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Credits

directed by
MICHAEL STEVENS

produced by
GEORGE STEVENS, JR.

produced by
MICHAEL STEVENS

written by
SARA LUKINSON
and
MICHAEL STEVENS

co-producer
SARA LUKINSON

supervising producer
BILL URBAN

editor
JAKE HAMILTON

music by
ROB MATHES

director of photograhy
ZORAN POPOVIC

production designer
BRIAN STONESTREET


starring
ALAN MANDELL
as
HERBERT BLOCK

based on the writings and speeches of
HERBERT BLOCK


Herbert Block's father
DOUG BUDIN

young Herbert Block
JOSHUA WHITE

interviewer
SARA LUKINSON

associate producers
MARK LEED
DOTTIE McCARTHY

casting director
CATHY REINKING

cartoon and photograph visual effects by
DARREN FANTON
and JAKE HAMILTON


art director
SCOTT WELBORN

set decorator
SANDY SUMMER

set dresser
STEVE HARRIS


assistant editor
TJ DALY

additional editing
MARK MUHEIM

production supervisor
CASEY DAVIS

production corrdinators
JOSEPH McCARTHY
STUART LEED


wardrobe
KLEEV GUESSFORD

hair and make-up
LINDSEY BERGFALK

cartoon artist and technical advisor
DAVID HORSEY


camera operators
ZORAN POPOVIC
KEVIN CHUNG
DAVID COHEN
MITCH GOLDMAN
JESSE BRUNT
DAVID McKINLEY
CHARLES MONTGOMERY
MIKE THOMAS

camera assistant
KEVIN HUGHES


gaffers
MATT ARDINE
AVID KANE

electricians
MIKE BECKMAN
DAVID SHEETZ
CHRIS TONKAVICH
grips
BRIAN FISHER
TOM HUNT
YOSHI ISOMURA
DAVID KANE
NEIL PHILLIPS


sound recordists
MIKE BOYLE
PAUL FLINTON
DAVID HOCS
MUIKE JONES
REZA MOOSAVI


production assistants
DARIUS CLEMONS
JOHN COOKE
TAYLOR CLOYES
JONATHAN EDMUNSON
LAUREN HERREL
JENNIFER KOSS
DYLAN LEE
RACHEL WYLE


post production supervisor
JAKE HAMILTON

media manager
TJ DALY

archival researchers
LEWANNE JONES
ROSEMARY ROTONDI

media clearances
SHEILA MANIAR


sound mixer
JOSH MORTON

dialogue editors
JOSH MORTON
KRISTIAN PEDREGON


visual effects supervisor
JAKE HAMILTON

visual effects artists
DARREN FANTON
ADAM FANTON
TJ DALY
SAM KRYSZEK

photograph vfx artists
JENIFER REESER
MELISSA LYMAN
chicago 1918 sequence
visual effects supervisor
BOGDAN MARJANOVIC

visual effects artists
DOCA MLADENOVIC
IVAN PEJKIC
NIKOLA PANIC
NEMANJA ANDREJEVIC
DRAGAN NAJDENOV
VLADIMIR BOJCIC
ALEK BUDIMLIC


opening titles design
JAKE HAMILTON
DARREN FANTON

on-line editor
KEVIN PURCELL

colorists
NELSON MAH
KRIS SANTA CRUZ

music composed and orchestrated by
ROB MATHES


music editing and mixing by
JAMSHIED SHARIFI

music preparation
MIKE CASTEEL

orchestra recorded and mixed by
JONATHAN ALLEN
assisted by
PAUL PRITCHARD

contractor
ISOBEL GRIFFITHS

concertmaster
THOMAS BOWES

recorded at
ABBEY ROAD STUDIOS, LONDON


piano and chamber ensemble
recorded by
ALEX VENGUER
contracted by
SANDRA PARK
recorded at
MSR STUDIOS, NEW YORK

concertmaster
LISA KIM
cello soloist
ALAN STEPANSKY
trumpet solos
TONY KADLECK
KATE MOORE
piano
ROB MATHES


post production facilities
BENTLIGHT DIGITAL, BEVERLY HILLS
CHAINSAW, HOLLYWOOD
DREAMDUST VFX, BELGRADE
HAMILTON POST, NORTH HOLLWYOOD
SOUND DESIGN, HOLLYWOOD


production accountant
ALAN REBACK
REBACK LEE & CO.

public relations
ROGERS & COWAN, LOS ANGELES
STEVE DOCTROW
HOLLY TAYLOR
NATALIE LOGAN

legal services
HOWELL BEGLE, ESQ
LISA A. CALLIF, DONALDSON + CALLIF

production insurance
WINNIE WONG
MOMENTOUS INSURANCE


the producers wish to thank those who generously contributed their time and recollections

