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Riding High (1950) Poster

(1950)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Frank Capra

Writing Credits  

Robert Riskin ... (screenplay)
 
Melville Shavelson ... (additional dialogue) and
Jack Rose ... (additional dialogue)
 
Mark Hellinger ... (based on a story by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Bing Crosby ... Dan Brooks
Coleen Gray ... Alice Higgins
Charles Bickford ... J.L. Higgins
Frances Gifford ... Margaret Higgins
William Demarest ... Happy
Raymond Walburn ... Prof. Pettigrew
James Gleason ... Racing Secretary
Ward Bond ... Lee
Clarence Muse ... Whitey
Percy Kilbride ... Pop Jones
Harry Davenport ... Johnson
Margaret Hamilton ... Edna
Paul Harvey ... Whitehall
Douglass Dumbrille ... Eddie Howard
Gene Lockhart ... J.P. Chase
Marjorie Hoshelle Marjorie Hoshelle ... Mathilda Early
Rand Brooks ... Henry Early
Willard Waterman ... Arthur Winslow
Marjorie Lord ... Mary Winslow
Irving Bacon ... Hamburger Man
Joe Frisco ... Joe Frisco
Frankie Darro ... Jockey Williams
Charles Lane ... Erickson
Dub Taylor ... Joe
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alex Akimoff Alex Akimoff ... Waiter (uncredited)
Stanley Andrews ... Veterinarian (uncredited)
Max Baer ... Bertie (uncredited)
Clara Blandick ... Mrs. Peterson (archive footage) (uncredited)
M.A. Bogue ... Musician (uncredited)
Roma Bower Roma Bower ... Spectator (uncredited)
Harry C. Bradley ... Howard's Bookkeeper (archive footage) (uncredited)
Paul Bradley Paul Bradley ... Spectator (uncredited)
Benny Burt Benny Burt ... Spectator (uncredited)
Candy Candido ... Musician (uncredited)
Bill Cartledge Bill Cartledge ... Ex-Jockey (uncredited)
Lois Chartrand Lois Chartrand ... Nurse (uncredited)
Allen Church Allen Church ... Ambulance Attendant (uncredited)
Les Clark Les Clark ... Spectator (uncredited)
Chuck Colean Chuck Colean ... Spectator (uncredited)
Heinie Conklin ... Bettor on Broadway Bill (archive footage) (uncredited)
Highland Dale Highland Dale ... Broadway Bill - the Horse (uncredited)
Roger Davis Roger Davis ... Second Butler (uncredited)
Edgar Dearing ... Deputy (uncredited)
Eileen Dixon Eileen Dixon ... Spectator (uncredited)
Ann Doran ... Nurse (uncredited)
Charlotte J. Edler Charlotte J. Edler ... Bettor (uncredited)
Bob Evans Bob Evans ... Bettor (uncredited)
Tom Fadden ... Whitehall's Trainer (uncredited)
Fritz Feld ... French Dressmaker (uncredited)
Margaret Field Margaret Field ... Maid (uncredited)
Sam Flint ... Racetrack Official (archive footage) (uncredited)
Byron Foulger ... Maitre d' (uncredited)
Martin C. Gabriel Martin C. Gabriel ... Veterinarian (uncredited)
Gerry Ganzer Gerry Ganzer ... Spectator (uncredited)
Lehanna Rae Gaudette Lehanna Rae Gaudette ... Little Girl with Doll (uncredited)
Mickey Golden Mickey Golden ... Bettor (uncredited)
Joe Gray ... Johnny (uncredited)
Raymond Gray Raymond Gray ... Spectator (uncredited)
Virginia Griffith Virginia Griffith ... Bettor (uncredited)
Patricia Hall ... Nurse (uncredited)
Sherry Hall Sherry Hall ... One of Howard's Men (archive footage) (uncredited)
Oliver Hardy ... Sucker (uncredited)
Forrester Harvey ... Bradshaw (archive footage) (uncredited)
Percy Helton ... Pawnbroker (uncredited)
Al Hill ... Spectator (uncredited)
E. Mason Hopper ... Spectator (uncredited)
Alfred P. James Alfred P. James ... Mel (archive footage) (uncredited)
Jerry James Jerry James ... Spectator (uncredited)
Richard Keene ... Spectator (uncredited)
Tom Kennedy ... Racetrack Mug (uncredited)
Donald Kerr Donald Kerr ... Spectator (uncredited)
Richard Kipling Richard Kipling ... Jailer (uncredited)
Britt Layton Britt Layton ... Jockey (uncredited)
Paul Lees Paul Lees ... Intern (uncredited)
Gertrude Mack Gertrude Mack ... Bettor (uncredited)
Wilbur Mack ... Spectator (uncredited)
Patricia Marlowe Patricia Marlowe ... Bettor (uncredited)
Robert McKenzie ... Man in Barbershop (archive footage) (uncredited)
John 'Skins' Miller John 'Skins' Miller ... Spectator (uncredited)
Phil Moore Phil Moore ... Bettor (uncredited)
Rex Moore Rex Moore ... Blood Bank Character (uncredited)
Lyle Moraine Lyle Moraine ... Spectator (uncredited)
Pat Moriarity Pat Moriarity ... Cop (uncredited)
Vinita Murdock Vinita Murdock ... Bettor (uncredited)
Louis Natheaux ... One of Howard's Men (archive footage) (uncredited)
Dorothy Neumann ... Secretary (uncredited)
James Nolan ... Deputy (uncredited)
Garry Owen Garry Owen ... Harry (uncredited)
Eddie Parks ... Waiter (uncredited)
Ralph Peters ... Doorman at Beer Tavern (uncredited)
'Snub' Pollard ... Spectator (uncredited)
Ed Randolph Ed Randolph ... Spectator (uncredited)
Grace Raphael Grace Raphael ... Bettor (uncredited)
Kasey Rogers ... Spectator (uncredited)
Victor Romito Victor Romito ... Barber (uncredited)
Jean Ruth Jean Ruth ... Nurse (uncredited)
Harry Semels Harry Semels ... Bettor on Broadway Bill (archive footage) (uncredited)
Leo 'Ukie' Sherin Leo 'Ukie' Sherin ... Spectator (uncredited)
Charles Sherlock ... Blood Bank Character / Bettor (uncredited)
Buddy Sullivan Buddy Sullivan ... Bettor (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan Charles Sullivan ... Spectator (uncredited)
Sidney Alfred Swanson Sidney Alfred Swanson ... Starter (uncredited)
Gus Taillon Gus Taillon ... Patient (uncredited)
Betty Taylor Betty Taylor ... Spectator (uncredited)
Norma Thelan Norma Thelan ... Bettor (uncredited)
Marie Thomas Marie Thomas ... Spectator (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan Emmett Vogan ... Betting Parlor Operator (archive footage) (uncredited)
Buster Wiles Buster Wiles ... Bettor (uncredited)
Willard W. Willingham Willard W. Willingham ... Spectator (uncredited)
Henry Wills ... Stableman (uncredited)
Bernice Young Bernice Young ... Bettor (uncredited)

