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An American Romance (1944) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

King Vidor

Writing Credits  

King Vidor ... (story)
 
Herbert Dalmas ... (screenplay) and
William Ludwig ... (screenplay)
 
Louis Adamic ... (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Brian Donlevy ... Stefan Dubechek aka Steve Dangos
Ann Richards ... Anna O'Rourke Dangos
Walter Abel ... Howard Clinton
John Qualen ... Anton Dubechek
Stephen McNally ... Teddy Roosevelt Dangos / Narrator (as Horace McNally)
Mary McLeod Mary McLeod ... Katina 'Tina' Dangos
Bob Lowell Bob Lowell ... George Washington Dangos
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ernie Adams ... Man and Dog Act (uncredited)
Erville Alderson ... Olson - Detroit Auto Works Technician (uncredited)
Fred Aldrich ... Assembly Line Worker (uncredited)
Axel Anderson Axel Anderson ... Immigrant (uncredited)
King Baggot ... Graduation Ceremony Attendee (uncredited)
Charles Bates ... Teddy Roosevelt Dangos - Age 8 (uncredited)
Barbara Bedford ... Hospitable Farm Woman (uncredited)
Arthur Belasco Arthur Belasco ... Drowsy Miner (uncredited)
Leon Belasco ... Cigar Store Proprietor (uncredited)
Art Berry Sr. Art Berry Sr. ... Customs Man (uncredited)
Anna Marie Biggs Anna Marie Biggs ... Girl Soprano (uncredited)
John Bohn John Bohn ... Stage Hand (uncredited)
Bill Borzage ... Miner with Accordion (uncredited)
Frederick Brady ... Abraham Lincoln Dangos (uncredited)
Edmund Breon ... Undetermined Role (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
George Bunny George Bunny ... Workman (uncredited)
James Carlisle James Carlisle ... Corporation Executive (uncredited)
Tom Chatterton ... Board of Directors Member (uncredited)
Jack Chefe Jack Chefe ... Graduation Ceremony Attendee (uncredited)
Carol Coombs Carol Coombs ... Tina Dangos - Age 6 (uncredited)
Harry Cording ... Workman in Meeting (uncredited)
Richard Crane ... Hank (uncredited)
Joseph Crehan ... Judge (uncredited)
Alexis Davidoff Alexis Davidoff ... Interpreter (uncredited)
Bryn Davis Bryn Davis ... Danish Mother (uncredited)
Jack Deery Jack Deery ... Immigrant (uncredited)
Richard Derr ... Undetermined Role (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Jimmie Dodd ... Workman in Meeting (uncredited)
Judith Ann Donlevy Judith Ann Donlevy ... Newborn Tina (uncredited)
Dick Elliott ... Fat Man (uncredited)
Billy Engle ... Vaudeville Act (uncredited)
Martin Faust ... Ship's Officer (uncredited)
Frank Faylen ... Bartender (uncredited)
Byron Foulger ... High School Principal (uncredited)
Howard Freeman ... Jarrett's Associate (uncredited)
Jack George Jack George ... Portrait Photographer (uncredited)
Paul Gordon Paul Gordon ... Trick Bicyclist (uncredited)
Roy Gordon Roy Gordon ... Mr. MacLane (uncredited)
Rita Gould ... Shoe Salesman's Wife (uncredited)
Larry Grenier Larry Grenier ... Steel Worker (uncredited)
Jimmy Griffin Jimmy Griffin ... Teddy Roosevelt Dangos - Age 15 (uncredited)
Ilka Grüning ... Mrs. Vronsky (uncredited)
William Haade ... Passerby at Music Teacher's Home (uncredited)
Ben Hall Ben Hall ... Abner - Man with Sheriff (uncredited)
Richard Hall ... George Washington Dangos - Age 5 (uncredited)
Edward Hearn ... Mill Gateman (uncredited)
Dell Henderson ... July 4th Picnic Speaker (uncredited)
Ed Hennerty Ed Hennerty ... Man with Flag (uncredited)
Richard Hirsch Richard Hirsch ... Teddy Roosevelt Dangos - Age 2 (uncredited)
Earle Hodgins ... Auto Workers' Spokesman (uncredited)
Stuart Holmes ... Graduation Ceremony Attendee (uncredited)
Bert Howard Bert Howard ... Corporation Executive (uncredited)
Charles Irwin Charles Irwin ... McGregor (uncredited)
Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins ... Thomas Jefferson Dangos - Age 6 (uncredited)
Payne B. Johnson Payne B. Johnson ... Boy at Picnic (uncredited)
Phyllis Kennedy ... Information Clerk (uncredited)
J.M. Kerrigan ... Charlie O'Rourke - Steam Shovel Operator (uncredited)
Ethan Laidlaw ... Steel Mill Worker (uncredited)
Harold Landon Harold Landon ... Hank (uncredited)
Bobby Larson ... Abraham Lincoln Dangos - Age 8 (uncredited)
Nolan Leary ... Detroit Auto Works Technician (uncredited)
Billy Lechner Billy Lechner ... Joe Chandler Jr. (uncredited)
Mitchell Lewis ... Detroit Auto Works Technician (uncredited)
Wilbur Mack ... Executive at Auto Show (uncredited)
George Magrill ... Steel Worker (uncredited)
Thomas Martin Thomas Martin ... Chauffeur (uncredited)
George Meader George Meader ... Politician (uncredited)
Kay Medford ... Yulka - Farmer's Wife (uncredited)
John Merton ... Eddie - Steel Mill Worker (uncredited)
Greta Meyer ... Mama Hartzler (uncredited)
Robert Middlemass ... Mr. Jarrett (uncredited)
Ivan Miller Ivan Miller ... Workman in Meeting (uncredited)
Howard M. Mitchell ... Tad - Gate Guard (uncredited)
Sue Moore Sue Moore ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Edmund Mortimer Edmund Mortimer ... Hartley - Corporation Executive (uncredited)
Jack Mulhall ... Customer (uncredited)
Rudolf Myzet Rudolf Myzet ... Interpreter (uncredited)
Norman Nesbitt Norman Nesbitt ... Announcer (uncredited)
Anton Northpole Anton Northpole ... Miner (uncredited)
William H. O'Brien ... Ellis Island Guard (uncredited)
Robert Emmett O'Connor ... Open Pit Irish Foreman (uncredited)
Pat O'Malley ... Board of Directors Member (uncredited)
Jerry O'Neil Jerry O'Neil ... Doctor (uncredited)
Ed O'Neill Ed O'Neill ... Brakeman (uncredited)
Barbara Pepper ... Streetwalker (uncredited)
Preston Peterson Preston Peterson ... Danish Father (uncredited)
Lee Phelps Lee Phelps ... Workman in Meeting (uncredited)
June Pickerell June Pickerell ... McGregor's Secretary (uncredited)
'Snub' Pollard ... Bearded Messenger (uncredited)
Paul Porcasi ... Professor Giovanni Cantaloni (uncredited)
Charles Ray ... Graduation Ceremony Attendee (uncredited)
Charles Regan Charles Regan ... Stage Hand (uncredited)
Waclaw Rekwart Waclaw Rekwart ... Polish Miner (uncredited)
Bobby Rich Bobby Rich ... George Washington Dangos - Age 14 (uncredited)
Drew Roddy Drew Roddy ... Abraham Lincoln Dangos - Age 11 (uncredited)
Noreen Roth ... Vaudeville Act (uncredited)
Richard Ryen ... Papa Hartzler (uncredited)
Harry Semels Harry Semels ... Steel Worker (uncredited)
Jerry Shane Jerry Shane ... Bob Chandler (uncredited)
John Sheehan ... Rolling Mill Technician (uncredited)
Molio Sheron Molio Sheron ... Immigrant (uncredited)
George Sherwood George Sherwood ... Auto Plant Guard (uncredited)
Elliott Sullivan Elliott Sullivan ... Auto Workers' Spokesman (uncredited)
William Tannen ... Auto Factory Driver (uncredited)
Ray Teal ... Mine Personnel Clerk (uncredited)
Bob Thom Bob Thom ... Stage Manager (uncredited)
D.H. Turner D.H. Turner ... Customs Guard (uncredited)
Dale Van Sickel ... Baseball Player at Bat (uncredited)
Michael Visaroff ... Yasha (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan Emmett Vogan ... Committee Chairman (uncredited)
Charles Wagenheim Charles Wagenheim ... Shoe Salesman (uncredited)
Eddy Waller ... Sheriff of Oak Hills (uncredited)
Johnny Walsh Johnny Walsh ... Boy (uncredited)
Andrew Warrocks Andrew Warrocks ... Thomas Jefferson Dangos - Age 10 (uncredited)
Leon Warwick Leon Warwick ... Black Singer (uncredited)
Dick Wessel ... Baseball Game Spectator Behind Stefan (uncredited)
Robert Winkler ... Thomas Jefferson Dangos - Age 14 (uncredited)
Duke York ... Steel Mill Worker with Eddie (uncredited)

