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4 Little Girls (1997) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Spike Lee

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Maxine McNair Maxine McNair ... Herself - Mother of Denise McNair
Chris McNair Chris McNair ... Himself - Father of Denise McNair
Helen Pegues Helen Pegues ... Herself - Denise's Aunt
Queen Nunn Queen Nunn ... Herself - Neighbor of Denise McNair
Arthur Hanes Jr. Arthur Hanes Jr. ... Himself - Defense Attorney for Bob Chambliss
Howell Raines ... Himself - New York Times Editor
Harold McNair Harold McNair ... Himself - Denise's Uncle
Carole C. Smitherman Carole C. Smitherman ... Herself - Denise's Childhood Friend (as Carole C. Smitherman Esq.)
Wamo Reed Robertson Wamo Reed Robertson ... Herself - Carole's Aunt
Dianne Braddock Dianne Braddock ... Herself - Carole's Sister
Carolyn Lee Brown Carolyn Lee Brown ... Herself - Carole's Childhood Friend
Alpha Robertson Alpha Robertson ... Herself - Mother of Carole Robertson
Wyatt Tee Walker Wyatt Tee Walker ... Himself - Former Executive Director of SCLC
Fred Lee Shuttlesworth Fred Lee Shuttlesworth ... Himself - Pres. of the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights
Florence Terrell Florence Terrell ... Herself - School Teacher
Gwendolyn White Gwendolyn White ... Herself - School Teacher
Doris Lockhart Doris Lockhart ... Herself - Neighbor of Cynthia Wesley
Gerald Colbert Gerald Colbert ... Himself - Cynthia's Childhood Neighbor
Freeman Hrabowski III Freeman Hrabowski III ... Himself - Cynthia's Childhood Friend (as Dr. Freeman Hrabowski III)
Shirley Wesley King Shirley Wesley King ... Herself - Cynthia's Sister
Carolyn M. McKinstry Carolyn M. McKinstry ... Herself - Cynthia's Childhood Friend
David J. Vann David J. Vann ... Himself - Former Mayor of Birmingham
Bill Baxley Bill Baxley ... Himself - Former Attorney General of Alabama
Albert Boutwell Albert Boutwell ... Himself - Former Mayor of Birmingham (archive footage)
Andrew Young ... Himself - SCLC (as Rev. Andrew Young)
Taylor Branch ... Himself - Author
Nadean S. Williams Nadean S. Williams ... Herself - Music Teacher
Janie Gaines Janie Gaines ... Herself - Addie Mae's Sister
Rhonda Nunn Thomas Rhonda Nunn Thomas ... Herself - Denise's Childhood Friend
James Bevel ... Himself - SCLC (as Rev. James Bevel)
Tommy Wrenn Tommy Wrenn ... Himself - SCLC
George Wallace ... Himself
Nicholas Katzenbach ... Himself - Former US Attorney General
Billie Harris Billie Harris ... Herself - Funeral Home Director
Ricky Powell Ricky Powell ... Himself - Denise's Childhood Friend
Lillie Brown Lillie Brown ... Herself - SCLC
Ossie Davis ... Himself - Actor and Playwright
Mahalia Jackson ... Herself - During March on Washington (archive footage)
Barbara Nunn Barbara Nunn ... Herself - Denise's Childhood Friend
John Cross John Cross ... Himself - Former Pastor of 16th St. Baptist Church (as Rev. John Cross)
Barbara Cross Barbara Cross ... Herself - Daughter of Reverend Cross
Morris Marshall Morris Marshall ... Himself - 16th Street Baptist Church Member
Junie Collins Junie Collins ... Herself - Addie Mae's Sister
Diane Nash ... Herself - SCLC
Faye Davis Faye Davis ... Herself - Carole's Childhood Friend
Coretta Scott King ... Herself
Walter Cronkite ... Himself - Special Correspondent CBS News
Bill Cosby ... Himself - Educator
Jesse Jackson ... Himself - Founder of the Rainbow Push Coalition (as Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr.)
Reggie White ... Himself - Green Bay Packers (as Rev. Reggie White)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ralph Abernathy ... Himself - with Martin Luther King (archive footage) (uncredited)
David Brinkley ... Himself - Reports on Chambliss Trial (archive footage) (uncredited)
Addie Mae Collins Addie Mae Collins ... Herself (joint funeral) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Eugene 'Bull' Connor ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
James Farmer ... Himself - with Freedom Riders (archive footage) (uncredited)
Martin Luther King ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Spike Lee ... Interviewer (voice) (uncredited)
Denise McNair Denise McNair ... Herself (at family gathering) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Cynthia Wesley Cynthia Wesley ... Herself (joint funeral) (archive footage) (uncredited)

