Crack USA: County Under Siege 35 years old

Documentary which aired in 1989 as part of the HBO documentary series "American Undercover". It was filmed in West Palm Beach, Florida over the course of eight weeks and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. The documentary shows a cross section of abusers who have fallen under the deadly spell of the most addictive and affordable drug in America. Interviews with addicts and their families reveal that crack knows no socio-economic boundaries. Teenagers discuss the desperate measures they have taken to obtain the drug. The producers acknowledged the following for their assistance in making this film: Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office; West Palm Beach Police Department; Data House of the Drug Abuse Treatment Association Half-Court Productions Ltd. 1989


Crack USA: County Under Siege Cast

Name Character
Joe Mantegna He was 41, now 76 years old as Narrator

Crack USA: County Under Siege Crew

Name Department
Jim Stewart as Editor. He was 34 (now 70) years old Editing
Jean de Segonzac as Director of Photography. He was 39 (now 74) years old Camera
Bill Guttentag as Director. He was 30 (now 65) years old Directing
Bill Guttentag as Producer. He was 30 (now 65) years old Production
Bill Guttentag as Writer. He was 30 (now 65) years old Writing
Sam Henriques as Camera Technician. Camera
Vince DiPersio as Director. Directing
Vince DiPersio as Producer. Production
Vince DiPersio as Writer. Writing
Crack USA: County Under Siege (35 years)

  • Release day: Sunday, January 01, 1989
  • Runtime: 42 minutes