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The Jolson Story (1946) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Alfred E. Green

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Sidney Buchman ... (uncredited)
Harry Chandlee ... (adaptation)
Stephen Longstreet ... (screenplay)
Andrew Solt ... (adaptation)

Cast (in credits order)  

Larry Parks ... Al Jolson
Evelyn Keyes ... Julie Benson
William Demarest ... Steve Martin
Bill Goodwin ... Tom Baron
Ludwig Donath ... Cantor Yoelson
Scotty Beckett ... Asa Yoelson / Al Jolson, as a boy
Tamara Shayne Tamara Shayne ... Mrs. Yoelson
Jo-Carroll Dennison ... Ann Murray
John Alexander ... Lew Dockstader
Ernest Cossart ... Father McGee
The Robert Mitchell Boy Choir The Robert Mitchell Boy Choir ... Church Choir (as Mitchell 'Boychoir')
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Kellard ... Henry, Orchestra Leader (as Bob Stevens)
Jessie Arnold ... Wardrobe Woman (uncredited)
Nita Bieber ... Dancer in nightclub revue (uncredited)
Lilian Bond ... Woman (uncredited)
Symona Boniface ... Woman in Audience (uncredited)
Eugene Borden Eugene Borden ... Headwaiter (uncredited)
Bill Brandt Bill Brandt ... Nightclub Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
Clay Campbell Clay Campbell ... Makeup Artist for 'The Jazz Singer' (uncredited)
James Conaty James Conaty ... Man in Audience / Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Donna Dax Donna Dax ... Girl Publicist (uncredited)
Franklyn Farnum ... Man in Audience (uncredited)
Eddie Fetherston Eddie Fetherston ... Asst. Stage Manager (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Woman in Audience / Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
William Forrest ... Dick Glenn (uncredited)
Buddy Gorman Buddy Gorman ... Jimmy, the Call Boy (uncredited)
Sam Harris Sam Harris ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Fred Howard Fred Howard ... Man in Audience (uncredited)
Coulter Irwin Coulter Irwin ... John, Young Priest (uncredited)
Al Jolson ... Himself - in long shot of 'Swanee' (uncredited)
Charles Jordan Charles Jordan ... Dockstader's Stage Manager (uncredited)
Eddie Kane Eddie Kane ... Florenz Ziegfeld (uncredited)
Edward Keane ... Winter Garden Director (uncredited)
P.J. Kelly P.J. Kelly ... Doorman (uncredited)
Mike Lally Mike Lally ... Lab Manager (uncredited)
Pat Lane Pat Lane ... Cameraman (uncredited)
Jimmy Lloyd ... Roy Anderson (uncredited)
Arthur Loft ... Winter Garden Stage Manager (uncredited)
George Magrill ... Gaffer (uncredited)
Charles Marsh ... Man in Audience (uncredited)
Thomas Martin Thomas Martin ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Edwin Maxwell ... Oscar Hammerstein (uncredited)
Frank McLure ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Harold Miller ... Night Club Patron (uncredited)
Robert Mitchell Robert Mitchell ... Choir Conductor (uncredited)
Helen O'Hara ... Dancer (uncredited)
Joe Palma Joe Palma ... Worker in Railroad Yard (uncredited)
Eddie Rio Eddie Rio ... Nightclub Master of Ceremonies (uncredited)
Adele Roberts Adele Roberts ... Dancer (uncredited)
Alex Romero ... Dancer (uncredited)
Fred F. Sears ... Oscar - Cutter (uncredited)
Harry Shannon ... Policeman Reilly (uncredited)
Ted Stanhope ... Electrician (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan Brick Sullivan ... Man in Audience (uncredited)
Ann E. Todd ... Ann Murray as a Child (uncredited)
John Tyrrell ... Railroad Watchman (uncredited)
Ellinor Vanderveer Ellinor Vanderveer ... Maid (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan Emmett Vogan ... Jonsey (uncredited)
Eric Wilton Eric Wilton ... Henry the Butler (uncredited)
Rudy Wissler Rudy Wissler ... Asa Yoelson (singing voice) (uncredited)
Will Wright ... Sourpuss Movie Patron (uncredited)

Produced by 

Gordon Griffith ... associate producer (as Gordon S. Griffith)
Sidney Skolsky ... producer
Sidney Buchman ... producer (uncredited)

Music by 

George Duning ... (uncredited)
Hugo Friedhofer ... (uncredited)
Arthur Morton ... (uncredited)
Marlin Skiles ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Joseph Walker

Film Editing by 

William A. Lyon ... (as William Lyon)

Art Direction by 

Stephen Goosson
Walter Holscher

Set Decoration by 

Louis Diage
William Kiernan

Costume Design by 

Jean Louis

Makeup Department 

Clay Campbell ... makeup artist
Helen Hunt ... hair stylist
Robert J. Schiffer ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Wilbur McGaugh ... assistant director

Sound Department 

Hugh McDowell Jr. ... sound recordist (as Hugh McDowell)
Richard Olson ... sound re-recordist
John P. Livadary ... sound (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Donald C. Glouner ... matte paintings camera (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Ned Scott ... still photographer
Victor Scheurich ... second camera operator (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Douglas Hines ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Saul Chaplin ... vocal arranger
Martin Fried ... music arranger
Morris Stoloff ... musical director (as M.W. Stoloff)
Edwin Wetzel ... music recordist
George Duning ... music arranger (uncredited)
Virginia Rees ... singing voice: Evelyn Keyes (uncredited)
Saul Silverman ... singing voice: Ludwig Donath (uncredited)
Rudy Wissler ... singing voice: Scotty Beckett (uncredited)

Other crew 

Lawrence W. Butler ... montage director
Jack Cole ... choreographer
Natalie Kalmus ... technicolor color director
Joseph H. Lewis ... director: production numbers
James T. 'Bud' Nelson ... singing double
Morgan Padelford ... associate technicolor color director
Robert Gordon ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Roy Hamilton ... dialogue director (uncredited)
Thelma Hoover ... research director (uncredited)
Al Jolson ... original singing voice: Larry Parks (uncredited)

See also

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