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The Great Ziegfeld (1936) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Robert Z. Leonard

Writing Credits  

William Anthony McGuire ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

William Powell ... Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.
Myrna Loy ... Billie Burke
Luise Rainer ... Anna Held
Frank Morgan ... Jack Billings
Fanny Brice ... Fannie Brice (as Fannie Brice)
Virginia Bruce ... Audrey Dane
Reginald Owen ... Sampston
Ray Bolger ... Ray Bolger
Ernest Cossart ... Sidney
Joseph Cawthorn ... Dr. Ziegfeld (as Joseph Cawthorne)
Nat Pendleton ... Sandow
Harriet Hoctor ... Herself
Jean Chatburn ... Mary Lou
Paul Irving Paul Irving ... Erlanger
Herman Bing ... Costumer
Charles Judels ... Pierre
Marcelle Corday ... Marie
Raymond Walburn ... Sage
A.A. Trimble A.A. Trimble ... Will Rogers
Buddy Doyle Buddy Doyle ... Eddie Cantor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wanda Allen Wanda Allen ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Bernice Alstock Bernice Alstock ... Soloist in 'Shine On, Harvest Moon' Montage (uncredited)
Franklyn Ardell ... Allen (uncredited)
Earl Askam Earl Askam ... Audience Member (uncredited)
Gertrude Astor ... Sassy Blonde Anna Held Audience Member (uncredited)
Lynn Bailey Lynn Bailey ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Monica Bannister ... Ziegfield Girl (uncredited)
Bonnie Bannon ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Lynn Bari ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Jack Baxley Jack Baxley ... Detective (uncredited)
Robert Bradford Robert Bradford ... Soloist in 'Look for the Silver Lining' Montage (uncredited)
Raymond Brown Raymond Brown ... Inspector Doyle (uncredited)
Sheila Browning Sheila Browning ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Charles Bruins Charles Bruins ... Singer (uncredited)
David Burns David Burns ... Clarence (uncredited)
James P. Burtis James P. Burtis ... Bill (uncredited)
Edna Callahan ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Buddy Clark Buddy Clark ... Singer (uncredited)
Wallis Clark Wallis Clark ... Stock Broker (uncredited)
Thomas Clarke Thomas Clarke ... Ol' Man River' soloist in Show Boat scene (uncredited)
Clay Clement Clay Clement ... Jack - Barber Shop Customer (uncredited)
Charles Coleman ... Carriage Starter (uncredited)
Helen Collins Helen Collins ... Miss Drake (uncredited)
James Conaty James Conaty ... Hotel Guest (uncredited)
Diane Cook ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Earl Covert Earl Covert ... Soloist in 'Rio Rita' Montage (uncredited)
Pauline Craig ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Adrienne D'Ambricourt ... Wife of French Ambassador (uncredited)
Mickey Daniels ... Telegraph Boy (uncredited)
Bill Days Bill Days ... Soloist in 'Shine On, Harvest Moon' Montage (uncredited)
Hester Dean ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
William Demarest ... Gene Buck (uncredited)
Dick Dennis Dick Dennis ... Singer (uncredited)
Evelyn Dockson Evelyn Dockson ... Fat Woman (uncredited)
Jay Eaton ... Theatregoer (uncredited)
Sarah Edwards Sarah Edwards ... Wardrobe Woman (uncredited)
Zari Elmassian Zari Elmassian ... Soloist in 'Look for the Silver Lining' Montage (uncredited)
Charles Fallon Charles Fallon ... French Ambassador (uncredited)
Claudia Fargo Claudia Fargo ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Susan Fleming ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Ruth Gillette ... Lillian Russell (uncredited)
Ann Gillis ... Mary Lou as a Child (uncredited)
Peter Gowland ... Dancer (uncredited)
Robert Greig ... Ziegfeld's Butler (uncredited)
Virginia Grey ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Billy Griffith Billy Griffith ... Husband at Chicago World's Fair (uncredited)
Mary Halsey ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Bert Hanlon Bert Hanlon ... Jim (uncredited)
Jeanne Hart Jeanne Hart ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Patricia Havens-Monteagle Patricia Havens-Monteagle ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Grace Hayle ... Wife at Chicago World's Fair (uncredited)
Marcia Healy Marcia Healy ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Joan Holland Joan Holland ... Patricia Ziegfeld (uncredited)
Shep Houghton Shep Houghton ... Dancer (uncredited)
Boothe Howard Boothe Howard ... Willie Zimmerman (uncredited)
Mary Howard ... Miss Carlisle (uncredited)
John Hyams ... Dave Stamper (uncredited)
Selmer Jackson ... Barber Shop Customer (uncredited)
Alfred P. James Alfred P. James ... Stage Door Man (uncredited)
Suzanne Kaaren ... Ruth Blair (uncredited)
Alice Keating Alice Keating ... Alice (uncredited)
Mary Lange Mary Lange ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Toni Lanier Toni Lanier ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
John Larkin ... Sam (uncredited)
Rosina Lawrence ... Sally Manners (uncredited)
Gwen Lee ... Audience Member (uncredited)
Margaret Lyman Margaret Lyman ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Frances MacInerney Frances MacInerney ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Tandy MacKenzie Tandy MacKenzie ... Singer (uncredited)
Edwin Maxwell ... Charles Frohman (uncredited)
Hans Moebus Hans Moebus ... Theatregoer (uncredited)
Julie Mooney Julie Mooney ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Dennis Morgan ... Stage Singer in 'Pretty Girl' Number (uncredited)
Miss Morocco Miss Morocco ... Little Egypt (uncredited)
Esther Muir ... Burlesque Prima Donna (uncredited)
Pat Nixon ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Barry Norton ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Pearlie Norton Pearlie Norton ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Dennis O'Keefe ... Dancer (uncredited)
Carlita Orr Carlita Orr ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Claire Owen Claire Owen ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Wanda Perry ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Lee Phelps Lee Phelps ... Theatre Doorman (uncredited)
Bob Priester Bob Priester ... Singer (uncredited)
Mae Questel ... Rosie (uncredited)
Evelyn Randolph Evelyn Randolph ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Cyril Ring ... Reporter (uncredited)
Byron Russell Byron Russell ... Audience Member (uncredited)
Barlow Simpson Barlow Simpson ... Trooper on Parade (uncredited)
Georgia Spence Georgia Spence ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Larry Steers ... Audience Spectator (uncredited)
Libby Taylor Libby Taylor ... Flossie - Audrey's Maid (uncredited)
Paul Taylor Paul Taylor ... Soloist in 'After the Ball' Montage (uncredited)
Phil Tead ... Press Agent (uncredited)
Charles Trowbridge ... Julian Mitchell (uncredited)
Richard Tucker ... Barber Shop Customer (uncredited)
Ellinor Vanderveer Ellinor Vanderveer ... Audience Member (uncredited)
Venita Varden Venita Varden ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Dolly Verner Dolly Verner ... Ziegfeld Girl (uncredited)
Allan Watson Allan Watson ... Singer (uncredited)
Eric Wilton Eric Wilton ... Desk Clerk (uncredited)
Joe Yule ... World's Fair Barker (uncredited)

