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It's a Wonderful Life (1946) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Frank Capra

Writing Credits  

Frances Goodrich ... (screenplay) &
Albert Hackett ... (screenplay) and
Frank Capra ... (screenplay)
 
Jo Swerling ... (additional scenes)
 
Philip Van Doren Stern ... (story)
 
Michael Wilson ... (contributor to screenplay) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Todd Karns ...
Samuel S. Hinds ...
Mary Treen ...
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Virginia Patton ...
Charles Williams ...
Sarah Edwards ...
Mrs. Hatch (as Sara Edwards)
William Edmunds ...
Mr. Martini (as Bill Edmunds)
Lillian Randolph ...
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Robert J. Anderson ...
Little George (as Bobbie Anderson)
Ronnie Ralph ...
Jean Gale ...
Jeanine Ann Roose ...
Danny Mummert ...
Georgie Nokes ...
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Frank Hagney ...
Potter's Bodyguard
Ray Walker ...
Joe - Luggage Shop
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Real Estate Salesman (as Charlie Lane)
Edward Keane ...
Tom - Bldg. & Loan (as Edward Kean)
Carol Coombs ...
Bailey Child - Janie (as Carol Coomes)
Karolyn Grimes ...
Larry Simms ...
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Townswoman (uncredited)
Ernie Adams ...
Ed (uncredited)
Monya Andre ...
(uncredited)
Stanley Andrews ...
Mr. Welch (uncredited)
Sam Ash ...
Nervous Banker (uncredited)
Jack Bailey ...
One of Vi's Suitors (uncredited)
Mary Bayless ...
Townswoman (uncredited)
Beth Belden ...
(uncredited)
Brooks Benedict ...
Military Officer in Montage (uncredited)
Joseph E. Bernard ...
Townsman (uncredited)
Al Bridge ...
Sheriff (uncredited)
Buz Buckley ...
(uncredited)
Marian Carr ...
Jane Wainwright (uncredited)
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Singer at Martini's (uncredited)
Lane Chandler ...
(uncredited)
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Young George's Friend (uncredited)
Tom Chatterton ...
Townsman (uncredited)
Jack Cheatham ...
Cop Arresting Violet (uncredited)
Harry Cheshire ...
Dr. Campbell (uncredited)
Edward Clark ...
Building & Loan Board Member (uncredited)
Tom Coleman ...
Building & Loan Customer (uncredited)
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Ms. Davis (uncredited)
Jimmy the Crow ...
Crow in Bank (uncredited)
Bryn Davis ...
(uncredited)
Lew Davis ...
High School Teacher at Poolside (uncredited)
Harry Denny ...
(uncredited)
Helen Dickson ...
Woman at Graduation Dance (uncredited)
Dick Elliott ...
Man on Porch (uncredited)
Tom Fadden ...
Tollhouse Keeper (uncredited)
Frank Fenton ...
Violet's Boyfriend (uncredited)
Eddie Fetherston ...
Horace (uncredited)
Sam Flint ...
Relieved Banker in Potter's Office (uncredited)
Lee Frederick ...
(uncredited)
Dick Gordon ...
Photographer with Sheriff (uncredited)
Jack Gordon ...
Bar Patron (uncredited)
Herschel Graham ...
(uncredited)
Joseph Granby ...
(voice) (uncredited)
Charles Halton ...
Carter (uncredited)
Carl Eric Hansen ...
(uncredited)
Herbert Heywood ...
Building & Loan Depositor (uncredited)
Harry Holman ...
Mr. Partridge (uncredited)
Art Howard ...
Building & Loan Board Member (uncredited)
Bert Howard ...
Building & Loan Board Member (uncredited)
Arthur Stuart Hull ...
Mr. Randall (uncredited)
John Indrisano ...
Man in Fantasy (uncredited)
Eddie Kane ...
Building & Loan Depositor (uncredited)
Carl Kent ...
(uncredited)
Milton Kibbee ...
Building & Loan Board Member (uncredited)
Effie Laird ...
Townswoman (uncredited)
Mike Lally ...
Building & Loan Customer (uncredited)
Harold Landon ...
Marty Hatch (uncredited)
Meade 'Lux' Lewis ...
Pianist in Nick's Place (uncredited)
Jack Lomas ...
Bar Patron (uncredited)
J. Farrell MacDonald ...
Man Whose Grandfather Planted Tree (uncredited)
Irene Mack ...
(uncredited)
Wilbur Mack ...
Building and Loan Customer (uncredited)
Charles Meakin ...
(uncredited)
Priscilla Montgomery ...
Student in Gym (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse ...
Man with Sheriff (uncredited)
Philip Morris ...
Building & Loan Customer (uncredited)
George Noisom ...
School Dancer (uncredited)
Bob O'Connor ...
Bar Patron (uncredited)
Frank O'Connor ...
Military Officer in Montage (uncredited)
Moroni Olsen ...
Senior Angel (voice) (uncredited)
Garry Owen ...
Bill-Poster (uncredited)
Netta Packer ...
(uncredited)
Franklin Parker ...
Photographer / Reporter (uncredited)
Suzanne Ridgeway ...
Nick's Waitress (uncredited)
Mark Roberts ...
Mickey (uncredited)
Constantine Romanoff ...
Bar Patron (uncredited)
Cy Schindell ...
Nick's Bouncer (uncredited)
Almira Sessions ...
Potter's Secretary (uncredited)
Cedric Stevens ...
(uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ...
Man in Fantasy (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan ...
Nick's Bartender (uncredited)
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Freddie Othello (uncredited)
Max Wagner ...
Cashier / Nick's Assistant Bouncer (uncredited)
Larry Wheat ...
Building & Loan Board Member (uncredited)
Charles C. Wilson ...
Charlie (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Frank Capra ... producer

Music by 

Dimitri Tiomkin ... (musical score written by)

Cinematography by 

Joseph F. Biroc ... director of photography (as Joseph Biroc)
Joseph Walker ... director of photography
Victor Milner ... director of photography (uncredited)

Film Editing by 

William Hornbeck

Art Direction by 

Jack Okey

Set Decoration by 

Emile Kuri ... (set decorations)

Costume Design by 

Edward Stevenson ... (costumes)

Makeup Department 

Gordon Bau ... makeup supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Arthur S. Black Jr. ... assistant director (as Arthur S. Black)

Sound Department 

Clem Portman ... sound
Richard Van Hessen ... sound
John Aalberg ... sound (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Russell A. Cully ... special photographic effects
Daniel Hays ... special effects (uncredited)
Russell Shearman ... special effects supervisor (uncredited)

Stunts 

Lila Finn ... stunt double: Donna Reed (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Joseph F. Biroc ... camera operator (uncredited)
Homer Plannette ... gaffer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Eugene Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Music Department 

Dimitri Tiomkin ... director: musical score
Herschel Burke Gilbert ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Leigh Harline ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Paul Marquardt ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Alfred Newman ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Nathan Scott ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Leith Stevens ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
David Tamkin ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Dave Torbett ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Edward Ward ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Roy Webb ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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