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The Fighting Seabees (1944) Poster

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Directed by 

Edward Ludwig

Writing Credits  

Borden Chase ... (screenplay) &
Æneas MacKenzie ... (screenplay) (as Aeneas MacKenzie)
 
Borden Chase ... (original story)
 
Ethel Hill ... (contributing writer) (uncredited)
Dale Van Every ... (contributing writer) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

John Wayne ... Lt. Cmdr. Wedge Donovan
Susan Hayward ... Constance Chesley
Dennis O'Keefe ... Lt. Cmdr. Robert Yarrow
William Frawley ... Eddie Powers
Leonid Kinskey ... Johnny Novasky
J.M. Kerrigan ... Sawyer Collins
Grant Withers ... Whanger Spreckles
Paul Fix ... Ding Jacobs
Ben Welden ... Yump Lumkin
William Forrest ... Lt. Tom Kerrick
Addison Richards ... Capt. Joyce
Jay Norris Jay Norris ... Joe Brick
Duncan Renaldo ... Construction Worker at Party
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Abdullah Abbas Abdullah Abbas ... Construction Worker (uncredited)
Lee Adams Lee Adams ... Construction Worker (uncredited)
Joel Allen Joel Allen ... Coxswain (uncredited)
Walter Bacon Walter Bacon ... Bartender (uncredited)
Roy Barcroft ... Seabee Barcroft (uncredited)
Roy Brent Roy Brent ... Construction Worker (uncredited)
Joe Brooks ... Pilot (uncredited)
Charles D. Brown Charles D. Brown ... Capt. Squires (uncredited)
George Bruggeman ... Seabee (uncredited)
Wheaton Chambers Wheaton Chambers ... Navy Observer (uncredited)
Roy Darmour Roy Darmour ... Officer (uncredited)
Kenne Duncan ... Construction Worker (uncredited)
Jean Fenwick ... Capt. Joyce's Secretary (uncredited)
George Ford George Ford ... Club Patron (uncredited)
Terry Frost ... Orderly (uncredited)
Gene Gary Gene Gary ... French Construction Worker (uncredited)
Bud Geary ... Construction Worker (uncredited)
Rudy Germane Rudy Germane ... Passenger (uncredited)
Ernest Golm Ernest Golm ... Van Pelt (uncredited)
Kit Guard ... Construction Worker in Shelter (uncredited)
Eddie Hall ... Man Walking to File Cabinet (uncredited)
William Hall ... Swede (uncredited)
Alex Havier Alex Havier ... Japanese Soldier (uncredited)
Herbert Heyes ... Capt. Millard (uncredited)
Reed Howes ... Reporter (uncredited)
Arthur Stuart Hull Arthur Stuart Hull ... Extra at Dock (uncredited)
John James ... Meteorological Officer (uncredited)
Robert Katcher Robert Katcher ... Japanese Soldier (uncredited)
Nora Lane ... Kitty - Secretary (uncredited)
James B. Leong James B. Leong ... Japanese Officer (uncredited)
Jung Lim Jung Lim ... Japanese Officer (uncredited)
Beverly Lloyd ... Chorine (uncredited)
Tom London ... Johnson (uncredited)
Clarence Lung Clarence Lung ... Japanese Officer (uncredited)
George Magrill ... Extra (uncredited)
Adele Mara ... Twinkles Tucker - Jitterbugger (uncredited)
Frank Marlowe ... Construction Worker Who Dies (uncredited)
LeRoy Mason ... Jonesey (uncredited)
Charles Meakin ... Club Patron (uncredited)
Harold Miller ... Lt. Cmdr. Stewart (uncredited)
Charles Mitchell Charles Mitchell ... Radioman (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse ... Extra at Dock (uncredited)
Al Murphy Al Murphy ... Costruction Worker (uncredited)
Forbes Murray ... Navy Surgeon (uncredited)
Jack O'Shea ... Arriving Construction Worker (uncredited)
Paul Parry Paul Parry ... Lt. Cmdr. Stuart (uncredited)
Hugh Prosser Hugh Prosser ... Seabee (uncredited)
Joey Ray Joey Ray ... Construction Worker (uncredited)
Cyril Ring ... Dance Extra (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre ... Lt. Cmdr. Kane (uncredited)
George Sherwood George Sherwood ... Lieutenant Commander in Chartroom (uncredited)
Tom Steele ... Seabee (uncredited)
Larry Stewart Larry Stewart ... Seabee (uncredited)
Clarence Straight Clarence Straight ... Signalman (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan Charles Sullivan ... Construction Worker (uncredited)
Ben Taggart ... Aircraft Carrier Captain (uncredited)
Hal Taliaferro ... Lt. Cmdr. Hood (uncredited)
Chief Thundercloud ... Indian Seabee (uncredited)
Charles Trowbridge ... Randolph (uncredited)
Billy Wayne Billy Wayne ... Spec - Reporter (uncredited)
Crane Whitley Crane Whitley ... Lt. Cmdr. Hunter (uncredited)
Robert J. Wilke ... Arriving Construction Worker (uncredited)
Buddy Wilkerson Buddy Wilkerson ... Gunner (uncredited)

Produced by 

Albert J. Cohen ... associate producer

Music by 

Walter Scharf ... (musical score)

Cinematography by 

William Bradford ... (photography)

Film Editing by 

Richard L. Van Enger ... (as Richard Van Enger)

Art Direction by 

Duncan Cramer

Set Decoration by 

Otto Siegel ... (set decorations)

Costume Design by 

Adele Palmer ... (as Adele) (gowns)

Makeup Department 

Peggy Gray ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Robert Littlefield ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Bob Mark ... makeup supervisor (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Howard Lydecker ... second unit
Yakima Canutt ... second unit director (uncredited)
Philip Ford ... assistant director (uncredited)

Sound Department 

T.A. Carman ... sound (as Tom Carman)
Howard Wilson ... sound

Special Effects by 

Theodore Lydecker ... special effects

Stunts 

George Bruggeman ... stunts (uncredited)
Yakima Canutt ... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Bud Geary ... stunts (uncredited)
Fred Graham ... stunts (uncredited)
Tom Steele ... stunts (uncredited)

Music Department 

Joseph Dubin ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Albert Glasser ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Mort Glickman ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Gil Grau ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Herman Hand ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Arthur Morton ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Walter Scharf ... musical director (uncredited)
Marlin Skiles ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Jack Virgil ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Roy Webb ... composer: additional music (uncredited)

Other crew 

Hubert Hunter ... technical advisor (as Lt.Comdr. Hubert Hunter CEC-V{S} USNR.)
William A. McManus ... technical advisor (as Lt.Comdr. William A. McManus {CEC} U S N.)
Sid Davis ... stand-in: John Wayne (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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

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