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The Accusing Finger (1936) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

James P. Hogan ... (as James Hogan)

Writing Credits  

Madeleine Ruthven ... (screenplay) and
Brian Marlow ... (screenplay) and
John Bright ... (screenplay) and
Robert Tasker ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order)  

Paul Kelly ... Douglas Goodwin
Marsha Hunt ... Claire Patterson
Kent Taylor ... Jerry Welch
Robert Cummings ... Jimmy Ellis
Harry Carey ... Senator Nash
Bernadene Hayes ... Muriel Goodwin
Joe Sawyer ... Father Reed - the Priest (as Joseph Sawyer)
DeWitt Jennings ... Prison Warden
Russell Hicks ... Senator Forrest
Jonathan Hale ... Special Prosecutor
Rollo Lloyd ... Dr. Simms
Paul Fix ... John 'Twitchy' Burke
Sam Flint ... District Attorney Benton
Ralf Harolde ... 'Spud'
Fred Kohler ... Johnson
Hilda Vaughn ... Maid
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ellen Drew ... Wife (as Terry Ray)
William Hopper ... Reporter (as DeWolf Hopper Jr.)
Hooper Atchley ... Senator (uncredited)
Harry A. Bailey Harry A. Bailey ... Senator (uncredited)
William Bailey ... Reporter in Senate Chamber (uncredited)
Glenn Belt Glenn Belt ... Detective Billings (uncredited)
Irene Bennett ... Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Ward Bond ... Prison Guard (uncredited)
Harry C. Bradley ... Senator (uncredited)
James P. Burtis James P. Burtis ... Waiter (uncredited)
Frederick Burton ... Governor (uncredited)
Mae Busch ... Woman on Bus (uncredited)
John Carroll ... Dominic (uncredited)
George Chandler ... Reporter (uncredited)
Ethel Clayton ... Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Jimmy Conlin ... Bill Poster (uncredited)
Eddie Dunn Eddie Dunn ... Sergeant at Arms (uncredited)
Matty Fain Matty Fain ... Condemned Man (uncredited)
Kenneth Harlan ... Police Surgeon (uncredited)
Harry Hayden ... Clerical Employee (uncredited)
Edward Hearn ... Bailiff (uncredited)
Oscar 'Dutch' Hendrian Oscar 'Dutch' Hendrian ... Convict (uncredited)
Ben Hendricks Jr. Ben Hendricks Jr. ... Convict (uncredited)
Al Hill ... Reporter (uncredited)
Fay Holden ... Little Old Lady (uncredited)
Arthur Stuart Hull Arthur Stuart Hull ... Senator (uncredited)
George Irving ... Judge (uncredited)
Selmer Jackson ... Medical Examiner (uncredited)
Thomas E. Jackson ... Logan (uncredited)
Marten Lamont Marten Lamont ... Convict (uncredited)
Priscilla Lawson ... Hat Check Girl (uncredited)
Ralph Lewis ... Senator (uncredited)
Arthur Loft ... Convict (uncredited)
Walter Long ... Convict (uncredited)
Frank Losee Jr. Frank Losee Jr. ... Reporter (uncredited)
Nick Lukats Nick Lukats ... Reporter (uncredited)
Frank Marlowe ... Convict (uncredited)
Louis Mason ... Higgins (uncredited)
Frank Mayo ... Copy Desk Man (uncredited)
Philo McCullough ... Reporter in Senate Chamber (uncredited)
J.P. McGowan ... Inner Guard - Prison Yard (uncredited)
Walter McGrail ... Guard (uncredited)
Kitty McHugh Kitty McHugh ... Waiter's Wife (uncredited)
Robert McKenzie ... Butter and Egg Man (uncredited)
Frank McLure ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Charles McMurphy Charles McMurphy ... Guard (uncredited)
Torben Meyer ... Proprietor (uncredited)
Ivan Miller Ivan Miller ... Speaker of House (uncredited)
Bruce Mitchell Bruce Mitchell ... Guard in Police Shower (uncredited)
Charles R. Moore ... Black Prisoner (uncredited)
James C. Morton ... Bill Poster (uncredited)
Paul Newlan ... Prisoner (uncredited)
Frank O'Connor ... Deputy (uncredited)
Dennis O'Keefe ... Reporter (uncredited)
Jack Perrin ... Guard (uncredited)
Bob Perry Bob Perry ... Escort Guard (uncredited)
Lee Phelps Lee Phelps ... Riley (uncredited)
Alexander Pollard ... Headwaiter (uncredited)
Jack Raymond Jack Raymond ... Prisoner (uncredited)
Ronald R. Rondell Ronald R. Rondell ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Churchill Ross Churchill Ross ... Ballistic Expert (uncredited)
Frank Rowan Frank Rowan ... Reporter (uncredited)
Rolfe Sedan Rolfe Sedan ... Waiter (uncredited)
Phillips Smalley ... Senator (uncredited)
Edwin Stanley Edwin Stanley ... Fingerprint Expert (uncredited)
Larry Steers ... Senator (uncredited)
Milburn Stone ... Convict (uncredited)
Sammee Tong ... Chinese Man (uncredited)
Harry Tyler ... Man on Top of Bus (uncredited)
Arthur Van Slyke Arthur Van Slyke ... Senator (uncredited)
Suzanne Willa Suzanne Willa ... Woman on Bus (uncredited)
Gloria Williams Gloria Williams ... Passenger (uncredited)
William Worthington ... Senator (uncredited)

Produced by 

A.M. Botsford ... producer
Daniel Keefe ... associate producer
William LeBaron ... executive producer (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Henry Sharp

Film Editing by 

Chandler House

Art Direction by 

Hans Dreier
Hans Radon

Set Decoration by 

A.E. Freudeman

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

F.O. Collings ... assistant director (as Fritz Collings)

Sound Department 

John Cope ... sound recordist
Charles Hisserich ... sound recordist

Music Department 

Boris Morros ... musical director
Phil Boutelje ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Gerard Carbonara ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Friedrich Hollaender ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Tom Satterfield ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Victor Young ... composer: stock music (uncredited)

Other crew 

Adolph Zukor ... presenter

See also

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