Produced by 

Michele Forman ... associate producer
Jacqueline Glover ... coordinating producer
Spike Lee ... producer
Daphne McWilliams ... line producer
Sheila Nevins ... executive producer
Samuel D. Pollard ... producer (as Sam Pollard)

Music by 

Terence Blanchard

Cinematography by 

Ellen Kuras

Film Editing by 

Samuel D. Pollard ... (as Sam Pollard)

Production Management 

Daphne McWilliams ... post-production supervisor

Art Department 

Henry DeBardeleben ... swing (as Henry Debardeleben)
Kareem Jamel Johnson ... swing

Sound Department 

Tim J. Carroll ... stereo sound engineer: Dolby
Roy Clark ... assistant sound engineer
Eugene Gearty ... sound effects editor
Charles R. Hunt ... sound mixer
Skip Lievsay ... re-recording mixer
Tom Miho ... assistant sound engineer
Rolf Pardula ... additional sound recordist
Glenfield Payne ... supervising sound editor
J.T. Takagi ... sound recordist
Todd Whitelock ... sound recording engineer
Allan Zaleski ... assistant sound editor

Camera and Electrical Department 

John Bentham ... second assistant camera
Lamont Crawford ... key grip
Kerwin DeVonish ... second assistant camera (as Kerwin Devonish)
Carl Johnson ... gaffer
David Lee ... still photographer
Susanna Virtanen ... assistant camera

Editorial Department 

Colin Cumberbatch ... post-production coordinator
Peter Gonzalez ... associate editor
Noelle Penraat ... negative cutter
Dave Pultz ... color timer (as David Pultz)

Music Department 

Paula Bing ... musician: flute
Terence Blanchard ... conductor: score / musician: trumpet / score producer
Emile Charlap ... music contractor
Troy Davis ... musician: drums
Lawrence Feldman ... musician: clarinet
Edward Simon ... musician: piano (as Ed Simon)
Alex Steyermark ... music supervisor / score producer
Blair Tindall ... musician: oboe
Reginald Veal ... musician: bass
Maisie Weissman ... music editor

Other crew 

Julie Anderson ... researcher
Randall Balsmeyer ... title designer
Jackie Bazan ... publicist
Vasco Bjegovich ... production assistant
Aubrey Cummings ... production assistant
Karl Dover ... production assistant
Michael Dykes ... production assistant
James Hartel ... production assistant
Michael Jimenez ... production assistant
John Lathan ... production assistant
Eric Moore ... production assistant
Tjamal Noni ... production assistant (as Tjamal K. Noni)
Audra Polk ... production assistant
Victoria Williams ... production assistant
Jason Lampkin ... staff: 40 Acres (uncredited)

Thanks 

Bob Adelman ... acknowledgment: archival footage, Magnum Photos Inc.
Bruce Davidson ... acknowledgment: archival footage, Magnum Photos Inc.
Elliott Erwitt ... acknowledgment: archival footage, Magnum Photos Inc. (as Elliot Ermitt)
James Karakes ... acknowledgment: archival footage provided by
Steven Kasher ... thanks
Holly Kempner ... thanks
Tom Langston ... acknowledgment: archival footage provided by
Danny Lyon ... acknowledgment: archival footage, Magnum Photos Inc.
Chris McNair ... acknowledgment: archival footage provided by
Crew believed to be complete

See also

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

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