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Prince of Players (1955) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Philip Dunne

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Moss Hart
Eleanor Ruggles ... (book)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Richard Burton ... Edwin Booth
Maggie McNamara ... Mary Devlin Booth
John Derek ... John Wilkes Booth
Raymond Massey ... Junius Brutus Booth
Charles Bickford ... Dave Prescott
Elizabeth Sellars ... Asia Booth
Eva Le Gallienne ... Gertrude in 'Hamlet'
Christopher Cook Christopher Cook ... Edwin Booth at 10
Dayton Lummis Dayton Lummis ... English Doctor
Ian Keith ... Ghost of Hamlet's Father in 'Hamlet'
Bill Walker ... Old Ben (as William Walker)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fred Aldrich ... Stagehand (uncredited)
Louis Alexander Louis Alexander ... John Booth at 12 (uncredited)
Eleanor Audley ... Actress as Mrs. Montchesington (uncredited)
Frank Baker ... Protester at Theatre (uncredited)
Prudence Beers Prudence Beers ... Farmer's Wife (uncredited)
Paul Bradley Paul Bradley ... Actor in 'Hamlet' (uncredited)
Chet Brandenburg ... Protester at Theatre (uncredited)
Forest Burns ... Protester at Theatre (uncredited)
Charles Cane Charles Cane ... Assistant Theatre Manager (uncredited)
Lane Chandler ... Colonel (uncredited)
Jack Chefe Jack Chefe ... Balcony Spectator in Washington DC (uncredited)
Ken Christy Ken Christy ... Theatre Manager (uncredited)
Ruth Clifford ... English Nurse (uncredited)
Edmund Cobb ... Barn Owner (uncredited)
Booth Colman Booth Colman ... Ghost of Buckingham Palace (uncredited)
Leo Curley Leo Curley ... Rich Miner (uncredited)
Richard H. Cutting ... Doctor (uncredited)
Steve Darrell ... Major Rathbone (uncredited)
Richard Deacon ... Theatre Manager (uncredited)
Harry Denny Harry Denny ... Southern Gentleman (uncredited)
Joe Devlin ... Theatre Shill (uncredited)
John Doucette ... Man Who Starts Clapping (uncredited)
George Dunn George Dunn ... Doorman (uncredited)
Tom Fadden ... Actor as Trenchard (uncredited)
William Fawcett ... Theatre Manager (uncredited)
Duke Fishman ... Wagon Train Member (uncredited)
Betty Flint Betty Flint ... Lady Macbeth in 'Macbeth' (uncredited)
Eddie Foster Eddie Foster ... Protester at Theatre (uncredited)
Nicholas Frangakis Nicholas Frangakis ... Shakespearean Actor (uncredited)
Paul Frees ... Francisco in 'Hamlet' (uncredited)
Curley Gibson Curley Gibson ... Soldier (uncredited)
Mimi Gibson ... Booth's Little Girl (uncredited)
Jack Gordon Jack Gordon ... Barfly (uncredited)
Sol Gorss Sol Gorss ... Man in Audience (uncredited)
Michael Granger Michael Granger ... Protester at Theatre (uncredited)
Herman Hack ... Protester at Theatre (uncredited)
Stanley Hall Stanley Hall ... Abraham Lincoln (uncredited)
Sam Harris Sam Harris ... Actor at Rehearsal (uncredited)
Al Haskell Al Haskell ... Western Barfly (uncredited)
Steve Hayes Steve Hayes ... Bernardo in 'Hamlet' (uncredited)
Tom Hennesy ... Man in Tavern (uncredited)
Art Howard Art Howard ... Protester at Theatre (uncredited)
Whitey Hughes ... Protester at Theatre (uncredited)
Michael Jeffers ... Barfly (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp ... Man in Audience (uncredited)
Jack Kenny ... Protester at Theatre (uncredited)
Paul Kruger ... Bartender (uncredited)
Jack Kruschen ... Rabble-Rouser (uncredited)
Henry Kulky ... Bartender (uncredited)
Ann Kunde Ann Kunde ... Wagon Train Member / California Audience Spectator (uncredited)
Ethan Laidlaw ... Barfly (uncredited)
Nolan Leary ... Minister (uncredited)
Carl M. Leviness ... Balcony Spectator in Washington DC (uncredited)
Emmett Lynn ... Western Man in Audience (uncredited)
Wilbur Mack ... Man in 'Hamlet' Audience (uncredited)
Melinda Markey Melinda Markey ... Young Lady (uncredited)
Mae Marsh ... Witch in 'Macbeth' (uncredited)
Jack Mather Jack Mather ... Man at Bar (uncredited)
Mathew McCue ... Protester at Theatre (uncredited)
George Melford ... Stage Doorman (uncredited)
Frank Mills ... Protester in Audience (uncredited)
King Mojave King Mojave ... Actor in Play (uncredited)
Paula Morgan Paula Morgan ... Rabble-Rouser (uncredited)
Barbara Morrison ... Actress (uncredited)
Jack Mower ... Man in 'Hamlet' Audience (uncredited)
Burt Mustin ... Miner (uncredited)
Paul Newlan ... Western Man Backstage (uncredited)
Sarah Padden ... Mary Todd Lincoln (uncredited)
Joe Ploski ... Protester in Audience (uncredited)
Paul Power Paul Power ... Audience Spectator (uncredited)
Jack Raine ... Theatre Manager (uncredited)
Bob Reeves ... Protester at Theatre (uncredited)
Charles Regan Charles Regan ... Man in Audience (uncredited)
Waclaw Rekwart Waclaw Rekwart ... Man in Audience (uncredited)
Leoda Richards ... Actress Backstage (uncredited)
Suzanne Ridgway ... Audience Spectator (uncredited)
Henry Rowland Henry Rowland ... Sergeant (uncredited)
Lawrence Ryle Lawrence Ryle ... Actor (uncredited)
Cap Somers Cap Somers ... Protester at Theatre (uncredited)
Olan Soule ... Catesby in 'Richard III' (uncredited)
Paul Stader Paul Stader ... Laertes in 'Hamlet' (uncredited)
Bert Stevens ... Man in Audience (uncredited)
Dona Stewart Dona Stewart ... Farmer's Daughter (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan Brick Sullivan ... Protester in Audience (uncredited)
Jack Tornek ... Wagon Train Member (uncredited)
Richard Travis ... Colonel Who Captures Booth (uncredited)
Emerson Treacy ... Protester Outside Theatre (uncredited)
Percival Vivian Percival Vivian ... Polonius in 'Hamlet' (uncredited)
Ruth Warren Ruth Warren ... Nurse in 'Romeo and Juliet' (uncredited)
Paul Wexler ... Western Man in Audience (uncredited)
Chalky Williams Chalky Williams ... Man in Audience (uncredited)
Ben Wright ... Horatio in 'Hamlet' (uncredited)

