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A Song Is Born

A Song Is Born(1948)

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Director

Howard Hawks Director
Joseph Boyle Assistant Director
Helen McSweeney Dialogue Director
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Cast

Danny Kaye Professor Hobart Frisbee
Virginia Mayo Honey Swanson
Benny Goodman Professor Magenbruch
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Hugh Herbert Professor Twingle
Steve Cochran Tony Crow
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Felix Bressart Professor Gerkikoff
Ludwig Stossel Professor Traumer
O. Z. Whitehead Professor Oddly
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Esther Dale Miss Bragg
Mary Field Miss Totten
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Norma Gentner Girl with Samba Kings
Susan George Cigarette girl
Muni Seroff Waiter
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Will Lee Waiter
George Ford Man at table
Beverlee Mitchell Girl at table
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Peter Cusanelli Chef at Dixieland Club
Bert LeBaron Chef at Dixieland Club
John Impolito Chef at Dixieland Club
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Jill Meredith Dorsey club patron
Janie New Dorsey club patron
Barbara Hamilton Dorsey club patron
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Jeffrey Sayre Dorsey club patron
Eugene Morgan Dorsey club patron
Mil Patrick Dorsey club patron
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Diane Garrett Dorsey club patron
Lucille Casey Dorsey club patron
Alice Wallace Dorsey club patron
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Patricia Walker Photographer at Dorsey club
Ed Biby Headwaiter at Barnet club
Maxine Fife Woman at Barnet club
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Louise Franklyn Woman at Chocolate Club
Paul E. Burns Justice of the peace
Robert Dudley Justice of the peace
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Donald Kerr Waiter at Crow's Nest
Norman Blake Crow's Nest patron
Foster Phinney Crow's Nest patron
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Roy Darmour Crow's Nest patron
Irene Vernon Crow's Nest patron
Karen X. Gaylord Crow's Nest patron
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Donald Wilmot Messenger
Lane Chandler Policeman at inn
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Frank Meredith Policeman at toll gate
William Haade Detective
Raoul Freeman Detective
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Nolan Leary Stage doorman
Diana Mumby Girl in wings at Crow's Nest
Martha Montgomery Girl in wings at Crow's Nest
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Marjorie Jackson Girl in wings at Crow's Nest
Shirley Ballard Girl in wings at Crow's Nest
Joseph Crehan District Attorney
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Jack Gargan Stenotypist
Joe Devlin Gangster
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Cinematography

Gregg Toland Director of Photography
W. Howard Greene Director of Photography
Bert Shipman Camera Operator
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Hal McAlpin Stills
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Writer

Billy Wilder Based on the story "From A to Z" by
Thomas Monroe Based on the story "From A to Z" by
Harry Tugend Adaptation
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Producer

Samuel Goldwyn Presented By
Samuel Goldwyn Producer
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Editing

Daniel Mandell Film Editor
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Music

Sonny Burke Orchestration
Emil Newman Music Director
Hugo Friedhofer Music Director
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Gene de Paul Composer
George Cooper Composer
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Giuseppe Verdi Composer
George Bassman Composer
Dale Bennet Composer
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Don Raye Composer
Ray Gilbert Composer
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Kid Ory Composer
Henry Tucker Composer
Benny Goodman Composer
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Fats Waller Composer
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Art Director

George Jenkins Art Director
Perry Ferguson Art Director
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Visual Effects

John Fulton Special Photography Effects
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Make-Up

Marie Clark Hairstylist
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Costume-Wardrobe

Sharaff Costume Design
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Art Department

Julia Heron Set Decoration
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Sound

Fred Lau Sound Recording
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Film Production - Main

Raoul Pagel Production Manager
Anita Speer Script Supervisor
Sam Freedle Script Supervisor
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Post Production

Natalie Kalmus Technicolor Color Consultant
William Fritzsche Associate (Color)
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Misc. Crew

Jeri Sullivan Singing double for Virginia Mayo
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