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Tales of Manhattan (1942) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Julien Duvivier

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Edmund Beloin ... (restored sequence) (uncredited)
Henry Blankfort
Alan Campbell
Ladislas Fodor
László Görög ... (as L. Gorog)
Ben Hecht
Samuel Hoffenstein
Robert Katscher ... (uncredited)
Buster Keaton ... (uncredited)
Ferenc Molnár
William Morrow ... (restored sequence) (uncredited)
Donald Ogden Stewart
Lamar Trotti
László Vadnay ... (as L. Vadnai)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Paul Orman
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Ethel Halloway
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Diane
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George
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Charles Smith
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Avery L. 'Larry' Browne
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Luke
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Esther
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Rev. Lazarus
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John Halloway
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Luther
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Harry Wilson
Gail Patrick ...
Ellen
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Edgar
Marion Martin ...
'Squirrel'
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Elsa (Mrs Charles) Smith
Victor Francen ...
Arturo Bellini
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Williams
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Joe
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Prof. Lyons
J. Carrol Naish ...
Burglar
Hall Johnson Choir ...
Offscreen singers (Robeson sequence) (as The Hall Johnson Choir)
Frank Orth ...
Secondhand Clothes Dealer (Rogers sequence)
Christian Rub ...
Cello player (Laughton sequence)
Sig Arno ...
Piccolo Player (Laughton sequence)
James Rennie ...
H.R. 'Hank' Bronson (Robinson sequence)
Harry Hayden ...
'Soupy' Davis (Robinson sequence)
Morris Ankrum ...
Judge Tom Barnes (Robinson sequence)
Donald Douglas ...
'Hen 'Henderson (Robinson sequence) (as Don Douglas)
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Molly (Robinson sequence)
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Grandpa (Robeson sequence)
George Reed ...
Christopher (Robeson sequence)
Cordell Hickman ...
Little Nicodemus (Robeson sequence)
Paul Renay ...
'Spud' Johnson (Robinson sequence)
Barbara Lynn ...
Mary (Robinson sequence)
Adeline De Walt Reynolds ...
Elsa's old mother (Laughton sequence)
Helene Reynolds ...
Actress (Boyer sequence)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rene Austin ...
Susan (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
Olive Ball ...
Shantytown Woman (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
Joseph E. Bernard ...
Wally, the Postman (Robinson sequence) (uncredited)
Ted Billings ...
Man at City Mission (Robinson sequence) (uncredited)
Buster Brodie ...
Call Boy (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
Don Brodie ...
Whistler at Mission (Robinson sequence) (uncredited)
Ralph Brooks ...
Man at Reunion (Robinson sequence) (uncredited)
Jack Chefe ...
Mr. Martelli (Boyer sequence) (uncredited)
Rita Christiani ...
Young woman in embrace (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
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Spectator at Concert (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
Frank Dae ...
Elderly Man (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
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Salesman at Santelli's (uncredited)
Frank Darien ...
Elsa's old father (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
Sayre Dearing ...
Man at Reunion (Robinson sequence) (uncredited)
Maggie Dorsey ...
Woman (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ...
Concertgoer (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
Alberta Gary ...
Shantytown Woman (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
Charles H. Gray ...
Rod (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
Robert Greig ...
Lazar (Boyer sequence) (uncredited)
Jester Hairston ...
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
William Halligan ...
Oliver Webb (Boyer sequence) (uncredited)
Esther Howard ...
Woman bumming cigaret from Joe (Robinson sequence) (uncredited)
Philip Hurlic ...
Jeff (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
Frank Jaquet ...
Oboist (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
John Kelly ...
Burglar (Robeson sequence) / Driver (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp ...
Gambling House Patron (uncredited)
Colin Kenny ...
Concertgoer (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
Mike Lally ...
Bus Passenger (uncredited)
Ella Mae Lashley ...
Woman (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
Johnny Lee ...
Shantytown Carpenter (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
Connie Leon ...
Mary (Rogers sequence) (uncredited)
Pat McKee ...
Bartender (uncredited)
Harold Miller ...
Man at Reunion (Robinson sequence) (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse ...
Concertgoer (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
Forbes Murray ...
Dignified Man (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
Lonnie Nichols ...
Brad (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
Tom O'Grady ...
Concert Latecomer (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
Manuel París ...
Doorman at Gambling Casino (uncredited)
Alexander Pollard ...
Waiter (uncredited)
Cyril Ring ...
Assistant Tailor (Boyer sequence) (uncredited)
Dewey Robinson ...
Charles Smith's Bullying Boss (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
Archie Savage ...
Shantytown Man (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
Ted Stanhope ...
Henderson's Chauffeur (Robinson sequence) (uncredited)
Bert Stevens ...
Assistant Tailor (Boyer sequence) (uncredited)
Charles Tannen ...
Pilot (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
Curly Twiford ...
Bird Man (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
Laura Vaughn ...
Woman (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
Blue Washington ...
Shantytown Man (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
Charles Williams ...
Orman's Bespectacled Agent (Boyer sequence) (uncredited)
Eric Wilton ...
Halloway's Butler (Boyer sequence) (uncredited)
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Old Concertgoer (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Boris Morros ... producer
Sam Spiegel ... producer (as S.P. Eagle)
Samuel Rheiner ... associate producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Sol Kaplan

Cinematography by 

Joseph Walker

Film Editing by 

Robert Bischoff
Gene Fowler Jr. ... (restored sequence) (uncredited)

Art Direction by 

Richard Day
Boris Leven

Set Decoration by 

Thomas Little

Costume Design by 

Irene
Bernard Newman
Dolly Tree
Gwen Wakeling
Oleg Cassini ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department 

Guy Pearce ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Joseph H. Nadel ... unit manager (as J.H. Nadel)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Robert Stillman ... assistant director

Art Department 

Phil D'Esco ... props (uncredited)

Sound Department 

W.D. Flick ... sound
Roger Heman Sr. ... sound (as Roger Heman)

Music Department 

Charles Bradshaw ... orchestrator
Hugo Friedhofer ... orchestrator
Hall Johnson ... vocal arranger
Edward Paul ... musical director
Clarence Wheeler ... orchestrator

Other crew 

Don Brodie ... dialogue director (uncredited)
Alan Campbell ... dialogue director (uncredited)
Malcolm St. Clair ... director: restored sequence (uncredited)

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