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The Grapes of Wrath (1940) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John Ford

Writing Credits  

Nunnally Johnson ... (screen play)
 
John Steinbeck ... (based on the novel by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

... Tom Joad
... Ma Joad
... Jim Casy
... Grandpa
... Rosasharn
... Pa Joad
... Al
... Muley Bates
... Connie
... Grandma
... Noah
Frank Darien ... Uncle John
... Winfield
... Ruthie
Roger Imhof ... Thomas
... Caretaker
Charles D. Brown ... Wilkie
... Davis
... Needles Policeman
... Bert
... Bill
... Joe
... Inspection Officer (as Selmar Jackson)
... Roadblock Leader
... Proprietor (as Eddie Waller)
... Floyd
... Frank
... City Man
... Keene Ranch Foreman (as Joseph Sawyer)
... Tim
Adrian Morris ... Fake Hiring Agent
Hollis Jewell ... Muley's Son
... Spencer
... Truck Driver
Kitty McHugh ... Mae
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Boy Who Bragged of Eating Chicken (uncredited)
... Arkansas Storekeeper (uncredited)
Josephine Allen ... Migrant (uncredited)
... Hungry Boy (uncredited)
Frank Atkinson ... Migrant (uncredited)
... Father (uncredited)
... Jule - Bouncer at Dance (uncredited)
John Binns ... Migrant (uncredited)
Joe Bordeaux ... Migrant (uncredited)
Leon Brace ... Migrant (uncredited)
Henry Brahe ... Migrant (uncredited)
... Boy (uncredited)
... Migrant (uncredited)
Scotty Brown ... Migrant (uncredited)
Hal Budlong ... Migrant (uncredited)
Nora Bush ... Migrant (uncredited)
Russ Clark ... Guard (uncredited)
... Girl in Migrant Camp (uncredited)
Cal Cohen ... Migrant (uncredited)
Cecil Cook ... Migrant (uncredited)
... Migrant (uncredited)
... Deputy (uncredited)
... Buck Jackson - Witness at Dance (uncredited)
... Chef (uncredited)
Delmar Costello ... Migrant (uncredited)
Jane Crowley ... Migrant (uncredited)
W.H. Davis ... Migrant (uncredited)
Helen Dean ... Migrant (uncredited)
... Bookseller (uncredited)
Lillian Drew ... Migrant (uncredited)
... Deputy (uncredited)
Thornton Edwards ... Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
Billy Elmer ... Migrant (uncredited)
... Deputy (uncredited)
... Guard (uncredited)
... Migrant (uncredited)
Emily Gerdes ... Migrant (uncredited)
Tyler Gibson ... Migrant (uncredited)
... Migrant (uncredited)
... Deputy with Shotgun (uncredited)
Ben Hall ... Gas Station Attendant in Bakersfield (uncredited)
Dean Hall ... Migrant (uncredited)
Edna Hall ... Migrant (uncredited)
Don Hawks ... Migrant (uncredited)
Sidney Hayes ... Migrant (uncredited)
Cliff Herbert ... Migrant (uncredited)
Charles Herzinger ... Migrant (uncredited)
Herbert Heywood ... Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)
Harry Holden ... Migrant (uncredited)
E.J. Kaspar ... Migrant (uncredited)
David Kirkland ... Migrant (uncredited)
Lillian Lawrence ... Migrant (uncredited)
... Cop (uncredited)
Hazel Lollier ... Migrant (uncredited)
... Muley's Wife (uncredited)
... Man in Camp (uncredited)
Harry Matthews ... Migrant (uncredited)
Scotty Mattraw ... Migrant (uncredited)
... Gang Leader (uncredited)
Jules Michelson ... Migrant (uncredited)
... New Mexico Border Guard (uncredited)
Philip Morris ... Guard (uncredited)
... Migrant (uncredited)
Frank Newburg ... Migrant (uncredited)
... Deputy #1 (uncredited)
L.F. O'Connor ... Migrant (uncredited)
... Clerk (uncredited)
Ted Oliver ... State Policeman (uncredited)
Inez Palange ... Woman in Camp (uncredited)
... Gas Station Attendant #2 in Needles (uncredited)
Jack Pennick ... Camp Helper (uncredited)
Walter Perry ... Migrant (uncredited)
Walton Pindon ... Migrant (uncredited)
Rose Plumer ... Migrant (uncredited)
Chauncey Pyle ... Migrant (uncredited)
... Deputy (uncredited)
Gladys Rehfeld ... Migrant (uncredited)
Waclaw Rekwart ... Migrant (uncredited)
Dick Rich ... Keene Ranch Guard (uncredited)
Gloria Roy ... Waitress (uncredited)
... Hungry Girl (uncredited)
... Gas Station Attendant #1 in Needles (uncredited)
... Deputy (uncredited)
Georgia Simmons ... Woman (uncredited)
C.B. Steele ... Migrant (uncredited)
Al Stewart ... Migrant (uncredited)
... Fred - Trucker #2 at Diner (uncredited)
William Sundholm ... Migrant (uncredited)
... Deputy (uncredited)
... Deputy / Troublemaker (uncredited)
Charles Thurston ... Migrant (uncredited)
D.H. Turner ... Migrant (uncredited)
... Deputy Handcuffing Casy (uncredited)
Pearl Varvalle ... Migrant (uncredited)
Eleanore Vogel ... Migrant (uncredited)
... Guard (uncredited)
Harry Wallace ... Migrant (uncredited)
John Wallace ... Migrant (uncredited)
Glen Walters ... Woman Who Gets Shot (uncredited)
Jack Walters ... Migrant (uncredited)
Frank Watson ... Migrant (uncredited)
Jim Welch ... Migrant (uncredited)
Charles West ... Migrant (uncredited)
... Poor Man Walking with Woman in Transient Camp (uncredited)
... Joe - Shot at Floyd (uncredited)
Bill Wolfe ... Square-Dance Caller (uncredited)
Bill Worth ... Migrant (uncredited)

