Assault at West Point


1h 34m 1994

Brief Synopsis

A television movie based on the true story of one of the first black cadets at West Point and the racial prejudice he encounters at the U.S. Military Academy. Johnson Whittaker is court-martialed in 1880 and expelled from West Point for allegedly staging his own assault and mutilating himself in ord

Film Details

Also Known As
Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker, Conduct Unbecoming: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Location
Staunton, Virginia, USA; Buenta Vista, Virginia, USA; Lexington, Virginia, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Synopsis

A television movie based on the true story of one of the first black cadets at West Point and the racial prejudice he encounters at the U.S. Military Academy. Johnson Whittaker is court-martialed in 1880 and expelled from West Point for allegedly staging his own assault and mutilating himself in order to avoid taking an exam.

Crew

Michael B Adams

Grip

Chris Arias

Foreman

Tom Barrett

Dolly Grip

Charles Thomas Baxter

Location Manager

James Bigwood

Line Producer

James Bigwood

Unit Production Manager

Terence Blanchard

Music

Tim Boggs

Adr Editor

Rose Bologa

Hair Stylist

Jim Bridges

Photography

Otie Brown

Assistant Director

W. J. Butler

Costumes

Lisa Caperton

Set Decorator

Louis Creveling

Dialogue Editor

Howard Cummings

Production Designer

Skelly Cummings

Dolly Grip

Jea Devoe

Art Director

Lile Engle

Sound Effects Editor

Leonard Finger

Casting

William Flick

Boom Operator

Jay Freund

Editor

Robert Friedman

Foley Artist

Martin Garrigan

Property Master

Keith E Gibson

Advisor

Patrick Giraudi

Dialogue Editor

Karen Gnat

Other

Mark Goodson

Sound Effects Editor

David Grant

Dialogue Editor

Eric Gruber

Construction Coordinator

Barbara Harris

Voice Casting

Susanne Harris

Main Title Design

Patricia Holmes

Production Auditor

Joseph P Hurt

Makeup Artist

Kalina Ivanov

Storyboard Artist

Dan Jamele

Dialogue Editor

Bobby L Jones

Transportation Captain

Stanley Kastner

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Ken Kelsch

Director Of Photography

Jay Kemp

Best Boy

Carter Kesler

Grip

Rachel Kick

Makeup Assistant

Rachel Kick

Hair Assistant

Tim King

Post-Production Supervisor

Stephanie Klapper

Casting

Robert Kummert

Key Grip

David Leveen

On-Line Editor

Dennis Livesey

Assistant Camera Operator

Timothy Lonsdale

Assistant Director

Derek Marcil

Adr Mixer

John F Marszalek

Book As Source Material

Greg M Martin

Grip

Thomas Mawyer

Transportation Coordinator

Charles Mcnamara

Gaffer

Debbie Melford

Adr Editor

Dave Melhase

Visual Effects

Harry Moses

Screenplay

Harry Moses

Producer

James Nichols

Music

Kitty Olisky

Production Coordinator

Keith Olson

Foley Artist

Timothy Pearson

Foley Artist

Lisa S Reynolds

Special Effects Assistant

Wendy Roberts

Script Supervisor

John Ross

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Bob Rubin

Executive Producer

Craig Sadler

Sound Effects Editor

Steve Scoville

Dialogue Editor

Bob Shelley

Special Effects Coordinator

Carl Shermat

Grip

Bill Siegler

Executive Producer

Omar Simmons

Costumes

Paul A Simmons

Costume Designer

Paul A Simmons

Wardrobe Supervisor

Mike Stailey

Assistant Camera Operator

James Thornton

Sound Mixer

Dave Torres

Foley Mixer

Larry Trosko

Colorist

Paul Urmson

Sound Effects Editor

Christine Williams

Assistant Editor

Jason Winebarger

Other

Film Details

Also Known As
Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker, Conduct Unbecoming: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Location
Staunton, Virginia, USA; Buenta Vista, Virginia, USA; Lexington, Virginia, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video July 27, 1994

Aired in United States February 27, 1994

Previous title: "Conduct Unbecoming: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker."

Budget estimate: $4,000,000

Began shooting June 10, 1993.