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The Farmer Takes a Wife (1953) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Henry Levin

Writing Credits  

Walter Bullock ... (screenplay) &
Sally Benson ... (screenplay) and
Joseph Fields ... (screenplay)
 
Frank B. Elser ... (play) and
Marc Connelly ... (play)
 
Walter D. Edmonds ... (novel "Rome Haul")

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

...
Molly Larkins
...
Dan Harrow
...
Lucy Cashdollar
John Carroll ...
Jotham Klore
Eddie Foy Jr. ...
Fortune Friendly
Charlotte Austin ...
Pearl Dowd
Kathleen Crowley ...
Susanna
Merry Anders ...
Hannah
May Wynn ...
Eva Gooch (as Donna Lee Hickey)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nancy Abbate ...
Little Girl (uncredited)
Robert Adler ...
Townsman (uncredited)
Fred Aldrich ...
Boater (uncredited)
John Butler ...
Drunk (uncredited)
Harry Carter ...
Boatman (uncredited)
John Close ...
Boater (uncredited)
Bill Coontz ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Martin Deane ...
Boy (uncredited)
Juanita Evers ...
Ms. Kranz (uncredited)
Don Garrett ...
Cabbie (uncredited)
Gloria Gordon ...
(uncredited)
Fred Graham ...
Brawling Railroader (uncredited)
Ruth Hall ...
Abbie (uncredited)
Jack Harris ...
Militia Officer (uncredited)
James Hickman ...
Deckhand (uncredited)
Ed Hinton ...
Boater (uncredited)
Charles Horvath ...
Brawling Boater (uncredited)
Wes Hudman ...
Boatman (uncredited)
...
Boy (uncredited)
Joanne Jordan ...
Boatwife (uncredited)
Ted Jordan ...
Driver (uncredited)
Donald Kerr ...
Jacob (uncredited)
Paul Kruger ...
Boater (uncredited)
Kermit Maynard ...
Driver (uncredited)
Paul McGuire ...
Barney (uncredited)
Emile Meyer ...
Storekeeper (uncredited)
Noreen Michaels ...
Amy (uncredited)
Frank Mills ...
Townsman (uncredited)
Mort Mills ...
Floyd (uncredited)
Ralph Montgomery ...
Boater (uncredited)
Brad Morrow ...
Boy at Fight (uncredited)
Zon Murray ...
Eli (uncredited)
Howard Negley ...
Gov. Hamilton Fish (uncredited)
Gordon Nelson ...
Race Official (uncredited)
...
Dancer (uncredited)
Susan Odin ...
Girl (uncredited)
Lee Phelps ...
Bartender (uncredited)
Mel Pogue ...
Abner Green (uncredited)
William Pullen ...
John (uncredited)
Edward Rickard ...
Boatman (uncredited)
Gene Roth ...
Ethan McCarthy (uncredited)
Ralph Sanford ...
Quack (uncredited)
Fred Santley ...
Boatman (uncredited)
Jack Stoney ...
Brawling Railroader (uncredited)
Bobby Taylor ...
Boy (uncredited)
Tony Taylor ...
Little Boy (uncredited)
Doreen Tracey ...
Little Girl (uncredited)
Lee Turnbull ...
Andy (uncredited)
Gwen Verdon ...
Abigail (uncredited)
Max Wagner ...
Boater (uncredited)
Judy Ann Whaley ...
Girl (uncredited)
Robert Williams ...
Townsman (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Frank P. Rosenberg ... producer

Music by 

Cyril J. Mockridge ... (as Cyril Mockridge)

Cinematography by 

Arthur E. Arling ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Louis R. Loeffler ... (as Louis Loeffler)

Art Direction by 

Addison Hehr
Lyle R. Wheeler ... (as Lyle Wheeler)

Set Decoration by 

Claude E. Carpenter ... (as Claude Carpenter)

Costume Design by 

Travilla

Makeup Department 

Ben Nye ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Sid Bowen ... unit production manager (uncredited)
Max Golden ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Joseph E. Rickards ... assistant director
Lloyd Allen ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Joseph C. Wright ... art director: musical settings

Sound Department 

Eugene Grossman ... sound
Roger Heman Sr. ... sound (as Roger Heman)

Special Effects by 

Fred Sersen ... special photographic effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Ray Kellogg ... special photographic effects

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Charles Le Maire ... wardrobe director
Joan Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Music Department 

Earle Hagen ... orchestrator
Charles Henderson ... vocal director
Lionel Newman ... musical director
Herbert W. Spencer ... orchestrator (as Herbert Spencer)
Alexander Courage ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Bernard Mayers ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Other crew 

Jack Cole ... choreographer
Leonard Doss ... technicolor color consultant
Jerry Bryan ... dialogue coach (uncredited)
Albert J. Kramer ... title cards (uncredited)
Stanley Scheuer ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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