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The Best Things in Life Are Free(1956)

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Director

Michael Curtiz Director
David Silver Assistant Director
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Cast

Gordon MacRae Buddy "B. G." DeSylva
Dan Dailey Ray Henderson
Ernest Borgnine Lew Brown
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Sheree North Kitty Kane
Tommy Noonan Carl Frisbee
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Phyllis Avery Maggie Henderson
Larry Keating Winfield Sheehan
Tony Galento Fingers
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Norman Brooks Al Jolson
Jacques d'Amboise Specialty dancer
Roxanne Arlen Perky Nichols
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Byron Palmer Hollywood star
Linda Brace Jeannie Henderson
Patty Lou Hudson Susie Henderson
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Julie Van Zandt Miss Patricia Van Seckland
Larry Kerr Brewer
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Harold Miller Percy, the reporter
Emily Belser Photographer
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Paul Glass Piano player
Bill Foster Dance director
Sam Schwartz Bootlegger
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Bob Hopkins Broadway character
Peter Mamakos Henchman
Ric Roman Henchman
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Ward Wood Henchman
Marjorie May Show girl
Lois Barnes Show girl
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Denice De Lacy Show girl/Guest at party
Jack Boyle Dance director
Joe Forte Man in theater lobby
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Peter Leeds Genius
Claire Kelly Chorus girl
Barrie Chase Chorus girl
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Adele August Chorus girl
Sally Todd Chorus girl
Barbara Wilson Chorus girl
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Marcoreta Hellman Wardrobe woman
Cecil Weston Wardrobe woman
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Billy Wayne Prop man
Mary Thomas Girl at party
Patricia MacMahon Girl at party
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Juanita Close Telephone operator
Clancy Cooper Bootlegger
Dean Marlo Newsboy
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Gail Bonney Woman in back row
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Norma Yost Theresa
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James Gonzales Movie director
Richard Collier Pawnbroker
Mary Rodman Girl in low-cut dress
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Lisa Davis Limp girl at party
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Steffi Sidney Dancer in marathon
Rachel Stephens Society reporter
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Cinematography

Leon Shamroy Director of Photography
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Writer

William Bowers Screenwriter
Phoebe Ephron Screenwriter
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Producer

Henry Ephron Producer
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Editing

Dorothy Spencer Film Editor
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Music

Lionel Newman Mus supv and cond
Charles Henderson Vocal supv
Herbert Spencer Orchestration
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Earle Hagen Orchestration
Bernard Meyers Orchestration
Al Jolson Composer
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Lew Brown Composer
Buddy DeSylva Composer
Ray Henderson Composer
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Dance

Rod Alexander "Black Bottom," "Birth of the Blues" and "Button Up Your Overcoat" staged by
Bill Foster Addl choreography
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Art Director

Lyle R. Wheeler Art Director
Maurice Ransford Art Director
John De Cuir Mus settings
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Visual Effects

Ray Kellogg Special Photography Effects
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Make-Up

Ben Nye Makeup
Helen Turpin Hair Styles
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Costume-Wardrobe

Charles LeMaire Exec ward des
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Art Department

Walter M. Scott Set Decoration
Paul S. Fox Set Decoration
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Sound

Post Production

Leonard Doss Color Consultant
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