Produced by
Amanda Pollak

Edited By
Omry Maoz

Narrated By
Oliver Platt

Written and Directed By
Stephen Ives

Based in part on the book
The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America by Timothy Egan

Associate Producer
Nina Krstic

Original Music By
Peter Rundquist

Researcher
Margaret Metzger

Director of Photography
Andrew Young

Wildfire Cinematography
Jon Else

Recreations Cinematography
Michael Chin

Additional Cinematography
Peter Nelson

Production Associates
Connie Honeycutt
Kathryn Lindsay
Andrew Hanold

Production Controller
Andrew Hall
Profitas LLC

Sound Recordists
John Zecca
Steve Roseboom

Recreations Produced By
Lindsey Megrue

Assistant Camera
Kyle Kelley
Scott Daharb

Assistant Editors
Michael LaFond
Jenna Hill

Second Assistant Editor
Paul Mounsey

Animations By
Brian Oakes

Archival Graphics By
Daniel Vatsky

Post-Production Supervisor
Lindsey Megrue

Production Assistants
Harrison Asen
Krystle Ciro
Chris George
Blaize Hall
Graham Hayward
Chaela Herridge-Meyer
Matt James
Michael Kefeyalew
Ben Kiem
Alex Kozyrski
Grace Lilly
Paul Mounsey
Alyssa O’Connor
Emma Pelman
Randy Price
April Schröer

Art Direction By
Gonzalo Cordoba

Art Department
Jack de Sousa
Alexander Guerrero
Alexander Kujawski
Dylan J. Smith
Graham Stockmayer
Zechariah Vincent

Construction Coordinator
Marko Orso

Costume Design
Andrea Huelse

Costume Assistant
Olivia Fuks

Gaffer
Joe Matina

Key Grip
Marc Cato

Best Boy Electric
Everardo Flores

Grips
Salvatore Carolei
Parrish McLean

Electric
Jason D’Aversa

Actors
James Hook.................Ed Pulaski
Jeffery Lee Looney......Ed Pulaski
Anthony Del Negro
Bryan Jennings
Nicholas Masciangelo
Peter Waluk

Special Effects Coordinator
Brian Schuley
Jim Milligan

Special Effects Technician
Rui Rodrigues

Costumes
TDF Costume Collection

Location Scout
Pam Zoth

Location Guide
Bob Clark

Colorist
Michael H. Amundson

Online Assistant Editor
Eric P. Gulliver

Online Facility
the OutPost at WGBH

Sound Effects Editor
Ira Spiegel

Dialogue Editor
Marlena Grzaslewicz

Assistant Sound Editor
Isaac Derfel

Narration Recording
City Vox

Re-Recording Mixer
Peter Waggoner

Archival Materials Courtesy Of
Alan Simmons Productions
Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, The University of Montana
Arizona Historical Society
British Pathe
Budget Films Stock Footage
Corbis
EFootage
F.I.L.M. Archives
Forest History Society, Durham, NC
Getty Images
The Granger Collection, New York
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Historic Films Archive
Historic Wallace Preservation Society
H. English, Archives & Special Collections, Mansfield Library, The University of Montana
Idaho State Historical Society
Jay Moynahan
Kinsey HD Productions
KOB-TV Albuquerque
Peter Koch
Library of Congress
Montana Historical Society
Museum of North Idaho
National Archives
National Museum of Forest Service History
Oregon Historical Society
The Spokesman-Review
T3 Media
United States Forest Service
University of Idaho
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of Pacific Library
University of Washington
Victor Linthacum, Archives & Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana
Wallace District Mining Museum
School of Forestry and Environment Studies, Yale University

Special Thanks
Lincoln Bramwell
Maryanne Bruno
Brooklyn Fire Proof Stages
CAL Fire
The City of New York Fire Department
Ann Dunsky
Steven Dunsky
Patricia Limerick
Lost Valley Ranch
Gustav Peebles
Dave Steinke
Anne Symmes
United States Forest Service
Susan Young

Historical Consultants
Timothy Egan
Char Miller
Steve Pyne

For American Experience

Post Production Supervisor
Vanessa Ruiz

Editor
Glenn Fukushima

Senior Producer, Digital Content and Strategy
Molly Jacobs

Production Assistant, Digital Media
Katharine Duffy

Production Manager
Nancy Sherman

Contracts & Rights Manager
Susana Fernandes

Production Coordinator
Lauren Noyes

Production Secretary
Julianna Newmeyer

Legal
Jay Fialkov
Janice Flood
Scott Kardel

Marketing Account Manager
Chika Offurum

Publicity
Mary Lugo
Cara White

Post Production
Spencer Gentry
John Jenkins

Series Theme
Joel Goodman

Series Manager
Lauren Prestileo

Coordinating Producer
Susan Mottau

Series Producer
Susan Bellows

Senior Producer
Sharon Grimberg

Executive Producer
Mark Samels

An Insignia Films Production for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

American Experience is a production of WGBH, which is solely responsible for its content.

(c) 2014
WGBH Educational Foundation
All rights reserved.

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