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Giant (1956) Poster

(1956)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

George Stevens

Writing Credits  

Edna Ferber ... (from the novel by)
 
Fred Guiol ... (screen play) and
Ivan Moffat ... (screen play)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Sir David Karfrey (as Rodney Taylor)
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Mrs. Nancy Lynnton
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'Bob' Dace
Robert Nichols ...
Mort 'Pinky' Snythe
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Dr. Horace Lynnton
Alexander Scourby ...
Old Polo
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Judy Benedict
Charles Watts ...
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Juana Guerra Benedict (as Elsa Cardenas)
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Lacey Lynnton
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Gabe Target
Mary Ann Edwards ...
Victor Millan ...
Mickey Simpson ...
Sarge
Pilar Del Rey ...
Maurice Jara ...
Dr. Guerra
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Lona Lane
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Watts
Napoleon Whiting ...
Jefferson Swazey
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Jett Rink - Giving Banquet Speech (voice) (uncredited)
Perfideo Aguilar ...
Jordan Benedict IV - As an Infant (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
Fernando Alvarado ...
Busboy (uncredited)
Eddie Baker ...
Governor North (uncredited)
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Mary Lou Decker (uncredited)
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Dr. Borneholm (uncredited)
Dave Bishop ...
Jordan Benedict III - As an Infant (uncredited)
Richard Bishop ...
Jordan Benedict III - As an Infant (uncredited)
Paul Bradley ...
Governor's Ball Guest (uncredited)
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Older Beauty Operator (uncredited)
John Caler ...
Driver (uncredited)
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Governor's Ball Guest (uncredited)
Georgann Cashen ...
Judy Benedict - As an Infant (uncredited)
Mary Ann Cashen ...
Judy Benedict - As an Infant (uncredited)
Pat Cortland ...
Vashti's Daughter (uncredited)
Colleen Crane ...
Judy Benedict II - As an Infant (uncredited)
Marlene Crane ...
Judy Benedict II - As an Infant (uncredited)
Highland Dale ...
War Winds the Horse (uncredited)
Dana Dillaway ...
Judy Benedict - Age 4 (uncredited)
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Clay Hodgins Sr. (uncredited)
George Dunn ...
Vern Decker (uncredited)
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Juney Ellis ...
Essie Lou Hodgins (uncredited)
Ella Ethridge ...
General's Wife (uncredited)
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Guest at Jett Rink's Banquet (uncredited)
Vera Lee Friedman ...
Vashti's Daughter (uncredited)
John Garcia ...
Angel Obregón II - As an Infant (uncredited)
Maxine Gates ...
Waitress at Sarge's (uncredited)
Rudy Germane ...
Security Guard (uncredited)
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Governor's Ball Guest (uncredited)
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Governor's Ball Guest (uncredited)
Ethel Greenwood ...
Governor North's Wife (uncredited)
Robert Haines ...
Governor's Ball Guest (uncredited)
Bill Hale ...
Bartender (uncredited)
Marc Hamilton ...
Guard (uncredited)
Sam Harris ...
Governor's Ball Guest (uncredited)
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Wedding Guest (uncredited)
David Jiminez ...
Angel Obregón - Age 5 (uncredited)
Steven Kay ...
Jordan Benedict III - Age 4 (uncredited)
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Governor's Ball Guest (uncredited)
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General (uncredited)
Jill Lent ...
Luz Benedict II - Age 2 (uncredited)
Judy Lent ...
Luz Benedict II - Age 2 (uncredited)
Jack Lomas ...
Truck Driver in Diner (uncredited)
Wilbur Mack ...
Governor's Ball Guest on Dais (uncredited)
Ana Maria Majalca ...
Petra (uncredited)
Thomas Martin ...
Governor's Ball Guest (uncredited)
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Governor's Ball Guest (uncredited)
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Governor's Ball Guest on Dais (uncredited)
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Lupe (uncredited)
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Minister (uncredited)
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Wedding Guest / Governor's Ball Guest on Dais (uncredited)
Tom Monroe ...
Guard at Governor's Ball (uncredited)
Carl Moore ...
Toastmaster (uncredited)
Ralph Moratz ...
Bellboy (uncredited)
Tony Morella ...
Busboy (uncredited)
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Governor's Ball Guest (uncredited)
Ina Poindexter ...
Young Woman (uncredited)
Murray Pollack ...
Governor's Ball Guest (uncredited)
Ramon Ramirez ...
Jordan Benedict IV - as an Infant (uncredited)
Martha Randall ...
Young Beauty Operator (uncredited)
John Rice ...
Governor's Ball Guest (uncredited)
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Old Man (uncredited)
Clark Ross ...
Governor's Ball Guest (uncredited)
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Square Dancer (uncredited)
Bob Shurley ...
Extra (uncredited)
Norman Stevans ...
Governor's Ball Guest (uncredited)
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Wedding Guest / Governor's Ball Guest on Dais (uncredited)
Mitzi Sutherland ...
Vashti's Daughter (uncredited)
Slim Talbot ...
Clay Hodgins, Jr. (uncredited)
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Harper (uncredited)
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Dr. Walker (uncredited)
Wanda Lee Thompson ...
Judy Benedict II - Age 2 (uncredited)
Felipe Turich ...
Gómez (uncredited)
Natividad Vacío ...
Eusebio (uncredited)
Francisco Villalobos ...
Mexican Priest (uncredited)
Christine Werner ...
Luz Benedict II - As an Infant (uncredited)
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Truck Driver in Diner (uncredited)
John Wiley ...
Assistant Manager (uncredited)
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Waiter (uncredited)

