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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Elia Kazan

Writing Credits  

Tess Slesinger ... (screen play) and
Frank Davis ... (screen play)
 
Betty Smith ... (adapted from the novel by)
 
Anita Loos ... (contributor to dialogue) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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James Dunn ...
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McGarrity
Ted Donaldson ...
Peggy Ann Garner ...
Francie
Ruth Nelson ...
Miss McDonough
John Alexander ...
Steve Edwards
B.S. Pully ...
Christmas Tree Vendor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert J. Anderson ...
Augie (uncredited)
Jessie Arnold ...
Nurse (uncredited)
John Berkes ...
Mr. Creckenbox (uncredited)
Linda Bieber ...
Girl (uncredited)
Ferike Boros ...
Grandma Rommely (uncredited)
Al Bridge ...
Cheap Charlie (uncredited)
Virginia Brissac ...
Miss Tilford (uncredited)
Lillian Bronson ...
Librarian (uncredited)
Boots Brown ...
Boy (uncredited)
Sally Ann Brown ...
Girl (uncredited)
Sheila Brown ...
Girl (uncredited)
Bobby Burns ...
Library Patron (uncredited)
George M. Carleton ...
Doctor (uncredited)
Jack Carr ...
Undetermined (uncredited)
James B. Carson ...
Undetermined (uncredited)
Alec Craig ...
Werner (uncredited)
Peter Cusanelli ...
The Barber (uncredited)
Adeline De Walt Reynolds ...
Mrs. Waters (uncredited)
Harry Denny ...
Undetermined (uncredited)
Joy Duguay ...
Girl (uncredited)
Al Eben ...
Union Man (uncredited)
Fernanda Eliscu ...
Undetermined (uncredited)
Edythe Elliott ...
Nurse (uncredited)
Robert Ferrero ...
Raider (uncredited)
Elvin Field ...
Boy (uncredited)
Norman Field ...
Principal (uncredited)
Jean Fowler ...
Undetermined (uncredited)
Paul Graeff ...
Raider (uncredited)
Vincent Graeff ...
Henny Gaddis (uncredited)
Joseph J. Greene ...
Hassler (uncredited)
Irving Gump ...
Undetermined (uncredited)
Edith Hallor ...
Christmas Tree Customer (uncredited)
Ethyl May Halls ...
Undetermined (uncredited)
Charles Halton ...
Mr. Barker (uncredited)
Mary Lou Harrington ...
Girl (uncredited)
Harry Harvey Jr. ...
Herschel Knutson (uncredited)
Paul Hilton ...
Boy (uncredited)
Janice Hood ...
Girl (uncredited)
Teddy Infuhr ...
Boy in Soda Fountain (uncredited)
Edna Jackson ...
Tynmore Sister (uncredited)
Mickey Kuhn ...
Boy at Christmas Tree Throw (uncredited)
Eva Lee Kuney ...
Girl (uncredited)
Jacqueline Larkin ...
Girl (uncredited)
Jack Lawrence ...
Bakery Clerk (uncredited)
Susan Lester ...
Flossie Gaddis (uncredited)
J. Farrell MacDonald ...
Carney The Junkman (uncredited)
Gerald Mackey ...
Raider (uncredited)
Robert Malcolm ...
Doctor (uncredited)
Charles Marsh ...
Undetermined (uncredited)
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Tynmore Sister (uncredited)
Patricia McFadden ...
Sheila (uncredited)
Mickey McGuire ...
Raider (uncredited)
George Meader ...
Principal (uncredited)
George Melford ...
Mr. Spencer (uncredited)
Sue Moore ...
(uncredited)
Ronnie Pattison ...
Boy (uncredited)
Francis Pierlot ...
Priest at Funeral (uncredited)
Constance Purdy ...
Undetermined (uncredited)
Gordon Rader ...
Boy (uncredited)
Nicholas Ray ...
Bakery Clerk (uncredited)
Ruth Rickaby ...
Undetermined (uncredited)
Walt Robbins ...
Junkman (uncredited)
Nancy June Robinson ...
Girl (uncredited)
Erskine Sanford ...
Undertaker (uncredited)
Tony Santoro ...
Waiter (uncredited)
Harry Seymour ...
Floorwalker at 5 & 10 Cent Store (uncredited)
Danny Shaw ...
Raider (uncredited)
Art Smith ...
Charley (uncredited)
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Boy (uncredited)
Robert Strange ...
Doctor (uncredited)
Robert Tait ...
Street Singer (uncredited)
Gloria Talbott ...
Teen-Age Girl in Classroom (uncredited)
Dink Trout ...
Undetermined (uncredited)
Joyce Tucker ...
Girl (uncredited)
Paul Weigel ...
Candy Store Proprietor (uncredited)
Martha Wentworth ...
Sheila's Mother (uncredited)
Cecil Weston ...
Undetermined (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Louis D. Lighton ... producer

Music by 

Alfred Newman ... (music)

Cinematography by 

Leon Shamroy ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Dorothy Spencer ... film editor

Art Direction by 

Lyle R. Wheeler ... (as Lyle Wheeler)

Set Decoration by 

Thomas Little ... (set decorations)

Costume Design by 

Bonnie Cashin ... (costumes)

Makeup Department 

Guy Pearce ... makeup artist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Saul Wurtzel ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Frank E. Hughes ... associate set decorator
Nick Kalten ... head of landscape department (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Bernard Freericks ... sound
Roger Heman Sr. ... sound (as Roger Heman)

Special Effects by 

Edwin Hammeras ... transparency projection shots (uncredited)
Edward Snyder ... transparency projection shots (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Fred Sersen ... special photographic effects

Camera and Electrical Department 

Curt Fetters ... second camera (uncredited)
E. Truman Joiner ... key grip (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Sam Benson ... wardrobe supervisor (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Lyman Hallowell ... apprentice editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Edward B. Powell ... orchestral arrangements (as Edward Powell)
Murray Spivack ... music mixer (uncredited)
Vinton Vernon ... music mixer (uncredited)

Other crew 

Gertrude Kingston ... research assistant (uncredited)
Arthur Pierson ... dialogue director (uncredited)
Nicholas Ray ... dialogue director (uncredited)
Frances C. Richardson ... research director (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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