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director , television producer

James Louis Crum, American Television producer, director. Avocations: hiking, sports, videophile. M C.


Crum, James Louis was born on November 16, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of James Louis and Julie Maria (Knapp) Crum.


Bachelor in Journalism, University Missouri, 1963. Master of Arts, University Missouri, 1964.


Executive producer, Zoom-Public Broadcasting Service and WGBH-television, Boston, 1974-1975;executive producer, KABC-television, ABC O&O, Los Angeles, 1977-1980;executive producer, KABC-television, ABC O&O Los Angeles, 1977-1980;director, Your New Day-SFM Media, 1980;producer, director-writer, We're Movin'-Group W Prodns., 1981-1982;co-producer, People's Court-Ralph Edwards/Stu Billet Prodns./Telepictures, 1982-1983;producer, director, Heroes: Made in the United States of America-Access Entertainment, 1986-1987;producer Fan Club, Blair Entertainment, 1987-1988;producer, director special segements, Miss Universe, Miss United States of America-Columbia Broadcasting System television, 1988;producer Wake Rattle And Roll, Hanna-Barbera, Worldvision, 1990;freelance producer/director, La Canada, California, since 1990.


  • Avocations: hiking, sports, videophile. M C.


  • Other Work

    • Producer (tv documentary) Unsafe at Any Speed, 1965 (Ohio State award). Director (tv docudrama) Now Is The Time, 1968 (local Emmy). Producer/director (tv documentary) Tell Them We're From San Francisco, 1971 (Chicago film festival award), (docudrama) Eyewitness Year 2000, 1976 (Chicago film festival award).

      Executive producer (Public Broadcasting Service children's program) ZOOM, 1973-1974 (National Emmy). Creator, producer (syndicated children's program) Call It Macaroni, 1975 (Peabody award).


  • Other Interests

    Hiking, sports, videophile.


Married Julie Faurot, December 10, 1960. Children: Caroyne, Jennifer.

James Louis Crum

Julie Maria (Knapp) Crum

Julie Faurot

Caroyne Crum

Jennifer Crum