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The Lemon Drop Kid (1951) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Sidney Lanfield
Frank Tashlin ... (uncredited)

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Edmund Beloin ... (story)
Irving Elinson ... (additional dialogue)
Edmund L. Hartmann
Robert O'Brien
Damon Runyon ... (story)
Frank Tashlin

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

...
Sidney Milburn aka The Lemon Drop Kid
Marilyn Maxwell ...
'Brainey' Baxter
...
Oxford Charlie
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Nellie Thursday
...
Stella
...
Moose Moran
...
Straight Flush Tony
...
Gloomy Willie
Harry Bellaver ...
Sam the Surgeon
...
Little Louie
Ben Welden ...
Singing Solly
Ida Moore ...
Mrs. Feeney - The Bird Lady
Francis Pierlot ...
Henry Regan
Charles Cooley ...
Goomba
Salvatore De Lorenzo ...
Street-corner Santa Claus (as Society Kid Hogan)
Harry Shannon ...
John (policeman)
Bernard Szold ...
Honest Harry
Tor Johnson ...
Super Swedish Angel (wrestler)
Tom Dugan ...
No Thumbs Charlie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sid Tomack ...
Groom (scenes deleted)
Harry Wilson ...
Courtroom Spectator (unconfirmed)
Eric Alden ...
Policeman (uncredited)
Stanley Andrews ...
Judge Wilkinson (uncredited)
Richard Barron ...
Young Doctor (uncredited)
Brooks Benedict ...
Man Leaving Men's Room (uncredited)
...
Racetrack Bettor on Iron Bar (uncredited)
...
Racetrack Bettor on Iron Bar (uncredited)
Hazel Boyne ...
Larue Sister (uncredited)
Helen Brown ...
Ellen (uncredited)
John Brown ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Benny Burt ...
Prisoner (uncredited)
Rosalee Calvert ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Sue Carlton ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Bill Cartledge ...
Jerry - Jockey (uncredited)
Anna Chandler ...
Gambler (uncredited)
Ray Cooke ...
Willie (uncredited)
Lorraine Crawford ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Roger Creed ...
Mug (uncredited)
Wade Crosby ...
Policeman (uncredited)
Isabel Cushin ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Jim Davies ...
Gym Attendant (uncredited)
Sayre Dearing ...
Gambler (uncredited)
Mike Donovan ...
Bartender (uncredited)
...
Muscleman (uncredited)
Jimmie Dundee ...
Hoodlum (uncredited)
Ralph Dunn ...
Racetrack Policeman (uncredited)
Don Dunning ...
Mug (uncredited)
Sarah Edwards ...
Woman in Home (uncredited)
Al Ferguson ...
Bailiff (uncredited)
Charles Ferguson ...
Passerby on Street (uncredited)
...
Police Captain Swain (uncredited)
Robert Foulk ...
Victim (uncredited)
Barbara Freking ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Slim Gaut ...
Prof. Murdock (uncredited)
Roy Gordon ...
Judge (uncredited)
Fred Graff ...
Pimlico Pete (uncredited)
John Grant ...
Mug (uncredited)
Charmienne Harker ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Jim Hayward ...
George (uncredited)
Hallene Hill ...
Woman in Home (uncredited)
Henry Hope ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Bee Humphries ...
Woman in Home (uncredited)
John Indrisano ...
Oxford Charlie's Henchman (uncredited)
Tommy Ivo ...
Dick Daniels - Boy Scout on Bicycle (uncredited)
Jerry James ...
Waiter / Gambler (uncredited)
Richard Karlan ...
Maxie (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp ...
Man at Racetrack (uncredited)
Lola Kendrick ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Victor Kilian ...
Mr. Egan - Landlord (uncredited)
Geraldine Knapp ...
Dancer (uncredited)
...
Muscleman (uncredited)
Nolan Leary ...
Accountant (uncredited)
Ralph Littlefield ...
Professor (uncredited)
Kate MacKenna ...
Larue Sister (uncredited)
Mike Mahoney ...
Prisoner (uncredited)
Vivian Mason ...
Singer-Dancer (uncredited)
Allen Mathews ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Joe McTurk ...
Santa Shooting Craps (uncredited)
Harold Miller ...
Race Track Patron (uncredited)
John 'Skins' Miller ...
The Drunk (uncredited)
Mary Moder ...
Holly Seller (uncredited)
Ralph Montgomery ...
Jailer (uncredited)
Pat Moran ...
Mug (uncredited)
Patsy Moran ...
Mrs. Baumgarten (uncredited)
Jerry Mullins ...
Little Boy (uncredited)
Diana Mumby ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Mary Murphy ...
Girl (uncredited)
Paul Newlan ...
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Patsy O'Byrne ...
Woman in Home (uncredited)
Bob O'Connor ...
Houlihan Bartender (uncredited)
Emory Parnell ...
Man bumped into on street (uncredited)
Joey Ray ...
Mug (uncredited)
Joe Recht ...
Pageboy (uncredited)
...
Clerk (uncredited)
John Roberts ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Michael Ross ...
Oxford Charlie's Henchman (uncredited)
Gene Roth ...
Oxford Charlie's Butler (uncredited)
Wally Russell ...
Mug (uncredited)
Almira Sessions ...
Mrs. Santoro (uncredited)
Jack Shea ...
Hoodlum (uncredited)
Bill Sheehan ...
Dance Director (uncredited)
Douglas Spencer ...
Skinny Santa Claus (uncredited)
Jack Stoney ...
Hoodlum (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ...
Courtroom Spectator / Policeman (uncredited)
Harry Tyler ...
Santa Claus (uncredited)
Bill Varga ...
Wrestler (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan ...
Rupert - Pawnbroker (uncredited)
Ralph Volkie ...
Mug (uncredited)
...
Thoughtful Man (uncredited)
Gil Warren ...
Police Clerk (uncredited)
Jean Whitney ...
Friend of Brainy (uncredited)
Patricia Wright ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Guy Zanette ...
Prisoner (uncredited)
Fred Zendar ...
South Street Benny (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Robert L. Welch ... producer

Music by 

Victor Young

Cinematography by 

Daniel L. Fapp

Film Editing by 

Archie Marshek

Art Direction by 

Franz Bachelin
Hal Pereira

Set Decoration by 

Sam Comer
Ross Dowd

Costume Design by 

Edith Head

Makeup Department 

Charles Berner ... makeup artist
Ted Larsen ... makeup artist
Gertrude Reade ... hair stylist
Lenore Weaver ... hair stylist
Wally Westmore ... makeup supervisor

Production Management 

Frank Caffey ... production manager
Richard Johnston ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Edward Salven ... assistant director

Sound Department 

Don McKay ... sound recordist
Walter Oberst ... sound recordist
William Sosteleo ... sound
Howard Beals ... sound editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Paul K. Lerpae ... special effects (as Paul Lerpae)

Visual Effects by 

Farciot Edouart ... process photography

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Sam Levine ... costumer
Ruth Stella ... costumer

Music Department 

Joseph J. Lilley ... vocal arranger
Troy Sanders ... music advisor
Sidney Cutner ... orchestrator (uncredited)
George Parrish ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Leo Shuken ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Van Cleave ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Other crew 

Claire Behnke ... script supervisor
Len Hendry ... dance director

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