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Director:
Writers:
Borden Chase (original screenplay) and
Prescott Chaplin (story)
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Release Date:
28 May 1945 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
PACKED WITH THE THRILL AND SPECTACLE OF THE WEST'S MOST EXCITING ERA! (original poster) See more »
Plot:
Duke falls for Flaxen in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Tito... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for 2 Oscars. See more »
User Reviews:
1906 Electric lines See more (12 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

John Wayne ... Duke Fergus

Ann Dvorak ... Ann 'Flaxen' Tarry

Joseph Schildkraut ... Boss Tito Morell

William Frawley ... Wolf Wylie
Virginia Grey ... Rita Dane
Russell Hicks ... Cyrus Danver, Owner San Francisco Star
Jack Norton ... Byline Conners, Reporter San Francisco Star

Paul Fix ... Calico Jim
Manart Kippen ... Dr. Gorman
Eve Lynne ... Martha, Morell's Secretary

Marc Lawrence ... Joe Disko, Gambler

Butterfly McQueen ... Beulah, Flaxen's Maid
Rex Lease ... Collingswood, headwaiter
Hank Bell ... Hank, cabby
Al Murphy ... Horseshoe Brown
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eddie Acuff ... Smokey, the Train Engineer (uncredited)
Doc Adams ... Barfly (uncredited)
Melva Anstead ... Dancehall Girl (uncredited)
George Boyce ... Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
Roy Butler ... Telephone Man (uncredited)
Dorothy Christy ... Mother Bronson (uncredited)
Edmund Cobb ... Townsman (uncredited)

Gino Corrado ... Waiter (uncredited)
Kenne Duncan ... Gambler (uncredited)
Joe Evans ... Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
Jack Gargan ... Bartender (uncredited)
Bud Geary ... Henchman (uncredited)
Frank Hagney ... Morell Henchman (uncredited)
William Halligan ... Tom Buckman (uncredited)
Stuart Hamblen ... Jud McCone (uncredited)
Chuck Hamilton ... Barfly (uncredited)
Frank Jaquet ... Prominent Citizen (uncredited)
Willie Keeler ... Barfly (uncredited)
Patricia Knox ... Dancehall Girl (uncredited)
Tom London ... Thompson, Townsman in Mob (uncredited)
Adele Mara ... Marie (uncredited)
Charles Marsh ... Speaker (uncredited)
Frankie Marvin ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Frank McCarroll ... Attendant (uncredited)
Philo McCullough ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Pat McKee ... Barfly (uncredited)
Jack Mulhall ... Gambler (uncredited)
William J. O'Brien ... Waiter (uncredited)
Jack O'Shea ... Barnes, the Dice Table Croupier (uncredited)
Bud Osborne ... Bartender (uncredited)
Eddie Parker ... Pedestrian (uncredited)
Victor Potel ... Train Fireman (uncredited)
Bobbie Priest ... Bit (uncredited)
Hugh Prosser ... Fred Mallen (uncredited)
Beverly Reedy ... Dancehall Girl (uncredited)
Joe Rickson ... Dealer (uncredited)
Arlyn Roberts ... Dancehall Girl (uncredited)
Hector Sarno ... Spectator at Dice Table (uncredited)
Lee Shumway ... Casey (uncredited)
Larry Steers ... Gambler (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan ... Calico Jim's Bartender (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan ... Gleason, Rita's Agent (uncredited)
Bill Wolfe ... Barfly in White Suit (uncredited)

Directed by
Joseph Kane 
 
Writing credits
Borden Chase (original screenplay)

Prescott Chaplin  story

Produced by
Joseph Kane .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
R. Dale Butts (uncredited)
Mort Glickman (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Robert De Grasse (photography) (as Robert DeGrasse)
 
Film Editing by
Richard L. Van Enger 
 
Art Direction by
Gano Chittenden 
 
Set Decoration by
Otto Siegel 
 
Costume Design by
Adele Palmer 
Robert Ramsey (uncredited)
 
Makeup Department
Peggy Gray .... key hair stylist (uncredited)
Bob Mark .... makeup supervisor (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Al Wilson .... production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Virgil Hart .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Earl Crain Sr. .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Howard Lydecker .... special effects
Theodore Lydecker .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Gordon Schaefer .... transparency projection shots (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Bud Geary .... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Hamilton .... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Parker .... stunts (uncredited)
Bobbie Priest .... stunts (uncredited)
Bud Wolfe .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Paul Guerin .... camera engineer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
R. Dale Butts .... orchestrator (as Dale Butts)
Morton Scott .... musical director
Joseph Dubin .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Charles Maxwell .... additional orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Larry Ceballos .... dance director
 

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Runtime:
91 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
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Featured in That's Action (1977)See more »
Soundtrack:
Ta-Ra-Ra-Boom-De-AySee more »

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6 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
1906 Electric lines, 10 June 2005
Author: Joe-321 from United States

If you want to see the electric lines in SF in 1906 check out the links listed below from the SF Museum. These two slides in the power point show the lines that were present then.

I think that the level of electric service shown in the film was a little advance for 1906, most would not pick upon that. Remember this was a 1945 film, compare it to the 50's not present day films to be fair. Acting talent still beats special effects in my book. Just think what kind of movies John Wayne could do in 2005 with just a few of today's effects. Maybe some one could apply CGI to an older movie? Good movie, to bad we get so few good movies in the current productions.

http://www.sfmuseum.org/views/1906.ppt#262,8,Slide 8

http://www.sfmuseum.org/views/1906.ppt#264,13,Slide 12

Check out the rest of the site worth the time, just as this movie is.

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