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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)
Carey Wilson ... (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Dr. Hackenbush (as The Marx Brothers)
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Tony (as The Marx Brothers)
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Stuffy (as The Marx Brothers)
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Gil
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Judy
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Mrs. Upjohn
Leonard Ceeley ...
Whitmore
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Morgan
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'Flo'
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Dr. Steinberg (as Sig Rumann)
Robert Middlemass ...
Sheriff
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Dancer
Ivie Anderson ...
Vocalist
The Crinoline Choir ...
Vocal Ensemble
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Race Judge (uncredited)
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Race Track Official Starter (uncredited)
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Party Guest (uncredited)
Vivian Barry ...
Telephone Girl (uncredited)
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Secretary (uncredited)
Vangie Beilby ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Edna Bennett ...
Nurse (uncredited)
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Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Lennie Bluett ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
The Plantation Boys ...
Performers (uncredited)
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Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Troy Brown Sr. ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
Sheila Brown ...
Child (uncredited)
Jean Burt ...
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
Ben Carter ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
Ruth Cherrington ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Jacqueline Clancy ...
Child (uncredited)
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Man Boarding Bus (uncredited)
DeForest Covan ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
George Cowl ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Jack Daley ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
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Black Singer (uncredited)
Vivian Dandridge ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
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Morgan's Jockey (uncredited)
Frank Dawson ...
Doctor (uncredited)
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Wheelchair Attendant (uncredited)
Helen Dickson ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
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Race Track Bugler (uncredited)
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Race Judge (uncredited)
Aaron Edwards ...
Plainclothesman (uncredited)
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Jockey (uncredited)
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Detective with Sheriff (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Ray Flynn ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
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Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
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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)
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Man for Horn Business (uncredited)
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Messenger (uncredited)
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Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Darby Jones ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
Etta Jones ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
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Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Edith Kingdon ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
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Party Guest (uncredited)
Harry Lash ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Alexander Leftwich ...
Musician (uncredited)
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Doctor (uncredited)
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Party Guest Who Calls the Sheriff (uncredited)
Whitey's Lindy Hoppers ...
Dancers (uncredited)
Max Lucke ...
Doctor (uncredited)
Wilbur Mack ...
Race Judge (uncredited)
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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)
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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)
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Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Gus Robinson ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
Alexander Schoenberg ...
Musician in orchestra (uncredited)
Allen D. Sewall ...
Policeman Pursuing Hugo (uncredited)
Four Hot Shots ...
Black Performers (uncredited)
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Racing Spectator with Wrong Hat (uncredited)
Carolynne Snowden ...
Black Singer (uncredited)
Arthur Thalasso ...
Policeman Pursuing Hugo (uncredited)
The Three Chocolateers ...
Black Performers (uncredited)
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Dr. Wilmerding (uncredited)
Elizabeth Williams ...
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
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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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