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The Thing from Another World (1951) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Christian Nyby
Howard Hawks ... (uncredited)

Writing Credits  

Charles Lederer ... (screenplay)
 
John W. Campbell Jr. ... (based on the story "Who Goes There?" by)
 
Howard Hawks ... (uncredited)
Ben Hecht ... (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Margaret Sheridan ...
Nikki
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Robert Cornthwaite ...
Douglas Spencer ...
James Young ...
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Crew Chief Bob
Robert Nichols ...
Lt. Ken 'Mac' MacPherson
William Self ...
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Sally Creighton ...
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Captain (unconfirmed)
Ted Cooper ...
Lieutenant (unconfirmed)
Milton Kibbee ...
Bit Part (unconfirmed)
Ray McDonald ...
Bit Part (unconfirmed)
Edgar Murray ...
Bit Part (unconfirmed)
H.B. Newton ...
Bit Part (unconfirmed)
Carmen Nisbet ...
Bit Part (unconfirmed)
William J. O'Brien ...
Bit Part (unconfirmed)
Jimmy Ogg ...
Bit Part (unconfirmed)
Allan Ray ...
Officer (unconfirmed)
Cap Somers ...
Bit Part (unconfirmed)
Lucille Thompson ...
Bit Part (unconfirmed)
Edmund Breon ...
Dr. Ambrose (uncredited)
Nicholas Byron ...
Tex Richards (uncredited)
John Dierkes ...
Dr. Chapman (uncredited)
George Fenneman ...
Dr. Redding (uncredited)
Lee Tung Foo ...
Lee, a Cook (uncredited)
Paul Frees ...
Dr. Vorhees (uncredited)
Ben Frommer ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Everett Glass ...
Dr. Wilson (uncredited)
Tom Humphries ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
'King Kong' Kashey ...
Eskimo (uncredited)
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Brig. Gen. Fogarty (uncredited)
Bill Neff ...
Bill Stone (uncredited)
Walter Ng ...
Second Cook (uncredited)
Charles Opunui ...
Eskimo (uncredited)
Norbert Schiller ...
Dr. Laurence (uncredited)
Robert Stevenson ...
Riley Sunrise ...
Eskimo (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Howard Hawks ... producer
Edward Lasker ... associate producer

Music by 

Dimitri Tiomkin

Cinematography by 

Russell Harlan ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Roland Gross

Art Direction by 

Albert S. D'Agostino
John Hughes ... (as John J. Hughes)

Set Decoration by 

Darrell Silvera ... (set decorations)
William Stevens ... (set decorations)

Makeup Department 

Larry Germain ... hair stylist
Lee Greenway ... makeup supervisor

Production Management 

Walter Daniels ... production manager (uncredited)
Edward Donahue ... unit manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Virgil Hart ... first assistant director: second unit (uncredited)
Maxwell O. Henry ... assistant director (uncredited)
Arthur Siteman ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Walter Allen ... nurseryman (uncredited)
Lucius O. Croxton ... art director: second unit (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Phil Brigandi ... sound
Clem Portman ... sound
Earl B. Mounce ... sound recordist (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Donald Steward ... special effects
Ardell Lytle ... pyroeffects supervisor (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Linwood G. Dunn ... special photographic effects (as Linwood Dunn)
Harold E. Stine ... process photography (uncredited)

Stunts 

Leslie Charles ... stunts (uncredited)
Dick Crockett ... stunts (uncredited)
Billy Curtis ... stunts (uncredited)
Sol Gorss ... stunts (uncredited)
Jim Griffin ... stunts (uncredited)
Bill Lewin ... stunts (uncredited)
Teddy Mangean ... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Moreland ... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Morgan ... stunts (uncredited)
Charles Regan ... stunts (uncredited)
Russell Saunders ... stunts (uncredited)
Tom Steele ... stunts (uncredited)
Duke Taylor ... stunts (uncredited)
Ken Terrell ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Landon Arnett ... camera operator (uncredited)
Emmett Bergholz ... camera operator (uncredited)
George K. Hollister ... camera operator (uncredited)
Howard Schwartz ... camera operator (uncredited)
Archie Stout ... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)
T-Bone Thompson ... camera operator (uncredited)
Harold E. Wellman ... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Michael Woulfe ... wardrobe: ladies'

Music Department 

Dimitri Tiomkin ... music director
Haakon Bergh ... musician: flute (uncredited)
John T. Boudreau ... musician: drums (uncredited)
Alexander DuVoir ... musician: oboe (uncredited)
Manuel Emanuel ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Henry Emerson ... musician: clarinet (uncredited)
Manny Harmon ... orchestra manager (uncredited)
Samuel Hoffman ... musician: theremin (uncredited)
Mitchell Lurie ... musician: clarinet (uncredited)
Paul Marquardt ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Jack Marsh ... musician: saxophone (uncredited)
George Parrish ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Neely Plumb ... musician: clarinet (uncredited)
Max Rabinowitz ... musician: piano (uncredited)
Edward Rebner ... musician: piano (uncredited)
Tibor Shik ... musician: french horn (uncredited)
Herbert Taylor ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Dimitri Tiomkin ... conductor (uncredited)
Raymond Turner ... musician: piano (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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