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Leadbelly (1976) Poster

(1976)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Gordon Parks

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Ernest Kinoy

Cast (in credits order)  

Roger E. Mosley ... Huddie Ledbetter
James Brodhead James Brodhead ... John Lomax
John McDonald John McDonald ... Tom Pruitt
Leonard Wrentz Leonard Wrentz ... Guard
Ernie Hudson ... Archie (as Earnest L. Hudson)
Dana Manno Dana Manno ... Margaret Judd
William Wintersole ... Sheriff Gibbons
Paul Benjamin ... Wes Ledbetter
Lynn Hamilton ... Sally Ledbetter
Carole Lamond Carole Lamond ... Laura May
Melba Englander Melba Englander ... Evaline
Pamela Singleton Pamela Singleton ... Fat Bessie
Rozaa Jean Rozaa Jean ... Sugar Tit
Nat Williams Nat Williams ... Albert
Madge Sinclair ... Miss Eula
George Williams George Williams ... Shorty
Timothy Pickard Timothy Pickard ... Gray Man
Rhetta Greene Rhetta Greene ... Lethe (as Loretta Greene)
Art Evans ... Blind Lemon Jefferson
William Creamer William Creamer ... Conductor
Dearl Croft Dearl Croft ... Frank
John C. Johnson John C. Johnson ... Will
Bill Woodard Bill Woodard ... Alex
Robert C. Farrow Robert C. Farrow ... Blacksmith
Albert Hall ... Dicklicker
Peter Harrell Peter Harrell ... Ally George
B.T. Henderson B.T. Henderson ... Boss #1
Denny Arnold Denny Arnold ... Boss #2
James Taylor James Taylor ... Dog Boy
Vivian Bonnell ... Old Lady
Alan Manson Alan Manson ... Captain Freeman
John Henry Faulk ... Gov. Pat Neff
Valerie Odell Valerie Odell ... Amy
Drew Thomas Drew Thomas ... Sharecropper
John Keith John Keith ... Guard
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hitide Harris Hitide Harris ... Leadbelly (singing voice)

Produced by 

David Frost ... executive producer
Jack Grossberg ... executive producer
Marc Merson ... producer

Music by 

Fred Karlin

Cinematography by 

Bruce Surtees

Film Editing by 

Moe Howard ... (as Harry Howard)

Production Design by 

Robert F. Boyle

Set Decoration by 

John A. Kuri

Makeup Department 

Bernadine M. Anderson ... makeup artist
Eddie M. Barron ... hair stylist
Robert Dawn ... makeup artist (as Bob Dawn)

Production Management 

Lindsley Parsons Jr. ... executive production manager: Paramount (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Reuben L. Watt ... first assistant director
Richard A. Wells ... second assistant director

Art Department 

Jack M. Marino ... property master

Sound Department 

Howard Beals ... sound effects editor
Gene S. Cantamessa ... mixer
John Wilkinson ... re-recording mixer (as Doc Wilkinson)

Stunts 

Denny Arnold ... stunts
Jim Burk ... stunts
Harold Jones ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department 

Oscar Barber ... camera operator
William D. Barber ... second assistant camera
Charles Holmes ... gaffer
Timothy E. Wade ... first assistant camera
Robert West Sr. ... key grip (as Robert G. West)
Mike Redding ... crane operator (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Pamela Jaye Smith ... location casting director

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Jon Maloy ... wardrobe
Sandra Stewart ... wardrobe

Editorial Department 

Thomas Penick ... assistant editor (as Tom Penick)

Location Management 

Les Landau ... location manager

Music Department 

David H. Cohen ... musician
June Edgerton ... music editor
Fred Karlin ... conductor
Brownie McGhee ... musician
Dick Rosmini ... musician
Sonny Terry ... musician

Other crew 

Mark Lyon ... production assistant
Dana Manno ... choreographer (as Danna Manno)

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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