Produced by 

King Vidor ... producer

Music by 

Louis Gruenberg
Nathaniel Shilkret ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Harold Rosson

Film Editing by 

Conrad A. Nervig

Art Direction by 

Cedric Gibbons

Set Decoration by 

Edwin B. Willis

Makeup Department 

Jack Dawn ... makeup designer
Ben Libizer ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Walter Strohm ... unit manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Al Jennings ... assistant director: second unit (uncredited)
Albert H. Kelley ... second unit director (uncredited)
Jack MacKenzie ... assistant director (uncredited)
Bert Spurlin ... assistant director (uncredited)
Walter Strohm ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Urie McCleary ... associate art director
Richard Pefferle ... associate set decorator
Malcolm Brown ... associate art director (uncredited)
Walter Brown ... props (uncredited)
Ray O'Brien ... props (uncredited)
Hal Sausser ... props (uncredited)
John Venclik ... painter (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Douglas Shearer ... recording director
John F. Dullam ... sound recordist (uncredited)
Thomas Edwards ... stage person (uncredited)
Lowell Kinsall ... sound (uncredited)
Frederick D. Raymond ... sound (uncredited)
Ted Raymond ... sound mixer (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

A. Arnold Gillespie ... special effects (as Arnold Gillespie)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Charles P. Boyle ... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)
A.W. Brown ... electrician (uncredited)
Alvis Campbell ... electrician (uncredited)
James Carmichael ... electrician (uncredited)
Ford Clark ... grip (uncredited)
John Cooney ... electrician (uncredited)
Lloyd Isbell ... grip (uncredited)
William Keily ... electrician (uncredited)
Frank Leonetti ... electrician (uncredited)
Bill Linahan ... electrician (uncredited)
Robert Martin ... camera operator (uncredited)
James Minette ... still photographer (uncredited)
Harold Sanders ... grip (uncredited)
Tolliver Scheffield ... electrician (uncredited)
Wally Whittington ... grip (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Irene ... costume supervisor
William Beatty ... wardrobe (uncredited)

Music Department 

Sidney Cutner ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Albert Glasser ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Paul Marquardt ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Joseph Nussbaum ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Conrad Salinger ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Nathaniel Shilkret ... conductor (uncredited)

Other crew 

Henri Jaffa ... associate technicolor color director
Natalie Kalmus ... technicolor color director
Adolph Crautsch ... maintenance: Technicolor (uncredited)
Greg Dickson ... publicist (uncredited)
Byron Ellerbrock ... cashier (uncredited)
Byron Fitzpatrick ... stand-in: Brian Donlevy (uncredited)
Russ Haverick ... script clerk (uncredited)
Henry Imus ... technician: Technicolor (uncredited)
Henry Inius ... technicolor technician (uncredited)
Edward Lawrence ... publicist (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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