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The Grapes of Wrath (1940) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John Ford

Writing Credits  

Nunnally Johnson ... (screen play)
 
John Steinbeck ... (based on the novel by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Grandpa
Dorris Bowdon ...
Rosasharn
Russell Simpson ...
O.Z. Whitehead ...
Al
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Eddie Quillan ...
Zeffie Tilbury ...
Grandma
Frank Sully ...
Frank Darien ...
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Winfield
Shirley Mills ...
Ruth Joad
Roger Imhof ...
Thomas
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Caretaker
Charles D. Brown ...
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Davis
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Policeman
Harry Tyler ...
Bert
William Pawley ...
Bill
Charles Tannen ...
Joe
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Inspection Officer (as Selmar Jackson)
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Leader
Eddy Waller ...
Proprietor (as Eddie Waller)
Paul Guilfoyle ...
David Hughes ...
Frank
Cliff Clark ...
City Man
Joe Sawyer ...
Bookkeeper (as Joseph Sawyer)
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Tim
Adrian Morris ...
Agent
Hollis Jewell ...
Muley's Son
Robert Homans ...
Spencer
Irving Bacon ...
Driver
Kitty McHugh ...
Mae
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wally Albright ...
Boy Who Bragged of Eating Chicken (uncredited)
Erville Alderson ...
Arkansas Storekeeper (uncredited)
Josephine Allen ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Robert J. Anderson ...
Hungry Boy (uncredited)
Frank Atkinson ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Arthur Aylesworth ...
Father (uncredited)
Trevor Bardette ...
Jule - Bouncer at Dance (uncredited)
John Binns ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Joe Bordeaux ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Leon Brace ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Henry Brahe ...
Migrant (uncredited)
George P. Breakston ...
Boy (uncredited)
Buster Brodie ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Scotty Brown ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Hal Budlong ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Nora Bush ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Russ Clark ...
Guard (uncredited)
Shirley Coates ...
Girl in Migrant Camp (uncredited)
Cal Cohen ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Cecil Cook ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Harry Cording ...
Deputy (uncredited)
Jim Corey ...
Buck Jackson - Witness at Dance (uncredited)
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Chef (uncredited)
Delmar Costello ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Jane Crowley ...
Migrant (uncredited)
W.H. Davis ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Helen Dean ...
Migrant (uncredited)
John Dilson ...
Bookseller (uncredited)
Lillian Drew ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Ralph Dunn ...
Deputy (uncredited)
Thornton Edwards ...
Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
Billy Elmer ...
Migrant (uncredited)
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Deputy (uncredited)
James Flavin ...
Guard (uncredited)
Francis Ford ...
(uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Emily Gerdes ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Tyler Gibson ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Barney Gilmore ...
Migrant (uncredited)
William Haade ...
Deputy with Shotgun (uncredited)
Ben Hall ...
Gas Station Attendant in Bakersfield (uncredited)
Dean Hall ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Edna Hall ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Sidney Hayes ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Cliff Herbert ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Charles Herzinger ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Herbert Heywood ...
Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)
Harry Holden ...
Migrant (uncredited)
E.J. Kaspar ...
Migrant (uncredited)
David Kirkland ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Lillian Lawrence ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Rex Lease ...
Cop (uncredited)
Hazel Lollier ...
Migrant (uncredited)
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Muley's Wife (uncredited)
Louis Mason ...
Man in Camp (uncredited)
Harry Matthews ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Scotty Mattraw ...
Migrant (uncredited)
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Gang Leader (uncredited)
Jules Michelson ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Walter Miller ...
New Mexico Border Guard (uncredited)
Philip Morris ...
Guard (uncredited)
Frank Newburg ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Frank O'Connor ...
Deputy #1 (uncredited)
L.F. O'Connor ...
Migrant (uncredited)
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Clerk (uncredited)
Ted Oliver ...
State Policeman (uncredited)
Inez Palange ...
Woman in Camp (uncredited)
Steve Pendleton ...
Gas Station Attendant #2 in Needles (uncredited)
Jack Pennick ...
Camp Helper (uncredited)
Walter Perry ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Walton Pindon ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Rose Plumer ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Chauncey Pyle ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Bob Reeves ...
Deputy (uncredited)
Gladys Rehfeld ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Waclaw Rekwart ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Dick Rich ...
Keene Ranch Guard (uncredited)
Gloria Roy ...
Waitress (uncredited)
Peggy Ryan ...
Hungry Girl (uncredited)
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Gas Station Attendant #1 in Needles (uncredited)
Lee Shumway ...
Deputy (uncredited)
Georgia Simmons ...
Woman (uncredited)
C.B. Steele ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Al Stewart ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Harry Strang ...
Fred - Trucker #2 at Diner (uncredited)
Paul Sutton ...
Deputy (uncredited)
Harry Tenbrook ...
Deputy / Troublemaker (uncredited)
Charles Thurston ...
Migrant (uncredited)
D.H. Turner ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Tom Tyler ...
Deputy Handcuffing Casy (uncredited)
Pearl Varvalle ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Eleanore Vogel ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Max Wagner ...
Guard (uncredited)
Harry Wallace ...
Migrant (uncredited)
John Wallace ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Glen Walters ...
Woman Who Gets Shot (uncredited)
Jack Walters ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Frank Watson ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Jim Welch ...
Migrant (uncredited)
Charles West ...
Migrant (uncredited)
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Poor Man Walking with Woman in Transient Camp (uncredited)
Norman Willis ...
Joe - Shot at Floyd (uncredited)
Bill Wolfe ...
Square-Dance Caller (uncredited)
Bill Worth ...
Migrant (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Nunnally Johnson ... associate producer
Darryl F. Zanuck ... producer

