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It's a Wonderful Life (1946) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Frank Capra

Writing Credits  

Frances Goodrich ... (screenplay) &
Albert Hackett ... (screenplay) and
Frank Capra ... (screenplay)
 
Jo Swerling ... (additional scenes)
 
Philip Van Doren Stern ... (story)
 
Michael Wilson ... (contributor to screenplay) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

James Stewart ... George Bailey
Donna Reed ... Mary Hatch
Lionel Barrymore ... Mr. Potter
Thomas Mitchell ... Uncle Billy
Henry Travers ... Clarence
Beulah Bondi ... Mrs. Bailey
Frank Faylen ... Ernie
Ward Bond ... Bert
Gloria Grahame ... Violet
H.B. Warner ... Mr. Gower
Frank Albertson ... Sam Wainwright
Todd Karns ... Harry Bailey
Samuel S. Hinds ... Pa Bailey
Mary Treen ... Cousin Tilly
Virginia Patton ... Ruth Dakin
Charles Williams Charles Williams ... Cousin Eustace
Sarah Edwards Sarah Edwards ... Mrs. Hatch (as Sara Edwards)
William Edmunds William Edmunds ... Mr. Martini (as Bill Edmunds)
Lillian Randolph ... Annie
Argentina Brunetti ... Mrs. Martini
Robert J. Anderson ... Little George (as Bobbie Anderson)
Ronnie Ralph Ronnie Ralph ... Little Sam
Jean Gale Jean Gale ... Little Mary
Jeanine Ann Roose Jeanine Ann Roose ... Little Violet
Danny Mummert ... Little Marty Hatch
Georgie Nokes Georgie Nokes ... Little Harry Bailey
Sheldon Leonard ... Nick
Frank Hagney ... Potter's Bodyguard
Ray Walker ... Joe (Luggage Shop)
Charles Lane ... Real Estate Salesman (as Charlie Lane)
Edward Keane ... Tom (Bldg. & Loan) (as Edward Kean)
Carol Coombs Carol Coombs ... The Bailey Child - Janie (as Carol Coomes)
Karolyn Grimes ... The Bailey Child - Zuzu
Larry Simms ... The Bailey Child - Pete
Jimmy Hawkins ... The Bailey Child - Tommy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jean Acker ... Townswoman (uncredited)
Ernie Adams ... Ed (uncredited)
Monya Andre Monya Andre ... Elderly Woman (uncredited)
Stanley Andrews ... Mr. Welch (uncredited)
Sam Ash ... Nervous Banker (uncredited)
Jack Bailey Jack Bailey ... One of Vi's Suitors (uncredited)
Mary Bayless Mary Bayless ... Townswoman (uncredited)
Beth Belden Beth Belden ... Young Girl (uncredited)
Brooks Benedict ... Military Officer in Montage (uncredited)
Joseph E. Bernard Joseph E. Bernard ... Townsman (uncredited)
Al Bridge ... Sheriff (uncredited)
Buz Buckley Buz Buckley ... Young Boy (uncredited)
Marian Carr ... Jane Wainwright (uncredited)
Adriana Caselotti Adriana Caselotti ... Singer at Martini's (uncredited)
Lane Chandler ... Policeman (uncredited)
Michael Chapin ... Young George's Friend (uncredited)
Tom Chatterton ... Townsman (uncredited)
Jack Cheatham ... Cop Arresting Violet (uncredited)
Harry Cheshire ... Dr. Campbell (uncredited)
Edward Clark ... Building & Loan Board Member (uncredited)
Tom Coleman Tom Coleman ... Building & Loan Customer (uncredited)
Ellen Corby ... Ms. Davis (uncredited)
Jimmy the Crow Jimmy the Crow ... Crow in Bank (uncredited)
Bryn Davis Bryn Davis ... Elderly Woman (uncredited)
Lew Davis Lew Davis ... High School Teacher at Poolside (uncredited)
Harry Denny Harry Denny ... (uncredited)
Helen Dickson ... Woman at Graduation Dance (uncredited)
Dick Elliott ... Man on Porch (uncredited)
Tom Fadden ... Tollhouse Keeper (uncredited)
Frank Fenton ... Violet's Boyfriend (uncredited)
Eddie Fetherston Eddie Fetherston ... Horace (uncredited)
Sam Flint ... Relieved Banker in Potter's Office (uncredited)
Lee Frederick Lee Frederick ... (uncredited)
Dick Gordon ... Photographer with Sheriff (uncredited)
Jack Gordon Jack Gordon ... Bar Patron (uncredited)
Herschel Graham Herschel Graham ... Townsman (uncredited)
Joseph Granby Joseph Granby ... Elderly Man (voice) (uncredited)
Charles Halton ... Carter (uncredited)
Carl Eric Hansen Carl Eric Hansen ... (uncredited)
Herbert Heywood Herbert Heywood ... Building & Loan Depositor (uncredited)
Harry Holman ... Mr. Partridge (uncredited)
Art Howard Art Howard ... Building & Loan Board Member (uncredited)
Bert Howard Bert Howard ... Building & Loan Board Member (uncredited)
Arthur Stuart Hull Arthur Stuart Hull ... Mr. Randall (uncredited)
John Indrisano John Indrisano ... Man in Fantasy (uncredited)
Eddie Kane Eddie Kane ... Building & Loan Depositor (uncredited)
Carl Kent ... Townsman (uncredited)
Milton Kibbee ... Building & Loan Board Member (uncredited)
Effie Laird Effie Laird ... Townswoman (uncredited)
Mike Lally Mike Lally ... Building & Loan Customer (uncredited)
Harold Landon Harold Landon ... Marty Hatch (uncredited)
Meade 'Lux' Lewis Meade 'Lux' Lewis ... Pianist in Nick's Place (uncredited)
Jack Lomas Jack Lomas ... Bar Patron (uncredited)
J. Farrell MacDonald ... Man Whose Grandfather Planted Tree (uncredited)
Irene Mack Irene Mack ... Townswoman (uncredited)
Wilbur Mack Wilbur Mack ... Building and Loan Customer (uncredited)
Charles Meakin ... Elderly Man (uncredited)
Priscilla Montgomery Priscilla Montgomery ... Student in Gym (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse ... Man with Sheriff (uncredited)
Evelyn Moriarty Evelyn Moriarty ... Bar Patron (uncredited)
Philip Morris Philip Morris ... Building & Loan Customer (uncredited)
George Noisom George Noisom ... School Dancer (uncredited)
Bob O'Connor Bob O'Connor ... Bar Patron (uncredited)
Frank O'Connor ... Military Officer in Montage (uncredited)
Lynn O'Leary-Jameson Lynn O'Leary-Jameson ... Infant Janie Bailey (uncredited)
Moroni Olsen ... Senior Angel (voice) (uncredited)
Garry Owen Garry Owen ... Bill-Poster (uncredited)
Netta Packer ... Elderly Woman (uncredited)
Franklin Parker Franklin Parker ... Photographer / Reporter (uncredited)
Suzanne Ridgway ... Nick's Waitress (uncredited)
Mark Roberts ... Mickey (uncredited)
Constantine Romanoff ... Bar Patron (uncredited)
Cy Schindell ... Nick's Bouncer (uncredited)
Almira Sessions ... Potter's Secretary (uncredited)
Cedric Stevens Cedric Stevens ... Townsman (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan Brick Sullivan ... Man in Fantasy (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan Charles Sullivan ... Nick's Bartender (uncredited)
Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer ... Freddie Othello (uncredited)
Max Wagner ... Cashier / Nick's Assistant Bouncer (uncredited)
Larry Wheat ... Building & Loan Board Member (uncredited)
Charles C. Wilson ... Charlie (uncredited)

