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The Big Broadcast of 1937 (1936) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Mitchell Leisen

Writing Credits  

Walter DeLeon ... (screenplay) and
Francis Martin ... (screenplay)
 
Erwin S. Gelsey ... (story) (as Erwin Gelsey) &
Arthur Kober ... (story) and
Barry Trivers ... (story)
 
Lewis E. Gensler ... (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order)  

Jack Benny ... Jack Carson
George Burns ... Mr. Platt
Gracie Allen ... Mrs. Platt
Bob Burns ... Bob Black
Martha Raye ... Patsy
Shirley Ross ... Gwen Holmes
Ray Milland ... Bob Miller
Frank Forest Frank Forest ... Frank Rossman
Benny Fields Benny Fields ... Benny Fields
Sam Hearn Sam Hearn ... Schlepperman
Stan Kavanaugh Stan Kavanaugh ... Kavvy
Benny Goodman ... Benny Goodman
Benny Goodman and His Orchestra ... Benny Goodman's Orchestra (as Benny Goodman Orchestra)
Virginia Weidler ... Flower Girl
David Holt ... Train Bearer
Gene Krupa ... Band Drummer
Billy Lee ... Train Bearer
Leopold Stokowski ... Leopold Stokowski
Ernest Cossart ... The Uncle
Irving Bacon ... Property Man
Eleanore Whitney ... Dance Specialty
Louis Da Pron Louis Da Pron ... Dance Specialty
Larry Adler ... Harmonica Specialty
Billy Bletcher ... Property Man
Harry Depp Harry Depp ... Assistant Property Man
Donald Hulbert Donald Hulbert ... Page Boy
Billie Bellport Billie Bellport ... Mrs. Peters
Helen Ainsworth ... Penelope (as Cupid Ainsworth)
Frank Jenks ... Trombone Player
Nora Cecil ... Home Economics Woman
Ellen Drew ... Telephone Girl (as Terry Ray)
Jack Mulhall ... Clerk
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mary Stewart ... Singer / Dancer
Carol Adams ... Dancer (uncredited)
Murray Alper ... Taxi Driver (uncredited)
William Arnold William Arnold ... Jones (uncredited)
Henry Arthur Henry Arthur ... Tap Dancer (uncredited)
Brooks Benedict ... Man in Radio Audience (uncredited)
Avril Cameron Avril Cameron ... Singer (uncredited)
Gino Corrado ... Violinist (uncredited)
Nell Craig ... Woman in Diner (uncredited)
Eddie Dunn Eddie Dunn ... Railroad Station Clerk (uncredited)
Harrison Greene Harrison Greene ... Violinsky (uncredited)
Frank Hagney ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Lucille Harding Lucille Harding ... Dancer (uncredited)
William Hopper ... Ship's Officer (uncredited)
Leonid Kinskey ... Russian (uncredited)
Priscilla Lawson ... Undetermined role (uncredited)
Mitchell Leisen ... Man in Radio Station Hallway (uncredited)
Edward LeSaint ... Minister (uncredited)
Melba Marshall ... Dancer (uncredited)
Matt McHugh Matt McHugh ... Cafe diner (uncredited)
Louis Natheaux ... Bit role (uncredited)
Dennis O'Keefe ... Sound Technician (uncredited)
Marjorie Reynolds ... Dancer (uncredited)
Gertrude Short ... Suzie - Waitress (uncredited)
Pat West Pat West ... Stage Manager (uncredited)

Produced by 

Lewis E. Gensler ... producer

Music by 

Marlin Skiles ... (uncredited)
Victor Young ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Theodor Sparkuhl

Film Editing by 

Stuart Gilmore

Art Direction by 

Hans Dreier
Robert Usher

Set Decoration by 

A.E. Freudeman ... (interior decorations)

Costume Design by 

Travis Banton ... (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Charles Althouse ... sound recordist
Harold Lewis ... sound recordist
Louis Mesenkop ... sound recordist

Visual Effects by 

Gordon Jennings ... special photographic effects
Paul K. Lerpae ... special photographic effects (as Paul Lerpae)

Animation Department 

Oskar Fischinger ... animator: "Radio Dynamics" sequence (uncredited)

Music Department 

Boris Morros ... musical director
Ralph Rainger ... music and lyrics by
Leo Robin ... music and lyrics by
Gregory Stone ... composer: stock music (uncredited)

Other crew 

LeRoy Prinz ... stager: dance ensembles
Adolph Zukor ... presenter
Crew believed to be complete

See also

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

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