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They Made Me a Criminal (1939) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Busby Berkeley

Writing Credits  

Sig Herzig ... (screen play)
 
Bertram Millhauser ... (from a novel by) and
Beulah Marie Dix ... (from a novel by)
 
Beulah Marie Dix ... (play) (uncredited)
Bertram Millhauser ... (play) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Johnnie
The 'Dead End' Kids
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Detective Phelan
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Goldie
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Grandma
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Peggy
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Tommy
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Milt (as Bernard Punsley)
Robert Gleckler ...
Doc Ward
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Magee
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Budgie
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Ennis (as William Davidson)
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Lenihan
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Malvin
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Smith
Frank Riggi ...
Rutchek
Cliff Clark ...
Manager (as Cliff Clarke)
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Collucci
Raymond Brown ...
Sheriff
Sam Hayes ...
Fight Announcer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jack Austin ...
Cop #1 (uncredited)
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Speed - Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)
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Second Fight Ticket Taker (uncredited)
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Reporter at First Fight (uncredited)
Edwin Brian ...
Newsboy (uncredited)
Mushy Callahan ...
Schwimmer (uncredited)
Nat Carr ...
Haskell - Reporter at First Fight (uncredited)
Eddy Chandler ...
Detective #2 (uncredited)
Georgie Cooper ...
Elderly Lady (uncredited)
Hal Craig ...
Detective #3 (uncredited)
Joe Cunningham ...
Columnist (uncredited)
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Doctor (uncredited)
Mike Donovan ...
Policeman (uncredited)
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Man Behind Grandma (uncredited)
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First Fight Radio Announcer (uncredited)
Leyland Hodgson ...
Mr. Williamson (uncredited)
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Second Fight Timekeeper (uncredited)
Arthur Housman ...
Drunk Next to Grandma (uncredited)
Donald Kerr ...
Man in Ring After First Fight (uncredited)
Reid Kilpatrick ...
Radio Sports Commentator (voice) (uncredited)
Harry Leroy ...
Spectator at Second Fight (uncredited)
Al Lloyd ...
Man in Front of Spit (uncredited)
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Mrs. Williamson (uncredited)
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Man at First Fight with Tophat (uncredited)
Sam McDaniel ...
Splash (uncredited)
Larry McGrath ...
Second Fight Referee (uncredited)
Frank Meredith ...
Cop #2 (uncredited)
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Man in Locker Room After First Fight (uncredited)
Jimmy O'Gatty ...
Rutchek's Handler (uncredited)
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Jim - Assistant Ticket Taker (uncredited)
Bob Perry ...
Cawley - Jack's Handler (uncredited)
Charles Randolph ...
First Fight Referee (uncredited)
John J. Richardson ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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First Fight Ringsider (uncredited)
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Hendricks (uncredited)
Dave Roberts ...
Police Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
Sally Sage ...
Girl Entering Locker Room (uncredited)
Cliff Saum ...
Man in Front of Tommy (uncredited)
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Girl Entering Locker Room (uncredited)
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Man in Front of Grandma (uncredited)
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J. Douglas Williamson (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan ...
Second Fight Trainer (uncredited)
Elliott Sullivan ...
Mel - Hoodlum Stealing $50 (uncredited)
Dorothy Varden ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Tom Wilson ...
Kid Tacoma (uncredited)
Jack Wise ...
Second Fight Ticket Seller (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Benjamin Glazer ... associate producer (uncredited)
Hal B. Wallis ... executive producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Max Steiner

Cinematography by 

James Wong Howe ... (photography)

Film Editing by 

Jack Killifer ... film editor

Art Direction by 

Anton Grot

Costume Design by 

Milo Anderson ... (gowns)

Production Management 

Jack L. Warner ... executive in charge of production (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Arthur Lueker ... first assistant director (uncredited)
Russell Saunders ... assistant director (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Oliver S. Garretson ... sound

Camera and Electrical Department 

Ben Colman ... assistant camera (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Eugene Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Music Department 

Leo F. Forbstein ... musical director
Hugo Friedhofer ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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