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The Great San Francisco Earthquake
Film Credits

Narrated by
F. Murray Abraham

Written and Produced by
Tom Weidlinger

Associate Producer
Janis Weidlinger

Original Music Composed by
David Koblitz

George Waite

Jonathan Spaulding

Production Assistant
Nila Bogue

Michael Anderson

Assistant Camera
Leonard Levy
Paul S. Marbury

Animation Camera
Nick Vasu, Inc.

Andy Wiskes

Location Assistant
Adine A. Thoreen

Archive Film Research
Thaxton Green Studios, Inc.

Additional Research
Victor Walsh

Assistant Editor
Nila Bogue

Sound Editor
Amy Moon

Sound Effects
Andy Wiskes
Luther Green

Synclavier Operator
Caleb Morgan

Negative Cutter
Lillian Best

Gladys Hansen
Andrew Rolle
Kevin Starr

Photographs courtesy of
The Bancroft Library
California Historical Society, San Francisco
Japanese Community and Cultural Center of Northern California
Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco
Edwar Lee
Library of Congress
Cora Luchetti
Richard Monaco
National Maritime Museum, San Francisco
Oakland Museum History Department
Presidio Army Museum
Ron Ross
San Francisco Archives for the Performing Arts
The San Francisco Earthquake Research Project
San Francisco Fire Department Museum
The San Francisco Public Library
Stanford University Library Archives

Archive Film Sources
Archives Film Productions
Bay Area Archives
John E. Allen Film Archives
Library of Congress

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

Jay Fialkov
Maureen Jordan

Project Administration
Sherene Ing
Vanessa Ruiz
Rebekah Suggs

Nancy Farrell
Ravi Jain
Pamela Gaudiano
Stewart Smith
Li Wei

Director, New Media
Maria Daniels

Susan Trabucchi
Daphne B. Noyes
Lauren Prestileo

Series Editor
Susan Bellows

Series Manager
James E. Dunford

Coordinating Producer
Susan Mottau

Series Producer
Sharon Grimberg

Original Executive Producer
Judy Crichton

Executive Producer
Mark Samels

A Moira Production film for

American Experience

© 2006 WGBH Educational Foundation

All rights reserved.

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