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Hangmen Also Die! (1943) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Fritz Lang

Writing Credits  

Bertolt Brecht ... (adaptation) (as Bert Brecht) (original story) and
Fritz Lang ... (adaptation) (original story)
 
John Wexley ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Brian Donlevy ... Dr. Franticek Svoboda / Karel Vanek
Walter Brennan ... Prof. Stephen Novotny
Anna Lee ... Masha Novotny
Gene Lockhart ... Emil Czaka
Dennis O'Keefe ... Jan Horak
Margaret Wycherly ... Ludmilla Novotny
Nana Bryant ... Mrs. Hellie Novotny
William Roy William Roy ... Beda Novotny (as Billy Roy)
Hans Heinrich von Twardowski ... Reinhard Heydrich (as H. H v. Twardowski)
Alexander Granach ... Gestapo Insp. Alois Gruber
Tonio Selwart Tonio Selwart ... Chief of Gestapo Kurt Haas
Jonathan Hale ... Dedic
Lionel Stander ... Banya
Sarah Padden ... Mrs. Georgia Dvorak
Edmund MacDonald ... Dr. Pillar
Byron Foulger ... Bartos
Virginia Farmer ... Mrs. Nimitz
Ludwig Donath ... Schirmer (as Louis Donath)
George Irving ... Neeval
James Bush ... Peacock
Arno Frey Arno Frey ... Camp Lt. Itnut
Lester Sharpe ... Rudy
Arthur Loft ... Gen. Votruba
Reinhold Schünzel ... Gestapo Insp. Ritter (as Reinhold Schuenzel)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Abbott ... Hostage (scenes deleted)
Louis Adlon ... Adjutant (uncredited)
Erville Alderson ... Liberal Official (uncredited)
Richard Alexander ... Slugger in Theater (uncredited)
Jack Alfred Jack Alfred ... Busboy (uncredited)
Louis V. Arco Louis V. Arco ... Nazi Official (uncredited)
Florence Auer ... Czech Patriot (uncredited)
Felix Basch Felix Basch ... (uncredited)
William 'Billy' Benedict ... Kylar (uncredited)
Edna Bennett Edna Bennett ... Pregnant Woman (uncredited)
Margaret Bert ... Market Woman (uncredited)
Oscar Blank Oscar Blank ... Hostage (uncredited)
Lane Bradford ... Gestapo Officer (uncredited)
Harry C. Bradley ... Townsman (uncredited)
Frederic Brunn Frederic Brunn ... SS Officer (uncredited)
Willy Castello ... SS Guard (uncredited)
Richard Clarke Richard Clarke ... Priest (uncredited)
Steve Clemente Steve Clemente ... Knife Thrower (uncredited)
Chester Conklin ... Cook (uncredited)
Edith Conrad Edith Conrad ... Woman in Audience (uncredited)
Max Davidson ... Bearded Man (uncredited)
Bryn Davis Bryn Davis ... Girl (uncredited)
Earle S. Dewey Earle S. Dewey ... Wine Waiter (uncredited)
James Dime ... Gestapo Detective (uncredited)
Lester Dorr ... Aldrich Krapke (uncredited)
Tex Driscoll ... Hostage (uncredited)
Ralph Dunn ... Czech Policeman (uncredited)
Gretl Dupont Gretl Dupont ... Angry Woman (uncredited)
David Durand ... Bicycle Boy (uncredited)
James Eagles James Eagles ... Svatak (uncredited)
Edward Earle ... Professor (uncredited)
Fern Emmett ... Peasant Woman (uncredited)
Fred Essler Fred Essler ... Dr. Kesselbach (uncredited)
William Farnum ... Viktorin (uncredited)
Betty Farrington Betty Farrington ... Heavyset Woman (uncredited)
Dwight Frye ... Hostage (uncredited)
Hans Fuerberg ... Personal Adjutant (uncredited)
Jack George Jack George ... Polcar (uncredited)
Inna Gest ... Hatcheck Girl (uncredited)
George Guhl ... Workman (uncredited)
William Haade ... Mildrad (uncredited)
Liesl Handl ... Slugger's Girlfriend in Theater (uncredited)
Sam Harris Sam Harris ... Man at Briefing (uncredited)
Bud Jamison ... Fat Man (uncredited)
Eddie Kane Eddie Kane ... Novak (uncredited)
Victor Kendall Victor Kendall ... SS Leader (uncredited)
Manart Kippen Manart Kippen ... Dovolga (uncredited)
Fred Kohler Jr. ... Czech Patriot (uncredited)
Kurt Kreuger ... Gestapo Officer (uncredited)
Rita La Roy ... Girl (uncredited)
Hope Landin ... Czech Patriot (uncredited)
