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A Day at the Races (1937) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Sam Wood

Writing Credits  

Robert Pirosh ... (screen play) &
George Seaton ... (screen play) and
George Oppenheimer ... (screen play)
 
Robert Pirosh ... (original story) and
George Seaton ... (original story)
 
Al Boasberg ... (original story) (uncredited)
Al Boasberg ... (screen play) (uncredited)
Leon Gordon ... (original story) (uncredited)
Leon Gordon ... (screen play) (uncredited)
George S. Kaufman ... (screen play) (uncredited)
Carey Wilson ... (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Groucho Marx ... Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush (as The Marx Brothers)
Chico Marx ... Tony (as The Marx Brothers)
Harpo Marx ... Stuffy (as The Marx Brothers)
Allan Jones ... Gil Stewart
Maureen O'Sullivan ... Judy Standish
Margaret Dumont ... Mrs. Emily Upjohn
Leonard Ceeley Leonard Ceeley ... Whitmore
Douglass Dumbrille ... Morgan
Esther Muir ... Cokey 'Flo'
Sig Ruman ... Dr. Steinberg (as Sig Rumann)
Robert Middlemass ... Sheriff
Vivien Fay ... Dancer
Ivie Anderson Ivie Anderson ... Vocalist
The Crinoline Choir The Crinoline Choir ... Vocal Ensemble
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hooper Atchley ... Race Judge (uncredited)
King Baggot ... Race Track Official Starter (uncredited)
Kenny Baker ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Vivian Barry Vivian Barry ... Telephone Girl (uncredited)
Barbara Bedford ... Secretary (uncredited)
Vangie Beilby Vangie Beilby ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Edna Bennett Edna Bennett ... Nurse (uncredited)
Edward Biby ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Thurman Black Thurman Black ... Black Singer (uncredited)
Lennie Bluett Lennie Bluett ... Black Singer (uncredited)
The Plantation Boys The Plantation Boys ... Performers (uncredited)
Chet Brandenburg ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Troy Brown Sr. Troy Brown Sr. ... Black Singer (uncredited)
Sheila Brown Sheila Brown ... Child (uncredited)
Jean Burt Jean Burt ... Telephone Operator (uncredited)
Ben Carter ... Black Singer (uncredited)
Ruth Cherrington ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Jacqueline Clancy Jacqueline Clancy ... Child (uncredited)
Paralee Coleman Paralee Coleman ... Black Performer (uncredited)
Gino Corrado ... Man Boarding Bus (uncredited)
DeForest Covan ... Black Singer (uncredited)
George Cowl George Cowl ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Jack Daley Jack Daley ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Dorothy Dandridge ... Black Singer (uncredited)
Robert Dandridge Robert Dandridge ... Black Performer (uncredited)
Vivian Dandridge Vivian Dandridge ... Black Singer (uncredited)
Frankie Darro ... Morgan's Jockey (uncredited)
Frank Dawson ... Doctor (uncredited)
Dudley Dickerson ... Wheelchair Attendant (uncredited)
Helen Dickson ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Billy Dooley ... Race Track Bugler (uncredited)
Edward Earle ... Race Judge (uncredited)
Aaron Edwards Aaron Edwards ... Plainclothesman (uncredited)
Richard Farnsworth ... Jockey (uncredited)
Pat Flaherty ... Detective with Sheriff (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Ray Flynn Ray Flynn ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Byron Foulger ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
J.C. Fowler ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Jack George Jack George ... Musician (uncredited)
Avanelle Harris Avanelle Harris ... Black Singer (uncredited)
John Hiestand John Hiestand ... Radio Announcer (uncredited)
Leyland Hodgson ... Policeman at Racetrack (uncredited)
Arthur Stuart Hull ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
John Hyams ... Judge (uncredited)
William Irving ... Man for Horn Business (uncredited)
Si Jenks ... Messenger (uncredited)
Jack W. Johnston ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Darby Jones ... Black Singer (uncredited)
Etta Jones Etta Jones ... Black Singer (uncredited)
Jack Kenney ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Edith Kingdon ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Carole Landis ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Harry Lash Harry Lash ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Alexander Leftwich Alexander Leftwich ... Musician (uncredited)
Edward LeSaint ... Doctor (uncredited)
Carl M. Leviness ... Party Guest Who Calls the Sheriff (uncredited)
Max Lucke Max Lucke ... Doctor (uncredited)
Wilbur Mack ... Race Judge (uncredited)
Mary MacLaren ... Nurse (uncredited)
Charles McAvoy Charles McAvoy ... Policeman Pursuing Hugo (uncredited)
Alex Melesh Alex Melesh ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Norma Miller ... Black Singer (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Edmund Mortimer ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Etta Moten Etta Moten ... Black Singer (uncredited)
Henry Mowbray Henry Mowbray ... Man for Hat Business (uncredited)
Lee Murray Lee Murray ... Judge (uncredited)
Harry Myers ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Field Norton Field Norton ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Jack Norton ... Drunk (uncredited)
Frank O'Connor ... Racetrack Guard (uncredited)
Cullen and Pauline Cullen and Pauline ... Performers (uncredited)
Victor Potel ... Horn Blower (uncredited)
Russ Powell Russ Powell ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
James Quinn James Quinn ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Bob Reeves ... Policeman Pursuing Hugo (uncredited)
Cyril Ring ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Gus Robinson Gus Robinson ... Black Singer (uncredited)
Jimmy Robinson Jimmy Robinson ... Black Performer (uncredited)
Alexander Schoenberg Alexander Schoenberg ... Musician in orchestra (uncredited)
Jesse Scott Jesse Scott ... Black Performer (uncredited)
Allen D. Sewall Allen D. Sewall ... Policeman Pursuing Hugo (uncredited)
Four Hot Shots Four Hot Shots ... Black Performers (uncredited)
Phillips Smalley ... Racing Spectator with Wrong Hat (uncredited)
Carolynne Snowden Carolynne Snowden ... Black Singer (uncredited)
John St. Polis ... Musician in orchestra (uncredited)
Arthur Thalasso Arthur Thalasso ... Policeman Pursuing Hugo (uncredited)
The Three Chocolateers The Three Chocolateers ... Black Performers (uncredited)
Charles Trowbridge ... Dr. Wilmerding (uncredited)
Arthur White's Lindy Hoppers and Jitterbugs ... Dancers (uncredited)
Elizabeth Williams Elizabeth Williams ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Harry Wilson ... Detective with Sheriff (uncredited)
Florence Wix ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Buck Woods Buck Woods ... Black Singer (uncredited)

