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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN FRONTIERS
PROGRAM #1203
"DEAD MEN'S TALES"

Airdate: October 30, 2001

Host
Alan Alda

Written, produced and directed by John Angier
David Huntley

Edited by
David Berenson
David Huntley

Associate Producers
U.S.A: Jeannie Choi
Dan Lyons
China: Lejen Chen
Egypt: Mimi Mann
South Africa: Sara Blecher

Photography
Peter Hoving

Additional Photography
Felix Meyburgh
Chuck Pratt
Ted Timreck

Sound
John Garrett
David Wivell
John Osborne
Themba Hlatshwayo

Animation and Graphics
Alan Morin
Jeremy Angier

Music
Randy Roos

Post Production Supervisor
Steve Sherrick

Online Editor
Bill Kenney

Sound Mixer
Steve Izzi

Production Manager
Phil Corona

Post Production Assistants
Warren Jones
Tully Luther
Rich Morrissey

Special Thanks
Virginia Historical Society
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation
Assoc. for the Preservation of Virginia

Antiquities
Colonial Williamsburg
The Mariners' Museum
Newport News
South African Broadcasting Corp.
The Tshivase People of Venda
Urumqi Regional Museum
The Nature Conservancy
Western History Collections
University of Oklahoma Libraries
Smithsonian Institution/National Museum of Natural History
Princeton University Library

China still photographs
courtesy of Victor Mair

FRONTIERS Web Site
Producer Nancy Caulfield
Associate Producer Jacqueline Mitchell
Production Assistant Polly Hanson
Lead Designer Mark Ostrander
Programmer Ya Chun Lin
Technical Producer Kirsten Holmes

Promotion Director
Tina Vaz

Business Manager
Rosalie Berger

Production Secretary
Susan Matthews

Series Title Animation
Jed Schwartz
Sean Moyer

Series Title Music
Randy Roos

For Scientific American magazine
Rolf Grisebach, Chairman
Gretchen Teichgraeber, President and CEO
John Rennie, Editor in Chief

Supervising Editor
David Berenson

Executive Producers
John Angier
Graham Chedd

Presented by
Connecticut Public Television

Produced in Association with Scientific American Magazine

Underwriting provided by
Agilent Technologies
Public Television Viewers and PBS

Presented by
Connecticut Public Television

© 1990-2001 The Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc. All rights reserved.


 


 

 

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