Produced by 

Frank Capra ... producer

Music by 

Dimitri Tiomkin ... (musical score written by)

Cinematography by 

Joseph F. Biroc ... director of photography (as Joseph Biroc)
Joseph Walker ... director of photography
Victor Milner ... director of photography (uncredited)

Film Editing by 

William Hornbeck

Art Direction by 

Jack Okey
William Cameron Menzies ... (uncredited)

Set Decoration by 

Emile Kuri ... (set decorations)

Costume Design by 

Edward Stevenson ... (costumes)

Makeup Department 

Gordon Bau ... makeup supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Arthur S. Black Jr. ... assistant director (as Arthur S. Black)

Sound Department 

Clem Portman ... sound
Richard Van Hessen ... sound
John Aalberg ... sound (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Russell A. Cully ... special photographic effects
Daniel Hays ... special effects (uncredited)
Russell Shearman ... special effects supervisor (uncredited)

Stunts 

Lila Finn ... stunt double: Donna Reed (uncredited)
John Indrisano ... stunts (uncredited)
Mike Lally ... stunts (uncredited)
Bob O'Connor ... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Stoney ... stunts (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Joseph F. Biroc ... camera operator (uncredited)
Homer Plannette ... gaffer (uncredited)
Phil Stern ... still photographer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Eugene Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Music Department 

Dimitri Tiomkin ... director: musical score
Herschel Burke Gilbert ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Leigh Harline ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Paul Marquardt ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Alfred Newman ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Nathan Scott ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Leith Stevens ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
David Tamkin ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Dave Torbett ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Edward Ward ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Roy Webb ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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