The Film


Film Credits

Produced and Directed by Richard Gordon and Carma Hinton
Editor and Associate Director: David Carnochan
Producers: Peter Kovler, Orville Schell and Lise Yasui
Writers: Geremie Barmé, John Crowley
Co-Editor: Charles Phred Churchill
Associate Producers: Kim Roberts, Nora Chang, Dong Hua,
Kai S. Wang, D.W. Leitner, Liu Yuan
Associate Directors: Geremie Barmé, Gail Hershatter
Archival Research: Kim Roberts, Nora Chang, Karen Cariani, Lewanne Jones,
Rosalind Bentley, Elizabeth Taylor-Mead, Nancy Berliner, Raye Farr, Mia Galison
Interviewer: Carma Hinton
Narrator: Deborah Amos
Camera: Richard Gordon
Line Producer: Tim Callahan
Additional Associate Producers: Liu Baifang, Kathy Kline, Dede Nickerson
Original Musical Compositions by Mark Pevsner
Musicians: Eric Ruske (French Horn), Barbara LaFitte (Oboe) and Mark Pevsner (Piano)
Sound Recordists: Tim Callahan, John Cameron, Alex Griswold,
David Shadrack Smith, Kim Roberts
Assistant Camera: Dick Williams, Shou Cheng
Research: Nora Chang, Cathy Clayton
Office Managers: Sue Cousin, Deb Bork
Principal Consultants: Geremie Barmé, Gail Hershatter and Jeffrey Wasserstrom
Consultants: Michael Frisch, Merle Goldman, Gong Xiaoxia, Harry Harding, Ellen Laing, Leo Lee, Andrew Nathan, Barry Naughton, William Parish, Elizabeth Perry, Jonathan Spence, Andrew Walder, Marilyn Young
Colorist: Jimmy Daglish, DuArt Video
Dailies: DuArt Film Laboratories
Audio Post-production: Greg McCleary and Geof Thurber of Heartpunch Studio
On-Line Editor: David M. Allen
Post-production Services by Multivision Inc.
Digital reformatting by Tape House Digital
Video to Film Transform by Four Media Company (4MC)
Negative Cutting: Elliott Gamson, Aaron "Bones" Denenberg, Michael Yetter of Immaculate Matching Inc.
Titles Design: Joanne Kaliontzis
Subtitled by Titra California, Inc.
Photomotion by Ed Joyce and Ed Searles of The Frame Shop
Spanish Wrangler: Juan Mandelbaum
Additional editing: Shady Hartshorne, Eileen Finkelstein
Voiceover Supervisor: Nick Kurzon
Production Assistants: Audrey Un, Luna Behar

Archival footage and still photographs supplied by:
ABCNEWS VideoSource; CBS News Archives; ETV Films Ltd.; Grinberg Film Libraries; Hope Enterprises, Inc.; NBC News Archives; The Sidney D. Gamble Foundation for China Studies; Valerie Samson.

Excerpts from "America Entertains Vice-Premier Deng Xiaoping," © 1979 New Liberty Productions, Inc., All Rights Reserved
Prerecorded videotape supplied by CNN © Cable News Network, Inc., All Rights Reserved.

Special Thanks: Alberta Arthurs, Bob Bernstein, Laurie Block, Tom Brokaw, K.C. Chang, Shu Lea Cheang, Pearl Chou, Phil Cunningham, Jack and Dorothy Edelman, Fairbank Center Library, John and Joan Gaines, Harriet Gordon, Howard Granowitz, Scott Greathead, David Haas, Nancy Hearst, William and Katherine Ch'iu Hinton, Huang Yongyu and Zhang Meixi, David Jackson, Linda Jaivin, Jimmy and Theresa, Phyllis Kaufman, Kathy Kennedy, Marty Kurcias, Banary K. Lam, Joy Lewis, Liang Yi, Debbie Lou, Frank Marshall, Ming Yue, Robin Munro, Richard Pendleton, Walter Scheuer, Emily Scott, Shen Shen, R. Shulsky, Bertha Sneck, Lynn Szwaja, Sang Ye, Susie Tompkins, Tan Dun, Barbara Watkins, the Research School of Pacific & Asian History (ANU, Canberra), and Louise Stevenson, Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Major funding provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities, The Ford Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (ITVS).

Additional funding provided by: The Marjorie Kovler Fund, The Aaron Diamond Foundation, the John Merck Fund, The Blue Ridge Foundation, Mass. Council for the Arts, the J. Roderick MacArthur Foundation, and the Open Society Institute.

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