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Always Leave Them Laughing (1949) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Roy Del Ruth

Writing Credits  

Melville Shavelson ... (screenplay) and
Jack Rose ... (screenplay)
 
Max Shulman ... (story) and
Richard Mealand ... (story)
 
Arnold Horwitt ... (sketch "Fountain Pen Sketch" from revue "Make Mine Manhattan") (as Arnold B. Horwitt) &
Sylvia Rosales ... (sketch "Fountain Pen Sketch" from revue "Make Mine Manhattan")

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

... Kipling 'Kip' Cooper
... Nancy Eagen
... Fay Washburn
... Eddie Eagen
... Sam Washburn
... Mrs. Gracie Kennedy Washburn
... Elliott Montgomery
... Monte Wilson
Ransom M. Sherman ... Henry 'Hank' Richards (as Ransom Sherman)
... Julie Adams
... Wally Vernon - Comic
Cecil Stewart & His Royal Rogues ... Specialty Act Group
O'Donnell & Blair ... Specialty Act
... Comet Pen Salesman
The Moroccans ... Specialty Act
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Leo Anthony ... Club Patron (uncredited)
Arabella ... Stripper (uncredited)
... Minor Role (uncredited)
... Smoker (uncredited)
John Breen ... Club Patron (uncredited)
... Tough Guy (uncredited)
... Electrician (uncredited)
Iphigenie Castiglioni ... Madame Rosée (uncredited)
... Showgirl (uncredited)
Carmen Clifford ... Chorine (uncredited)
Marian Colby ... Ethel (uncredited)
Garrett Craig ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Lorinne Crawford ... Showgirl (uncredited)
Paul Cristo ... Club Patron (uncredited)
Russell Custer ... Stagehand (uncredited)
Lynn Davies ... Showgirl (uncredited)
... Bouncer (uncredited)
Jeanne Determann ... Elsa in Show (uncredited)
Flo Farmer ... Showgirl (uncredited)
... Canal Street Boys Club Heckler (uncredited)
... Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
Jack Henderson ... Club Patron (uncredited)
... Newark Assistant Stage Manager (uncredited)
... Subject of Kip's Bald Jokes (uncredited)
Eileen Howe ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Ben Jade ... Bouncer (uncredited)
Duke Johnson ... Juggler (uncredited)
Sid Kane ... Canal Street Boys Club Heckler (uncredited)
... Club Patron (uncredited)
Charles Kisco ... Piano Player (uncredited)
Al Lackey ... Passenger (uncredited)
Mike Lally ... New Haven Stage Manager (uncredited)
Richard LaMarr ... Club Patron (uncredited)
... Photographer (uncredited)
... Newark Stage Manager (uncredited)
... Porter (uncredited)
... Wounded Messenger in Newark Musical (uncredited)
... Phil (uncredited)
... Harry - Clurman's Janitor (uncredited)
Sammy Menacker ... Bouncer (uncredited)
... Dr. Finley (uncredited)
Art Miles ... Owner (uncredited)
... Police Captain in Show (uncredited)
... Actor in Opera (uncredited)
... Elevator Boy (uncredited)
... Newark Audience Member (uncredited)
... Irish Tenor (uncredited)
... Tony - Dishwasher (uncredited)
Lonnie Pierce ... Chorine (uncredited)
... Clurman Waiter (uncredited)
Robert H. Purcell ... Minor Role (uncredited)
William Reeves ... Gregario in Show (uncredited)
Waclaw Rekwart ... Audience Member (uncredited)
Larry Rio ... Waiter (uncredited)
... Young Comic (uncredited)
Danny Rogers ... Joe (uncredited)
Rod Rogers ... Elevator Boy (uncredited)
Michael Ross ... Tough Guy (uncredited)
... Entertainment Chairman (uncredited)
... Newark Audience Member (uncredited)
Frank J. Scannell ... Photographer (uncredited)
Emmett Smith ... Porter (uncredited)
Robert R. Stephenson ... Canal Street Boys Club Heckler (uncredited)
... Man in Audience (uncredited)
Mark Strong ... Station Agent (uncredited)
... Man in Audience (uncredited)
Leo Sulky ... New Haven Electrician (uncredited)
... Showgirl (uncredited)
... Mr. H. Clurman (uncredited)
... Undetermined Role (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
... Oswald - Second Dishwasher (uncredited)
Alice Wallace ... Showgirl (uncredited)
Camille Williams ... Chorine (uncredited)
Lottie Williams ... Newark Audience Member (uncredited)
Phyllis Young ... Chorine (uncredited)

Produced by 

Jerry Wald ... producer

Cinematography by 

Ernest Haller ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Clarence Kolster

Art Direction by 

Robert M. Haas ... (as Robert Haas)

Set Decoration by 

William L. Kuehl ... (as William Kuehl)

Makeup Department 

Perc Westmore ... makeup artist
Ray Forman ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Otis Malcolm ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Mel Dellar ... assistant director (uncredited)
John Prettyman ... second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Eddie Edwards ... props (uncredited)
Morris Goldman ... props (uncredited)
Weldon H. Patterson ... props (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Oliver S. Garretson ... sound

Camera and Electrical Department 

Jack Albin ... still photographer (uncredited)
Wesley Anderson ... second camera operator (uncredited)
Paul Butner ... gaffer (uncredited)
Slim Dexter ... grip (uncredited)
George Merhoff ... best boy (uncredited)
Lou Molina ... assistant camera (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Leah Rhodes ... wardrobe
Rudy Harrington ... wardrobe (uncredited)
Ralph Hibbs ... wardrobe (uncredited)
Joan Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Leon Roberts ... wardrobe (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Fred E. Farrell ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Sammy Cahn ... special music and lyrics
Ray Heindorf ... musical director
LeRoy Prinz ... musical numbers staged and directed by
David Buttolph ... composer: music cues (uncredited)

Other crew 

Ned Moss ... publicist (uncredited)
Wandra Ramsey ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

See also

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