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Reaching for the Sun (1941) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

William A. Wellman

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

W.L. River
Wessel Smitter ... (novel)

Cast (in credits order)  

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Russ Eliot
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Rita
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Benny Hogan
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Herman
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Amos
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Jerry
Bodil Rosing ...
Rita's Mother
James Burke ...
Norm
Charles D. Brown ...
Johnson
Michael Duggan ...
Little Benny Eliot
Eily Malyon ...
Landlady
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Interne
Hobart Cavanaugh ...
Front Office Man
Charles Williams ...
Truck Driver
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Nurse
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Billy Bletcher ...
Butch Svoboda
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Second Man at Lunch Cart (uncredited)
Anna Demetrio ...
Mrs. Amos (uncredited)
James Flavin ...
First Guard (uncredited)
Douglas Gordon ...
Man in Assembly Line (uncredited)
June Hedin ...
Amos' Child (uncredited)
Jane Isbell ...
Amos' Child (uncredited)
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Sailor (uncredited)
John Kelly ...
Husky Man (uncredited)
Larry Lawson ...
Second Guard (uncredited)
Adrian Morris ...
Rita's Partner, Dance Hall (uncredited)
Bob Perry ...
Man in Line (uncredited)
Gerald Pierce ...
Special Delivery Boy (uncredited)
Marshall Ruth ...
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
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First Man at Lunch Cart (uncredited)
C.L. Sherwood ...
Assistant at Lunch Cart (uncredited)
August Tollaire ...
Man on Street, Old Fluff (uncredited)
Foy Van Dolsen ...
Tall Thin Man (uncredited)
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Produced by 

William LeBaron ... executive producer
William A. Wellman ... producer

Music by 

Victor Young

Cinematography by 

William C. Mellor

Film Editing by 

Thomas Scott

Art Direction by 

Hans Dreier
A. Earl Hedrick

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Joseph C. Youngerman ... second unit director
John R. Coonan ... assistant director (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Harry D. Mills ... sound (as Harry Mills)
Walter Oberst ... sound

Visual Effects by 

Farciot Edouart ... process photography

Camera and Electrical Department 

Dewey Wrigley ... camera operator: second unit

Music Department 

George Parrish ... orchestrator (uncredited)

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