Cast & Crew

Written By

Dorothy Parker
screen play
Alan Campbell
screen play
Robert Carson
screen play / from a story by
William A. Wellman
from a story by
David O. Selznick
contributing writer
Ben Hecht
contributing writer
Ring Lardner Jr.
contributing writer
John Lee Mahin
contributing writer
Budd Schulberg
contributing writer


Janet Gaynor
Esther Victoria Blodgett - aka Vicki Lester
Fredric March
Norman Maine
Adolphe Menjou
Oliver Niles
May Robson
Grandmother Lettie Blodgett
Andy Devine
Danny McGuire
Lionel Stander
Matt Libby
Owen Moore
Casey Burke - Director
Peggy Wood
Miss Phillips - Central Casting Clerk
Elizabeth Jenns
Anita Regis
Edgar Kennedy
Pop Randall - Landlord
J.C. Nugent
Mr. Blodgett
Jean Acker
Woman at Preview
Eric Alden
Niles' Assistant
Irving Bacon
Station Agent
Jane Barnes
Waitress #1
Clara Blandick
Aunt Mattie
Wade Boteler
Santa Anita Cop
Sidney Bracey
Burke's Butler
Harry C. Bradley
Niles' Assistant
Helene Chadwick
Woman at Preview
George Chandler
Billy Coe
Billy Dooley
Film Crewman with Spray Gun
Herbert Evans
Burke's Bartender
Bess Flowers
Undetermined Secondary Role
Francis Ford
William Gregory
Joe Gray
Harrison Greene
Chubby Previewer
Jonathan Hale
Judge George J. Parris
Sherry Hall
Court Clerk
Chuck Hamilton
Cop Outside Courtroom
Lillian Harmer
Wardrobe Woman
Grace Hayle
Woman in Funeral Mob
Edward Hearn
Sanitarium Attendant
Kenneth Howell
Milton Rails
Olin Howland
Judd Baker
Arthur Hoyt
Assistant Makeup Artist
Michael Jeffers
Boxing Match Spectator
I. Stanford Jolley
Boxing Ringside Spectator
Eddie Kane
Burke's Party Guest
Matty Kemp
Preview Reporter
Carole Landis
Girl in Beret at Santa Anita Bar
Myra Marsh
John's Assistant
Chris-Pin Martin
José Rodriguez
Edwin Maxwell
Vocal Coach
Buddy Messinger
Boy Delivering Fan Mail
Willy Morris
Niles' Secretary
Ferdinand Munier
Burke's Waiter
Robert Emmett O'Connor
Santa Anita Clubhouse Bartender
Dennis O'Keefe
Burke's Party Guest
Ted Oliver
Santa Anita Cop #2
Bob Perry
Boxing Referee
Lee Phelps
Bailiff #1
Jed Prouty
Artie Carver
Adrian Rosley
Makeup Artist
Kathryn Sheldon
Funeral Spectator
Paul Stanton
Academy Award Presenter
A.W. Sweatt
Aleck Blodgett
Leonard Walker
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra Leader
Gayne Whitman
Grauman's Chinese Theater Radio Announcer
Clarence Wilson
Justice of the Peace

Produced By


W. Howard Greene



James E. Newcom
film editor

Casting Director

Charles Richards
Casting Director

Production Design

Lansing C. Holden
Production Designer

Art Direction

Lyle R. Wheeler
Art Director

Set Design


Omar Kiam
Costume Designer


Elizabeth Arden
makeup artist: screen and stage
Paul Stanhope
makeup artist
Eddie Voight
makeup artist

Special Effects

Jack Cosgrove
special effects

Assistant Director

Eric Stacey
assistant director

Production Management

Ray Flynn
production manager

Art Department

Edward G. Boyle
associate art director
Harold Fenton
construction supervisor


Natalie Kalmus
color supervisor: Technicolor
Hal C. Kern
supervising film editor
Val Lewton
editing assistant: David O. Selznick


Russell Birdwell
press representative
Barbara Keon
production secretary
Corynn Kiehl
production secretary

Music Department

Hugo Friedhofer
Louis Kaufman
musician: violin
Bernhard Kaun
George Parrish

Costume Department

Eugene Joseff
costume jeweller
Eddie Schmidt
wardrobe designer: Adolphe Menjou / wardrobe maker: Adolphe Menjou

Camera Department

James Potevin
chief electrician
Cliff Shirpser
assistant camera: Technicolor
Melbourne Spurr
publicity photographer
Charles Straumer
camera operator

Location Management

Mason N. Litson
location manager
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