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Blossoms in the Dust (1941) Poster

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Directed by 

Mervyn LeRoy

Writing Credits  

Anita Loos ... (screenplay by)
 
Ralph Wheelwright ... (story by)
 
Hugo Butler ... (contributing writer) (uncredited)
Dorothy Yost ... (contributing writer) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Greer Garson ... Edna Gladney
Walter Pidgeon ... Sam Gladney
Felix Bressart ... Dr. Max Breslar
Marsha Hunt ... Charlotte
Fay Holden ... Mrs. Kahly
Samuel S. Hinds ... Mr. Kahly
Kathleen Howard ... Mrs. Keats
George Lessey ... Mr. Keats
William Henry ... Allan Keats
Henry O'Neill ... Judge
John Eldredge ... Damon
Clinton Rosemond Clinton Rosemond ... Zeke
Theresa Harris ... Cleo
Charles Arnt ... G. Harrington Hedger (as Charlie Arnt)
Cecil Cunningham ... Mrs. Gilworth
Ann Morriss ... Mrs. Loring
Richard Nichols ... Sammy
Patricia Barker Patricia Barker ... Tony (as Pat Barker)
Marc Lawrence ... La Verne
Mary Taylor ... Helen
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ernie Alexander Ernie Alexander ... Mr. Jason (uncredited)
Harry Allen Harry Allen ... Gus, Kahly's Servant (uncredited)
Sam Ash ... Bidder (uncredited)
Joan Barclay ... Guest at First Party (uncredited)
Paul Barrett Paul Barrett ... Guest at First Party (uncredited)
Charles Bates ... (uncredited)
Arthur Belasco Arthur Belasco ... Bidder (uncredited)
Art Berry Sr. Art Berry Sr. ... Mill Worker (uncredited)
Margaret Bert ... Helen (uncredited)
Henry Blair ... Child (uncredited)
Morgan Brown ... Senate Gallery Spectator (uncredited)
Sally Ann Brown Sally Ann Brown ... Child (uncredited)
Georgia Caine ... Sam's Secretary (uncredited)
Steve Carruthers ... Guest at First Party (uncredited)
Davison Clark Davison Clark ... City Councilman (uncredited)
Dora Clement ... Guest at Second Party (uncredited)
David Clyde ... Frederick, Kahly's Butler (uncredited)
Tristram Coffin ... Mr. Teddy Howard (adopting Oliver) (uncredited)
Nadine Conner Nadine Conner ... Soloist in Opening Credits (uncredited)
Carol Coombs Carol Coombs ... Child (uncredited)
Georgie Cooper Georgie Cooper ... Lady Against Legislation (uncredited)
Irene Crane Irene Crane ... Soloist in Opening Credits (uncredited)
Madge Crane Madge Crane ... Lady Against Legislation (uncredited)
Joseph Crehan ... Council Chairman (uncredited)
Oliver Cross Oliver Cross ... Guest at First Party (uncredited)
Sidney D'Albrook Sidney D'Albrook ... Lane (uncredited)
Cliff Danielson Cliff Danielson ... Mill Worker (uncredited)
Sheila Darcy Sheila Darcy ... Guest at Second Party (uncredited)
Frank Darien Frank Darien ... Jones, Gladney's Accountant (uncredited)
Marga Ann Deighton Marga Ann Deighton ... Lady Against Legislation (uncredited)
John Dilson ... Auctioneer (uncredited)
Mike Donovan Mike Donovan ... Mill Worker (uncredited)
Lester Dorr ... Court Attendant (uncredited)
Jane Drummond Jane Drummond ... Mrs. Howard (adopting Oliver) (uncredited)
Claire Du Brey ... Nurse at Sammy's Birth (uncredited)
William Dudley William Dudley ... Guest at Second Party (uncredited)
Estelle Etterre ... Guest at First Party (uncredited)
Edith Evanson ... Hilda, Mrs. Kahly's Maid (uncredited)
Paul Everton ... Texas Senator (uncredited)
Frank Faylen ... Man With Man Carrying Dead Child (uncredited)
Edward Fielding ... Judge (uncredited)
Dick Gordon ... Senate Gallery Spectator (uncredited)
Roy Gordon Roy Gordon ... Craig, Edna's Lawyer (uncredited)
Harrison Greene Harrison Greene ... Mr. Piggott (uncredited)
Robert Haines Robert Haines ... Senate Gallery Spectator (uncredited)
George Harris George Harris ... Newboy (uncredited)
Harry Hayden ... Texas Senator (uncredited)
Edward Hearn ... Mill Worker (uncredited)
Fay Helm ... Leta Eldredge (adopting Tony) (uncredited)
Dell Henderson ... Sergeant at Arms (uncredited)
Howard Hickman ... Texas Senator (uncredited)
John Ince ... Mill Worker (uncredited)
Selmer Jackson ... Texas Senator (uncredited)
Edward Keane ... Second Businessman (uncredited)
Cy Kendall ... Harrington (uncredited)
Milton Kibbee ... Court Clerk (uncredited)
Clarence Kolb ... Texas Senator T.R. Cotton (uncredited)
Hope Landin ... Olga (uncredited)
Kay Linaker ... Mrs. Bedlow, in Court (uncredited)
Mary MacLaren ... Bidder (uncredited)
Edwin Maxwell ... City Councilman (uncredited)
