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The Sound and the Fury (1959) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Martin Ritt

Writing Credits  

Irving Ravetch ... (screenplay) and
Harriet Frank Jr. ... (screenplay)
 
William Faulkner ... (novel)

Cast (in credits order)  

Yul Brynner ... Jason Compson
Joanne Woodward ... Quentin Compson / Narrator
Margaret Leighton ... Caddy Compson
Stuart Whitman ... Charlie Busch
Ethel Waters ... Dilsey
Jack Warden ... Ben Compson
Françoise Rosay ... Mrs. Caroline Compson
John Beal ... Howard Compson
Albert Dekker ... Earl Snopes
Steven Perry ... Luster (as Stephen Perry)
Bill Gunn ... T.P., Dilsey's Grandson (as William Gunn)
Roy Glenn ... Job
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jean Carson ... Mary Ellen (uncredited)
William Challee ... Roustabout (uncredited)
Esther Dale ... Mrs. Maud Mansfield (uncredited)
Gary Diamond Gary Diamond ... Boy (uncredited)
Sam Gilman ... Bus Driver (uncredited)
Buddy Joe Hooker ... Boy (uncredited)
Thaddeus Jones Thaddeus Jones ... Reverend Shegog (uncredited)
Adrienne Marden Adrienne Marden ... Effie Mansfield, Maud's Old Maid Daughter (uncredited)
Barry Seltzer Barry Seltzer ... Extra (uncredited)
George Standefer George Standefer ... Boy (uncredited)
William Stevens William Stevens ... Roustabout (uncredited)
Emerson Treacy ... Selby, Pawnshop Owner (uncredited)
Donald Ward Donald Ward ... Carnival Hawker (uncredited)
Robert B. Williams ... Carnival Manager (uncredited)

Produced by 

Jerry Wald ... producer

Music by 

Alex North

Cinematography by 

Charles G. Clarke ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Stuart Gilmore

Art Direction by 

Maurice Ransford
Lyle R. Wheeler

Set Decoration by 

Paul S. Fox
Walter M. Scott

Costume Design by 

Adele Palmer

Makeup Department 

Ben Nye ... makeup artist
Helen Turpin ... hair stylist
Gladys Rasmussen ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Thomas Tuttle ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Saul Wurtzel ... unit production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Eli Dunn ... assistant director

Sound Department 

Harry M. Leonard ... sound
Charles Peck ... sound

Camera and Electrical Department 

Walter Fitchman ... head grip (uncredited)
James Mitchell ... still photographer (uncredited)
Charles Wise ... gaffer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Charles Le Maire ... executive wardrobe designer (as Charles LeMaire)
Willie Mae Neal ... costumer: women (uncredited)
Wesley Trist ... costumer: men (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Leonard Doss ... color consultant

Music Department 

Lionel Newman ... conductor
Edward B. Powell ... orchestrator

Other crew 

Teresa Brachetto ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Martha Manor ... stand-in (uncredited)

See also

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

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