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The Major and the Minor (1942) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Billy Wilder

Writing Credits  

Charles Brackett ... (written by) and
Billy Wilder ... (written by)
 
Edward Childs Carpenter ... (suggested by a play by)
 
Fanny Kilbourne ... (from a story by) (as Fannie Kilbourne)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Ginger Rogers ... Susan Applegate
Ray Milland ... Major Philip Kirby
Rita Johnson ... Pamela Hill
Robert Benchley ... Albert Osborne
Diana Lynn ... Lucy Hill
Edward Fielding ... Colonel Oliver Slater Hill
Frankie Thomas ... Cadet Osborne
Raymond Roe ... Cadet Anthony Wigton Jr.
Charles Smith ... Cadet Korner
Larry Nunn ... Cadet Babcock
Billy Dawson Billy Dawson ... Cadet Miller
Lela E. Rogers Lela E. Rogers ... Mrs. Applegate (as Lela Rogers)
Aldrich Bowker ... Reverend Doyle
Boyd Irwin Boyd Irwin ... Major Griscom
Byron Shores Byron Shores ... Captain Durand
Richard Fiske ... Will Duffy
Norma Varden ... Mrs. Osborne
Gretl Dupont Gretl Dupont ... Mrs. Shackleford
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George Anderson George Anderson ... Train Passenger with Esquire Magazine (uncredited)
Stanley Andrews ... Conductor #1 (uncredited)
Vangie Beilby Vangie Beilby ... Woman in Train Station (uncredited)
Marie Blake ... Bertha (uncredited)
John Bogden John Bogden ... Cadet (uncredited)
Carl R. Botefuhr ... Cadet (uncredited)
Ralph Brooks Ralph Brooks ... Train Passenger (uncredited)
Dick Chandlee Dick Chandlee ... Cadet (uncredited)
Bill Clauson Bill Clauson ... Cadet (uncredited)
Ethel Clayton ... Cadet Ball Guest (uncredited)
James Conaty James Conaty ... Officer (uncredited)
Stanley Desmond Stanley Desmond ... Cadet Shumaker (uncredited)
Tom Dugan ... Con Man in Railroad Station (uncredited)
Jay Eaton ... Man Coming Out of Elevator (uncredited)
Mary Field ... Wilbur & Margie's Mother in Railroad Station (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Guest at Cadet Ball (uncredited)
Ralph Gilliam Ralph Gilliam ... Cadet (uncredited)
Kenneth Grant Kenneth Grant ... Cadet (uncredited)
Lynda Grey Lynda Grey ... Cadet Ball Guest (uncredited)
Bradley Hail Bradley Hail ... Cadet (uncredited)
Sam Harris Sam Harris ... Cadet Ball Guest (uncredited)
Dell Henderson ... Doorman (uncredited)
Carlotta Jelm Carlotta Jelm ... Margie - Little Girl in Railroad Station (uncredited)
Payne B. Johnson Payne B. Johnson ... Boy in Dancing Scene (uncredited)
Alice Keating Alice Keating ... Nurse (uncredited)
Milton Kibbee ... Station Agent (uncredited)
Stephen Kirchner Stephen Kirchner ... Cadet (uncredited)
Carl M. Leviness ... Man in Apartment Hallway (uncredited)
Jack Lindquist Jack Lindquist ... Cadet (uncredited)
Ken Lundy Ken Lundy ... Elevator Boy (uncredited)
David McKim David McKim ... Cadet (uncredited)
Freddie Mercer Freddie Mercer ... Wilbur - Little Boy in Railroad Station (uncredited)
Edmund Mortimer Edmund Mortimer ... Cadet Ball Guest (uncredited)
William Newell William Newell ... Ticket Agent #2 (uncredited)
Buster Nichols Buster Nichols ... Cadet (uncredited)
Billy O'Kelly Billy O'Kelly ... Cadet (uncredited)
Emory Parnell ... Conductor #2 (uncredited)
Edward Peil Sr. ... Stationmaster (uncredited)
Jim Pilcher Jim Pilcher ... Cadet (uncredited)
Billy Ray Billy Ray ... Cadet Summerville (uncredited)
Shirley Jean Rickert ... College Girl (uncredited)
William Roy William Roy ... Cadet (uncredited)
Bert Stevens ... Train Passenger (uncredited)
Archie Twitchell ... Cadet Sergeant at Main Gate (uncredited)
Gloria Williams Gloria Williams ... Cadet Ball Guest (uncredited)
Don Wilmot Don Wilmot ... Cadet (uncredited)
Will Wright ... Ticket Agent #1 (uncredited)

Produced by 

Arthur Hornblow Jr. ... producer

Music by 

Robert Emmett Dolan ... (music score)

Cinematography by 

Leo Tover ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Doane Harrison ... (edited by)

Art Direction by 

Roland Anderson
Hans Dreier

Set Decoration by 

Bertram C. Granger ... (uncredited)

Costume Design by 

Edith Head ... (costumes)

Makeup Department 

Wally Westmore ... makeup artist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Charles C. Coleman ... assistant director (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Don Johnson ... sound recordist
Harold Lewis ... sound recordist

Camera and Electrical Department 

Ernest Laszlo ... camera operator (uncredited)

Music Department 

Edward B. Powell ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Conrad Salinger ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Walter Scharf ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Andrea Setaro ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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