Cast & Crew

Directed By

Written By

Charles Brackett
screen play
Billy Wilder
screen play / from an original story by
Thomas Monroe
from an original story by


Gary Cooper
Prof. Bertram Potts
Barbara Stanwyck
Sugarpuss O'Shea
Oscar Homolka
Prof. Gurkakoff
Henry Travers
Prof. Jerome
S.Z. Sakall
Prof. Magenbruch
Tully Marshall
Prof. Robinson
Leonid Kinskey
Prof. Quintana
Richard Haydn
Prof. Oddly
Aubrey Mather
Prof. Peagram
Allen Jenkins
Garbage Man
Dana Andrews
Joe Lilac
Dan Duryea
Duke Pastrami
Ralph Peters
Asthma Anderson
Mary Field
Miss Totten
Alan Rhein
Eddie Foster
Aldrich Bowker
Justice of the Peace
Addison Richards
District Attorney
Kenneth Howell
College Boy
Tommy Ryan
Tim Ryan
Motor Cop
Will Lee
Benny, the Creep
Gene Krupa and His Orchestra
Gene Krupa Orchestra
John Alban
Baseball Game Spectator
George Barton
Garbage Man
Tex Brodus
Doria Caron
Girl in Subway
Eddy Chandler
Cop on Garbage Truck
Ken Christy
Cop with Ms. Bragg
Edward Clark
Motor Court Proprietor
Ruth Clifford
Chorus Girl
Chet De Vito
Yvonne Duval
Chorus Girl
Roy Eldridge
Laura Gile
date of Prof. Bertram Potts
George Golden
Nightclub Patron
June Harris
Nursemaid at Park
Otto Hoffman
Stage Doorman
Gene Krupa
Gene Krupa - Orchestra Leader
Merrillee Lannon
Girl in Subway
Ethelreda Leopold
Nursemaid at Park
Jean MacMurray
Chorus Girl
Joyce Mathews
Chorus Girl
Hal McIntyre
Lorraine Miller
Girl in Café
Patsy Moran
Chorus Girl
Mike Morelli
Pool Hall Patron
Mildred Morris
Chorus Girl
William H. O'Brien
Baseball Game Spectator
Jack Perry
Pool Hall Patron
Gerald Pierce
Delivery Boy
Lynne Roberts
Veiled woman in Gene Krupa's audience
Francis Sayles
Taxi Driver
Helen Seamon
College Girl
Walter Shumway
Bert Stevens
Nightclub Patron
Russell Wade
Nightclub Patron

Produced By


Gregg Toland


Frank Maher
sound technician
Thomas T. Moulton
sound recordist

Art Direction

Set Design

Howard Bristol
Set Decorator
Julia Heron
Set Decorator


Mel Berns
makeup artist

Assistant Director

William Tummel
assistant director
Marty Moss
second assistant director
Arthur Rosson
second unit director
John Sherwood
assistant director

Production Management

Earl Rettig
unit manager

Art Department

McClure Capps
associate art director
Irving W. Sindler
property master


Nick Castle
dance director
Jack Pollack
supervising publicist

Music Department

David Buttolph
composer: additional music
Martha Tilton
singing voice: Barbara Stanwyck

Costume Department

Edith Head
costumer: Barbara Stanwyck
Eugene Joseff
costume jeweller

Camera Department

James V. Murray
assistant camera
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