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There's No Business Like Show Business (1954) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Walter Lang

Writing Credits  

Phoebe Ephron ... (screenplay) and
Henry Ephron ... (screenplay)
 
Lamar Trotti ... (story)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Ethel Merman ... Molly Donahue
Donald O'Connor ... Tim Donahue
Marilyn Monroe ... Vicky Parker
Dan Dailey ... Terry Donahue
Johnnie Ray Johnnie Ray ... Steve Donahue
Mitzi Gaynor ... Katy Donahue
Richard Eastham ... Lew Harris
Hugh O'Brian ... Charles Gibbs
Frank McHugh ... Eddie Dugan
Rhys Williams ... Father Dineen
Lee Patrick ... Marge
Eve Miller ... Hatcheck Girl
Robin Raymond ... Lillian Sawyer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ed Oliver Ed Oliver ... Bandleader (as Eddie Oliver)
Dorothy Abbott ... Showgirl (uncredited)
Dorothy Adams ... Nurse (uncredited)
Robert Adler ... Night Watchman (uncredited)
Aladdin Aladdin ... Orchestra Violinist (uncredited)
Fred Aldrich ... Private Detective (uncredited)
Charlotte Austin ... Lorna (uncredited)
Jimmy Baird Jimmy Baird ... Steve - Age 6 (uncredited)
Alex Ball Alex Ball ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Paul Bradley Paul Bradley ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Ralph Brooks Ralph Brooks ... Party Guest (uncredited)
George Chakiris ... Dancer (uncredited)
Chick Chandler ... Harry (uncredited)
Billy Chapin ... Steve - Age 10 (uncredited)
Jack Chefe Jack Chefe ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Carmen Clifford Carmen Clifford ... (uncredited)
James Conaty James Conaty ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Paul Cristo Paul Cristo ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
John Doucette ... Stage Manager (uncredited)
Elaine DuPont Elaine DuPont ... (uncredited)
Isabelle Dwan Isabelle Dwan ... Sophie Tucker (uncredited)
Dominic Frontiere ... Musician (uncredited)
Donald Gamble Donald Gamble ... Young Tim (uncredited)
Mimi Gibson ... Katy - Age 4 (uncredited)
Paul Glass Paul Glass ... Trombonist (uncredited)
Gavin Gordon ... Geoffrey (uncredited)
Stanley Hall Stanley Hall ... Dancer with Vicky (uncredited)
Stuart Hall ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Chuck Hamilton ... Policeman (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp ... Man Talking to Sophie (uncredited)
Doris Kemper Doris Kemper ... Lottie (uncredited)
Colin Kenny ... Priest on Altar (uncredited)
Donald Kerr Donald Kerr ... Bobby Clark (uncredited)
Linda Lowell Linda Lowell ... Katy - Age 8 (uncredited)
Wilbur Mack ... Booking Agent (uncredited)
Jimmie Maddin Jimmie Maddin ... Bandleader (uncredited)
Thomas Martin Thomas Martin ... Gallagher's Roof Waiter (uncredited)
Matt Mattox Matt Mattox ... Dancer (uncredited)
George Melford ... Kelly (uncredited)
Buzz Miller Buzz Miller ... Dancer (uncredited)
Harold Miller ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Alvy Moore ... Katy's Date (uncredited)
Duke Morgan Duke Morgan ... Musician (uncredited)
Barry Norton ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Ron Nyman ... Tattooed Sailor (uncredited)
Howard Parker Howard Parker ... Dancer (uncredited)
Murray Pollack Murray Pollack ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Paul Power Paul Power ... Man in Church (uncredited)
Louis Quinn ... Cabbie (uncredited)
Fred Rapport ... Gallagher's Roof Headwaiter (uncredited)
Leoda Richards ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Bernard Sell ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Henry Slate Henry Slate ... Dance Director (uncredited)
Sandra Spence ... Girl at Railroad Station (uncredited)
Mary Stewart ... Funhouse Witch (uncredited)
Hal Taggart Hal Taggart ... Booking Agent (uncredited)
Lyle Talbot ... Stage Manager (uncredited)
Charles Tannen ... EmCee / Orchestra Leader (voice) (uncredited)
Tommy Walker Tommy Walker ... (uncredited)
Walter Winchell ... Walter Winchell (voice) (uncredited)

Produced by 

Sol C. Siegel ... producer
Darryl F. Zanuck ... executive producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Earle Hagen ... (uncredited)
Bernard Mayers ... (uncredited)
Alfred Newman ... (uncredited)
Lionel Newman ... (uncredited)
Hal Schaefer ... (uncredited)
Herbert W. Spencer ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Leon Shamroy ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Robert L. Simpson ... (as Robert Simpson)

Art Direction by 

John DeCuir ... (as John De Cuir)
Lyle R. Wheeler ... (as Lyle Wheeler)

Set Decoration by 

Stuart A. Reiss ... (as Stuart Reiss)
Walter M. Scott

Costume Design by 

Travilla
Miles White

Makeup Department 

Ben Nye ... makeup artist
Helen Turpin ... hair stylist
Allan Snyder ... makeup artist: Miss Monroe (uncredited)

Production Management 

Gaston Glass ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Ad Schaumer ... assistant director
Joseph E. Rickards ... second assistant director (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Murray Spivack ... sound
E. Clayton Ward ... sound
Ray Bomba ... sound editor (uncredited)
Etter D'Orazio ... sound editor (uncredited)
Robert O'Brien ... sound recordist (uncredited)
Donald C. Rogers ... playback operator (uncredited)
Bob Weatherford ... sound editor (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Ray Kellogg ... special photographic effects

Camera and Electrical Department 

Emmett Schoenbaum ... still photographer (uncredited)
Clyde Taylor ... gaffer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Charles Le Maire ... wardrobe director
Sam Benson ... wardrobe (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Leonard Doss ... color consultant

Music Department 

Robert Alton ... dances and musical numbers staged by
Irving Berlin ... composer: theme music
Ken Darby ... music arranger: vocals / vocal supervisor
Earle Hagen ... orchestrator
Bernard Mayers ... orchestrator
Alfred Newman ... conductor / music supervisor
Lionel Newman ... conductor / music supervisor
Edward B. Powell ... orchestrator (as Edward Powell)
Hal Schaefer ... music arranger: vocals
Herbert W. Spencer ... orchestrator (as Herbert Spencer)

Script and Continuity Department 

Rose Steinberg ... script supervisor (uncredited)

Other crew 

Robert Alton ... choreographer
Darryl F. Zanuck ... presenter
Hal Bell ... assistant choreographer (uncredited)
Jerry Bryan ... dialogue director (uncredited)
Jack Cole ... choreographer (uncredited)
John Devlin ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Martha Manor ... stand-in (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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