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A Day at the Races (1937) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Sam Wood

Writing Credits  

Robert Pirosh ... (screen play) &
George Seaton ... (screen play) and
George Oppenheimer ... (screen play)
 
Robert Pirosh ... (original story) and
George Seaton ... (original story)
 
Al Boasberg ... (original story) (uncredited)
Al Boasberg ... (screen play) (uncredited)
Leon Gordon ... (original story) (uncredited)
Leon Gordon ... (screen play) (uncredited)
George S. Kaufman ... (screen play) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

...
(as Marx Brothers)
...
Dr. Hackenbush (as Groucho)
...
Tony (as Chico)
...
Stuffy (as Harpo)
...
Gil
...
Judy
...
Mrs. Upjohn
Leonard Ceeley ...
Whitmore
...
Morgan
Esther Muir ...
'Flo'
Sig Ruman ...
Dr. Steinberg (as Sig Rumann)
Robert Middlemass ...
Sheriff
Vivien Fay
Ivie Anderson
The Crinoline Choir
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hooper Atchley ...
Race Judge (uncredited)
King Baggot ...
Race Track Official Starter (uncredited)
Kenny Baker ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
Vivian Barry ...
Telephone Girl (uncredited)
...
Secretary (uncredited)
Vangie Beilby ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Edna Bennett ...
Nurse (uncredited)
Edward Biby ...
Racetrack Spectator with Wrong Hat (uncredited)
Lennie Bluett ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
The Plantation Boys ...
Performers (uncredited)
Troy Brown Sr. ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
Jean Burt ...
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
Ben Carter ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
Ruth Cherrington ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Jacqueline Clancy ...
Child (uncredited)
...
Man Boarding Bus (uncredited)
DeForest Covan ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
George Cowl ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Jack Daley ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
...
Black Singer (uncredited)
Vivian Dandridge ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
...
Morgan's Jockey (uncredited)
Frank Dawson ...
Doctor (uncredited)
Dudley Dickerson ...
Wheelchair Attendant (uncredited)
Helen Dickson ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
Billy Dooley ...
Race Track Bugler (uncredited)
Edward Earle ...
Race Judge (uncredited)
Aaron Edwards ...
Plainclothesman (uncredited)
...
Jockey (uncredited)
...
Detective with Sheriff (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Ray Flynn ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Byron Foulger ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
J.C. Fowler ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
Jack George ...
Musician (uncredited)
John Hiestand ...
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
Leyland Hodgson ...
Policeman at Racetrack (uncredited)
Arthur Stuart Hull ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
John Hyams ...
Judge (uncredited)
William Irving ...
Man for Horn Business (uncredited)
Si Jenks ...
Messenger (uncredited)
Jack W. Johnston ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Darby Jones ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
Etta Jones ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
Jack Kenney ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Edith Kingdon ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
...
Party Guest (uncredited)
Harry Lash ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Alexander Leftwich ...
Musician (uncredited)
Edward LeSaint ...
Doctor (uncredited)
Carl M. Leviness ...
Party Guest Who Calls the Sheriff (uncredited)
Max Lucke ...
Doctor (uncredited)
Wilbur Mack ...
Race Judge (uncredited)
Mary MacLaren ...
Nurse (uncredited)
Charles McAvoy ...
Policeman Pursuing Hugo (uncredited)
Alex Melesh ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Norma Miller ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Edmund Mortimer ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
Etta Moten ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
Henry Mowbray ...
Man for Hat Business (uncredited)
Lee Murray ...
Judge (uncredited)
Field Norton ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
Jack Norton ...
Drunk (uncredited)
Frank O'Connor ...
Racetrack Guard (uncredited)
Cullen and Pauline ...
Performers (uncredited)
Victor Potel ...
Horn Blower (uncredited)
Russ Powell ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
James Quinn ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Bob Reeves ...
Policeman Pursuing Hugo (uncredited)
Cyril Ring ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Gus Robinson ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
Allen D. Sewall ...
Policeman Pursuing Hugo (uncredited)
Four Hot Shots ...
Black Performers (uncredited)
Phillips Smalley ...
Racing Spectator with Wrong Hat (uncredited)
Carolynne Snowden ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
Arthur Thalasso ...
Policeman Pursuing Hugo (uncredited)
The Three Chocolateers ...
Black Performers (uncredited)
Charles Trowbridge ...
Dr. Wilmerding (uncredited)
Elizabeth Williams ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Harry Wilson ...
Detective with Sheriff (uncredited)
Florence Wix ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
Buck Woods ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Max Siegel ... associate producer
Irving Thalberg ... producer (uncredited)
Lawrence Weingarten ... producer (uncredited)
Sam Wood ... producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Franz Waxman ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Joseph Ruttenberg ... (photographed by)
Leonard Smith ... (photographed by) (uncredited)

Film Editing by 

Frank E. Hull ... film editor

Art Direction by 

Cedric Gibbons

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Robert A. Golden ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Stan Rogers ... associate art director
Edwin B. Willis ... associate art director

Sound Department 

Douglas Shearer ... recording director

Stunts 

Richard Farnsworth ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Ted Wurtenberg ... gaffer (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Ben Carter ... casting: black sequence (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Dolly Tree ... wardrobe

Music Department 

Leo Arnaud ... choral arrangements / orchestral arrangements
George Bassman ... orchestrator
Roger Edens ... musical arrangements
Walter Jurmann ... music by
Gus Kahn ... lyrics by
Bronislau Kaper ... music by
Paul Marquardt ... orchestrator
Merrill Pye ... musical presentation
Franz Waxman ... musical director
Wayne Allen ... orchestrator (uncredited)
George Bassman ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Roger Edens ... composer: additional music (uncredited)

Other crew 

Dave Gould ... musical numbers staged by
Reginald Le Borg ... director: musical scenes (uncredited)
Carl 'Major' Roup ... script clerk (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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