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Friendly Persuasion(1956)

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Director

William Wyler Director
Austen Jewell Assistant Director
Claude Binyon Jr. Assistant Director
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William O'Donnell Assistant Director
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Cast

Gary Cooper Jess Birdwell
Dorothy McGuire Eliza Birdwell
Marjorie Main Widow Hudspeth
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Anthony Perkins Josh Birdwell
Richard Eyer Little Jess Birdwell
Robert Middleton Sam Jordan
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Phyllis Love Mattie Birdwell
Mark Richman Gard Jordan
Walter Catlett Professor Quigley
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Richard Hale Elder Purdy
Theodore Newton Army Major Harvey
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Elna Skinner Widow Hudspeth's daughter
Marjorie Durant Widow Hudspeth's daughter
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Frances Farwell Widow Hudspeth's daughter
Mary Carr Quaker woman
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Jean Inness Mrs. Purdy
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Nelson Leigh Minister
Helen Kleeb Old lady
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Diane Jergens Young girl, Elizabeth
Ralph Sanford Businessman
William Schallert Young husband
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John Craven Band leader
Frank Sully Forager
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Wright King Forager
Frank Jenks Sharper
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James Anderson Tough guy
Harry Hines Barker
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Ivan Rasputin Billy Goat
Edmund Cobb Operator
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Joseph Turkel Newcomer
King Karlo Fire eater
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Murray Parker Sword swallower
Donald Kerr Manager
Frank Hagney Lemonade vendor
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Steve Warren Haskell
Jack McClure Soldier
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Ralph Gamble Medicine man
Earle Hodgins Shooting gallery operator
Robert Fuller Soldier next to Josh at shooting gallery
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Charles Courtney Reb courier
Tom Irish Young rebel
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Tom London Farmer
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Gene Roth Farmer
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Tyler McVey Farmer
Hart Wayne Farmer
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John Pickard Ex-sergeant
James Seay Rebel captain
John Compton Rebel lieutenant
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James Dobson Rebel soldier
Richard Garland Bushwacker
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Don Kennedy Buster
Mary Jackson Country woman
William J. Tannen Supply sergeant
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Cinematography

Ellsworth Fredricks Director of Photography
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Writer

Michael Wilson Screenwriter
Robert Wyler Contract Writer
Jessamyn West Contract Writer
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Henry Kleiner Contract Writer
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Producer

William Wyler Producer
Robert Wyler Associate Producer
Harry Hogan Asst prod
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Editing

Robert Swink Film Editor
Robert A. Belcher Film Editor
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Music

Dimitri Tiomkin Music Composition and Conducting
Richard C. Harris Music Editor
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Art Director

Edward S. Haworth Art Director
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Visual Effects

August Lohman Special Effects
Charles Duncan Special Effects
Hank Morland Special Effects
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Make-Up

Emile LaVigne Makeup Artist
John Holden Makeup
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Agnes Flanigan Hairstylist
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Costume-Wardrobe

Dorothy Jeakins Costume Design
Bert Henrikson Wardrobe
Norman Martien Wardrobe
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Sid Mintz Wardrobe
Adolph Seidel Wardrobe
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Art Department

Joe Kish Set Decoration
Jimmy West Const supv
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Sound

Ralph Butler Recording Engineer
Del Harris Sound Editing
Gordon R. Gelnnan Sd dir, Westrex Sound Serices, Inc.
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Gordon Sawyer Sd dir, Samuel Goldwyn Studios Sound Department
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Film Production - Main

Allen K. Wood Production Manager
Stuart Millar Asst to the prod
Richard Maybery Production Assistant
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Jessamyn West Technical Advisor
Harry Hogan Script Supervisor
Cosmo Genovese Script Supervisor
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Robert Gary Set Construction
Clarence Marks Consultant
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