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The Girl Can't Help It (1956) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Frank Tashlin

Writing Credits  

Frank Tashlin ... (screenplay) and
Herbert Baker ... (screenplay)
 
Garson Kanin ... (novel) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Tom Ewell ... Tom Miller
Jayne Mansfield ... Jerri Jordan
Edmond O'Brien ... Marty 'Fats' Murdock
Julie London ... Herself
Ray Anthony ... Himself
Barry Gordon ... Barry the Paperboy
Henry Jones ... Mousie
John Emery ... Wheeler
Juanita Moore ... Hilda
Fats Domino ... Himself
The Platters ... Themselves
Little Richard and His Band Little Richard and His Band ... Themselves (as Little Richard and his Band)
Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps ... Themselves (as Gene Vincent and his Blue Caps)
The Treniers The Treniers ... Themselves
Eddie Fontaine Eddie Fontaine ... Himself
The Chuckles The Chuckles ... Themselves at the Hi Hat Club
Abbey Lincoln ... Herself
Johnny Olenn Johnny Olenn ... Himself
Nino Tempo Nino Tempo ... Himself
Eddie Cochran ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sue Carlton Sue Carlton ... Teenager (uncredited)
Fred Catania Fred Catania ... Wheeler's Bodyguard (uncredited)
Les Clark Les Clark ... Recording Engineer (uncredited)
Richard Collier Richard Collier ... Milkman (uncredited)
Alex Frazer Alex Frazer ... Rogers (uncredited)
Milton Frome ... Nick (uncredited)
Gene Gilbeaux Gene Gilbeaux ... Himself (uncredited)
Russ Gilberto Russ Gilberto ... Himself as a Member of The Chuckles (uncredited)
George Givot ... Lucas (uncredited)
Barbara Gould Barbara Gould ... Secretary (uncredited)
Johnny Grant ... Master of Ceremonies (uncredited)
Ron Greenwood Ron Greenwood ... Baby (uncredited)
Don Hill Don Hill ... Himself (uncredited)
Henry Kulky Henry Kulky ... Iceman (uncredited)
Fiorello LaGuardia Fiorello LaGuardia ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Little Richard ... Himself (uncredited)
David Lynch David Lynch ... Himself (uncredited)
George Meader George Meader ... Elderly Man (uncredited)
Pamela Ann Murray Pamela Ann Murray ... Girl (uncredited)
Milton Parsons ... Broadcasting Manager (uncredited)
Peter Potter Peter Potter ... Himself (uncredited)
Teddy Randazzo ... Himself (uncredited)
Herb Reed Herb Reed ... Himself (uncredited)
Paul Robi Paul Robi ... Himself (uncredited)
Tommy Romano Tommy Romano ... Himself as a Member of The Chuckles (uncredited)
Michael Ross Michael Ross ... Wheeler's Bodyguard (uncredited)
Frank J. Scannell Frank J. Scannell ... Samuels (uncredited)
Garry Stewart Garry Stewart ... Teenager (uncredited)
Norman Sturgis Norman Sturgis ... Ticket Taker (uncredited)
Zola Taylor Zola Taylor ... Herself (uncredited)
Emerson Treacy ... Lawyer (uncredited)
Claude Trenier Claude Trenier ... Himself (uncredited)
Cliff Trenier Cliff Trenier ... Himself (uncredited)
Milt Trenier Milt Trenier ... Himself (uncredited)
Herb Vigran ... Bartender (uncredited)
Gene Vincent Gene Vincent ... Himself (uncredited)
Billy Wayne Billy Wayne ... Bartender (uncredited)
Sandra White Sandra White ... Cigarette Girl (uncredited)
Tony Williams Tony Williams ... Himself (uncredited)

Produced by 

Frank Tashlin ... producer

Music by 

Leigh Harline ... (uncredited)
Lionel Newman ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Leon Shamroy ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

James B. Clark

Casting By 

Owen McLean ... (uncredited)

Art Direction by 

Leland Fuller
Lyle R. Wheeler

Set Decoration by 

Paul S. Fox ... (set decorations)
Walter M. Scott ... (set decorations)

Makeup Department 

Ben Nye ... makeup artist
Helen Turpin ... hair stylist
Sidney Perell ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Gaston Glass ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Ad Schaumer ... assistant director
Bernard Wiesen ... second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Don B. Greenwood ... property master (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Harry M. Leonard ... sound
E. Clayton Ward ... sound
William Edwards ... sound recordist (uncredited)
Ralph Hickey ... sound editor (uncredited)
Dick Jensen ... sound editor (uncredited)
Jim Leppert ... sound editor (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Ray Kellogg ... special photographic effects

Camera and Electrical Department 

Bob Coppin ... grip (uncredited)
Lee Crawford ... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Gaston Longet ... still photographer (uncredited)
Irving Rosenberg ... camera operator (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Charles Le Maire ... executive wardrobe designer (as Charles LeMaire)
Sam Benson ... wardrobe supervisor (uncredited)
Marjorie Plecher ... wardrobe (uncredited)
Merle Williams ... wardrobe (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Leonard Doss ... color consultant
Orven Schanzer ... first assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Ken Darby ... vocal supervisor
Lionel Newman ... conductor / music supervisor
Hugo Friedhofer ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Edward B. Powell ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Eileen Wilson ... singing voice: Jayne Mansfield (uncredited)

Other crew 

Patricia Lamb ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Rudy Makoul ... dialogue coach (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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