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The Big Sleep (1946) Poster

(1946)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Howard Hawks

Writing Credits  

William Faulkner ... (screen play) &
Leigh Brackett ... (screen play) &
Jules Furthman ... (screen play)
 
Raymond Chandler ... (short story "Killer in the Rain")

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Humphrey Bogart ... Philip Marlowe
Lauren Bacall ... Vivian Rutledge
John Ridgely ... Eddie Mars
Martha Vickers ... Carmen Sternwood
Dorothy Malone ... Acme Book Shop Proprietress
Peggy Knudsen ... Mona Mars
Regis Toomey ... Chief Inspector Bernie Ohls
Charles Waldron Charles Waldron ... General Sternwood
Charles D. Brown Charles D. Brown ... Norris - the Butler
Bob Steele ... Lash Canino
Elisha Cook Jr. ... Harry Jones
Louis Jean Heydt ... Joe Brody
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Trevor Bardette ... Art Huck (uncredited)
Joy Barlow ... Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Max Barwyn ... Max - Head Waiter (uncredited)
Deannie Best Deannie Best ... Waitress (uncredited)
Tanis Chandler ... Waitress (uncredited)
Jack Chefe Jack Chefe ... Croupier (uncredited)
James Conaty James Conaty ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Joseph Crehan ... Medical Examiner (uncredited)
Sonia Darrin Sonia Darrin ... Agnes Lozelle (uncredited)
Jack Deery Jack Deery ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Carole Douglas Carole Douglas ... Librarian (uncredited)
Jay Eaton ... Casino Patron (uncredited)
Tom Fadden ... Sidney (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Woman with Bumped Man (uncredited)
Kenneth Gibson Kenneth Gibson ... Casino Patron (uncredited)
Joe Gilbert Joe Gilbert ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Stuart Hall ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Shep Houghton Shep Houghton ... Casino Patron (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Pete Kooy Pete Kooy ... Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
Lorraine Miller ... Hatcheck Girl (uncredited)
Forbes Murray ... Furtive Man (uncredited)
William H. O'Brien ... Waiter (uncredited)
Shelby Payne Shelby Payne ... Cigarette Girl (uncredited)
Jack Perry ... Silent Thug Beating Marlowe (uncredited)
Tommy Rafferty Tommy Rafferty ... Carol Lundgren (uncredited)
Waclaw Rekwart Waclaw Rekwart ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Edward Rickard Edward Rickard ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Suzanne Ridgway ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre ... Croupier (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan Emmett Vogan ... Ed - Deputy Sheriff (uncredited)
Theodore von Eltz ... Arthur Gwynn Geiger (uncredited)
Wally Walker Wally Walker ... Mars' Thug (uncredited)
Dan Wallace Dan Wallace ... Owen Taylor (uncredited)
Paul Weber Paul Weber ... Mars' Thug (uncredited)
Ben Welden ... Pete (uncredited)

Produced by 

Jack L. Warner ... executive producer
Howard Hawks ... producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Max Steiner

Cinematography by 

Sidney Hickox ... director of photography (as Sid Hickox)

Film Editing by 

Christian Nyby ... film editor

Art Direction by 

Carl Jules Weyl
Max Parker ... supervising art director (uncredited)

Set Decoration by 

Fred M. MacLean ... (set decorations)

Makeup Department 

Perc Westmore ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Eric Stacey ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Chuck Hansen ... assistant director (uncredited)
Robert Vreeland ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Bill Gold ... poster designer (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Robert B. Lee ... sound
Gerald W. Alexander ... re-recording mixer (uncredited) / sound effects mixer (uncredited)
Robert G. Wayne ... re-recording mixer (uncredited) / sound effects mixer (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Roy Davidson ... special effects director (as E. Roy Davidson)
Warren Lynch ... special effects (as Warren E. Lynch)
Robert Burks ... special effects (uncredited)
William C. McGann ... special effects (uncredited)
Willard Van Enger ... special effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Paul Detlefsen ... matte paintings (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Mike Joyce ... second camera operator (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Leah Rhodes ... wardrobe
Eugene Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Music Department 

Leo F. Forbstein ... musical director
Simon Bucharoff ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Charles David Forrest ... music mixer (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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

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