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The Fighting 69th (1940) Poster

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Directed by 

William Keighley

Writing Credits  

Norman Reilly Raine ... (original screenplay) &
Fred Niblo Jr. ... (original screenplay) and
Dean Riesner ... (original screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

James Cagney ... Jerry Plunkett
Pat O'Brien ... Father Duffy
George Brent ... 'Wild Bill' Donovan
Jeffrey Lynn ... Joyce Kilmer
Alan Hale ... Sgt. 'Big Mike' Wynn
Frank McHugh ... 'Crepe Hanger' Burke
Dennis Morgan ... Lt. Ames
Dick Foran ... Lt. 'Long John' Wynn
William Lundigan ... Timmy Wynn
Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams ... Paddy Dolan
Henry O'Neill ... The Colonel
John Litel ... Capt. Mangan
Sammy Cohen Sammy Cohen ... Mike Murphy
Harvey Stephens ... Maj. Anderson
William Hopper ... Pvt. Turner (as DeWolf Hopper)
Tom Dugan ... Pvt. McManus
Frank Wilcox ... Lt. Norman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Herbert Anderson ... Pvt. Casey (uncredited)
John Arledge ... Second Alabama Man (uncredited)
Trevor Bardette ... First Alabama Man (uncredited)
Jack Boyle Jr. ... Chuck (uncredited)
Richard Clayton Richard Clayton ... Tierney (uncredited)
Frank Coghlan Jr. ... Jimmy (uncredited)
Tom Coleman Tom Coleman ... Wounded Soldier in Parade Car (uncredited)
James Conaty James Conaty ... Officer at Briefing (uncredited)
Joseph Crehan ... Doctor Giving Inoculations (uncredited)
John Daheim John Daheim ... Soldier (uncredited)
Eddie Dew ... Regan (uncredited)
Ralph Dunn ... Medical Captain (uncredited)
Edgar Edwards ... Engineer Officer (uncredited)
Frank Faylen ... Engineer Sergeant at Cave-In (uncredited)
James Flavin ... Supply Sergeant (uncredited)
Jerry Fletcher Jerry Fletcher ... Telephonist (uncredited)
Arno Frey Arno Frey ... German Officer (uncredited)
Edmund Glover ... Fourth Alabama Man (uncredited)
Chuck Hamilton ... Soldier Watching Fight (uncredited)
John Harron ... Carrol (uncredited)
J. Anthony Hughes ... Healey (uncredited)
Layne Ireland Layne Ireland ... Hefferman (uncredited)
Donald Kerr Donald Kerr ... New Recruit (uncredited)
George Kilgen George Kilgen ... Ryan (uncredited)
Jacques Lory Jacques Lory ... Waiter (uncredited)
Wilfred Lucas ... Doctor Checking Eyes (uncredited)
Frank Mayo ... Capt. Bootz (uncredited)
Frank Melton ... Third Alabama Man (uncredited)
Elmo Murray Elmo Murray ... O'Brien (uncredited)
Byron Nelson Byron Nelson ... Soldier (uncredited)
George O'Hanlon ... Eddie Kearney (uncredited)
Jack Perrin ... Major (uncredited)
George Reeves ... Jack O'Keefe (uncredited)
John Ridgely ... Moran (uncredited)
Frank Sully ... Sergeant (uncredited)
Roland Varno ... German Officer (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan Emmett Vogan ... Doctor Giving Physicals (uncredited)

Produced by 

Louis F. Edelman ... associate producer
Hal B. Wallis ... executive producer

Music by 

Adolph Deutsch

Cinematography by 

Tony Gaudio ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Owen Marks ... film editor

Art Direction by 

Ted Smith

Makeup Department 

Perc Westmore ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Jack L. Warner ... in charge of production

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Frank Heath ... assistant director (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Charles Lang ... sound

Special Effects by 

Byron Haskin ... special effects
Rex Wimpy ... special effects

Stunts 

Harvey Parry ... stunts (uncredited)
Buster Wiles ... stunts (uncredited)

Music Department 

Leo F. Forbstein ... musical director
Hugo Friedhofer ... orchestral arrangements

Other crew 

John T. Prout ... technical advisor (as Capt. John T. Prout)
Mark White ... technical advisor
George Boothby ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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

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