Produced by 

Nunnally Johnson ... associate producer
Darryl F. Zanuck ... producer

Music by 

Alfred Newman ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Gregg Toland ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Robert L. Simpson ... film editor (as Robert Simpson)

Art Direction by 

Richard Day
Mark-Lee Kirk

Set Decoration by 

Thomas Little ... (set decorations)

Costume Design by 

Gwen Wakeling ... (costumes)

Makeup Department 

Myrtle Ford ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Charles Gemora ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Gustaf Norin ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Ralph Dietrich ... production manager (uncredited)
Bernard McEveety ... unit manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Otto Brower ... second unit director (uncredited)
Edward O'Fearna ... assistant director (uncredited)
Wingate Smith ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Thomas Hart Benton ... promotional artwork (uncredited)
Eddie Jones ... props (uncredited)
Andy Kisch ... assistant property master (uncredited)
William Sittel ... assistant property master (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Roger Heman Sr. ... sound (as Roger Heman)
George Leverett ... sound
Edmund H. Hansen ... sound (uncredited)
Harry Kornfield ... assistant sound (uncredited)
W.P. Mathewson ... assistant boom operator (uncredited)
Jack Miller ... cableman (uncredited)
Robert Parrish ... sound effects editor (uncredited)

Stunts 

Jim Corey ... stunts (uncredited)
Richard Farnsworth ... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Reeves ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Charles G. Clarke ... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)
Arthur Dorien ... best boy (uncredited)
Paul Garnett ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Eddie Garvin ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Ralph Hoge ... grip (uncredited)
Vic Jones ... gaffer (uncredited)
Lou Kunkel ... camera operator (uncredited)
Bill McLellan ... gaffer (uncredited)
Emmett Schoenbaum ... still photographer (uncredited)
Bert Shipman ... camera operator (uncredited)
Cliff Shirpser ... assistant camera (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Sam Benson ... wardrobe supervisor (uncredited)
Harry Kernell ... wardrobe (uncredited)
Josephine Perrin ... wardrobe (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Mary Crumley ... assistant editor (uncredited)
Robert Parrish ... negative cutter (uncredited)
Jack Wells ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Alfred Newman ... musical director
Danny Borzage ... musician: accordion (uncredited)
Alfred Newman ... composer: cue "Leaving the Dustbowl" (uncredited)

Other crew 

Tom Collins ... technical director
Meta Stern ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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