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Beau James (1957) Poster

(1957)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Melville Shavelson

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Gene Fowler ... (book)
Jack Rose
Melville Shavelson

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Bob Hope ... Mayor James J. 'Jimmy' Walker
Vera Miles ... Betty Compton
Paul Douglas ... Chris Nolan
Alexis Smith ... Allie Walker
Darren McGavin ... Charley Hand
Joe Mantell ... Bernie Williams - Broadway producer
Horace McMahon ... Prosecutor
Richard Shannon ... Dick Jackson
Willis Bouchey ... Arthur Julian
Sid Melton ... Sid Nash
George Jessel ... George Jessel
Walter Catlett ... Gov. Alfred E. 'Al' Smith
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eric Alden ... Reporter (uncredited)
Hy Anzell ... Reporter (uncredited)
Babette Bain Babette Bain ... Puerto Rican Child (uncredited)
Russ Bender ... Reporter (uncredited)
Jack Benny ... Jack Benny (uncredited)
John Benson ... Photographer (uncredited)
Larry J. Blake ... Reporter (uncredited)
Hazel Boyne Hazel Boyne ... Flower Woman (uncredited)
Leonard Bremen ... Building Inspector Versali (uncredited)
Don Brodie Don Brodie ... Reporter (uncredited)
Ralph Brooks Ralph Brooks ... Photographer (uncredited)
Sammy Cahn ... Arranger (uncredited)
G. Pat Collins ... 1st Policeman (uncredited)
Danny Davenport Danny Davenport ... New Yorker (uncredited)
James Davies James Davies ... Spectator (uncredited)
Joseph Donte Joseph Donte ... Photographer (uncredited)
Jimmy Durante ... Jimmy Durante (uncredited)
Mickey Finn ... Policeman (uncredited)
Richard B. Fitzgerald Richard B. Fitzgerald ... Police Secretary (uncredited)
James Flavin ... Capt. Dennis (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Extra (uncredited)
William Forrest ... Attorney (uncredited)
Paul Gary Paul Gary ... Reporter (uncredited)
Sandra Gould ... Secretary (uncredited)
Johnny Grant ... Reporter (uncredited)
Sam Harris Sam Harris ... Man on Dais / Man in Audience (uncredited)
Len Hendry Len Hendry ... New Yorker (uncredited)
James Hyland James Hyland ... Policeman (uncredited)
Charles Irwin ... Capt. Pat O'Shea (uncredited)
Lorna Jordon Lorna Jordon ... New Yorker (uncredited)
Charles Keane Charles Keane ... 2nd Policeman (uncredited)
Vilis Lapenieks Vilis Lapenieks ... Latvian Ambassador (uncredited)
George Lynn ... Reporter (uncredited)
Sidney Marion Sidney Marion ... New Yorker (uncredited)
Edward McNally Edward McNally ... Governor's Secretary (uncredited)
Joe McTurk Joe McTurk ... Billy - Speakeasy Owner (uncredited)
William Meader William Meader ... Reporter (uncredited)
Charles Meredith ... Judge John Harrison (uncredited)
Lyle Moraine Lyle Moraine ... Spectator (uncredited)
Pat Moran Pat Moran ... Court Clerk (uncredited)
Edgar Murray Edgar Murray ... Docto (uncredited)
Dick Nelson Dick Nelson ... Franklin D. Roosevelt (uncredited)
James O'Neill James O'Neill ... Patrolman (uncredited)
Jack Pepper Jack Pepper ... Politician (uncredited)
'Snub' Pollard ... Theatre Man (uncredited)
Bing Russell ... Reporter (uncredited)
Dick Ryan Dick Ryan ... Policeman (uncredited)
Tim Ryan ... Captain of Police (uncredited)
Joel Smith Joel Smith ... Governor's Secretary (uncredited)
Robert Strong Robert Strong ... Photographer (uncredited)
Joe Turkel ... Reporter (uncredited)
Philip Van Zandt ... Reporter (uncredited)
Selene Walters Selene Walters ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Harlan Warde ... Reporter (uncredited)
Walter Winchell ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Gordon Wynn Gordon Wynn ... Reporter (uncredited)

Produced by 

Jack Rose ... producer

Music by 

Joseph J. Lilley ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

John F. Warren

Film Editing by 

Floyd Knudtson

Casting By 

Bert McKay ... (uncredited)

Art Direction by 

John B. Goodman
Hal Pereira

Set Decoration by 

Sam Comer
Frank R. McKelvy

Costume Design by 

Edith Head

Makeup Department 

Wally Westmore ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Charles Woolstenhulme ... unit production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Michael D. Moore ... assistant director
Clem Jones ... second assistant director (uncredited)
Al Mann ... third assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Gene Lauritzen ... construction coordinator
Tom Plews ... props (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Charles Grenzbach ... sound
Hugo Grenzbach ... sound
Howard Beals ... sound editor (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Farciot Edouart ... process photography
John P. Fulton ... special photographic effects

Stunts 

Lucky Kargo ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

W. Wallace Kelley ... photographer: second unit
Frank J. Calabria ... camera operator (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Sy Devore ... wardrobe: Bob Hope (uncredited)
Glenita Dinneen ... wardrobe (uncredited)

Music Department 

Jack Baker ... dances and musical numbers staged by
Gil Grau ... orchestrator
Joseph J. Lilley ... conductor / music arranger
Elmer Bernstein ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Sidney Cutner ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Jack Hayes ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Gail Kubik ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Imogene Lynn ... singing voice: Vera Miles (uncredited)
Richard Nash ... musician: trombone soloist (uncredited)
Nelson Riddle ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
David Rose ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Paul J. Smith ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Van Cleave ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Stanley Wilson ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Victor Young ... composer: stock music (uncredited)

Script and Continuity Department 

Stanley Scheuer ... script supervisor (uncredited)

Other crew 

Harold Melnicker ... technical advisor (uncredited)

See also

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