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Melody Ranch (1940) Poster

(1940)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Joseph Santley

Writing Credits  

Jack Moffitt ... (original screenplay) &
F. Hugh Herbert ... (original screenplay) &
Bradford Ropes ... (original screenplay) &
Betty Burbridge ... (original screenplay)
 
Sid Kuller ... (special comedy sequences) &
Ray Golden ... (special comedy sequences)
 
F. Hugh Herbert ... (story) (uncredited)
Jack Moffitt ... (story) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Gene Autry ... Gene Autry
Jimmy Durante ... Cornelius Jupiter Courtney
Ann Miller ... Julie Shelton
Barton MacLane ... Mark Wildhack
Barbara Jo Allen ... Veronica Whipple (as Barbara Allen - 'Vera Vague')
George 'Gabby' Hayes ... Pop Laramie
Jerome Cowan ... Tommy Summerville
Mary Lee ... Penny Curtis
Joe Sawyer ... Jasper Wildhack (as Joseph Sawyer)
Horace McMahon ... Bud Wildhack (as Horace MacMahon)
Clarence Wilson ... Judge 'Skinny' Henderson
William 'Billy' Benedict ... Slim (as William Benedict)
The Kidoodlers The Kidoodlers ... Barbershop Quartet
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maxine Ardell Maxine Ardell ... Majorette (uncredited)
Chuck Baldra Chuck Baldra ... Musician (uncredited)
Billy Bletcher ... 'Scarlet Shadow' Radio Actor (uncredited)
Priscilla Bonner ... Saloon Hostess (uncredited)
Veda Ann Borg ... Radio StationReceptionist (uncredited)
Ralph Bucko ... Henchman (uncredited)
Roy Bucko ... Henchman (uncredited)
Bob Card ... Melody Ranch Band Musician (uncredited)
Burr Caruth Burr Caruth ... Politician (uncredited)
George Chandler ... Taxi Driver (uncredited)
George Chesebro ... Henchman (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Edmund Cobb ... Autry Voter Complaining to Pop (uncredited)
Spade Cooley ... Melody Ranch Fiddle Player (uncredited)
Tex Cooper ... Man Who Bets on Autry (uncredited)
Jim Corey ... Autry Rider (uncredited)
Carl Cotner Carl Cotner ... Melody Ranch Band Musician (uncredited)
Jack Deery Jack Deery ... Radio Show Spectator (uncredited)
Art Dillard Art Dillard ... Bystander (uncredited)
Curley Dresden Curley Dresden ... Autry Rider (uncredited)
Dick Elliott ... Sheriff Barstow (uncredited)
Bob Folkerson Bob Folkerson ... Townsman (uncredited)
O.K. Ford O.K. Ford ... Townsman (uncredited)
Jimmie Fox Jimmie Fox ... Townsman (uncredited)
Ruth Gifford Ruth Gifford ... Majorette (uncredited)
Herman Hack ... Frank #2 (uncredited)
Frank Hagney ... Saloon Bouncer Who Asks for Quiet (uncredited)
Donald Haines Donald Haines ... Callboy (uncredited)
Chick Hannan ... Wildhack Cohort (uncredited)
Lloyd Ingraham ... Ed - Bartender (uncredited)
Jack Ingram ... Radio Actor with Loco (uncredited)
Ray Jones ... Henchman (uncredited)
Tiny Jones Tiny Jones ... Trolley Passenger (uncredited)
Jane Keckley Jane Keckley ... Indignant Trolley Passenger (uncredited)
Jack Kirk ... Bus Entertainer (uncredited)
Marie Leon Marie Leon ... Trolley Passenger (uncredited)
Tom London ... Joe #2 - Henchman (uncredited)
Harley Luse Harley Luse ... Melody Ranch Accordion Player (uncredited)
Frankie Marvin ... Melody Ranch Mandolin Player (uncredited)
Frank McCarroll ... Rancher (uncredited)
Merrill McCormick Merrill McCormick ... Henchman Charlie (uncredited)
John Merton ... Henchman Ten-Spot (uncredited)
Art Mix ... Rancher (uncredited)
Jack Montgomery ... Charlie - Henchman (uncredited)
Horace Murphy ... Loco - Cowboy Radio Actor (uncredited)
Bill Nestell ... Rifle Shooter (uncredited)
Jack O'Shea ... Townsman (uncredited)
Post Park Post Park ... Windy - Stagecoach Driver (uncredited)
Pascale Perry Pascale Perry ... Henchman (uncredited)
Francis Sayles Francis Sayles ... Townsman (uncredited)
Gerald Oliver Smith Gerald Oliver Smith ... Townsman (uncredited)
Tom Smith ... Henchman (uncredited)
Dub Taylor ... Xylophone Player (uncredited)
Ray Teal ... Henchman (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Ted Wells ... Cowhand (uncredited)
Wally West ... Townsman (uncredited)
Slim Whitaker ... Autry Voter on Trolley (uncredited)
Bob Woodward ... Henchman (uncredited)
Joe Yrigoyen Joe Yrigoyen ... Henchman (uncredited)

Produced by 

Sol C. Siegel ... associate producer

Music by 

William Lava ... (uncredited)
Paul Sawtell ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Joseph H. August ... (as Joseph August) (photography)

Film Editing by 

Lester Orlebeck ... film editor

Art Direction by 

John Victor Mackay

Production Management 

Al Wilson ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

George Blair ... assistant director (uncredited)

Stunts 

Ralph Bucko ... stunts (uncredited)
Roy Bucko ... stunts (uncredited)
Yakima Canutt ... stunts (uncredited)
Jim Corey ... stunts (uncredited)
Art Dillard ... stunts (uncredited)
Bert Dillard ... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Folkerson ... stunts (uncredited)
Frank Hagney ... stunts (uncredited)
Chick Hannan ... stunts (uncredited)
Frank McCarroll ... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Montgomery ... stunts (uncredited)
Post Park ... stunts (uncredited)
Ted Wells ... stunts (uncredited)
Wally West ... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Woodward ... stunts (uncredited)
Bill Yrigoyen ... stunts (uncredited)
Joe Yrigoyen ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Nels Mathias ... grip (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Adele Palmer ... wardrobe

Editorial Department 

Murray Seldeen ... supervising editor

Music Department 

Eddie Cherkose ... special music and lyrics
Raoul Kraushaar ... musical director
Jule Styne ... special music and lyrics
Victor Young ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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