For Billy the Kid

Written, Produced and Directed by
John Maggio

Associate Producer
Julia Marchesi

Edited by
George O'Donnell

Music by
Gary Lionelli

Director of Photography
Stephen McCarthy

Narrated by
Michael Murphy

Josh Gleason

Assistant Editors
Clyde Folley
Sarah-Rose Meredith

Additional Camera
Michael Chin
Taylor Gentry
Sam Shinn
Mark Garrett

Jim Gallup
Mick Cassidy

John Sicoransa

Assistant Camera
Mark Braun

Ron Anderson

Grip and Electric
Paul Stapleton Smith
Fred Gibson

Robert Jensen
Lee McKechnie
Scott Thomas

Jimena Duarte
Karina Reyna
Raul Urbina
Gilbert Valenzuela

Horse Wrangler
Jesse Bell

Paul Lawton

Field Production Assistant
Jordan Hunter

Sutter's Catering

Jeff Sias & Bryan Papciak, Handcranked Productions

After Effects
Sharon Shattuck

Cultural Center de Mesilla
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
Ellis Store, Lincoln, NM
Hacienda Antigua
La Posada Resort & Spa
Lincoln State Monument
Old Tucson Studios
The Shelbourne Dublin

Sound Mix
Richard Fairbanks, Pharoah Editorial

Sound Effects
Rob Daly
Richard Fairbanks

Foley Artist
Brian Vancho

John Dowdell, Goldcrest Post

Stef Gordon

Office Production Assistant
Danielle Varga

Dalena Moser
Ezekiel Smith

Archival Materials Courtesy of
The Art Archive
Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming
California History Room, California State Library, Sacramento, California
Carleton College Library
Denver Public Library, Western History Collection
Farmington Museum Collection
Getty Images
Haley Memorial Library
History Colorado
The Huntington Library, San Marino, California
Kansas State Historical Society
Library of Congress
Seaver Center for Western History Research, Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History
Shades of L.A. Collection, Los Angeles Public Library
Robert G. McCubbin
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
National Archives
Nebraska State Historical Society
New Mexico State University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Frederick Nolan
Palace of the Governors Photo Archives (NMHM/DCA)
Picture History
Rio Blanco County Historical Society
Stanford University Libraries
University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
Center for Southwest Research, University Libraries, University of New Mexico
Western History Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries
The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
Yale Collection of Western America, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Jose Baca
Jenna Bliss
Lauren DeFilippo
Insignia Films
DeAnn Kessler
Emma Ketteringham
Karen Morrow
Apograph Productions
Ed Pulsifer
Jennifer Riek
Gwendolyn Rogers
Samuel Russell
David and Jinny Vigil
Eric Witt


Post Production
Vanessa Ezersky
Glenn Fukushima

Series Designer
Alison Kennedy

On-line Editor
Spencer Gentry

Sound Mix
John Jenkins

Series Theme
Joel Goodman

Molly Jacobs
Tory Starr

Production Manager
Nancy Sherman

Jay Fialkov
Janice Flood
Scott Kardel

Project Administration
Susana Fernandes
Pamela Gaudiano
Lauren Noyes

Marketing & Publicity
Mary Lugo
Cara White

Project Manager
Lauren Prestileo

Series Manager
James E. Dunford

Coordinating Producer
Susan Mottau

Series Producer
Susan Bellows

Senior Producer
Sharon Grimberg

Executive Producer
Mark Samels

An Ark Media and John Maggio Productions film for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

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