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Inherit the Wind (1960) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Stanley Kramer

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Nedrick Young ... (screenplay) (originally as Nathan E. Douglas) and
Harold Jacob Smith ... (screenplay)
 
Jerome Lawrence ... (play) and
Robert E. Lee ... (play)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Spencer Tracy ... Henry Drummond
Fredric March ... Matthew Harrison Brady
Gene Kelly ... E. K. Hornbeck
Dick York ... Bertram T. Cates
Donna Anderson ... Rachel Brown
Harry Morgan ... Judge Mel Coffey
Claude Akins ... Rev. Jeremiah Brown
Elliott Reid ... Prosecutor Tom Davenport
Paul Hartman ... Bailiff Mort Meeker
Philip Coolidge ... Mayor Jason Carter
Jimmy Boyd ... Howard
Noah Beery Jr. ... John Stebbins
Norman Fell ... WGN Radio Technician
Gordon Polk Gordon Polk ... George Sillers
Hope Summers ... Mrs. Krebs - Righteous Townswoman
Ray Teal ... Jessie H. Dunlap
Renee Godfrey ... Mrs. Stebbins
Florence Eldridge ... Sarah Brady
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Leon Alton ... Townsman (uncredited)
Don Ames Don Ames ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Don Anderson ... Courtroom Reporter (uncredited)
Eddie Baker Eddie Baker ... Courtroom Reporter (uncredited)
Frank Baker ... Townsman (uncredited)
Alex Ball Alex Ball ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
John Barton John Barton ... Townsman (uncredited)
Brandon Beach Brandon Beach ... Townsman (uncredited)
Gail Bonney ... Fundamentalist Woman (uncredited)
Chet Brandenburg ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Brad Brown Brad Brown ... Courtroom Photographer (uncredited)
Ralph Bucko ... Townsman (uncredited)
George Calliga George Calliga ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Dick Cherney Dick Cherney ... Townsman (uncredited)
Oliver Cross Oliver Cross ... Courtroom Reporter (uncredited)
Jack Daly Jack Daly ... Eskimo Pie Vendor in Courtroom (uncredited)
Richard Deacon ... Townsman (uncredited)
Jack Deery Jack Deery ... Townsman (uncredited)
Lester Dorr ... Dr. John (uncredited)
George Dunn George Dunn ... Banker / Critic at Town Meeting (uncredited)
Donald Elson ... Bollinger (uncredited)
Adolph Faylauer ... Courtroom Reporter (uncredited)
Duke Fishman ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
David Fresco ... Threatening Spectator (uncredited)
Joseph Glick ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Signe Hack Signe Hack ... Townswoman (uncredited)
Stuart Hall ... Dr. Amos Keller (uncredited)
Joseph Hamilton ... Man Yelling at Brady Welcome (uncredited)
Sam Harris Sam Harris ... Townsman (uncredited)
Earle Hodgins ... Dr. Britton's Tonic Spieler with Chimp (uncredited)
Tex Holden Tex Holden ... Townsman (uncredited)
Wendell Holmes Wendell Holmes ... Banker - Critic at City Meeting (uncredited)
Shep Houghton Shep Houghton ... Townsman (uncredited)
Colin Kenny ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Johnny Kern ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Perk Lazelle Perk Lazelle ... Townsman (uncredited)
Hank Mann ... Townsman (uncredited)
Thomas Martin Thomas Martin ... Reporter in Courtroom (uncredited)
Harp McGuire ... Harry Esterbrook (uncredited)
Frank Mills ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Hans Moebus Hans Moebus ... Townsman (uncredited)
Robert Osterloh ... Sam - Deputy Arresting Cates (uncredited)
Stephen Paylow Stephen Paylow ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Bob Perry Bob Perry ... Courtroom Reporter (uncredited)
Joe Ploski ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
'Snub' Pollard ... Townsman (uncredited)
Paul Power Paul Power ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Waclaw Rekwart Waclaw Rekwart ... Courtroom Reporter (uncredited)
Addison Richards ... Townsman (uncredited)
Leoda Richards ... Woman Diner (uncredited)
Robert Robinson Robert Robinson ... Townsman (uncredited)
Scott Seaton ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Leslie Sketchley Leslie Sketchley ... Bailiff (uncredited)
Stephen Soldi ... Townsman (uncredited)
Rudy Sooter ... Courtroom Reporter (uncredited)
Bert Stevens ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Martin Strader Martin Strader ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Hal Taggart Hal Taggart ... Juror (uncredited)
Harry Tenbrook ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
George Tracy George Tracy ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Charles Wagenheim Charles Wagenheim ... Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
Justice Watson Justice Watson ... Hillsboro Salesman (uncredited)
Will Wright ... Bible Salesman (uncredited)

Produced by 

Stanley Kramer ... producer

Music by 

Ernest Gold

Cinematography by 

Ernest Laszlo ... (photographed by)

Film Editing by 

Frederic Knudtson

Casting By 

James Lister ... (uncredited)
Lynn Stalmaster ... (uncredited)

Production Design by 

Rudolph Sternad

Makeup Department 

Larry Germain ... hair stylist
Bud Westmore ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Clem Beauchamp ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Ivan Volkman ... assistant director
Leonard Kunody ... second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Art Cole ... property master
Jack Kirston ... second property master (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Walter Elliott ... sound editor
Joe Lapis ... sound engineer

Camera and Electrical Department 

Martin Kashuk ... assistant company grip
Roy Roberts ... chief gaffer
Morris Rosen ... company grip
Charles F. Wheeler ... camera operator (as Charles Wheeler)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Joe King ... wardrobe

Script and Continuity Department 

Sam Freedle ... script supervisor

Other crew 

Anne P. Kramer ... assistant to producer
Stanley Kramer ... presenter
Thomas R. Marshall ... technical advisor (as The Reverend Thomas R. Marshall)
Herman Shumlin ... stage director / stage producer
Harold J. Samelson ... publicity campaign coordinator (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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