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A Night at the Opera (1935) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Sam Wood
Edmund Goulding ... (uncredited)

Writing Credits  

George S. Kaufman ... (screen play) and
Morrie Ryskind ... (screen play)
 
James Kevin McGuinness ... (from a story by)
 
Buster Keaton ... (uncredited)
Al Boasberg ... (additional dialogue) (uncredited)
Bert Kalmar ... (draft) (uncredited)
George Oppenheimer ... (uncredited)
Robert Pirosh ... (draft) (uncredited)
Harry Ruby ... (draft) (uncredited)
George Seaton ... (draft) (uncredited)
Carey Wilson ... (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Groucho Marx ... Otis B. Driftwood
Chico Marx ... Fiorello
Harpo Marx ... Tomasso
Kitty Carlisle ... Rosa Castaldi
Allan Jones ... Riccardo Barone
Walter Woolf King ... Rudolfo Lassparri (as Walter King)
Sig Ruman ... Herman Gottlieb (as Siegfried Rumann)
Margaret Dumont ... Mrs. Claypool
Edward Keane ... Ship's Captain
Robert Emmett O'Connor ... Police Sergeant Henderson (as Robert Emmet O'Connor)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Enrique Acosta Enrique Acosta ... Nightclub Guest (uncredited)
Harry Allen Harry Allen ... Doorman (uncredited)
Sam Appel Sam Appel ... Dungeon Guard (uncredited)
King Baggot ... Dignitary (uncredited)
Marion Bell Marion Bell ... Lady looking for 'Aunt Minnie' (uncredited)
Edna Bennett Edna Bennett ... Maid (uncredited)
Dolly Blackburn Dolly Blackburn ... Little Girl watching Harpo playing (uncredited)
Stanley Blystone ... Ship's Officer (uncredited)
Al Bridge ... Immigration Inspector (uncredited)
Loie Bridge Loie Bridge ... Ship Passenger (uncredited)
Lorraine Bridges ... Louisa (uncredited)
Ettore Campana Ettore Campana ... Bit in 'I Pagliacci' (uncredited)
Nina Campana Nina Campana ... Bit in 'I Pagliacci' (uncredited)
Jack Chefe Jack Chefe ... Opera Spectator (uncredited)
Ruth Cherrington ... Opera Spectator (uncredited)
Alex Chivra Alex Chivra ... Shipboard Cook (uncredited)
Martin Cichy ... Policeman (uncredited)
Gino Corrado ... First Porter (uncredited)
Gennaro Curci Gennaro Curci ... Doorman (uncredited)
Sidney D'Albrook Sidney D'Albrook ... Stagehand (uncredited)
Olga Dane Olga Dane ... Azucena in "Il Trovatore" (uncredited)
Bill Days Bill Days ... Singer in Chorus (uncredited)
Mario Dominici Mario Dominici ... Ship Passenger (uncredited)
Mike Donovan Mike Donovan ... Policeman (uncredited)
Jay Eaton ... Aviator (uncredited)
Manuel Emanuel Manuel Emanuel ... Bit in 'I Pagliacci' (uncredited)
Ruth Fanchon Ruth Fanchon ... Dancer (uncredited)
Adolph Faylauer ... Opera Spectator (uncredited)
Antonio Filauri Antonio Filauri ... Bit in 'I Pagliacci' (uncredited)
Harry Fleischmann Harry Fleischmann ... Policeman (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Ship Passenger (uncredited)
Otto Fries Otto Fries ... Otto - Elevator Operator (uncredited)
Bud Geary ... Stagehand (uncredited)
Alexander Giglio Alexander Giglio ... Bit in 'I Pagliacci' (uncredited)
Billy Gilbert ... Orchestra Member Asking Fiorello Not to Play Piano (uncredited)
William Gould ... Police Captain (uncredited)
Julia Griffith Julia Griffith ... Opera Spectator (uncredited)
George Guhl ... Policeman (uncredited)
Jonathan Hale ... Stage Manager in Opera Box Who Announces Gottlieb's Disappearance (uncredited)
Ben Hall Ben Hall ... Stagehand (uncredited)
Chuck Hamilton ... Policeman (uncredited)
Eddie Hart Eddie Hart ... Policeman (uncredited)
Oscar 'Dutch' Hendrian Oscar 'Dutch' Hendrian ... Stagehand (uncredited)
Lew Hicks Lew Hicks ... Policeman (uncredited)
Luther Hoobyar Luther Hoobyar ... Ruiz (uncredited)
Art Howard Art Howard ... Opera Spectator (uncredited)
Rodolfo Hoyos Rodolfo Hoyos ... Count di Luna (uncredited)
George Irving ... Committeeman (uncredited)
Selmer Jackson ... Committeeman (uncredited)
Gwen Lee ... Driftwood's Dining Companion (uncredited)
Jack 'Tiny' Lipson Jack 'Tiny' Lipson ... Engineer's Assistant (uncredited)
Wilbur Mack Wilbur Mack ... Committeeman (uncredited)
Tandy MacKenzie Tandy MacKenzie ... Tenor in 'Di quella pira' (uncredited)
Tom Mahoney Tom Mahoney ... Police Sergeant (uncredited)
Fred Malatesta ... Stagehand (uncredited)
Jerry Mandy Jerry Mandy ... Second Porter (uncredited)
Marco Marco ... Dancer (uncredited)
Alphonse Martell Alphonse Martell ... Ship Officer / Opera Spectator (uncredited)
Francisco Marán Francisco Marán ... Opera Doorman (uncredited)
Charles McAvoy Charles McAvoy ... Policeman (uncredited)
Tom McGuire ... Policeman (uncredited)
Frank McLure ... Manager's Assistant (uncredited)
Edmund Mortimer Edmund Mortimer ... Dignitary (uncredited)
James C. Morton James C. Morton ... Opera Spectator (uncredited)
George Nardelli George Nardelli ... Ship Passenger (uncredited)
Field Norton Field Norton ... Manager's Assistant (uncredited)
Alex Novinsky Alex Novinsky ... Ship Passenger (uncredited)
Wedgwood Nowell ... Ship Passenger (uncredited)
William H. O'Brien ... Stagehand (uncredited)
William J. O'Brien William J. O'Brien ... Opera Spectator (uncredited)
Inez Palange Inez Palange ... Maid (uncredited)
Claude Payton Claude Payton ... Police Captain (uncredited)
Alexander Pollard ... Committee Man (uncredited)
Russ Powell Russ Powell ... Carriage Driver (uncredited)
Purnell Pratt ... Mayor (uncredited)
Hal Price ... Stagehand (uncredited)
Rita Rita ... Dancer (uncredited)
Ronald R. Rondell Ronald R. Rondell ... Opera Spectator (uncredited)
Milton Royce Milton Royce ... Ship Passenger / Opera Spectator (uncredited)
Rubin Rubin ... Dancer (uncredited)
Annette Ruderman Annette Ruderman ... Girl in Ballroom (uncredited)
Alexander Schoenberg Alexander Schoenberg ... Violinist in Orchestra (uncredited)
Earl Seaman Earl Seaman ... Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Rolfe Sedan Rolfe Sedan ... Aviator (uncredited)
Evelyn Selbie ... Fortune Teller (uncredited)
Bruce Sidney Bruce Sidney ... Ship Passenger / Opera Spectator (uncredited)
Phillips Smalley ... Committeeman (uncredited)
Stephen Soldi ... Ship's Steward (uncredited)
John St. Polis ... Opera Conductor (uncredited)
Count Stefenelli Count Stefenelli ... Man at Launch (uncredited)
Leo Sulky Leo Sulky ... Policeman (uncredited)
Ludovico Tomarchio Ludovico Tomarchio ... Bit in 'I Pagliacci' (uncredited)
Harry Tyler ... Sign Painter (uncredited)
Ellinor Vanderveer Ellinor Vanderveer ... Shipboard Dinner Party Guest / Opera Spectator (uncredited)
Harry 'Zoup' Welsh Harry 'Zoup' Welsh ... Ship's Steward (uncredited)
Leo White ... Aviator (uncredited)
James J. Wolf James J. Wolf ... Ferrando in 'Il Trovatore' (uncredited)
Frank Yaconelli Frank Yaconelli ... Engineer (uncredited)

