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The Lemon Drop Kid (1951) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Sidney Lanfield
Frank Tashlin ... (uncredited)

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Edmund Beloin ... (story)
Irving Elinson ... (additional dialogue)
Edmund L. Hartmann
Robert O'Brien
Damon Runyon ... (story)
Frank Tashlin

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Bob Hope ... Sidney Milburn aka The Lemon Drop Kid
Marilyn Maxwell ... 'Brainey' Baxter
Lloyd Nolan ... Oxford Charlie
Jane Darwell ... Nellie Thursday
Andrea King ... Stella
Fred Clark ... Moose Moran
Jay C. Flippen ... Straight Flush Tony
William Frawley ... Gloomy Willie
Harry Bellaver ... Sam the Surgeon
Sid Melton ... Little Louie
Ben Welden ... Singing Solly
Ida Moore ... Mrs. Feeney - The Bird Lady
Francis Pierlot Francis Pierlot ... Henry Regan
Charles Cooley Charles Cooley ... Goomba
Salvatore De Lorenzo Salvatore De Lorenzo ... Street-corner Santa Claus (as Society Kid Hogan)
Harry Shannon ... John (policeman)
Bernard Szold Bernard Szold ... Honest Harry
Tor Johnson ... Super Swedish Angel (wrestler)
Tom Dugan ... No Thumbs Charlie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sid Tomack Sid Tomack ... Groom (scenes deleted)
Harry Wilson ... Courtroom Spectator (unconfirmed)
Eric Alden ... Policeman (uncredited)
Stanley Andrews ... Judge Wilkinson (uncredited)
Richard Barron Richard Barron ... Young Doctor (uncredited)
Brooks Benedict ... Man Leaving Men's Room (uncredited)
Billie Bird ... Racetrack Bettor on Iron Bar (uncredited)
Oliver Blake ... Racetrack Bettor on Iron Bar (uncredited)
Hazel Boyne Hazel Boyne ... Larue Sister (uncredited)
Helen Brown Helen Brown ... Ellen (uncredited)
John Brown John Brown ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Benny Burt Benny Burt ... Prisoner (uncredited)
Rosalee Calvert Rosalee Calvert ... Dancer (uncredited)
Sue Carlton Sue Carlton ... Dancer (uncredited)
Bill Cartledge Bill Cartledge ... Jerry - Jockey (uncredited)
Anna Chandler Anna Chandler ... Gambler (uncredited)
Ray Cooke Ray Cooke ... Willie (uncredited)
Lorinne Crawford Lorinne Crawford ... Dancer (uncredited)
Roger Creed Roger Creed ... Mug (uncredited)
Wade Crosby ... Policeman (uncredited)
Oliver Cross Oliver Cross ... Gambler (uncredited)
Isabel Cushin Isabel Cushin ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Jim Davies Jim Davies ... Gym Attendant (uncredited)
Sayre Dearing ... Gambler (uncredited)
Mike Donovan Mike Donovan ... Bartender (uncredited)
John Doucette ... Muscleman (uncredited)
Jimmie Dundee Jimmie Dundee ... Hoodlum (uncredited)
Ralph Dunn ... Racetrack Policeman (uncredited)
Don Dunning Don Dunning ... Mug (uncredited)
Sarah Edwards Sarah Edwards ... Woman in Home (uncredited)
Al Ferguson Al Ferguson ... Bailiff (uncredited)
Charles Ferguson Charles Ferguson ... Passerby on Street (uncredited)
Tom Ferrandini Tom Ferrandini ... Gambler (uncredited)
Pat Flaherty ... Police Captain Swain (uncredited)
Robert Foulk ... Victim (uncredited)
Barbara Freking Barbara Freking ... Dancer (uncredited)
Slim Gaut Slim Gaut ... Prof. Murdock (uncredited)
Roy Gordon Roy Gordon ... Judge (uncredited)
Fred Graff Fred Graff ... Pimlico Pete (uncredited)
John Grant John Grant ... Mug (uncredited)
Charmienne Harker Charmienne Harker ... Dancer (uncredited)
Jim Hayward Jim Hayward ... George (uncredited)
Hallene Hill Hallene Hill ... Woman in Home (uncredited)
Henry Hope Henry Hope ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Bee Humphries Bee Humphries ... Woman in Home (uncredited)
John Indrisano John Indrisano ... Oxford Charlie's Henchman (uncredited)
Tommy Ivo ... Dick Daniels - Boy Scout on Bicycle (uncredited)
Jerry James Jerry James ... Waiter / Gambler (uncredited)
Richard Karlan Richard Karlan ... Maxie (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp ... Man at Racetrack (uncredited)
Lola Kendrick Lola Kendrick ... Dancer (uncredited)
Victor Kilian Victor Kilian ... Mr. Egan - Landlord (uncredited)
Geraldine Knapp Geraldine Knapp ... Dancer (uncredited)
Jack Kruschen ... Muscleman (uncredited)
Nolan Leary ... Accountant (uncredited)
Kate MacKenna Kate MacKenna ... Larue Sister (uncredited)
Mike Mahoney Mike Mahoney ... Prisoner (uncredited)
Vivian Mason Vivian Mason ... Singer-Dancer (uncredited)
Allen Mathews Allen Mathews ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Joe McTurk Joe McTurk ... Santa Shooting Craps (uncredited)
Harold Miller ... Race Track Patron (uncredited)
John 'Skins' Miller John 'Skins' Miller ... The Drunk (uncredited)
Mary Moder Mary Moder ... Holly Seller (uncredited)
Ralph Montgomery Ralph Montgomery ... Jailer (uncredited)
Pat Moran Pat Moran ... Mug (uncredited)
Patsy Moran ... Mrs. Baumgarten (uncredited)
Jerry Mullins Jerry Mullins ... Little Boy (uncredited)
Diana Mumby ... Dancer (uncredited)
Mary Murphy ... Girl (uncredited)
Paul Newlan Paul Newlan ... Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Patsy O'Byrne Patsy O'Byrne ... Woman in Home (uncredited)
Bob O'Connor Bob O'Connor ... Houlihan Bartender (uncredited)
Emory Parnell ... Man bumped into on street (uncredited)
Joey Ray Joey Ray ... Mug (uncredited)
Joe Recht Joe Recht ... Pageboy (uncredited)
Bruce Riley Bruce Riley ... Clerk (uncredited)
John Roberts John Roberts ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Michael Ross Michael Ross ... Oxford Charlie's Henchman (uncredited)
Gene Roth ... Oxford Charlie's Butler (uncredited)
Wally Russell Wally Russell ... Mug (uncredited)
Almira Sessions ... Mrs. Santoro (uncredited)
Jack Shea Jack Shea ... Hoodlum (uncredited)
Bill Sheehan Bill Sheehan ... Dance Director (uncredited)
Douglas Spencer ... Skinny Santa Claus (uncredited)
Jack Stoney ... Hoodlum (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan Brick Sullivan ... Courtroom Spectator / Policeman (uncredited)
Harry Tyler ... Santa Claus (uncredited)
Bill Varga Bill Varga ... Wrestler (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan Emmett Vogan ... Rupert - Pawnbroker (uncredited)
Ralph Volkie Ralph Volkie ... Mug (uncredited)
Anthony Warde ... Thoughtful Man (uncredited)
Gil Warren Gil Warren ... Police Clerk (uncredited)
Jean Whitney Jean Whitney ... Friend of Brainy (uncredited)
Patricia Wright Patricia Wright ... Dancer (uncredited)
Guy Zanette Guy Zanette ... Prisoner (uncredited)
Fred Zendar Fred Zendar ... South Street Benny (uncredited)

