Cast & Crew

Directed By

Written By

Daniel Mainwaring
screen play by / based on his novel "Build My Gallows High"


Rhonda Fleming
Meta Carson
Brooks Benedict
Kibitzer in Blue Sky Club
Oliver Blake
Tillotson - Night Clerk
Eumenio Blanco
Mexican Waiter
Wesley Bly
Harlem Club Headwaiter
Mildred Boyd
Woman at Harlem Club
Hubert Brill
Car Manipulator
James Bush
Ted Collins
Man at Harlem Club
James Conaty
Bartender in Acapulco
Homer Dickenson
Kibitzer in Blue Sky Club
Lee Elson
Jess Escobar
Mexican Doorman
Mary Field
Marny - Cafe Owner
Elias Gamboa
Rudy Germane
Restaurant Patron
Joe Gilbert
Casino Patron
Adda Gleason
Mrs. Miller
Theresa Harris
Eunice Leonard
Harry Hayden
Canby Miller
John Kellogg
Lou Baylord
Mike Lally
Kibitzer in Blue Sky Club
Primo López
Mexican Bellhop
Wilbur Mack
Racetrack Patron
Hans Moebus
Nightclub Patron
Philip Morris
The Porter
Caleb Peterson
Man with Eunice
Jose Portugal
Mexican Waiter
Charles Regan
Mystery Man
Greg Rhinelander
Racetrack Patron
Victor Romito
Mexican Waiter
Tony Roux
Jose Rodriguez
Jeffrey Sayre
Man in Nightclub Cloakroom
William Van Vleck
Cigar Store Clerk
Bill Wallace
Kibitzer in Blue Sky Club
Sam Warren
Harlem Club Waiter
Frank Wilcox
Sheriff Ed Douglas

Produced By

Warren Duff
Robert Sparks
executive producer


Nicholas Musuraca
director of photography

Set Design

Darrell Silvera
Set Decorator
John McCarthy Jr.
Set Decorator


Edward Stevenson
Costume Designer


Gordon Bau
makeup supervisor
Mel Berns
makeup department head

Special Effects

Russell A. Cully
special effects

Visual Effects

Linwood G. Dunn
optical effects

Assistant Director

Harry Mancke
assistant director
Earl Harper
assistant director
Lynn Shores
second unit director

Production Management

James H. Anderson
unit manager



Boyd Cabeen
stand-in: Robert Mitchum
Robert De Grasse
fill-in photographer
Frank Fenton
screenplay constructor
Margery Gutterman
stand-in: Jane Greer
Leonard Shannon
unit publicity writer

Music Department

C. Bakaleinikoff
musical director

Costume Department

Eugene Joseff
costume jeweller
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