Produced by 

Philip Dunne ... producer

Music by 

Bernard Herrmann

Cinematography by 

Charles G. Clarke

Film Editing by 

Dorothy Spencer

Casting By 

Owen McLean ... (uncredited)

Art Direction by 

Mark-Lee Kirk
Lyle R. Wheeler

Set Decoration by 

Paul S. Fox
Walter M. Scott

Costume Design by 

Mary Wills

Makeup Department 

Ben Nye ... makeup artist
Helen Turpin ... hair stylist
Hal Lierley ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Hazel Rogers ... hairdresser (uncredited)
Lillian Ugrin ... hairdresser (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Eli Dunn ... assistant director
Hal Herman ... second assistant director (uncredited)
Burnet Lamont ... second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

M. Duke Abrahams ... props (uncredited)
Joe Krutak ... painter (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Alfred Bruzlin ... sound
Harry M. Leonard ... sound
Kenneth Honnold ... sound editor (uncredited)
Dick Jensen ... sound editor (uncredited)
Emmett O'Brien ... sound (uncredited)
Bert Ross ... sound editor (uncredited)
Walter Rossi ... sound effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Ray Kellogg ... special photographic effects

Stunts 

Tom Hennesy ... stunts (uncredited)
Whitey Hughes ... stunts (uncredited)
Stubby Kruger ... stunts (uncredited)
Paul Stader ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Henry Gerzen ... key grip (uncredited)
Paul Lockwood ... camera operator (uncredited)
Irving Rosenberg ... camera operator (uncredited)
Emmett Schoenbaum ... still photographer (uncredited)
Charles Wise ... gaffer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Charles Le Maire ... wardrobe
Evelyn Snyder ... wardrobe (uncredited)
Ed Wynigear ... wardrobe (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Leonard Doss ... color consultant

Other crew 

Eva Le Gallienne ... special consultant: Shakespeare
Frances C. Richardson ... research director (uncredited)
Rose Steinberg ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

See also

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

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