Produced by 

Max Siegel ... associate producer
Irving Thalberg ... producer (uncredited)
Lawrence Weingarten ... producer (uncredited)
Sam Wood ... producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Franz Waxman ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Joseph Ruttenberg ... (photographed by)
Leonard Smith ... (photographed by) (uncredited)

Film Editing by 

Frank E. Hull ... film editor

Art Direction by 

Cedric Gibbons

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Robert A. Golden ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Stan Rogers ... associate art director
Edwin B. Willis ... associate art director

Sound Department 

Douglas Shearer ... recording director

Stunts 

Chet Brandenburg ... stunts (uncredited)
Frankie Darro ... stunts (uncredited)
Richard Farnsworth ... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Kenney ... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Reeves ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Ted Wurtenberg ... gaffer (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Ben Carter ... casting: black sequence (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Dolly Tree ... wardrobe

Music Department 

Leo Arnaud ... choral arrangements / orchestral arrangements
George Bassman ... orchestrator
Roger Edens ... musical arrangements
Walter Jurmann ... music by
Gus Kahn ... lyrics by
Bronislau Kaper ... music by
Paul Marquardt ... orchestrator
Merrill Pye ... musical presentation
Franz Waxman ... musical director
Wayne Allen ... orchestrator (uncredited)
George Bassman ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Roger Edens ... composer: additional music (uncredited)

Script and Continuity Department 

Carl 'Major' Roup ... script clerk (uncredited)

Additional Crew 

Dave Gould ... musical numbers staged by
Reginald Le Borg ... director: musical scenes (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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