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Show Boat (1936) Poster

(1936)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

James Whale

Writing Credits  

Edna Ferber
 
Oscar Hammerstein II ... (stage play)
 
Oscar Hammerstein II ... (screen play)
 
Zoe Akins ... (contributing writer) (material unused) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Charles Winninger ...
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Joe
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Helen Westley ...
Queenie Smith ...
Sammy White ...
Donald Cook ...
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Francis X. Mahoney ...
Rubber Face
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Sunnie O'Dea ...
Arthur Hohl ...
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J. Farrell MacDonald ...
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Janitor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maude Allen ...
Fat Woman (uncredited)
Ricca Allen ...
Old Woman (uncredited)
William Alston ...
Young Man (uncredited)
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Young Black Man (uncredited)
Harry Barris ...
Jake - Pianist (uncredited)
Patricia Barry ...
Kim Ravenal as a Baby (uncredited)
May Beatty ...
Mrs. O' Brien (uncredited)
Brooks Benedict ...
Race Fan (uncredited)
Barbara Bletcher ...
Fat Girl (uncredited)
Mary Bovard ...
Daughter (uncredited)
Donald Briggs ...
Press Agent (uncredited)
Betty Brown ...
First Girl (uncredited)
Daisy Bufford ...
Maid in Chicago (uncredited)
James P. Burtis ...
Soldier (uncredited)
Eddy Chandler ...
Gambler (uncredited)
E.E. Clive ...
London Producer (uncredited)
Edmund Cobb ...
Gambler (uncredited)
Maxine Cook ...
Thin Girl (uncredited)
D'Arcy Corrigan ...
Small Role (uncredited)
Grace Cunard ...
Mother (uncredited)
J. Gunnis Davis ...
Doctor at Kim's Birth (uncredited)
Anna Demetrio ...
Mother (uncredited)
Helen Dickson ...
Small Role (uncredited)
Jeanette Dickson ...
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Elspeth Dudgeon ...
Mother Superior (uncredited)
...
Reporter Interviewing in Rehearsal (uncredited)
Kathleen Ellis ...
Girl #2 (uncredited)
Al Ferguson ...
Gambler (uncredited)
Stanley Fields ...
Backwoodsman with Gun (uncredited)
Artye Folz ...
Fat Girl (uncredited)
June Glory ...
Girl #3 (uncredited)
Dorothy Granger ...
New Year's Eve Cutie (uncredited)
Marilyn Harris ...
Little Girl (uncredited)
Helen Hayward ...
Mrs. Brecenbridge (uncredited)
Ernest Hilliard ...
Race Fan (uncredited)
Arthur Housman ...
Drunk (uncredited)
Jimmy Jackson ...
Young Man (uncredited)
Selmer Jackson ...
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
Matthew Jones ...
Bartender at Trocadero (uncredited)
Jane Keckley ...
Mrs. Ewing (uncredited)
Isabel La Mal ...
Companion (uncredited)
Jack Latham ...
Juvenile (uncredited)
Frank Mayo ...
Gambler (uncredited)
Martha Merrill ...
Long-Legged Girl (uncredited)
Monte Montague ...
Old Man (uncredited)
Jack Mulhall ...
Race Fan (uncredited)
Harold Nelson ...
Postmaster (uncredited)
Georgia O'Dell ...
School Teacher (uncredited)
Dennis O'Keefe ...
Blackface Dancer (uncredited)
Patti Patterson ...
Banjo Player (uncredited)
Edward Peil Sr. ...
Gambler (uncredited)
Barbara Pepper ...
New Year's Eve Cutie (uncredited)
Lee Phelps ...
Gambler (uncredited)
LeRoy Prinz ...
Dance Director at Rehearsal (uncredited)
George Reed ...
Old Black Man (uncredited)
Tom Ricketts ...
Minister (uncredited)
Donna Mae Roberts ...
New Year's Eve Party Extra (uncredited)
Betty Roche ...
Tall Girl (uncredited)
Alma Ross ...
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Tiny Sandford ...
Zebe - Backwoodsman (uncredited)
Forrest Stanley ...
New York Theatre Manager (uncredited)
Mary Stewart ...
Singer / Dancer (uncredited)
Maidel Turner ...
Mother (uncredited)
Lois Verner ...
Small Girl (uncredited)
Harold Waldridge ...
Office Boy (uncredited)
Marguerite Warner ...
Young Girl (uncredited)
Billy Watson ...
Boy (uncredited)
Bobs Watson ...
Willie Thomas (uncredited)
Delmar Watson ...
Boy (uncredited)
Harry Watson ...
Boy (uncredited)
Lloyd Whitlock ...
Gambler Speaking to Sheriff (uncredited)
Renee Whitney ...
New Year's Eve Cutie (uncredited)
Frank Whitson ...
Dealer (uncredited)
Charles C. Wilson ...
Jim Green (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Carl Laemmle Jr. ... producer

Cinematography by 

John J. Mescall

Film Editing by 

Bernard W. Burton ... film editor (as Bernard Burton)
Ted J. Kent ... (as Ted Kent)

Art Direction by 

Charles D. Hall

Costume Design by 

Doris Zinkeisen ... (costumes designed by)

Makeup Department 

Doris Carico ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Charles Gorman ... makeup (uncredited)
Jack P. Pierce ... makeup (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Joseph A. McDonough ... assistant director
Harry Mieneke ... assistant director (uncredited)
Joe Torillo ... assistant director (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Gilbert Kurland ... sound supervisor
William Hedgcock ... production recordist (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

John P. Fulton ... special cinematographer
Russell Lawson ... matte artist (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Alan Jones ... second camera (uncredited)
James V. King ... assistant camera (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Vera West ... costumes executed by
Brymer ... wardrobe (uncredited)
Eugene Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Earl Leas ... wardrobe (uncredited)
Vera West ... costumes: Irene Dunne (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Maurice Pivar ... editing supervisor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Victor Baravalle ... musical director
Oscar Hammerstein II ... lyrics by
Jerome Kern ... music by
Robert Russell Bennett ... composer: incidental music (uncredited) / musical arranger (uncredited)
Mike McLaughlin ... music recordist (uncredited)
Will Vodery ... music arranger: vocal and choral (uncredited)
P.G. Wodehouse ... lyrics for the song "Bill" (uncredited)

Other crew 

Leighton Brill ... technical director
Carl Laemmle ... presenter
LeRoy Prinz ... dance numbers staged by (as Leroy Prinz)
Leighton Brill ... dialogue director (uncredited)
John W. Harkrider ... title designer: main title sequence (uncredited)
Jack Latham ... stand-in: Allan Jones (uncredited)
Helen McCaffrey ... script clerk (uncredited)
Katherine Stanley ... stand-in: Irene Dunne (uncredited)
Mary Stewart ... stand-in (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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