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Dick Tracy (1937) Poster

(1937)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Alan James
Ray Taylor

Writing Credits  

Chester Gould ... (based on cartoon strip by)
 
Barry Shipman ... (screenplay) &
Winston Miller ... (screenplay)
 
Morgan Cox ... (original story) &
George Morgan ... (original story)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Ralph Byrd ... Dick Tracy
Kay Hughes ... Gwen Andrews
Smiley Burnette ... Mike McGurk
Lee Van Atta Lee Van Atta ... Junior
John Picorri ... Moloch (as John Piccori)
Carleton Young ... Gordon Tracy, After
Fred Hamilton Fred Hamilton ... Steve Lockwood
Francis X. Bushman ... Chief Clive Anderson
John Dilson ... Ellery Brewster [Chs. 1, 12]
Richard Beach Richard Beach ... Gordon Tracy, Before [Chs. 1, 12]
Wedgwood Nowell ... H.T. Clayton [Chs. 8-9]
Theodore Lorch ... Patorno [Chs. 1, 12]
Edwin Stanley Edwin Stanley ... Walter Odette
Harrison Greene Harrison Greene ... Cloggerstein / Durston
Herbert Weber Herbert Weber ... Tony Martino [Ch. 1]
Buddy Roosevelt ... Whitney Burke
George DeNormand ... Henchman Flynn [Chs. 2-3, 5] / Claude Destino [Chs. 6, 8-9] (as George De Normand)
Byron Foulger ... Korvitch [Chs. 1, 12] (as Byron K. Foulger)
Ed 'Oscar' Platt Ed 'Oscar' Platt ... Oscar [Ch. 5, 6, 9, 14] (as Oscar and Elmer)
Lou Fulton Lou Fulton ... Elmer [Ch. 5, 6, 9, 14] (as Oscar and Elmer)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ann Ainslee Ann Ainslee ... Betty Clayton (uncredited)
Harry Anderson Harry Anderson ... Pete (uncredited)
Roy Barcroft ... Wing Air Crewman (uncredited)
Brooks Benedict ... Wing Pilot (uncredited)
John Bradford ... Joe (uncredited)
John Butler ... Mr. Noble (uncredited)
Burr Caruth Burr Caruth ... Mr. Wickland (uncredited)
Jack Cheatham ... Agent at Floral Truck (uncredited)
André Cheron André Cheron ... M. Clare Renee (uncredited)
Jim Corey ... Orderly-Thug (uncredited)
Kernan Cripps ... Police Sergeant-Dispatcher (uncredited)
Leander De Cordova Leander De Cordova ... Stevens (uncredited)
Harold DeGarro Harold DeGarro ... Stilt Walker (uncredited)
Lester Dorr ... Mr. Perry (uncredited)
Al Ferguson Al Ferguson ... John Henderson (uncredited)
Alice Fleming ... Orphange Matron (uncredited)
Sam Flint ... Meeting Chairman (uncredited)
Sidney Friedlander Sidney Friedlander ... Little Boy (uncredited)
Jack Gardner Jack Gardner ... Necklace Thief / G-Man (uncredited)
Roscoe Gerald Roscoe Gerald ... Power Co. Watchman-Thug (uncredited)
Kit Guard ... Farley (uncredited)
Henry Hale Henry Hale ... Dirigible ZQR6 Radioman (uncredited)
John Holland ... Anderson's Secretary (uncredited)
William Hopper ... Dirigible Pilot (uncredited)
William Humphrey ... Mr. James (uncredited)
Jack Ingram ... Reporter (uncredited)
I. Stanford Jolley ... Roadside Thug / G-Man / Reporter / Intern (uncredited)
Jane Keckley Jane Keckley ... Old Mrs. Henkin (uncredited)
Mary Kelley Mary Kelley ... Georgetta Clarabelle (uncredited)
Jack Kenney ... Reporter (uncredited)
Donald Kerr Donald Kerr ... Reporter (uncredited)
Edward LeSaint ... Governor (uncredited)
Walter Long ... Whitey (uncredited)
Wilfred Lucas ... Mr. Vance (uncredited)
Eva McKenzie Eva McKenzie ... Teacher (uncredited)
Bruce Mitchell Bruce Mitchell ... Cmdr. Brandon (uncredited)
Monte Montague ... Clancy Fosse (uncredited)
Milburn Morante ... Death Valley Johnny (uncredited)
Louis Morrell Louis Morrell ... Walter Potter (uncredited)
Forbes Murray ... Henry Coulter (uncredited)
Nicholas Nelson Nicholas Nelson ... Puppeteer (uncredited)
Kitty O'Neil Kitty O'Neil ... Orphanage Matron [Ch. 1] (uncredited)
Gene Otis Gene Otis ... Little Boy (uncredited)
Charles Phillips Charles Phillips ... Reporter (uncredited)
Hal Price ... Joe Crane (uncredited)
Spencer Quinn Spencer Quinn ... Little Boy (uncredited)
Lorin Raker Lorin Raker ... Tony (uncredited)
Bob Reeves ... Officer (uncredited)
Loren Riebe Loren Riebe ... Hanger / Diner Thug (uncredited)
William Stahl William Stahl ... Agent at Floral Truck (uncredited)
Jack Stewart Jack Stewart ... Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
Harry Strang ... Bill Moffett (uncredited)
Henry Sylvester Henry Sylvester ... Dirigible Commander (uncredited)
Al Taylor ... Henchman Costain (uncredited)
John Ward John Ward ... Doctor (uncredited)
Wally West ... J. Kraft (uncredited)
Buddy Williams Buddy Williams ... Bootblack (uncredited)

Produced by 

Nat Levine ... producer
J. Laurence Wickland ... associate producer

Music by 

Alberto Colombo ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Edgar Lyons ... (photography)
William Nobles ... (photography)

Film Editing by 

Edward Todd
Helene Turner
William Witney ... (as Bill Witney)

Art Direction by 

John Victor Mackay ... (uncredited)

Set Decoration by 

Morris Braun ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department 

Bob Mark ... makeup supervisor (uncredited)

Production Management 

Al Wilson ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

William Witney ... second unit director (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Terry Kellum ... sound engineer
Daniel J. Bloomberg ... sound (uncredited)
Charles L. Lootens ... sound (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

John T. Coyle ... special effects (uncredited)
Howard Lydecker ... special effects (uncredited)
Theodore Lydecker ... special effects (uncredited)

Stunts 

Jim Corey ... stunts (uncredited)
George DeNormand ... stunts (uncredited)
Ted Mapes ... stunts (uncredited)
George Montgomery ... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Reeves ... stunts (uncredited)
Loren Riebe ... stunts (uncredited)
Buddy Roosevelt ... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Stewart ... stunts (uncredited)
Wally West ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Bud Thackery ... process photographer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Elsie Horwitz ... wardrobe supervisor (uncredited)
Robert Ramsey ... wardrobe supervisor (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Murray Seldeen ... supervising editor

Music Department 

Harry Grey ... musical supervisor
Jean Beghon ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Karl Hajos ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Arthur Kay ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
William Frederick Peters ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Hugo Riesenfeld ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Leon Rosebrook ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Clarence Wheeler ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Script and Continuity Department 

R.G. Springsteen ... script clerk (uncredited)

Other crew 

Walter Compton ... publicist (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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