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The Big Sleep (1946) Poster

(1946)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Howard Hawks

Writing Credits  

William Faulkner ... (screen play) &
Leigh Brackett ... (screen play) &
Jules Furthman ... (screen play)
 
Raymond Chandler ... (from the novel by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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John Ridgely ...
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Charles Waldron ...
Charles D. Brown ...
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Art Huck (uncredited)
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Taxi Driver (uncredited)
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Max - Head Waiter (uncredited)
Deannie Best ...
Waitress (uncredited)
Tanis Chandler ...
Waitress (uncredited)
Jack Chefe ...
Croupier (uncredited)
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Medical Examiner (uncredited)
Sonia Darrin ...
Agnes Lowzier (uncredited)
Jack Deery ...
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Carole Douglas ...
Librarian (uncredited)
Jay Eaton ...
Casino Patron (uncredited)
Tom Fadden ...
Sidney (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ...
Woman with Bumped Man (uncredited)
Kenneth Gibson ...
Casino Patron (uncredited)
Joe Gilbert ...
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
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Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Shep Houghton ...
Casino Patron (uncredited)
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Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Pete Kooy ...
Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
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Hatcheck Girl (uncredited)
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Furtive Man (uncredited)
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Waiter (uncredited)
Shelby Payne ...
Cigarette Girl (uncredited)
Jack Perry ...
Silent Thug Beating Marlowe (uncredited)
Tommy Rafferty ...
Carol Lundgren (uncredited)
Waclaw Rekwart ...
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Edward Rickard ...
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Suzanne Ridgway ...
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre ...
Croupier (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan ...
Ed - Deputy Sheriff (uncredited)
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Arthur Gwynn Geiger (uncredited)
Wally Walker ...
Mars' Thug (uncredited)
Dan Wallace ...
Owen Taylor (uncredited)
Paul Weber ...
Mars' Thug (uncredited)
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Pete (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Jack L. Warner ... executive producer
Howard Hawks ... producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Max Steiner

Cinematography by 

Sidney Hickox ... director of photography (as Sid Hickox)

Film Editing by 

Christian Nyby ... film editor

Art Direction by 

Carl Jules Weyl
Max Parker ... supervising art director (uncredited)

Set Decoration by 

Fred M. MacLean ... (set decorations)

Makeup Department 

Perc Westmore ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Eric Stacey ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Chuck Hansen ... assistant director (uncredited)
Robert Vreeland ... assistant director (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Robert B. Lee ... sound
Gerald W. Alexander ... re-recording mixer (uncredited) / sound effects mixer (uncredited)
Robert G. Wayne ... re-recording mixer (uncredited) / sound effects mixer (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Roy Davidson ... special effects director (as E. Roy Davidson)
Warren Lynch ... special effects (as Warren E. Lynch)
Robert Burks ... special effects (uncredited)
William C. McGann ... special effects (uncredited)
Willard Van Enger ... special effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Paul Detlefsen ... matte paintings (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Mike Joyce ... second camera operator (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Leah Rhodes ... wardrobe
Eugene Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Music Department 

Leo F. Forbstein ... musical director
Simon Bucharoff ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Charles David Forrest ... music mixer (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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