Produced by 

Henry Ginsberg ... producer
George Stevens ... producer

Music by 

Dimitri Tiomkin ... (music composed by)

Cinematography by 

William C. Mellor ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

William Hornbeck ... (editing by)
Robert Lawrence ... (uncredited)

Casting By 

Hoyt Bowers ... (uncredited)

Production Design by 

Boris Leven ... (production designed by)

Set Decoration by 

Ralph S. Hurst ... (as Ralph Hurst)

Costume Design by 

Marjorie Best ... (costumes designed by)

Makeup Department 

Gordon Bau ... makeup supervisor
George Lane ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Edith Palmer ... body makeup (uncredited)
Frank Prehoda ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Pat Westmore ... hairdresser (uncredited)

Production Management 

Tom Andre ... production manager
Ralph E. Black ... production manager (uncredited)
Mel Dellar ... production manager (uncredited)
Charles Greenlaw ... assistant production manager (uncredited)
Ralph W. Nelson ... unit manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Fred Guiol ... second unit director
Russell Llewellyn ... assistant director: second unit (as Russ Llewellyn)
Joseph E. Rickards ... assistant director (as Joe Rickards)
Read Killgore ... second assistant director (uncredited)
Rusty Meek ... second assistant director (uncredited)
Buddy Messinger ... second assistant director (uncredited)
Dick Moder ... first assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

J. Leslie Asher ... props (uncredited)
Donald P. Desmond ... construction (uncredited)
Deane V. Lennon ... drapery (uncredited)
John Moore ... prop master (uncredited)
Weldon H. Patterson ... props (uncredited)
George Stoltz ... greenman (uncredited)
Tyrus Wong ... art department (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Earl Crain Sr. ... sound
James R. Alexander ... cable man (uncredited)
Clifford Call ... recordist (uncredited)
C.J. 'Mickey' Emerson ... sound recordist (uncredited)
Samuel F. Goode ... boom man (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Ralph Webb ... special effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Jack Cosgrove ... special visual effects (uncredited)

Stunts 

Paul Baxley ... stunts (uncredited)
Eli Bo Jack Blackfeather ... stunts (uncredited)
Ron Burke ... stunts (uncredited)
Whitey Hughes ... stunts (uncredited)
Troy Melton ... stunts (uncredited)
Paul Stader ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Edwin B. DuPar ... photography: second unit (as Edwin DuPar)
Eddie Leon Albert ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Wesley Anderson ... camera operator (uncredited)
Warren E. Boes ... best boy (uncredited)
Elmer Faubion ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Charles Harris ... grip (uncredited)
Frank Lamber ... best boy (uncredited)
Jim L. Mathews ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Frank McCarthy ... still photographer (uncredited)
Ted D. McCord ... location camera (uncredited)
Frank V. Phillips ... camera operator (uncredited)
Sanford Roth ... still photographer (uncredited)
Richard L. Wilson ... gaffer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Moss Mabry ... costume designer: Miss Taylor
Joan Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Ted Kring ... wardrobe: men (uncredited)
Ann Landers ... wardrobe: women (uncredited)
John Noble ... wardrobe: men (uncredited)
Sophia Stutz ... wardrobe: women (uncredited)
Vic Vallejo ... wardrobe: men (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Philip W. Anderson ... associate film editor (as Phil Anderson)
Fred Bohanan ... associate film editor

Location Management 

Joe Barry ... location manager (uncredited)
Carl P. Benoit ... location manager (uncredited)

Music Department 

Dimitri Tiomkin ... music conducted by
Lucien Cailliet ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Manuel Emanuel ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Carl Fortina ... musician: accordion soloist (uncredited)
Michael Heindorf ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Gus Levene ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Paul Marquardt ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Tommy Morgan ... musician: harmonica soloist (uncredited)
Tony Mottola ... musician: guitarist (uncredited)
George Parrish ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Leonid Raab ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Uan Rasey ... musician: trumpet soloist (uncredited)
Herbert Taylor ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

James E. Haynes ... driver

Other crew 

Ted Ashton ... unit publicist (uncredited)
Wally Cech ... craft service (uncredited)
Betty Coryell ... secretary (uncredited)
Marjorie Dillon ... stand-in: Elizabeth Taylor (uncredited)
Sam Freedle ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Narciso Gonzalez ... horse wrangler (uncredited)
Robert Hinkle ... dialogue coach (uncredited)
Harold Hourihan ... accountant (uncredited)
Ralph McCutcheon ... horse trainer (uncredited)
George Stevens Jr. ... production assistant (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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