Carl M. Leviness ... Man at Briefing (uncredited)
Rolf Lindau Rolf Lindau ... De Lauge (uncredited)
Emmett Lynn ... Gerta (uncredited)
Robert Malcolm ... Czech Patriot (uncredited)
Merrill McCormick Merrill McCormick ... Cabbie (uncredited)
Claire McDowell ... Counterwoman (uncredited)
Paul McVey ... Jan Pestuca (uncredited)
John Meredith John Meredith ... Czech Man (uncredited)
Philip Merivale ... Policeman (uncredited)
Louis Merrill Louis Merrill ... Industrialist (uncredited)
Peter Michael Peter Michael ... SS Captain (uncredited)
Charles Middleton ... Patriot at Meeting with Svoboda (uncredited)
Robert Milasch ... Hostage (uncredited)
Edwin Mills Edwin Mills ... Eduard (uncredited)
Harold Minjir Harold Minjir ... Butler (uncredited)
Frances Morris ... Dr. Svoboda's Nurse (uncredited)
George N. Neise ... Mueller (uncredited)
Carl Neubert Carl Neubert ... Economist (uncredited)
Kurt Neumann Kurt Neumann ... SS Man (uncredited)
Manuel París Manuel París ... Townsman on Street (uncredited)
John Piffle John Piffle ... Industrialist (uncredited)
Russ Powell Russ Powell ... Tobacconist (uncredited)
Paul Power Paul Power ... Man at Briefing (uncredited)
Lucien Prival ... Policeman (uncredited)
Frank Reicher ... Interpreter (uncredited)
Otto Reichow Otto Reichow ... Gestapo Agent Schultz (uncredited)
Albin Robeling Albin Robeling ... Clerk (uncredited)
Ernest Roberts Ernest Roberts ... (uncredited)
Henry Roquemore Henry Roquemore ... Patriot at Meeting (uncredited)
Hans Schumm ... Sergeant (uncredited)
Janet Shaw ... Katerina Honiga (uncredited)
George Sherwood George Sherwood ... SS Lieutenant (uncredited)
Mabel Smaney Mabel Smaney ... Woman on Street (uncredited)
Pietro Sosso Pietro Sosso ... Waiter (uncredited)
Robert R. Stephenson Robert R. Stephenson ... Nazi Guard in Visitors' Pen (uncredited)
Carl Stockdale ... Cigarette Smoker (uncredited)
Henry Sylvester Henry Sylvester ... Tall Czech (uncredited)
Forrest Taylor ... Pipe Smoker (uncredited)
Walter Thiele Walter Thiele ... Police Official (uncredited)
Sigfrid Tor Sigfrid Tor ... Gescky (uncredited)
Fred Trowbridge Fred Trowbridge ... Man in Audience (uncredited)
Lisl Valetti Lisl Valetti ... Secretary (uncredited)
Philip Van Zandt ... Officer (uncredited)
Lucio Villegas Lucio Villegas ... Townsman at Briefing (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan Emmett Vogan ... Hostage Wearing Glasses (uncredited)
Hans von Morhart Hans von Morhart ... Policeman (uncredited)
Sam Waagenaar Sam Waagenaar ... SS Man (uncredited)
Fay Wall ... Secretary (uncredited)
Eddy Waller ... Hansom Cab Driver (uncredited)
Crane Whitley Crane Whitley ... SS Headquarters Man (uncredited)
Guy Wilkerson ... Santrock (uncredited)
Harry Wilson ... Ugly German Bodyguard (uncredited)

Produced by 

Theo. W. Baumfeld ... assistant producer (as T.W. Baumfeld)
Fritz Lang ... producer
Arnold Pressburger ... producer

Music by 

Hanns Eisler

Cinematography by 

James Wong Howe

Film Editing by 

Gene Fowler Jr.

Art Direction by 

William S. Darling

Makeup Department 

Robert Stephanoff ... makeup artist (as Blagoe Stephanoff)

Production Management 

Carley Harriman ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Walter Mayo ... assistant director
Fred Pressburger ... assistant director

Art Department 

Julia Heron ... set dresser

Sound Department 

Fred Lau ... sound
Jack Whitney ... sound

Camera and Electrical Department 

Ned Scott ... still photographer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Eleanor Behm ... dresses: Miss Lee

Music Department 

Artur Guttmann ... conductor

Other crew 

Max Pretzfelder ... technical advisor

See also

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