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The Road Back (1937) Poster

(1937)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

James Whale

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Charles Kenyon ... (screenplay)
Erich Maria Remarque ... (novel)
R.C. Sherriff ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order)  

John 'Dusty' King ... Ernst (as John King)
Richard Cromwell ... Ludwig
Slim Summerville ... Tjaden
Andy Devine ... Willy
Barbara Read ... Lucy
Louise Fazenda ... Angelina
Noah Beery Jr. ... Wessling
Maurice Murphy ... Albert
John Emery ... Captain Von Hagen
Etienne Girardot ... Mayor
Lionel Atwill ... Prosecutor
Henry Hunter Henry Hunter ... Bethke
Larry J. Blake ... Weil (as Larry Blake)
Gene Garrick ... Giesicke
Marilyn Harris ... Maria - Ernst's Sister
Jean Rouverol ... Elsa
Spring Byington ... Ernst's Mother
Frank Reicher ... Ernst's Father
Arthur Hohl ... Heinrich
William B. Davidson ... Bartscher
Al Shean ... Markheim
Edwin Maxwell ... Principal
Clara Blandick ... Willy's Mother
Samuel S. Hinds ... Defense Attorney
Robert Warwick ... Judge
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Adair Robert Adair ... Policeman (uncredited)
Alyce Ardell ... French Girl (uncredited)
Margaret Armstrong ... Heinrich's Wife (uncredited)
Herbert Ashley Herbert Ashley ... German Waiter (uncredited)
Reginald Barlow Reginald Barlow ... Manager (uncredited)
Patricia Barry Patricia Barry ... Gretel (uncredited)
William 'Billy' Benedict ... Boy Leader (uncredited)
Charles Bennett Charles Bennett ... Innkeeper (uncredited)
Harry C. Bradley ... Forman / Porter (uncredited)
Lane Chandler ... American Soldier (uncredited)
Harvey Clark Harvey Clark ... Field Doctor (uncredited)
Janet Elsie Clark Janet Elsie Clark ... Girl (uncredited)
Russ Clark Russ Clark ... American Soldier (uncredited)
E.E. Clive ... General (uncredited)
Harry Cording ... Attendant (uncredited)
D'Arcy Corrigan D'Arcy Corrigan ... Cab Driver (uncredited)
Laura Hope Crews ... Ernst's Aunt (uncredited)
Sidney D'Albrook Sidney D'Albrook ... American Captain (uncredited)
Michael Fitzmaurice Michael Fitzmaurice ... Member of Dinner Party (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Member of Dinner Party (uncredited)
Francis Ford ... Street Cleaner (uncredited)
Dwight Frye ... Small Man at Rally (uncredited)
Curt Furburg Curt Furburg ... Member of Dinner Party (uncredited)
Boyd Gilbert Boyd Gilbert ... American Soldier (uncredited)
June Gittelson ... Fat Woman (uncredited)
Grace Goodall Grace Goodall ... Member of Dinner Party (uncredited)
Dorothy Granger ... French Girl (uncredited)
Harrison Greene Harrison Greene ... Dutch Comedy Team (uncredited)
Robert Greig ... Member of Dinner Party (uncredited)
Sigrid Gurie ... Soldier's Wife (uncredited)
Charles Halton ... Uncle Rudolph (uncredited)
Otto Hoffman ... Old Man (uncredited)
Paul Irving Paul Irving ... Boy Leader (uncredited)
Edward LeSaint ... Porter (uncredited)
Lupee Lupien Lupee Lupien ... French Girl (uncredited)
Mickey Martin ... Boy (uncredited)
Robert McKenzie ... Barber (uncredited)
Edward McWade ... Ticket Taker (uncredited)
Greta Meyer ... Storekeeper (uncredited)
Henry Noerdlinger Henry Noerdlinger ... German Corporal (uncredited)
Paul Panzer ... Guard (uncredited)
Steve Pendleton ... Sailor (uncredited)
Eddie Phillips ... Fresh Man (uncredited)
Tempe Pigott ... Old Woman (uncredited)
Buddy Roosevelt ... German Dispatch Rider (uncredited)
Tiny Sandford Tiny Sandford ... Doorkeeper (uncredited)
Margaret Seddon Margaret Seddon ... Mother (uncredited)
Helen Shipman Helen Shipman ... Dutch Comedy Team (uncredited)
Bert Sprotte Bert Sprotte ... Conductor (uncredited)
Maidel Turner ... Member of Dinner Party (uncredited)
Edward Van Sloan ... President (uncredited)
Delmar Watson Delmar Watson ... Boy (uncredited)
Harry Watson Harry Watson ... Boy (uncredited)
Paul Weigel Paul Weigel ... Member of Dinner Party (uncredited)
Carol Wines Carol Wines ... French Girl (uncredited)
Jimmy Zahner Jimmy Zahner ... Boy (uncredited)

Produced by 

Edmund Grainger ... producer
Charles R. Rogers ... executive producer

Music by 

Dimitri Tiomkin

Cinematography by 

John J. Mescall
George Robinson ... (as George H. Robinson)

Film Editing by 

Ted J. Kent ... (as Ted Kent)
Charles Maynard

Art Direction by 

Charles D. Hall

Makeup Department 

Jack P. Pierce ... makeup artist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Joseph A. McDonough ... assistant director

Art Department 

James W. Sullivan ... associate art director (as James Sullivan)

Sound Department 

Bernard B. Brown ... sound
William Hedgcock ... sound

Special Effects by 

John P. Fulton ... special effects

Stunts 

George Daly ... stunts (uncredited)
Peter Gowland ... stunt double: Slim Summerville (uncredited)

Music Department 

Charles Previn ... musical director
Robert Russell Bennett ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Herman Hand ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Charles Maxwell ... orchestrator (uncredited)
David Raksin ... orchestrator (uncredited)
William Schiller ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

See also

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