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Written and Produced by
David Axelrod

Directed by
Peter Jones

Editor
Kate Amend, A.C.E.

Director of Photography
Brian McDairmant

Cyrus Field played by
John MacKay

Narrated by
Linda Hunt

Voice of Cyrus Field
Michael McColl

Music by
Nathan Wang

Assistant Camera
Ian Moss

Associate Producer
Sara Compton

Production Manager UK
Helen Cooper

Production Coordinator US
Andy Zare

Production Coordinator UK
Sally Riddle

Art Director/Costume Designer
Sam Pine

Special Props
Michael Tucker

Construction Manager
Dave Garbe

Hair/Makeup
Jacquie Russon

Costume Dresser
Jacqui Jones

Hair/Makeup Assistants
Fiona Maynard
Sam Bear

Sound Recordist-UK
Kevin Meredith
Graham Ross

Sound Recordist-NY
Roger Phenix

Location Manager-NY
Dianne Cleare

Gaffer
Geoff Holloway

Grip
Colin Holloway

Catering-UK
NUTMEG

Assistant Editors
Monique Zavistovski
Tracee Morrison

Visual Effects
Mill TV

Map Animation
Michael Tristram Design

Motion Control Graphics
Point 360 Woodholly
Arn Campero
John Falchi
Gary Forbes

Marine Services
Square Sail Ltd.

Online Editor
Ed Ham

Colorist
Mark Kueper

Post Production Sound
Soundesign
Kent Gibson
Tom Mitchell

Archival Research
Jane Martin

Production Assistant
Ariel Fox

Production Runner
Raymon Pyndigh

Stock Footage
America by Air LLC
Corbis Motion
Image Bank Film by Getty Images

Archival Material
Brooklyn Historical Society
Brown Brothers
Cable & Wireless Archive, Porthcurno, UK
Canada National Archives
Corbis
Corbis Motion
FTL Design
Frick Art Reference Library
Getty Images
Getty Images / Image Bank
Institution of Electrical Engineers, UK
Jeffrey Kraus Collection
Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music, The Sheridan Libraries of the Johns Hopkins University
Library of Congress
Metropolitan Museum of Art
National Archives
Naval Historical Center
Richard Orange-Bromehead
Science & Society Library
Tempus Publishing Ltd.
Thomas Perera's Telegraph Museum

Special Thanks
Bernard Finn
Bill Burns
SS Great Britain Trust
Theodore Roosevelt National Historic Site
Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of American History
New York Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre, and Broadcasting

Re-enactors
Alex Allen
Jonathan Beedell
John Berry
Martyn Bill
Amy Booth
Mark Bryan
Martin Cook
Robin Davies
Piers Drew-Wilkinson
Nick Eggett
Toby Greenlees
Chris Handby
Bomber Harris
David Higson
David Hinam
James Hinchliff
Hari Jones
Iain Marshall
Luca Melzer
Jacob Nye
Nigel Ottley
Barry Paine
Bob Peters
Arnold Pick
David Pritchard
Scott Pritchard
Ray Prosser
Roman Pyndiah
Penelope Reynolds
David Rowe
Glyn Smith
Josh Spencer
Andrew Stocker
Michael Tucker
Ed Tyler
Graham Winter
Kate Woodhouse
Daniel Yates

For AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

POST PRODUCTION
Greg Shea
Glenn Fukushima

SERIES DESIGNER
Alison Kennedy

ON-LINE EDITOR
Spencer Gentry

SOUND MIX
John Jenkins

SERIES THEME
Mark Adler

BUSINESS MANAGER
John Van Hagen

PROJECT ADMINISTRATION
Nancy Farrell
Vanessa Ruiz
Helen R. Russell
Rebekah Suggs

LEGAL
Jay Fialkov
Maureen Jordan

DIRECTOR, NEW MEDIA
Maria Daniels

PROJECT COORDINATOR, NEW MEDIA
Ravi Jain

PUBLICITY
Daphne B. Noyes
Johanna Baker
Lauren Prestileo

SERIES EDITOR
Susan Bellows

SERIES MANAGER
James E. Dunford

COORDINATING PRODUCER
Susan Mottau

SERIES PRODUCER
Sharon Grimberg

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Mark Samels

A Green Umbrella Film for
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

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All rights reserved.

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