For Influenza 1918

Produced and Directed by
Robert Kenner

Alla Savranskaia

Written by
Ken Chowder

Alison Ellwood

Mark Adler

Linda Hunt

Don Lenzer
Paul Goldsmith
Nancy Schreiber
Steven W. Ross

John Secca
Bruce Perlman

Stock Footage and Photo Research
Helen Hood Scheer
Elizabeth Olsen

Assistant Camera
Jeff Victor
Stacey Cohen
Shana Hagan
Kit Kalionzes

John Priebe

Patrick Murphy

Art Director
Marguerite Kenner

Additional Photography
Buddy Squires
James Mulryan

Dr. Alfred Crosby, author of America’s Forgotten Pandemic: The Influenza of 1918
Dr. Carolyn Bridges, CDC
Dr. Jeffrey Taubenberger, AFIP

Assistant Editors
Thomas Teltser
Helen Hood Scheer

Production Assistants
Diana De Cilio
Eric Guerin
Fred Pichel

Leigh Ryan

Yale Labs

Post Production Services

Brian Hutchings

On-Line Editor
Craig Price

Sound Design/Mixing
Kent Gibson
Tom Mitchell
Vern Pershing

Motion Control Camera
Lars Bunch

Erwin Immerman
Marguerite Kenner

Producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance of:
Dr. Nancy Cox, CDC
Columba Voltz
Michael Donohue
Suzanna Turner
Joan Givner
Jack Fincher
Tess Kenner
Nisa Schoonhoven
Alice and Rebecca Goldsmith
Ben and Sam Sisson
Mathew McGuire
Larry Hertzog
Maurice Rinaldi
DeMille Halliburton
Jack Green/U.S. Naval Historical Center
Joseph Casino/ Phila. Archdiocesan Research Center
Isabelle Meyer/Doctor’s House, Glendale
Burbank Historical Society
Sara Funston
Anthony Damiano/Damiano’s restaurant, DelRey Beach, FL

Stock Footage Courtesy of:
Film/Audio Services
National Archives
John E. Allen, Inc.
Archive Films
University of South Carolina
Image Bank
Creative Television Associates
National Library of Medicine
Archives, The New York Hospital — Cornell Medical Center

Photographs Courtesy of:
National Archives
Museum of History & Industry, Seattle, WA
National Museum of Health & Medicine, Armed Forces Inst. of Pathology
Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Collection of Immigrant City Archives, Lawrence, Mass.
American Red Cross
U.S. Naval Historical Center
National Library of Medicine
Library of Congress
Indiana Historical Society
North Carolina Division of Archives and History, Raleigh
Middle Georgia Archives, Washington Memorial Library, Macon, GA
Rochester Museum & Science Center
Iowa State University, Ames
California Historical Society
Frank & Marie-Therese Wood Print Collection, Alexandria, Va.
Archives, The New York Hospital — Cornell Medical Center
Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
Manuscripts Division, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Utah State Historical Society
San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library
Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center
Archive Photo
Culver Pictures
Brown Brothers
Lincoln Library, Sangamon Valley Collection
Germantown Historical Society
University of Maryland at College Park Libraries, K. A. Porter Collection
Photo Researchers, Inc.
The Philadelphia Evening Bulletin
The San Francisco Chronicle
The Philadelphia Public Ledger
The Washington Post
The Los Angeles Times
The Deseret News
The Chicago Tribune


Post Production
Vanessa Ezersky
Glenn Fukushima
Greg Shea

Series Designer
Alison Kennedy

On-Line Editors
Spencer Gentry
Mark Steele

Sound Mix
John Jenkins

Production Manager
Nancy Sherman

Associate Producer, Web
Molly Jacobs

Jay Fialkov
Janice Flood
Maureen Jordan
Scott Kardel

Project Administration
Kelsey Dorwart
Susana Fernandes
Pamela Gaudiano

Marketing and Communications
Sean Cleary
Jen Holmes
Patrick Ramirez

Project Manager
Lauren Prestileo

Series Manager
James E. Dunford

Coordinating Producer
Susan Mottau

Senior Editor
Paul Taylor

Series Producer
Susan Bellows

Senior Producer
Sharon Grimberg

Executive Producer
Mark Samels

A Robert Kenner Films Production for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

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