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The Big Sleep (1946) Poster

(1946)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Howard Hawks

Writing Credits  

William Faulkner ... (screenplay) &
Leigh Brackett ... (screenplay) &
Jules Furthman ... (screenplay)
 
Raymond Chandler ... (novel "The Big Sleep")

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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John Ridgely ...
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Peggy Knudsen ...
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Charles Waldron ...
Charles D. Brown ...
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Louis Jean Heydt ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Trevor Bardette ...
Art Huck (uncredited)
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Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Max Barwyn ...
Max - Head Waiter (uncredited)
Deannie Best ...
Waitress (uncredited)
Tanis Chandler ...
Waitress (uncredited)
Jack Chefe ...
Croupier (uncredited)
Pat Clark ...
Joseph Crehan ...
Medical Examiner (uncredited)
Sonia Darrin ...
Agnes Lowzier (uncredited)
Carole Douglas ...
Librarian (uncredited)
Jay Eaton ...
Man in Casino (uncredited)
Tom Fadden ...
Sidney (uncredited)
James Flavin ...
Capt. Cronjager (in pre-release version) (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ...
Woman with Bumped Man (uncredited)
Shep Houghton ...
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Thomas E. Jackson ...
District Attorney White (in pre-release version) (uncredited)
Pete Kooy ...
Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
Lorraine Miller ...
Hatcheck Girl (uncredited)
Forbes Murray ...
Furtive Man (uncredited)
Shelby Payne ...
Cigarette Girl (uncredited)
Jack Perry ...
Silent Thug Beating Marlowe (uncredited)
Tommy Rafferty ...
Carol Lundgren (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan ...
Ed - Deputy Sheriff (uncredited)
Theodore von Eltz ...
Arthur Gwynn Geiger (uncredited)
Wally Walker ...
Mars' Thug (uncredited)
Dan Wallace ...
Owen Taylor (uncredited)
Paul Weber ...
Mars' Thug (uncredited)
Ben Welden ...
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 ... (as Sid Hickox)

Film Editing by 

Christian Nyby

Art Direction by 

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

Set Decoration by 

Fred M. MacLean

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 ... sound effects mixer (uncredited) / sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Robert G. Wayne ... sound effects mixer (uncredited) / sound re-recording 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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