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Strike Up the Band (1940) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Busby Berkeley

Writing Credits  

John Monks Jr. ... (screen play) and
Fred F. Finklehoffe ... (screen play) (as Fred Finklehoffe)
 
Herbert Fields ... (uncredited)
Kay Van Riper ... (contributor to treatment and dialogue) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Mickey Rooney ... Jimmy Connors
Judy Garland ... Mary Holden
Paul Whiteman and Orchestra Paul Whiteman and Orchestra ... Performers
June Preisser ... Barbara Frances Morgan
William Tracy ... Phillip Turner
Larry Nunn ... Willie Brewster
Paul Whiteman ... Paul Whiteman
Margaret Early ... Annie
Ann Shoemaker ... Mrs. Connors
Francis Pierlot Francis Pierlot ... Mr. Judd
Virginia Brissac ... Mrs. May Holden
George Lessey ... Mr. Morgan
Enid Bennett ... Mrs. Morgan
Howard Hickman ... Doctor
Sarah Edwards Sarah Edwards ... Miss Hodges
Milton Kibbee ... Mr. Holden
Helen Jerome Eddy ... Mrs. Brewster
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jack Baxley Jack Baxley ... Ice Cream Concessionaire (scenes deleted)
Harlan Briggs ... Doctor (scenes deleted)
Harry Harvey ... Shooting Gallery Concessionaire (scenes deleted)
Earle Hodgins ... Hammer Concessionaire (scenes deleted)
Jack Kenney ... Hot Dog Concessionaire (scenes deleted)
Harry Lash Harry Lash ... Hot Dog Concessionaire (scenes deleted)
Jimmie Lucas Jimmie Lucas ... Barker (scenes deleted)
Margaret McWade ... Old Lady (scenes deleted)
David Oliver ... Ferris Wheel Barker (scenes deleted)
Ed Payson ... Wrestler (scenes deleted)
Margaret Seddon Margaret Seddon ... Old Lady (scenes deleted)
Phil Silvers ... Pitch Man (scenes deleted)
Lowden Adams Lowden Adams ... Morgan's Butler (uncredited)
Jack Albertson ... Barker (uncredited)
Richard Allen Richard Allen ... Policeman (uncredited)
Eleanor Bayley ... Dancer (uncredited)
Eddie Buzard Eddie Buzard ... Young Man (uncredited)
Elliot Carpenter Elliot Carpenter ... Henry - the Train Porter (uncredited)
Don Castle ... Charlie (uncredited)
Maxine Cook Maxine Cook ... Girl (uncredited)
Vondell Darr Vondell Darr ... Indian Love Lyrics Student (uncredited)
Joe Devlin ... 3 Balls 10¢ Attendant (uncredited)
Ray Dixon Ray Dixon ... Student (uncredited)
Mary Jo Ellis Mary Jo Ellis ... Student (uncredited)
Sam Finn Sam Finn ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Roland Got Roland Got ... Morgan's House Boy (uncredited)
Lois James Lois James ... Student (uncredited)
Louise La Planche ... Student (uncredited)
Linda Leighton ... Student (uncredited)
Lois Lindsay ... Dancer (uncredited)
Margaret Marquis ... 'Antony and Cleopatra' Girl (uncredited)
Mickey Martin ... Boy (uncredited)
Harry McCrillis Harry McCrillis ... Booper Martin - Tuba Player (uncredited)
Sidney Miller ... Sid - a Student (uncredited)
Jack Mulhall ... Man Phoning in Constest Winner (uncredited)
Wallace Musselwhite Wallace Musselwhite ... Student (uncredited)
Sherrie Overton Sherrie Overton ... 'Romeo and Juliet' Girl (uncredited)
Dick Paxton Dick Paxton ... Dick - Second Trumpet Player (uncredited)
Henry Rackin Henry Rackin ... Student (uncredited)
Naida Reynolds Naida Reynolds ... Student (uncredited)
Henry Roquemore Henry Roquemore ... Mr. Mollison (uncredited)
Virginia Sale ... Music Teacher (uncredited)
Helen Seamon Helen Seamon ... Student (uncredited)
Charles Smith ... Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire' Boy (uncredited)
Myron Speth Myron Speth ... Student (uncredited)
Leonard Sues Leonard Sues ... Leonard - Trumpet Player (uncredited)
Victoria Vinton ... Student (uncredited)
Billy Wayne Billy Wayne ... Clown (uncredited)
Douglas Wilson Douglas Wilson ... Student (uncredited)
Joe Yule ... Ticket Seller at Fair (uncredited)

Produced by 

Arthur Freed ... producer

Music by 

Leo Arnaud ... (uncredited)
George Stoll ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Ray June ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Ben Lewis ... film editor

Art Direction by 

Cedric Gibbons

Set Decoration by 

Edwin B. Willis ... (set decorations)

Makeup Department 

Jack Dawn ... makeup creator

Production Management 

Charles Stallings ... unit manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

William Ryan ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

John S. Detlie ... associate art director
Henry Rox ... creator: fruit models

Sound Department 

Douglas Shearer ... recording director

Animation Department 

George Pal ... animator (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Gile Steele ... wardrobe: men
Dolly Tree ... wardrobe: women

Music Department 

Leo Arnaud ... chorals / orchestrator
Roger Edens ... lyrics and music by
Merrill Pye ... musical presentation
Conrad Salinger ... chorals / orchestrator
George Stoll ... musical director (as Georgie Stoll)
George Bassman ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Vincente Minnelli ... idea: animated fruit orchestra (uncredited)
Robert Van Eps ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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