Produced by 

Frank Capra ... producer

Music by 

Victor Young ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

George Barnes ... director of photography
Ernest Laszlo ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

William Hornbeck ... (edited by)

Art Direction by 

Hans Dreier
Walter H. Tyler ... (as Walter Tyler)

Set Decoration by 

Emile Kuri
Sam Comer ... (uncredited)

Costume Design by 

Edith Head ... (costumes)

Makeup Department 

Wally Westmore ... makeup supervisor
Charles Berner ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Gertrude Reade ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Merle Reeves ... hair stylist (uncredited)
William Woods ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

James Cottrell ... production manager (uncredited)
William Mull ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Arthur S. Black Jr. ... assistant director (as Arthur Black)

Sound Department 

John Cope ... sound recordist
Hugo Grenzbach ... sound recordist
Gordon Rayburn ... sound recordist (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Farciot Edouart ... process photography

Camera and Electrical Department 

Frank Baur ... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Haskell B. Boggs ... operating cameraman (uncredited)
Jack Koffman ... still photographer (uncredited)
William Rand ... camera operator (uncredited)
Henry Schuster ... gaffer (uncredited)
Dominic Seminerio ... grip (uncredited)
Chester Sticht ... second assistant camera (uncredited)

Music Department 

Johnny Burke ... new songs: lyrics by
Joseph J. Lilley ... vocal arrangements
Troy Sanders ... music associate
Jimmy Van Heusen ... new songs: music by (as James Van Heusen)
Victor Young ... musical director

Other crew 

Martin 'Doc' Gabriel ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Harry F. Hogan ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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