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Boys Town (1938) Poster

(1938)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Norman Taurog

Writing Credits  

John Meehan ... (screenplay) and
Dore Schary ... (screenplay)
 
Dore Schary ... (original story) and
Eleanore Griffin ... (original story)
 
Jack Mintz ... (contributor to screenplay construction) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Spencer Tracy ... Father Flanagan
Mickey Rooney ... Whitey Marsh
Henry Hull ... Dave Morris
Leslie Fenton ... Dan Farrow
Gene Reynolds ... Tony Ponessa
Edward Norris ... Joe Marsh
Addison Richards ... The Judge
Minor Watson ... The Bishop
Jonathan Hale ... John Hargraves
Bobs Watson ... Pee Wee
Martin Spellman ... Skinny
Mickey Rentschler ... Tommy Anderson
Frankie Thomas ... Freddie Fuller
Jimmy Butler ... Paul Ferguson
Sidney Miller ... Mo Kahn
Robert Emmett Keane ... Burton
Victor Kilian ... The Sheriff (as Victor Killian)
Boys Town Acapella Choir Boys Town Acapella Choir ... The Choir (voice) (as Boys Town A Cappella Choir)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arthur Aylesworth ... Tim (uncredited)
King Baggot ... Derelict in Mission Next to Weasel (uncredited)
Barbara Bedford ... Catholic Nun (uncredited)
James Blaine ... Court Officer (uncredited)
Stanley Blystone ... Guard (uncredited)
Edwin Brian Edwin Brian ... Boy (uncredited)
Everett Brown ... Darky (uncredited)
Orville Caldwell ... Warden (uncredited)
Bennie Chorre Bennie Chorre ... Young Thunder (uncredited)
Richard Clucas Richard Clucas ... Boy (uncredited)
Roger Converse ... Lane - Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)
George Cooper ... Tramp (uncredited)
Nell Craig ... Catholic Nun (uncredited)
Helen Dickson Helen Dickson ... Catholic Nun (uncredited)
Calvin Ellison Calvin Ellison ... Boy (uncredited)
Wesley Giraud Wesley Giraud ... Butch (uncredited)
Robert Gleckler ... Mr. Reynolds (uncredited)
Donald Haines Donald Haines ... Alabama (uncredited)
John Hamilton ... Warden (uncredited)
Murray Harris Murray Harris ... Hillbilly (uncredited)
Billy Hazard Billy Hazard ... Newsboy (uncredited)
Edward Hearn ... Train Guard (uncredited)
Al Hill Jr. Al Hill Jr. ... Apples (uncredited)
Al Hill ... Rod (uncredited)
Donald Hull Donald Hull ... Newsboy (uncredited)
George Humbert George Humbert ... Calateri (uncredited)
Gladden James ... Doctor (uncredited)
Raymond Kelly Raymond Kelly ... Boy (uncredited)
Don Latorre Don Latorre ... Boy (uncredited)
Arthur Marks ... Boy (uncredited)
Billy McCullough Billy McCullough ... Boy (uncredited)
Claire McDowell ... Catholic Nun (uncredited)
Jackie Morrow Jackie Morrow ... Boy (uncredited)
Paul Nichols Paul Nichols ... Boy (uncredited)
Ray Nichols Ray Nichols ... Boy (uncredited)
Tommy Noonan ... Red (uncredited)
Jay Novello ... Gangster (uncredited)
Ronald Paige Ronald Paige ... Jimmy (uncredited)
Henry Rackin Henry Rackin ... (uncredited)
Charles Ramos Charles Ramos ... Mex (uncredited)
Kane Richmond ... Jackson - Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)
Kent Rogers Kent Rogers ... Tailor (uncredited)
Nelson Scott Nelson Scott ... Commissioner (uncredited)
Jimmy Sommerville Jimmy Sommerville ... Newsboy (uncredited)
Bobby Stone Bobby Stone ... Boy Mopping Floor (uncredited)
Chuck Stubbs Chuck Stubbs ... Slats - in Prologue (uncredited)
A.W. Sweatt A.W. Sweatt ... Jackie - in Prologue (uncredited)
Phillip Terry ... Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)
Johnny Walsh Johnny Walsh ... Charley Haines (uncredited)
Frank Whitbeck Frank Whitbeck ... Trailer Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Sonny Boy Williams Sonny Boy Williams ... Boy on Bannister (uncredited)
Robert Winkler ... Boy (uncredited)
William Worthington ... Governor (uncredited)
John Wray ... Weasel (uncredited)
Walter Young Walter Young ... Judge (uncredited)

Produced by 

John W. Considine Jr. ... producer

Music by 

Edward Ward

Cinematography by 

Sidney Wagner ... (photographed by)

Film Editing by 

Elmo Veron

Art Direction by 

Cedric Gibbons

Makeup Department 

Jack Dawn ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Robert J. Schiffer ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Joe Cooke ... unit manager (uncredited)
Jay Marchant ... unit manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Horace Hough ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Urie McCleary ... associate art director
Edwin B. Willis ... associate art director
Clarence J. Falk ... greens supervisor (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Douglas Shearer ... recording director

Special Effects by 

Slavko Vorkapich ... montage effects

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Eugene Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Music Department 

Leo Arnaud ... musical arranger
Paul Marquardt ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Leonid Raab ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Script and Continuity Department 

Carl 'Major' Roup ... script clerk (uncredited)

Other crew 

Howard Dietz ... press representative (uncredited)
Orville O. Dull ... production associate (uncredited)
Edward Flanagan ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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