstein
Kris Scheifele

Film Lab & Telecine
Consolidated Film Industries

Motion Control
Timothy Kitz, Zona Productions Matchframe

Stock Footage
Macdonald & Associates

Online Editor
Thom Whitehead, Pair of Hands

Color Correction
Michael Mintz, GEP

Sound Design & Mixing by
Danetracks, Inc.

Supervising Sound Editor
Stephanie Brown

Sound Designer
Eddie Kim

Re-recording Mixer
Matthew Iadarola

Foley Supervisor
Eryne Prine

Re-recording Engineers
Paul Hackner
Del Martin

Sound Facility Coordinator
Matt Hedges

Marketing & Sales
Cynthia Delaney-Gorman

Operations Manager
Katherine Pitts

Recording Engineers
Tomas Marsh, New York
Rick Ellis, Los Angeles

Score recorded and mixed at Many Rooms Music by
Jeff Beal: trumpet, keyboards
Clayton Haslop: violin
Simon Oswell: viola
Dave Speltz: cello
Jim Walker flute: piccolo
Chris Bleth: oboe: English horn:,clarinets
Judy Farmer: bassoon
Dan Higgins: saxophone
John Reynolds: French horn
Alan Kaplan: trombone
Brian Kilgore: field drum

Men’s Chorus
Frier McCollister
Phil Klemmer
Michael Tuba Heatherton
Martin Yu

Choral Conductor
Joan Beal

Girls’ Chorus
Emma Beren
Lily Beren
Erin Hansen
Megan Hansen
Mercedes Kilmer
Ruby McCollister

“Flash Pan Hunter (intro)”
Written by Tom Waits
Used by permission of
Jalma Music (ASCAP)

“Innocent When You Dream (78)”
Written by Tom Waits
Used by permission of
Jalma Music (ASCAP)

Henry Darger’s artwork and writings used by permission of
Kiyoko Lerner

Photos of Henry Darger courtesy of
Kiyoko Lerner and David Berglund

Other photos courtesy of
Alexian Brothers
Chapin Hall Center, University of Chicago
Lincoln Developmental Center
Mercy Home for Boys & Girls
Southern Illinois University
Edwardsville, Lovejoy Library

Special Thanks
Kiyoko Lerner
The Nathan Lerner Foundation
David Berglund
Mary O’Donnell
Mary Rooney
Regina Waters
Marc Waters
Karen Carter
Brooke Anderson
The Folk Art Museum
Gordon Russell
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
The MacDowell Colony
Yaddo Corporation
Ted Shen
St. Vincent de Paul Parish
Mr. Big Films
Schumacher Camera
Thomasson Lighting
Crest National
Rolling Stock Limited
Dao Le
Celene Ryan
Sydney Wilkinson
Loretta Janeski
Tom Waits
Kathleen Brennan
Claudine Magre
David Obermeyer
& all the crew and family members who gave generously of their time and effort

Also Thanks to
Scott Fleischer, Panavision
Bob Mastronardi, Kodak
Carol Sue Baker
Jack Doulin
Christopher Nguyen
Taashing Hui
Jessica Sanders
Greg Hughs
Todd Mooney
Gary Reger
Michelle Satter
Robert Kessell
Jim McKay

Produced in association with the Independent Television Service.

This program was produced by Diorama Films, which is solely responsible for its content.

Copyright 2003 Diorama Films