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Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Norman Taurog

Writing Credits  

Leon Gordon ... (screen play) and
George Oppenheimer ... (screen play)
 
Jack McGowan ... (original story) and
Dore Schary ... (original story)
 
Preston Sturges ... (uncredited)
Walter DeLeon ... (uncredited)
Vincent Lawrence ... (uncredited)
Albert Mannheimer ... (uncredited)
Eddie Moran ... (uncredited)
Thomas Phipps ... (uncredited)
Sid Silvers ... (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Fred Astaire ... Johnny Brett
Eleanor Powell ... Clare Bennett
George Murphy ... King Shaw
Frank Morgan ... Bob Casey
Ian Hunter ... Bert C. Matthews
Florence Rice ... Amy Blake
Lynne Carver ... Emmy Lou Lee
Ann Morriss ... Pearl
Trixie Firschke ... Juggler
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carol Adams ... Dancer (uncredited)
Barbara Jo Allen ... Ms. Konk (uncredited)
Charlotte Arren Charlotte Arren ... Auditioning soprano (uncredited)
Irving Bacon ... Soda Jerk (uncredited)
Bobby Barber ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Herman Bing ... Silhouettist (uncredited)
Gladys Blake ... Ms. Martin (uncredited)
Mel Blanc ... Panhandler (uncredited)
Johnny Broderick Johnny Broderick ... Hanks (uncredited)
Don Brodie Don Brodie ... Barker (uncredited)
Paul E. Burns ... Waiter (uncredited)
Bobbie Canvin Bobbie Canvin ... Music Maids Member (uncredited)
George Chandler ... Mr. Jones (uncredited)
Chick Collins Chick Collins ... Sailor (uncredited)
James Conaty James Conaty ... Seated Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Joseph Crehan ... Ballroom Manager (uncredited)
Carmen D'Antonio ... Begin the Beguine singer (uncredited)
John Daheim John Daheim ... Barker (uncredited)
Jeanne Darrell Jeanne Darrell ... Music Maids Member (uncredited)
Hal K. Dawson Hal K. Dawson ... O'Grady (uncredited)
Edgar Dearing ... Policeman (uncredited)
Sayre Dearing ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Jean Del Val ... Italian Waiter (uncredited)
Mary Field ... 2nd Bride (uncredited)
James Flavin ... Bouncer (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Nightclub Dancer (uncredited)
Eddie Hall ... Guest at 1st Wedding (uncredited)
Henry Hebert ... Theatregoer (uncredited)
Shep Houghton Shep Houghton ... Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
Arthur Stuart Hull Arthur Stuart Hull ... Actor in Top Hat (uncredited)
Patt Hyatt Patt Hyatt ... Music Maids Member (uncredited)
Harry Lash Harry Lash ... Barker (uncredited)
Hal Le Sueur ... Casey's Chauffeur (uncredited)
David Lloyd David Lloyd ... Callboy (uncredited)
Alice Ludes Alice Ludes ... Music Maids Member (uncredited)
Alphonse Martell Alphonse Martell ... French Dancer (uncredited)
Frank McLure ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Douglas McPhail Douglas McPhail ... Masked Singer (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Jack Mulhall ... George (uncredited)
John T. Murray ... Ham Actor (uncredited)
The Music Maids The Music Maids ... Singers - 'Begin the Beguine' (uncredited)
Wanda Perry ... Bridesmaid (uncredited)
Tom Quinn ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Suzanne Ridgway ... Nightclub Dancer / Chorine at Rehearsal (uncredited)
Cyril Ring ... Show Backer at Rehearsal / Nightclub Headwaiter (uncredited)
Mel Ruick Mel Ruick ... Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
Gertrude Simpson Gertrude Simpson ... Stage Mother (uncredited)
Walter Soderling ... Justice (uncredited)
Larry Steers ... Theatregoer (uncredited)
William Tannen ... Harmon (uncredited)
Libby Taylor Libby Taylor ... Angel (uncredited)
Russell Wade ... Nightclub Dancer (uncredited)
E. Alyn Warren ... Pop (uncredited)
Denny Wilson Denny Wilson ... Music Maids Member (uncredited)
Blair Woolstencroft Blair Woolstencroft ... Unicyclist (uncredited)
Joe Yule ... Dan (uncredited)

Produced by 

Jack Cummings ... producer

Music by 

George Bassman ... (uncredited)
George Stoll ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Oliver T. Marsh ... director of photography
Joseph Ruttenberg ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Blanche Sewell ... film editor

Art Direction by 

Cedric Gibbons

Set Decoration by 

Edwin B. Willis ... (set decorations)

Costume Design by 

Adrian ... (gowns)
Valles ... (costumes: men's)

Production Management 

Art Smith ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Gilbert Kurland ... second unit director (uncredited)
Bill Ryan ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

John S. Detlie ... associate art director

Sound Department 

Douglas Shearer ... recording director

Camera and Electrical Department 

J. Harper ... photographer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Eugene Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Music Department 

Leo Arnaud ... vocal and orchestration
Roger Edens ... musical arrangements
Charles Henderson ... vocal and orchestration
Alfred Newman ... musical director
Cole Porter ... lyrics and music
Edward B. Powell ... vocal and orchestration (as Edward Powell)
Merrill Pye ... musical presentation
George Bassman ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Murray Cutter ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Wally Heglin ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Fletcher Henderson ... music arranger (uncredited)
William Saracino ... music editor (uncredited)

Other crew 

Bobby Connolly ... dances
Albertina Rasch ... additional choreographer (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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