Produced by 

Robert L. Welch ... producer

Music by 

Victor Young

Cinematography by 

Daniel L. Fapp

Film Editing by 

Archie Marshek

Art Direction by 

Franz Bachelin
Hal Pereira

Set Decoration by 

Sam Comer
Ross Dowd

Costume Design by 

Edith Head

Makeup Department 

Charles Berner ... makeup artist
Ted Larsen ... makeup artist
Gertrude Reade ... hair stylist
Lenore Weaver ... hair stylist
Wally Westmore ... makeup supervisor

Production Management 

Frank Caffey ... production manager
Richard Johnston ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Edward Salven ... assistant director

Sound Department 

Don McKay ... sound recordist
Walter Oberst ... sound recordist
William Sosteleo ... sound
Howard Beals ... sound editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Paul K. Lerpae ... special effects (as Paul Lerpae)

Visual Effects by 

Farciot Edouart ... process photography

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Sam Levine ... costumer
Ruth Stella ... costumer

Music Department 

Ray Evans ... song: "Silver Bells"
Joseph J. Lilley ... vocal arranger
Jay Livingston ... song: "Silver Bells"
Troy Sanders ... music advisor
Sidney Cutner ... orchestrator (uncredited)
George Parrish ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Leo Shuken ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Van Cleave ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Other crew 

Claire Behnke ... script supervisor
Len Hendry ... dance director

See also

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

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