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Film Credits: Fatal Flood

Produced, Directed, and Written by
Chana Gazit

Co-directed and Edited by
David Steward

Music by
Michael Bacon

Senior Creative Consultant
Paul Taylor

Based in part on
Rising Tide:
The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927
And How It Changed America
By John M. Barry

Narrated by
Liev Schreiber

Cinematography
Joel Shapiro
Terry Hopkins
James Callanan

Associate Producer
Jennifer Raikes

Production Coordinator/ Researcher
Amy Brown

Archival Research
Joy Conley
Stacey Barnett

Sound Recording
Bernard Russo

Gaffer
Ty Coke

Grip
Michael Cruickshank

Assistant Camera
William McCullough

Re-recording Mixer
Michael Ruschak
Sync Sound

Colorist
Jim Dalglish
Tape House

Motion Effects
Russell Steward

Photo-Animation
Glen Schauer
Mark Posillico
Broadway Video

Video Post-Production
Alvin Bowens
Frame:runner

Recreations filmed at:
Montgomery Place
Washington County Courthouse
Marshall County Courthouse
Immanuel Church

Interviews filmed at:
Belmont Plantation House
Junior League House
Community Foundation Center
Lowenstein-Long House
Stokes Residence

Archival Film
John E. Allen
America By Air
Archive Films
Energy Films
Sherman Grinberg
Historic Films
Home Box Office
Herbert Hoover Library
Hot Shots/ Cool Cuts
National Archives
Stormstock/Prairie Pictures
UCLA Film Library
University of South Carolina
WPA Film Library
WQAD

Archival Photos
Corbis
Herbert Hoover Library
Library of Congress
Mississippi Levee Board
Mississippi Department of Archives & History
National Archives
U.S. Corps of Army Engineers
W.A. Percy Library

Excerpts from Lanterns on the Levee
By William Alexander Percy
Used by permission of LSU Press

Special Thanks to
Bill Seratt
Jerome & Jo Cille Hafter
Hugh & Mary McCormack
Greenville Inn and Suites
Maya Steward
Betty Gazit

Creative Consultant
Andrew Ward

Advisors
John Barry
James C. Cobb
Margaret Washington

Controller
Kelley A. Totter

FOR AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Margaret Drain

A Stward/Gazit Productions, Inc. film
for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

(c) 2001
WGBH Educational Foundation
All rights reserved



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