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Directed by 

Billy Wilder

Writing Credits  

Billy Wilder ... (screenplay) and
I.A.L. Diamond ... (screenplay)
 
Robert Thoeren ... (suggested by a story by) (as R. Thoeren) and
Michael Logan ... (suggested by a story by) (as M. Logan)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Marilyn Monroe ... Sugar Kane Kowalczyk
Tony Curtis ... Joe / Josephine / Shell Oil Junior
Jack Lemmon ... Jerry / Daphne
George Raft ... Spats Colombo
Pat O'Brien ... Detective Mulligan
Joe E. Brown ... Osgood Fielding III
Nehemiah Persoff ... Little Bonaparte
Joan Shawlee ... Sweet Sue
Billy Gray Billy Gray ... Sig Poliakoff
George E. Stone ... Toothpick Charlie
Dave Barry ... Beinstock
Mike Mazurki ... Spats' Henchman
Harry Wilson ... Spats' Henchman
Beverly Wills ... Dolores
Barbara Drew Barbara Drew ... Nellie
Edward G. Robinson Jr. Edward G. Robinson Jr. ... Johnny Paradise
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sam Bagley Sam Bagley ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Alex Ball Alex Ball ... Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
Brandon Beach Brandon Beach ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Phil Bloom ... Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
Willie Bloom Willie Bloom ... Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
Al Breneman Al Breneman ... Bellhop (uncredited)
Steve Carruthers ... Hotel Guest (uncredited)
James J. Casino James J. Casino ... Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
Noble 'Kid' Chissell ... Police Officer (uncredited)
Beulah Christian Beulah Christian ... Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
Ted Christy ... Gangster (uncredited)
Robert Cole Robert Cole ... Club Patron (uncredited)
Marian Collier ... Olga (uncredited)
Pat Comiskey Pat Comiskey ... Spats' Henchman (uncredited)
Bing Conley Bing Conley ... Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
John Cretoria John Cretoria ... Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
Paul Cristo Paul Cristo ... Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
James Dime ... Gangster Convention Greeter (uncredited)
Franklyn Farnum ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Joan Fields Joan Fields ... Band Member (uncredited)
Duke Fishman ... Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
Mary Foley Mary Foley ... Band Member (uncredited)
George Ford George Ford ... Police Officer (uncredited)
Paul Frees ... Funeral Director / Speakeasy Waiter (voice) (uncredited)
Joanne Genthon Joanne Genthon ... Girl (uncredited)
Bobby Gilbert Bobby Gilbert ... Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
Joseph Glick ... Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
Jack Gordon Jack Gordon ... Gangster with Charlie (uncredited)
Joe Gray ... Mobster at Banquet (uncredited)
Stuart Hall ... Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
Sam Harris Sam Harris ... Hotel Guest (uncredited)
Harold 'Tommy' Hart Harold 'Tommy' Hart ... Official #2 (uncredited)
Ted Hook Ted Hook ... Official #1 (uncredited)
Shep Houghton Shep Houghton ... Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
John Indrisano ... Waiter (uncredited)
Tom Kennedy ... Bouncer (uncredited)
Joseph La Cava Joseph La Cava ... Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
George Lake George Lake ... Small Role (uncredited)
Carl M. Leviness ... Retirement Home Resident (uncredited)
King Lockwood King Lockwood ... Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
John Logan John Logan ... Small Role (uncredited)
Hank Mann ... Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
Tiger Joe Marsh Tiger Joe Marsh ... Small Role (uncredited)
Jack Mather Jack Mather ... Small Role (uncredited)
Tipp McClure Tipp McClure ... Spats' Henchman (uncredited)
Penny McGuiggan Penny McGuiggan ... Trumpet Player (uncredited)
Frank McLure ... Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
Laurie Mitchell ... Mary Lou (uncredited)
William H. O'Brien ... Hotel Guest (uncredited)
Colleen O'Sullivan Colleen O'Sullivan ... Band Member (uncredited)
Joe Palma Joe Palma ... Small Role (uncredited)
Helen Perry Helen Perry ... Rosella (uncredited)
Jack Perry ... Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
Danny Richards Jr. Danny Richards Jr. ... Fresh Bellboy (uncredited)
Edwin Rochelle ... Chef (uncredited)
John Roy ... Police Officer (uncredited)
Cosmo Sardo ... Waiter (uncredited)
Scott Seaton ... Old Man (uncredited)
Sammy Shack Sammy Shack ... Commuter at Station (uncredited)
Fred Sherman Fred Sherman ... Drunk (uncredited)
Carl Sklover ... Small Role (uncredited)
Bert Stevens ... Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey Arthur Tovey ... Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
Sid Troy Sid Troy ... Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
Ralph Volkie Ralph Volkie ... Gangster at Massacre (uncredited)
Tito Vuolo ... Mozzarella (uncredited)
Sandra Warner Sandra Warner ... Emily (uncredited)
Billy Wayne Billy Wayne ... Small Role (uncredited)
Grace Lee Whitney ... Rosella (uncredited)

