Produced and Directed by
P. Andrew Willis
Tracy Heather Strain
Assistant Camera / Gaffer
Location Production Assistants
Rob Cabana, Just Add Water NY
Digital Intermediate Colorist
Scott Burch, Out of the Blue NY
On-line Post Producer
Steve Bodner Sr., Out of the Blue NY
Archival Film Transfer
Cinema Arts, Inc.
Graphic Design and Animation
Alisa Placas Frutman
Post-Production Sound Services
C.A. Sound, Inc.
Supervising Sound Editor / Re-Recording Mixer
Coll Anderson M.P.S.E.
Sound Effects Editor
Sound Effects Recordist
Lou Verrico, City Vox
Beth Bahia Cohen, Violin & Viola
Sheila Falls, Fiddle
Richard Sebring, French Horn
Ashima Scripp, Cello
Grace Elizabeth Hale
Joe William Trotter, Jr.
William Hal Gorby
A&E Television Networks, LLC
Archives of Ontario
Kerry Lea Burmeister
George Bragg Collection
Chesapeake and Ohio Historical Society
Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston
Eastern Regional Coal Archives
Fayette County Circuit Court
Fayette County Public Library
Gaumont Pathé Archives
Hagley Museum and Library
Todd A. Hanson & Pat Duncan
Harmon’s Western Wear
Harrison County Historical Society
Baker Library, Harvard Business School
Historic Films Archive, LLC
Huntley Film Archives
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Jefferson County Museum
John E. Allen Inc.
Library of Congress
Matewan United Methodist Church
Steven G. Meeks
The New York Public Library
The Newberry Library
Norfolk and Western Historical Society
Northwestern University Library
Ohio History Connection
McConnell Library, Radford University
Carl Starr, Sr.
John Taylor Collection
UCLA Film & Television Archive
United Mine Workers of America
University of Kentucky Libraries
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Maryland Libraries
Moving Image Research Collections, University of South Carolina
Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Albert Maltz Collection, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University
West Virginia Humanities Council
West Virginia Regional and History Center, WVU Libraries
West Virginia State Archives
West Virginia State Police
West Virginia University Institute of Technology
The WPA Film Library
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Coal Camp Creations, Kimball, WV
Commander's Mansion, Watertown, MA
Endicott Estate, Dedham, MA
Heritage Station, Huntington, WV
World War Memorial, Kimball, WV
Macfarland-Hubbard House, Charleston, WV
Mountaineer Hotel, Williamson, WV
Filmmakers Collaborative, Inc.
Beth Nogay Carenbauer
West Virginia Film Office
Based in part on the book, The Devil Is Here in These Hills, by James Green.
Original funding for this program was provided by
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Corporation For Public Broadcasting
National Endowment For the Humanities
Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this film do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment For the Humanities.
Post Production Supervisor
Senior Producer, Digital Content and Strategy
Production Assistant, Digital Media
Contracts & Rights Manager
James E. Dunford
A Film Posse, Inc. production for American Experience.
American Experience is a production of WGBH, which is solely responsible for its content.
(c) 2016 WGBH Educational Foundation
All Rights Reserved.
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