Produced by 

Hunt Stromberg ... producer
Sidney Algier ... assistant producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Arthur Lange ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

George J. Folsey ... (segment "Ziegfeld Roof Numbers") (as George Folsey)
Karl Freund ... (segment "Ziegfeld Roof Numbers")
Merritt B. Gerstad ... (photographed by: Hoctor Ballet)
Ray June ... (photographed by: Melody Number)
Oliver T. Marsh ... (photographed by)

Film Editing by 

William S. Gray

Art Direction by 

Cedric Gibbons
Eddie Imazu ... (uncredited)

Costume Design by 

Adrian ... (gowns)

Makeup Department 

Max Factor ... wig supervisor (uncredited)
Norbert A. Myles ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Robert J. Schiffer ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Robert A. Golden ... assistant director (uncredited)
Art Smith ... assistant director (uncredited)
Sam Zimbalist ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

John W. Harkrider ... associate art director (as John Harkrider)
Merrill Pye ... associate art director
Edwin B. Willis ... associate art director
Duncan Spencer ... assistant to journeyman (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Douglas Shearer ... recording director
James Brock ... sound engineer (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

John Hoffman ... special photographic effects (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Adrian ... gowns: fashion parade
Eugene Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Eddie Schmidt ... clothes designer: Mr. Powell (uncredited) / clothes maker: Mr. Powell (uncredited)

Music Department 

Harold Adamson ... special music and lyrics
Walter Donaldson ... special music and lyrics
Arthur Lange ... musical director
Frank Skinner ... music arranger
William Axt ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Hugo Friedhofer ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Arthur Lange ... music arranger (uncredited)
Paul Marquardt ... music arranger (uncredited)
Charles Maxwell ... music arranger (uncredited)
Leonid Raab ... music arranger (uncredited)
Dave Stamper ... music arranger (uncredited)
Jack Virgil ... music arranger (uncredited)

Other crew 

Seymour Felix ... stager: dances and ensembles
W.K. Craig ... auditor (uncredited)
Doc Dearborn ... stand-in: Mr. Powell (uncredited)
Howard Dietz ... press agent (uncredited)
Shirley Hughes ... stand-in: Myrna Loy (uncredited)

Thanks 

Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. ... acknowledgment: Suggested by Romances and Incidents in the life of America's Greatest Showman
Crew verified as complete

See also

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

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