Ralph McCullough Ralph McCullough ... Mill Worker (uncredited)
Florine McKinney ... Guest at Second Party (uncredited)
Frank McLure ... Senate Gallery Spectator (uncredited)
Edward McWade ... Darrow (uncredited)
Howard M. Mitchell ... Man Carrying Dead Child (uncredited)
Roger Moore ... Notary (uncredited)
Ann Morrison Ann Morrison ... Maid (uncredited)
Richard Neill ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Ottola Nesmith ... Nana, the Governess (uncredited)
Winifred Nimo Winifred Nimo ... Guest at Second Party (uncredited)
Carroll Nye ... Mr. Loring, Dora's Husband (uncredited)
Anne O'Neal Anne O'Neal ... Lena (uncredited)
Oscar O'Shea ... Dr. West (uncredited)
Lotte Palfi Andor Lotte Palfi Andor ... Maid (uncredited)
Emory Parnell ... Texas Senator (uncredited)
Edward Peil Sr. ... Mill Worker (uncredited)
Nora Perry Nora Perry ... Mary (uncredited)
Paul Power Paul Power ... Guest at First Party (uncredited)
Purnell Pratt ... Texas Senator (uncredited)
Fred Rapport ... Senate Gallery Spectator (uncredited)
John Rice John Rice ... Senate Gallery Spectator (uncredited)
Sandra Lee Richards Sandra Lee Richards ... Child (uncredited)
Henry Roquemore Henry Roquemore ... Third Businessman (uncredited)
Dick Rush Dick Rush ... Train Conductor (uncredited)
Charles Sargent Charles Sargent ... Musician (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre ... Texas Senator (uncredited)
Almira Sessions ... Mrs. Brown, With the Vase (uncredited)
Janet Shaw ... Tess (uncredited)
Kathryn Sheldon Kathryn Sheldon ... Mrs. Taylor, Matron Holding a Baby in Court (uncredited)
Byron Shores Byron Shores ... Mr. Eldredge (adopting Tony) (uncredited)
Gertrude Simpson Gertrude Simpson ... Matron in Court (uncredited)
Emmett Smith Emmett Smith ... Jasper (uncredited)
James P. Spencer James P. Spencer ... Mr. Dirk (uncredited)
Grace Stafford ... Molly (uncredited)
Amzie Strickland Amzie Strickland ... Guest at Second Party (uncredited)
Elliott Sullivan Elliott Sullivan ... Note Collector (uncredited)
Ferris Taylor ... First Businessman (uncredited)
Emanuel A. Turner Emanuel A. Turner ... Charles, a Process Server (uncredited)
Guy Usher Guy Usher ... City Councilman (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan Emmett Vogan ... Mr. Bedlow, in Court (uncredited)
Ethel Wales ... Angry Woman in Senate Balcony (uncredited)
Bryant Washburn ... Guest at Second Party (uncredited)
Jasper Weldon Jasper Weldon ... Driver (uncredited)
Cynthia Westlake ... Guest at First Party (uncredited)
Anne Wigton Anne Wigton ... Guest at Second Party (uncredited)
Buddy Williams Buddy Williams ... Porter (uncredited)
Douglas Wood Douglas Wood ... President of Texas Senate (uncredited)
Harry Worth ... Rader, La Verne's Shyster Lawyer (uncredited)
William Worthington ... City Councilman (uncredited)
Will Wright ... Texas Senator (uncredited)

Produced by 

Irving Asher ... producer
Mervyn LeRoy ... producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Herbert Stothart ... (musical score)

Cinematography by 

Karl Freund ... director of photography
W. Howard Greene ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

George Boemler ... film editor

Art Direction by 

Cedric Gibbons

Set Decoration by 

Edwin B. Willis ... (set decorations)

Costume Design by 

Adrian ... (gowns)

Makeup Department 

Jack Dawn ... makeup creator
Sydney Guilaroff ... hair stylist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Walter Strohm ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Urie McCleary ... associate art director

Sound Department 

Douglas Shearer ... recording director

Special Effects by 

Warren Newcombe ... special effects

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Gile Steele ... costumes: men's

Music Department 

Daniele Amfitheatrof ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Leo Arnaud ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Earl K. Brent ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Murray Cutter ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Leonid Raab ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Other crew 

Henri Jaffa ... associate color director
Natalie Kalmus ... color director
Mildred Cram ... screenplay polisher (uncredited)

Thanks 

Edna Gladney ... we dedicate this picture to her
Crew verified as complete

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