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Tales of Manhattan (1942) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Julien Duvivier

Writing Credits  

Ben Hecht ... (original story and screenplay) &
Ferenc Molnár ... (original story and screenplay) &
Donald Ogden Stewart ... (original story and screenplay) &
Samuel Hoffenstein ... (original story and screenplay) &
Alan Campbell ... (original story and screenplay) &
Ladislas Fodor ... (original story and screenplay) &
László Vadnay ... (original story and screenplay) (as L. Vadnai) &
László Görög ... (original story and screenplay) (as L. Gorog) &
Lamar Trotti ... (original story and screenplay) &
Henry Blankfort ... (original story and screenplay)
 
Buster Keaton ... (uncredited)
Billy Wilder ... (uncredited)
Edmund Beloin ... (restored sequence) (uncredited)
Walter Reisch ... (uncredited)
Robert Katscher ... (uncredited)
Melchior Lengyel ... (uncredited)
William Morrow ... (restored sequence) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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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
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Ellen
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Edgar
Marion Martin ...
'Squirrel'
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Elsa (Mrs Charles) Smith
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Arturo Bellini
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Williams
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Joe
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Professor Lyons
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Burglar
Hall Johnson Choir ...
Offscreen Singers (Robeson sequence) (as The Hall Johnson Choir)
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Secondhand Clothes Dealer (Rogers sequence)
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Cello Player (Laughton sequence)
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Piccolo Player (Laughton sequence)
James Rennie ...
H.R. 'Hank' Bronson (Robinson sequence)
Harry Hayden ...
'Soupy' Davis (Robinson sequence)
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Judge Tom Barnes (Robinson sequence)
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'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)
Jerry Bergen ...
Little Man (Fields 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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Mr. Langehanke (Fields sequence) (uncredited)
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Spectator at Concert (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
Frank Dae ...
Elderly Man (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
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2nd Salesman at Santelli's (Fields sequence) (uncredited)
Frank Darien ...
Elsa's Old Father (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
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Man at Reunion (Robinson sequence) (uncredited)
Maggie Dorsey ...
Woman (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
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Mme. Langehanke (Fields sequence) (uncredited)
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Party Guest (Fields sequence) (uncredited)
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Professor Pufflewhistle (Fields 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 the Tailor (Boyer sequence) (uncredited)
Jester Hairston ...
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
William Halligan ...
Oliver Webb (Boyer sequence) (uncredited)
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Party Guest (Fields sequence) (uncredited)
Esther Howard ...
Woman Bumming Cigaret from Joe (Robinson sequence) (uncredited)
Philip Hurlic ...
Jeff (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
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Victim of Drink (Fields sequence) (uncredited)
Frank Jaquet ...
Oboist (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
John Kelly ...
Burglar (Robeson sequence) / Driver (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
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Gambling House Patron (uncredited)
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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)
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Man at Reunion (Robinson sequence) (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse ...
Concertgoer (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
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Dignified Man (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
Lonnie Nichols ...
Brad (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
Edgar Norton ...
Jessup - Langehanke's Butler (Fields sequence) (uncredited)
Tom O'Grady ...
Concert Latecomer (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
Manuel París ...
Doorman at Gambling Casino (uncredited)
Alexander Pollard ...
Waiter (uncredited)
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Assistant Tailor (Boyer sequence) (uncredited)
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Charles Smith's Bullying Boss (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
Archie Savage ...
Shantytown Man (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
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1st Salesman at Santelli's (Fields sequence) (uncredited)
Ted Stanhope ...
Henderson's Chauffeur (Robinson sequence) (uncredited)
Count Stefenelli ...
Concertgoer (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
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Assistant Tailor (Boyer sequence) (uncredited)
Charles Tannen ...
Pilot (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
Curly Twiford ...
Bird Man (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
Ellinor Vanderveer ...
Party Guest (Fields sequence) (uncredited)
Laura Vaughn ...
Woman (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
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Party Guest (Fields 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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