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The Joe Louis Story (1953) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Robert Gordon

Writing Credits  

Robert Sylvester ... (original screenplay)

Cast (in credits order)  

Coley Wallace ...
Hilda Simms ...
Marva Trotter Louis
...
Tad McGeehan
James Edwards ...
Jack 'Chappie' Blackburn
...
Mannie Seamon
Dots Johnson ...
Julian Black (as Dotts Johnson)
Evelyn Ellis ...
Mrs. Barrows
Carl 'Rocky' Latimer ...
Arthur Pine
John Marriott ...
Sam Langford
Ike Jones ...
Johnny Kingston (as Isaac Jones)
P. Jay Sidney ...
John Roxborough, Handler
Royal Beal ...
Herbert Ratner ...
Newspaper man (as Herb Ratner)
Ruby Goldstein ...
Himself
Norman Rose ...
Lieutenant
David Kurlan ...
Bartender
Ralph Stantley ...
Nick, the Announcer
Shorty Linton ...
Himself
Anita Ellis ...
Herself - Nightclub Vocalist
Ellis Larkins ...
Himself
Ellis Larkins and His Trio ...
Themselves
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Jimmy Braddock ...
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Primo Carnera ...
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
...
Bob (uncredited)
Josef Draper ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
...
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
...
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Tiger Joe Marsh ...
Himself (uncredited)
Max Schmeling ...
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
William Thourlby ...
Max Schmeling (uncredited)
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Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Produced by 

William Joyce ... associate producer (as William F. Joyce)
Stirling Silliphant ... producer

Music by 

George Bassman

Cinematography by 

Joseph C. Brun ... director of photography (as Joseph Brun)

Film Editing by 

Dave Kummins

Makeup Department 

Herman Buchman ... makeup artist
Helen Grizuk ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Dorothy Bohen ... assistant unit manager
Thomas Whitesell ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

George Ackerson ... assistant director
Ike Jones ... assistant director (as Isaac Jones)

Art Department 

Robert Gundlach ... set designer

Sound Department 

Jim Shields ... sound engineer (as James Shields)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Morris Hartzband ... operative cameraman (as Moe Hartzband)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Flo Transfield ... wardrobe (as Florence Transfield)

Music Department 

George Bassman ... conductor

Other crew 

Philip Donoghue ... business manager
Roberta Hodes ... continuity
Mannie Seamon ... technical advisor
Richard Condon ... publicist (uncredited)

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