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Guadalcanal Diary (1943) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Lewis Seiler

Writing Credits  

Richard Tregaskis ... (by)
 
Lamar Trotti ... (screenplay)
 
Jerome Cady ... (adaptation) (as Jerry Cady)
 
Richard Tregaskis ... (from the book by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Preston Foster ...
...
Sgt. Hook Malone
...
...
Capt. Davis
...
Jesus ('Soose') Alvarez
...
Pvt. Johnny ('Chicken') Anderson
...
Capt. James Cross
Minor Watson ...
Col. Wallace E. Grayson
Ralph Byrd ...
Ned Rowman
...
Sgt. Butch
Reed Hadley ...
War correspondent / Narrator
John Archer ...
Lt. Thurmond
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eddie Acuff ...
Pvt. Tex Mcllvoy (uncredited)
Warren Ashe ...
Col. Morton (uncredited)
Martin Black ...
Marine (uncredited)
Marion Carl ...
Marine Pilot (uncredited)
Harry Carter ...
Dispatch Officer (uncredited)
Tom Dawson ...
Captain (uncredited)
Jason Evers ...
Bit Role (uncredited)
Walter Fenner ...
Col. Roper (uncredited)
...
Marine Extra (uncredited)
Robert Ford ...
Marine (uncredited)
Paul Fung ...
Japanese Prisoner (uncredited)
Fred Graham ...
Marine Listening to Baseball Game on Radio (uncredited)
Louis Hart ...
Lieutenant (uncredited)
George Holmes ...
Marine (uncredited)
Russell Hoyt ...
Marine (uncredited)
Selmer Jackson ...
Col. Thompson (uncredited)
Allen Jung ...
Japanese Officer (uncredited)
Charles Lang ...
Marine (uncredited)
Jack Luden ...
Major (uncredited)
...
Weatherby (uncredited)
David Peters ...
Marine (uncredited)
Bob Rose ...
Sammy Kline (uncredited)
Larry Thompson ...
Chaplain (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Islin Auster ... associate producer
Bryan Foy ... producer

Music by 

David Buttolph

Cinematography by 

Charles G. Clarke ... director of photography (as Charles Clarke)

Film Editing by 

Fred Allen

Art Direction by 

James Basevi
Leland Fuller

Set Decoration by 

Thomas Little ... (set decorations)

Production Management 

William Goetz ... in charge of production

Art Department 

Fred J. Rode ... associate set decorator
Don B. Greenwood ... property master (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Lorin Grignon ... sound
Harry M. Leonard ... sound (as H.M. Leonard)

Visual Effects by 

Fred Sersen ... special photographic effects

Stunts 

John Epper ... stunts (uncredited)
Fred Graham ... stunts (uncredited)
Allen Pomeroy ... stunts (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Sam Benson ... wardrobe (uncredited)

Music Department 

Emil Newman ... musical director
Arthur Morton ... orchestrator (uncredited)
David Raksin ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Jack Virgil ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Other crew 

James W. Hurlbut ... technical adviser (as Lt. James W. Hurlbut U.S.M.C.R.)
Clarence Martin ... technical adviser (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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