Produced by 

Irving Thalberg ... executive producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Herbert Stothart

Cinematography by 

Merritt B. Gerstad ... (photographed by)

Film Editing by 

William LeVanway ... film editor

Art Direction by 

Cedric Gibbons

Makeup Department 

Robert J. Schiffer ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Lesley Selander ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Ben Carré ... associate art director (as Ben Carre)
Edwin B. Willis ... associate art director
Harry Albiez ... props (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Douglas Shearer ... recording director
James Brock ... sound mixer (uncredited)
William Steinkamp ... sound re-recordist (uncredited)
Michael Steinore ... sound editor (uncredited)

Stunts 

Chuck Hamilton ... stunts (uncredited)
Vincent Lawler ... stunt double: harpo marx (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Bill Allen ... electrician (uncredited)
Pop Arnold ... key grip (uncredited)
A. Lindsley Lane ... second camera operator (uncredited)
Floyd Porter ... gaffer (uncredited)
William Riley ... second camera operator (uncredited)
Cliff Shirpser ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Frank Tanner ... still photographer (uncredited)
Arnold Webster ... grip (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Dolly Tree ... wardrobe

Music Department 

Wayne Allen ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Paul Lamkoff ... vocal coach (uncredited)
Paul Marquardt ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Charles Maxwell ... orchestrator (uncredited)
M.J. McLaughlin ... music recordist (uncredited)
Leonid Raab ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Paul Taylor ... vocal coach: chorus (uncredited)
Jack Virgil ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Harold Zweifel ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Other crew 

Chester Hale ... dances by
Howard Dietz ... publicist (uncredited)
George S. Kaufman ... dialogue director (uncredited)
Enrico Ricardi ... whistling double: Harpo Marx (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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