SARAH ALEX
BOB ASHER
KEN AULETTA
TONY AUTH
MARILYN BERGER
CARL BERNSTEIN
MICHAEL BESCHLOSS
LEWIS BLACK
BEN BRADLEE
MARCELA BRANE
TOM BROKAW
DAVID BROOKS
MARIAN BURROS
DENNIS BURTON
JOSEPH CALIFANO
RICHARD COHEN
JOE CONASON
JULES FEIFFER
THOMAS FRIEDMAN
DONALD GRAHAM
STEVEN HELLER
HENDRIK HERTZBERG
JIM HOAGLAND
DAVID HORSEY
BRIT HUME
AL HUNT
LAURA HUTCHISON
GWEN IFILL
HAYNES JOHNSON
HARRY KATZ
TED KOPPEL
DOREE LOVELL
BOB MANKOFF
CHRIS MATTHEWS
ROGER MUDD
VICTOR NAVASKY
MICHELE NORRIS
CLARENCE PAGE
JEAN RICKARD
EUGENE ROBINSON
ROGER ROSENBLATT
BOB SCHIEFFER
MARK SHIELDS
TED SORENSEN
JILL STANLEY
JON STEWART
TOM TOLES
CALVIN TRILLIN
ROGER WILKINS
BOB WOODWARD
MATT WUERKER


the producers wish to thank
THE HERB BLOCK FOUNDATION
SARAH ALEX
MARCELA BRANE
JEAN RICKARD
FRANK SWOBODA


the producers also wish to thank
JAMES DIXON
ANDY ERICKSON
PAMLA EISENBERG
DONALD GRAHAM
MARGARET HARMAN
LIZ HYLTON

THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
PAUL HOGROIAN
JASMINN WINTERS
MIKE MASHON
JOHN LEIFERT
RICK MARCIANO
SCOTT NORMAN

the producers extend their heartfelt thanks to
MIKE POLITO
PAUL SANDWEISS


photo stills courtesy of
THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO
AP IMAGES
CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM
CHICAGO TRIBUNE
CORBIS IMAGES
DIANA WALKER
DOREE LOVELL
GETTY IMAGES/LIFE MAGAZINE
THE GRAHAM FAMILY COLLECTION
THE HERB BLOCK FOUNDATION
THE IMAGE WORKS


photo stills courtesy of
JEAN RICKARD
LAKE FORREST COLLEGE ARCHIVE
LYNDON JOHNSON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM
MARIAN BURROS
THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PRINTS & PHOTOGRAPHS DIVISION
PULITZER ORGANIZATION
RAVINIA FESTIVAL
RICHARD NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM
UNDERWOOD ARCHIVES
WASHINGTON DAILY NEWS
WASHINGTON POST


archival footage courtesy of
ABC NEWS VIDEOSOURCE
COMEDY PARTNERS/COMEDY CENTRAL
CNN
CORBIS MOTION
CRITICALPAST
C-SPAN
FILM ARCHIVES, INC.
FOOTAGE FARM USA
GETTY IMAGES
THE HERB BLOCK FOUNDATION
THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS MOTION PICTURE, BROADCAST AND RECORDED SOUND DIVISION
MYFOOTAGE, LLC
NBC UNIVERSAL ARCHIVES
NATIONAL ARCHIVES & RECORDS ADMINISTRATION
RICHARD NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM
T3 MEDIA
WILLIAM J. CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY


additional footage and stills
ABC NEWS
CBS NEWS
CLASSIC MEDIA
CNN
FOX NEWS
MSNBC
NBC NEWS
TIME MAGAZINE


dialogue sources for Herbert Block portrayal
are from the writings, speeches and interviews of Herbert Block
(in order of use)
"HERBLOCK" BY HAYNES JOHNSON AND HARRY KATZ, 2009
"HERBLOCK: A CARTOONIST'S LIFE" BY HERBERT BLOCK, 1993
"HERBLOCK'S HISTORY” BY HARRY KATZ, THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, 2010
“HERBLOCK'S STATE OF THE UNION" BY HERBERT BLOCK, 1968
"THE HERBLOCK BOOK" BY HERBERT BLOCK, 1952
INTERVIEW WITH JAMES DAY, “DAY AT NIGHT,” CUNY TV, 1984"
INTERVIEW ON “BOOK TV” C-SPAN2, 1993
"HERBLOCK'S SPECIAL FOR TODAY" BY HERBERT BLOCK, 1958
"HERBLOCK THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS" BY HERBERT BLOCK, 1984
"HERBLOCK AT LARGE" BY HERBERT BLOCK, 1987
"COLBY COLLEGE CONVOCATION SPEECH" BY HERBERT BLOCK, 1986
opening "Kaiser Wilhelm" scene based on excerpt from the memoir:
"HERBLOCK: A CARTOONIST'S LIFE" BY HERBERT BLOCK, 1993



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