Music by 

Alfred Newman ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Gregg Toland ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Robert L. Simpson ... film editor (as Robert Simpson)

Art Direction by 

Richard Day
Mark-Lee Kirk

Set Decoration by 

Thomas Little ... (set decorations)

Costume Design by 

Gwen Wakeling ... (costumes)

Makeup Department 

Myrtle Ford ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Charles Gemora ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Gustaf Norin ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Ralph Dietrich ... production manager (uncredited)
Bernard McEveety ... unit manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Otto Brower ... second unit director (uncredited)
Edward O'Fearna ... assistant director (uncredited)
Wingate Smith ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Eddie Jones ... props (uncredited)
Andy Kisch ... assistant property master (uncredited)
William Sittel ... assistant property master (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Roger Heman Sr. ... sound (as Roger Heman)
George Leverett ... sound
Edmund H. Hansen ... sound (uncredited)
Harry Kornfield ... assistant sound (uncredited)
W.P. Mathewson ... assistant boom operator (uncredited)
Jack Miller ... cableman (uncredited)
Robert Parrish ... sound effects editor (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Charles G. Clarke ... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)
Arthur Dorien ... best boy (uncredited)
Paul Garnett ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Eddie Garvin ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Ralph Hoge ... grip (uncredited)
Lou Kunkel ... camera operator (uncredited)
Bill McLellan ... gaffer (uncredited)
Emmett Schoenbaum ... still photographer (uncredited)
Bert Shipman ... camera operator (uncredited)
Cliff Shirpser ... assistant camera (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Sam Benson ... wardrobe supervisor (uncredited)
Harry Kernell ... wardrobe (uncredited)
Josephine Perrin ... wardrobe (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Mary Crumley ... assistant editor (uncredited)
Robert Parrish ... negative cutter (uncredited)
Jack Wells ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Alfred Newman ... musical director
Danny Borzage ... musician: accordion (uncredited)
Alfred Newman ... composer: cue "Leaving the Dustbowl" (uncredited)

Other crew 

Tom Collins ... technical director
Meta Stern ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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