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Ali Baba Goes to Town (1937) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

David Butler

Writing Credits  

Harry Tugend ... (screen play) and
Jack Yellen ... (screen play)
 
Gene Towne ... (based on a story by) &
C. Graham Baker ... (based on a story by) (as Graham Baker) and
Gene Fowler ... (based on a story by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Eddie Cantor ... Ali Baba
Tony Martin ... Yusuf / Tony Martin
Roland Young ... Sultan
June Lang ... Princess Miriam / June Lang
Gypsy Rose Lee ... Sultana / Louise Hovick (as Louise Hovick)
Raymond Scott and His Quintet Raymond Scott and His Quintet ... Raymond Scott Quintete
John Carradine ... Ishak / Broderick
Virginia Field ... Dinah
Alan Dinehart ... Boland
Douglass Dumbrille ... Prince Musah (as Douglas Dumbrille)
Maurice Cass ... Omar - The Rug Maker
Warren Hymer ... Tramp
Stanley Fields ... Tramp
Paul Hurst ... Captain
Sam Hayes Sam Hayes ... Radio Announcer
Douglas Wood Douglas Wood ... Selim
Sid Fields ... Assistant Director (as Sidney Fields)
Ferdinand Gottschalk ... Chief Councilor
Charles Lane ... Doctor
Peters Sisters Peters Sisters ... Specialty
Jeni Le Gon Jeni Le Gon ... Specialty
The Pearl Twins The Pearl Twins ... Specialty (as Pearl Twins)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ann Peters Ann Peters ... Singer
Mattie Peters Mattie Peters ... Singer
Virginia Peters Virginia Peters ... Singer
Raymond Scott Raymond Scott ... Quintet Leader
Eddie Abdo Eddie Abdo ... Arab to Intone Evening Prayer (uncredited)
Herbert Ashley Herbert Ashley ... Sentry (uncredited)
Lynn Bari ... Harem Girl (uncredited)
Lennie Bluett Lennie Bluett ... Arab (uncredited)
Phyllis Brooks ... Phyllis Brooks - at Premiere (uncredited)
Harry Burns Harry Burns ... Arab (uncredited)
James P. Burtis James P. Burtis ... Arab (uncredited)
Jack Rube Clifford Jack Rube Clifford ... Guard (uncredited)
Lee J. Cobb ... Arab (uncredited)
Eddie Collins Eddie Collins ... Arab (uncredited)
Dolores del Rio ... Dolores del Rio - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
Douglas Fairbanks ... Douglas Fairbanks - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
John George ... Thief in front of giant jar. (uncredited)
Jack Haley ... Jack Haley - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
Edward Hearn ... Sentry (uncredited)
Sonja Henie ... Sonja Henie - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
Hank Mann ... Man with Exploding Cigar (uncredited)
Francis McDonald ... Ringleader (uncredited)
Victor McLaglen ... Victor McLaglen - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
John Picorri ... Arab (uncredited)
James Pierce ... Captain of the Guards (uncredited)
Russ Powell Russ Powell ... Arab (uncredited)
Tyrone Power ... Tyrone Power - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
George Regas ... Bearded Arab (uncredited)
The Ritz Brothers ... The Ritz Brothers - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
Al Ritz ... Al Ritz - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
Harry Ritz ... Harry Ritz - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
Jimmy Ritz ... Jimmy Ritz - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
Donna Mae Roberts ... Harem Girl (uncredited)
Cesar Romero ... Cesar Romero - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
Jack Rutherford ... Sentry (uncredited)
Hector V. Sarno Hector V. Sarno ... Arab (uncredited)
Ann Sothern ... Ann Sothern - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
Amzie Strickland ... Harem Girl (uncredited)
Eddie Syracuse Eddie Syracuse ... Boy (uncredited)
George Temple George Temple ... George Temple - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
Gertrude Temple Gertrude Temple ... Gertrude Temple - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
Shirley Temple ... Shirley Temple - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
Blue Washington ... Arab (uncredited)
Marjorie Weaver ... Harem Girl (uncredited)
Michael Whalen ... Michael Whalen - at Premiere (uncredited)
Johnny Williams Johnny Williams ... Raymond Scott Quintette (uncredited)
Norman Willis ... Arab (uncredited)
Harry Woods ... Officer (uncredited)

Produced by 

Laurence Schwab ... associate producer

Cinematography by 

Ernest Palmer ... (photography)

Film Editing by 

Irene Morra ... film editor

Art Direction by 

Bernard Herzbrun

Set Decoration by 

Thomas Little ... (set decorations)

Costume Design by 

Herschel McCoy ... (as Herschel) (costumes)
Gwen Wakeling ... (costumes)

Makeup Department 

Eugene Klum ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Arthur Stone ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Gene Thomas ... hair stylist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Darryl F. Zanuck ... in charge of production
Ed Ebele ... production manager (uncredited)
Bernard McEveety ... unit manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Ad Schaumer ... assistant director
Eli Dunn ... second assistant director (uncredited)
Leo Houck ... second assistant director (uncredited)
James Tinling ... second unit director (uncredited)

Art Department 

J.D. Bowman ... props (uncredited)
G.L. Cooper ... painter: P.M. (uncredited)
Walter Cooper ... painter: A.M. (uncredited)
Nick DeGenner ... props (uncredited)
William Fremdling ... assistant prop man: P.M. (uncredited)
Philo Goodfriend ... props (uncredited)
Harold Hammack ... assistant prop man: A.M. (uncredited)
Eddie Jones ... props (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Alfred Bruzlin ... sound
Roger Heman Sr. ... sound (as Roger Heman)
Roy Martin ... cable man (uncredited)
Emmett O'Brien ... sound recordist (uncredited)
Harry Roberts ... boom man (uncredited)

Stunts 

Yakima Canutt ... stunts (uncredited)
Ken Cooper ... stunts (uncredited)
Cliff Lyons ... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Rose ... stunt double: Eddie Cantor (uncredited)
Henry Wills ... stunts (uncredited)
Jay Wilsey ... stunts (uncredited)
Joe Yrigoyen ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Dave Anderson ... gaffer (uncredited)
Don Anderson ... camera operator (uncredited)
Bud Gaunt ... grip (uncredited)
Milton Gold ... still photographer (uncredited)
Charles Graham ... best boy (uncredited)
Harry Harsha ... grip (uncredited)
Bobbie Mack ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Phil Mandella ... wire man (uncredited)
C.W. Turner ... assistant grip (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Jack Adams ... wardrobe: men (uncredited)
Sam Benson ... wardrobe (uncredited)
Bert Dennis ... wardrobe: men (uncredited)
Daisy Jefferson ... wardrobe: women (uncredited)
Eugene Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Donald S. Wakeling ... wardrobe: men (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Eleanor Morra ... assistant cutter (uncredited)

Music Department 

Mack Gordon ... music & lyrics by
Harry Revel ... music & lyrics by
Louis Silvers ... musical director
Robert Russell Bennett ... composer: music cues (uncredited)
Walter Scharf ... composer: additional music (uncredited)

Script and Continuity Department 

Helen Parker ... script clerk (uncredited)

Other crew 

David Hempstead ... production assistant
Sammy Lee ... dances staged by
Chick Collins ... double: Douglass Dumbrille (uncredited)
Herbert Farjeon ... dialogue director (uncredited)
James Girton ... follow-up man (uncredited)
Gordon Gordon ... publicist (uncredited)
Jamiel Hasson ... tech man (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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