Produced by 

I.A.L. Diamond ... associate producer
Doane Harrison ... associate producer
Billy Wilder ... producer

Music by 

Adolph Deutsch ... (background score)

Cinematography by 

Charles Lang ... director of photography (as Charles Lang Jr.)

Film Editing by 

Arthur P. Schmidt ... film editor

Casting By 

Phil Benjamin ... (uncredited)

Art Direction by 

Ted Haworth

Set Decoration by 

Edward G. Boyle

Makeup Department 

Agnes Flanagan ... hair stylist
Emile LaVigne ... makeup artist
Alice Monte ... hair stylist
Allan Snyder ... makeup artist: Miss Monroe (uncredited)

Production Management 

Allen K. Wood ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Sam Nelson ... assistant director
Hal W. Polaire ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Tom Plews ... property

Sound Department 

Fred Lau ... sound

Special Effects by 

Milt Rice ... special effects
Daniel Hays ... special effects (uncredited)

Stunts 

Paul Baxley ... stunt driver (uncredited) / stunts (uncredited)
Polly Burson ... stunts (uncredited)
Joe Gray ... stunts (uncredited)
Carey Loftin ... stunt driver (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Bernie Abramson ... still photographer (uncredited)
Floyd McCarty ... still photographer (uncredited)
Phil Stern ... still photographer (uncredited)
Don Stott ... gaffer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Bert Henrikson ... wardrobe
Orry-Kelly ... gowns: Miss Monroe
Joan Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Location Management 

John Veitch ... location manager (uncredited)

Music Department 

Matty Malneck ... songs: supervised by
Eve Newman ... music editor
George 'Red' Callender ... musician: double bass (uncredited)
Gene Cipriano ... musician: tenor sax for Tony Curtis (uncredited) / musician: woodwinds (uncredited)
Jack Dumont ... musician (uncredited)
Al Hendrickson ... musician: ukulele for Marylyn Monroe (uncredited) / musician: ukulele (uncredited)
Barney Kessel ... musician: electric guitar (uncredited)
Matty Malneck ... conductor (uncredited)
Shelly Manne ... musician: drums (uncredited)
Dave Pell ... musician: tenor sax (uncredited) / saxophone coach for Tony Curtis (uncredited)
Art Pepper ... musician: alto sax (uncredited)
Society Syncopators ... vocalist (uncredited)
Leroy Vinnegar ... musician: double bass (uncredited)
Gerald Wiggins ... vocal coach for Marilyn Monroe (uncredited)
John Williams ... musician: piano (uncredited)

Other crew 

John Franco ... script continuity
Jack Cole ... choreographer (uncredited)
Evelyn Moriarty ... stand-in: Marilyn Monroe (uncredited)
Alpha Steinman ... production secretary (uncredited)
Paula Strasberg ... dialogue coach (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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