For Wyatt Earp

Edited by
Bruce Shaw

Written, Produced, and Directed by
Rob Rapley

Associate Producer
Kathryn Lord

Line Producer
Deborah Clancy Porfido

Director of Photography
Michael Chin

Music by
Joel Goodman

Narrated by
Michael Murphy

Assistant Director
Arle Bordas

Production Coordinator
Timothy Messler

Production Designer
Akeime Mitterlehner

Prop Master
Kirk Graves

Art Director
Bill Garber

Construction Coordinator
Larry Koszakovszky

Set Dresser
Jere Sallee

Slow Motion Photography
Jason O’Connell
Tech Imaging Services, Inc.

Assistant Camera
Mark Braun
Paul Marbury
Nan Segler

Ron Anderson

Key Grip
Fred A. Gibson

Best Boy Electric
Paul Stapleton-Smith

Best Boy Grip
Greg Harris

Michael P. Clark
Michael Cottrell

Location Production Assistants
Raquel Chapa
Matthew Kelly Jackson
Julian Moreno
Zane Rico
Sylvia Vidaurri

Set Medic
Chris Swinney

Weapons Handlers
Jim Dunham
Odis Flowers
Chris Swinney

Animal Wranglers
Jesse Bell
Donovan Wagner

Craft Services Personnel
Jay Connell

Sutter's Catering Service

Roger’s Arizona Picture Cars

Sierra Pettengill

Production Interns
Tiffany Hagger
Wesley Hevia
Gratianne Quade

Assistant Editor
Adam Bryant

Motion Graphics
Bruce Shaw
John Vondracek

Map Animator
Alisa Placas

Storyboard Artist
John Sicoransa

Colleen Sackheim

Online Editor/Colorist
Martin Benn

Sound Editors
Jim Briggs III
Matt Snedecor

Re-Recording Mixer
Coll Anderson M.P.S.E

Post Production Sound Services
C. A. Sound, Inc.

Narration Recording
Gramercy Post

Film Lab/Telecine
PostWorks New York

Charlie Bisharet
Kevin Bluhm
Joel Goodman
Greg Herzenach
Philip Vaiman

Music Sources

“As Lately We Watched”
Arranged and Performed by Robin Petrie
Courtesy of Gourd Music

“Aelita 3” and “You Said Tomorrow Yesterday”
Composed by Markus Acher, Micha Acher, Christoph Brandner, Andreas Gerth, and Carl Oesterhelt
Performed by Tied & Tickled Trio
Courtesy of WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) o/b/o Neue Welt Musikverlag GmbH & Co. KG, Edition M+S Industries, Abzocker Musikverlag and Morr Music

Old Tucson Studios
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
Forrester Media, Inc.
Luna Recording Studio
Queen Mine Tours
Windmill Ridge at Mountain View Ranch

Special Thanks
The Booth Western Art Museum
Frank Brown
Frances Causey
Penny Elliott Hays
Roger Hogan
Martin Krusche
Jennifer Lewis
Pam Potter
PC Photo and Imaging
Lee Silva
The Single Action Shooting Society
SJ Reidhead
Victor Wallwork
Mark Zwonitzer

Historical Consultant
Jeff Morey

Archival Material Courtesy of
Alaska State Library, Historical Collection
American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
Arizona Historical Foundation
Arizona Historical Society/Tucson
Autry National Center of the American West, Los Angeles
Brown Brothers, Sterling, PA
California History Room, California State Library, Sacramento, California
Collection of Jeremy Rowe Vintage Photography,
Collection of Steve Stuzynski
Collection of the New-York Historical Society
Colorado Historical Society
Craig Fouts Collection
Cripple Creek District Museum
Denver Public Library, Western History Department
Graham County Historical Society
Groton School
James H. Earle
Jeff Morey Collection
John Rose Collection
Kansas State Historical Society
Library of Congress
Los Angeles Public Library
Map Resources
Martin Lisius/StormStock
Mike Holland Collection
National Archives
Nevada Historical Society
Palace of the Governors Photo Archives
Peoria Public Library
Photograph of young Wyatt and mother, courtesy John Rose
San Diego Historical Society
Schenectady Museum & Suits-Bueche Planetarium
Streamline Films, Inc.
The Lynne Clark Collection
The New York Public Library
The Robert G. McCubbin Collection
The Society of California Pioneers
Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park
Tombstone Western Heritage Museum
University of Arizona Library, Special Collections
Utah State History
William A. Mays, National Police Gazette
William S. Hart Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History


Post Production
Vanessa Ezersky
Glenn Fukushima
Greg Shea

Series Designer
Alison Kennedy

Online 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

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