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Ace in the Hole (1951) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Billy Wilder

Writing Credits  

Billy Wilder ... (written by) &
Lesser Samuels ... (written by) &
Walter Newman ... (written by)
 
Victor Desny ... (story) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

...
Chuck Tatum
...
Robert Arthur ...
Herbie Cook (as Bob Arthur)
Porter Hall ...
...
Al Federber
Richard Benedict ...
Leo Minosa
...
Lewis Martin ...
McCardle
John Berkes ...
Papa Minosa
Frances Dominguez ...
Mama Minosa
Gene Evans ...
Deputy Sheriff
Frank Jaquet ...
Sam Smollett
Harry Harvey ...
Dr. Hilton
Bob Bumpas ...
Radio Announcer
Geraldine Hall ...
Nellie Federber
Richard Gaines ...
Nagel
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roy Regnier ...
Nagel - New York Editor (replaced by Richard Gaines) (scenes deleted)
Oscar Belinda ...
Barker (uncredited)
Martin Bendleton ...
Barker (uncredited)
...
Construction Worker (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Basil Chester ...
Indian (uncredited)
Ken Christy ...
Jessop (uncredited)
Stewart Kirk Clawson ...
Federber Boy (uncredited)
...
Indian Copy Boy (uncredited)
Francisco Day ...
Photographer (uncredited)
Lester Dorr ...
Father Diego (uncredited)
Claire Du Brey ...
Spinster (uncredited)
Edith Evanson ...
Miss Deverich (uncredited)
William Fawcett ...
Sad-Faced Man (uncredited)
John Stuart Fulton ...
Boy (uncredited)
...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Charles Griffin ...
Mr. Wendel (uncredited)
Larry Hogan ...
Television Announcer (uncredited)
Frank Keith ...
Fireman (uncredited)
Bob Kortman ...
Digger (uncredited)
Martha Maryman ...
Woman (uncredited)
Stanley McKay ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Joe J. Merrill ...
Digger (uncredited)
Paul D. Merrill ...
Federber Boy (uncredited)
Lee Miller ...
Mover (uncredited)
Ralph Moody ...
Kusac - Miner (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse ...
Josh Morgan (uncredited)
William H. O'Brien ...
Customer at Minosa's (uncredited)
Frank Andrew Parker ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Martin Pendleton ...
Barker (uncredited)
William N. Peters ...
Photographer (uncredited)
Jack Roberts ...
Newspaperman (uncredited)
Bill Sheehan ...
Man (uncredited)
Bert Stevens ...
Reporter (uncredited)
John 'Bub' Sweeney ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Produced by 

William Schorr ... associate producer
Billy Wilder ... producer

Music by 

Hugo Friedhofer

Cinematography by 

Charles Lang ... (as Charles B. Lang Jr.)

Film Editing by 

Arthur P. Schmidt ... (as Arthur Schmidt)

Casting By 

Bert McKay ... (uncredited)

Art Direction by 

A. Earl Hedrick ... (as Earl Hedrick)
Hal Pereira

Set Decoration by 

Sam Comer
Ray Moyer

Costume Design by 

Edith Head

Makeup Department 

Wally Westmore ... makeup supervisor
Hal Lierley ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Richard Blaydon ... assistant production manager (uncredited)
Hugh Brown ... production manager (uncredited)
Don Robb ... assistant unit production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Charles C. Coleman ... assistant director (as C.C. Coleman)
Francisco Day ... assistant director (uncredited)
Al Mann ... assistant director (uncredited)
Jason Rosenberger ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Maurice Goodman ... set dresser (uncredited)
Cline Jones ... prop maker (uncredited)
Martin Pendleton ... set dresser (uncredited)
Tom Plews ... props (uncredited)
Harold Worthington ... props (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Gene Garvin ... sound recordist
Harold Lewis ... sound recordist
Bob Carr ... sound (uncredited)
A.D. Cook ... cableman (uncredited)
John Cope ... sound (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Farciot Edouart ... process photography
Irmin Roberts ... transparency camera (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Guy Bennett ... camera operator (uncredited)
Frank Carroll ... grip (uncredited)
William Collins ... grip (uncredited)
Don English ... still photographer (uncredited)
Cliff Hartley ... grip (uncredited)
Al Lipsey ... grip (uncredited)
Kenneth Meade ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Jess Miller ... electrician (uncredited)
William Rand ... camera operator (uncredited)
Dominic Seminerio ... grip (uncredited)
George Sherman ... grip (uncredited)

Casting Department 

William Poole ... location casting (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Ed Fitzharris ... wardrobe (uncredited)
Hazel Hegarty ... wardrobe (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Doane Harrison ... supervising editor

Music Department 

Sidney Cutner ... orchestrator (uncredited)
George Parrish ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Leo Shuken ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Van Cleave ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Other crew 

Francis J. Abdo ... medical technical advisor (uncredited)
Henry Giles ... technical advisor: teletype (uncredited)
Lupe Hall ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Harry Hogan ... dialogue director (uncredited)
Sally Hunt ... technical advisor: teletype (uncredited)
Irene Martin ... stand-in (uncredited)
Kenny Miner ... auditor (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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