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The Pleasure of His Company (1961) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

George Seaton

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Cornelia Otis Skinner ... (play)
Samuel A. Taylor ... (play)
Samuel A. Taylor ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order)  

Fred Astaire ... Biddeford 'Pogo' Poole
Debbie Reynolds ... Jessica Poole
Lilli Palmer ... Katharine Dougherty
Tab Hunter ... Roger Henderson
Gary Merrill ... James Dougherty
Charles Ruggles ... Mackenzie Savage
Harold Fong Harold Fong ... Toy
Elvia Allman ... Mrs. Mooney
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lynne Martin Lynne Martin ... Young Woman
Eleanor Audley ... Mrs. Thompson (uncredited)
Alex Ball Alex Ball ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Herman Belmonte Herman Belmonte ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Jack Cardini Jack Cardini ... Jack Cardini (uncredited)
Florine Carlan Florine Carlan ... Young Woman (uncredited)
Pat Colby Pat Colby ... Young Man (uncredited)
Oliver Cross Oliver Cross ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Lucille Curtis Lucille Curtis ... Companion to Gay's Mother (uncredited)
Margie Duncan Margie Duncan ... Young Woman (uncredited)
James Gonzalez ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Jim Hagimori Jim Hagimori ... Man (uncredited)
Stuart Hall ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Edith Head ... Dress Designer (uncredited)
Whitey Hughes ... Ranch Hand (uncredited)
Helen Eliot Joyner Helen Eliot Joyner ... Woman (uncredited)
Robert Kenaston Robert Kenaston ... Walter (uncredited)
Doug Marland Doug Marland ... Young Man (uncredited)
Hans Moebus Hans Moebus ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Francis Patrick Moran Francis Patrick Moran ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Tony Regan Tony Regan ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Ruth Rickaby ... Fitter (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Michael Shaw Michael Shaw ... Young Man (uncredited)
Yuki Shimoda ... Gardner (uncredited)
Bert Stevens ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Lomax Study Lomax Study ... Patron (uncredited)
Marion Thompson Marion Thompson ... Gay (uncredited)

Produced by 

Gordon Cornell Layne ... associate producer
William Perlberg ... producer

Music by 

Alfred Newman

Cinematography by 

Robert Burks

Film Editing by 

Alma Macrorie
Edward Warschilka

Art Direction by 

Tambi Larsen
Hal Pereira

Set Decoration by 

Sam Comer
Frank R. McKelvy

Costume Design by 

Edith Head

Makeup Department 

Wally Westmore ... makeup artist

Sound Department 

Charles Grenzbach ... sound
Hugo Grenzbach ... sound
Joel Moss ... sound recordist

Visual Effects by 

Farciot Edouart ... process photography
John P. Fulton ... special photographic effects

Stunts 

Whitey Hughes ... stunts (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Joan Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Music Department 

George Adams ... music editor
Laurindo Almeida ... musician: guitar
Frank Beach ... musician: trumpet
Benny Carter ... musician: saxophone
Mahlon Clark ... musician: clarinet, saxophone
John Clyman ... musician: trumpet
Irv Cottler ... musician: percussion
Harry Klee ... musician: saxophone
Abe Most ... musician: flute
Vito Mumolo ... musician: guitar
Richard Nash ... musician: trombone
Ted Nash ... musician: flute
Alfred Newman ... conductor
Tommy Pederson ... musician: trombone
Eugene Poddany ... orchestrator
Edward B. Powell ... orchestrator
Gale Robinson ... musician: french horn
Jack Rose ... musician: mandolin
Jimmy Rowles ... musician: piano
Harry Schmidt ... musician: french horn
Herbert W. Spencer ... orchestrator
Urban Thielmann ... musician: celeste
Lloyd Ulyate ... musician: trombone
Victor Arno ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Israel Baker ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Arnold Belnick ... musician: violin (uncredited)
James Getzoff ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Ossip Giskin ... musician: cello (uncredited)
Anatol Kaminsky ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Louis Kaufman ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Bernard Mayers ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Erno Neufeld ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Ethmer Roten ... musician (uncredited)
Meyer Rubin ... musician: bass (uncredited)
Paul Shure ... musician: violin (uncredited)

Other crew 

Fred Astaire ... choreographer
Fred Bishop ... dialogue coach
Hermes Pan ... choreographer

See also

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