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The Private War of Major Benson (1955) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Jerry Hopper

Writing Credits  

William Roberts ... (screenplay) and
Richard Alan Simmons ... (screenplay)
 
Joe Connelly ... (story) and
Bob Mosher ... (story)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Charlton Heston ... Maj. Bernard R. 'Barney' Benson
Julie Adams ... Dr. Kay Lambert
William Demarest ... John
Tim Hovey ... Cadet Thomas 'Tiger' Flaherty
Nana Bryant ... Mother Redempta
Tim Considine ... Cadet Lt. Gerald Hibler
Sal Mineo ... Cadet Col. Sylvester Dusik
Milburn Stone ... Maj. Gen. Wilton J. Ramsey
Mary Field ... Sister Mary Theresa
Joey D. Vieira ... Cadet Cpl. Scawalski (as Donald Keeler)
Gary Pagett Gary Pagett ... Cadet Lt. Molony
Mickey Little Mickey Little ... Cadet Lt. Hanratty
Don Haggerty ... Harold Hibler
David Janssen ... Young Lieutenant
Richard H. Cutting ... Monsignor Collins
Mary Alan Hokanson Mary Alan Hokanson ... Sister Mary Thomasina
Butch Jones Butch Jones ... Cadet Capt. Petri
Yvonne Peattie Yvonne Peattie ... Mrs. Hibler
Kay Stewart Kay Stewart ... Mrs. Flaherty
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chris Alcaide ... Truck Driver (uncredited)
Anne Barton Anne Barton ... Miss Carter (uncredited)
Steven Benson Steven Benson ... Cadet (uncredited)
Madge Blake ... Woman at Airport (uncredited)
Alfred Caiazza Alfred Caiazza ... Cadet Lt. Morelli (uncredited)
Margaret Campbell Margaret Campbell ... Mrs. Corrigan (uncredited)
Taggart Casey Taggart Casey ... Mr. Hanratty (uncredited)
James Conaty James Conaty ... R.O.T.C. Drill Observer (uncredited)
William Forrest ... Lt. General De Bay (uncredited)
Russell Gaige Russell Gaige ... Colonel Marvin (uncredited)
Jack Gardner Jack Gardner ... Mr. Corrigan (uncredited)
Sue George Sue George ... Nancy (uncredited)
Raymond Giarrusso Raymond Giarrusso ... Ritchie (uncredited)
Marc Hamilton Marc Hamilton ... Bus Ticket Clerk (uncredited)
Jimmy Karath Jimmy Karath ... Cadet Lt. Netcher (uncredited)
Jess Kirkpatrick ... Priest (uncredited)
Mike Mahoney Mike Mahoney ... Airline Gate Attendant (uncredited)
Ann Morriss ... Miss Dunne (uncredited)
Ralph Neff Ralph Neff ... Cook (uncredited)
Robert Nelson Robert Nelson ... Captain Duffield (uncredited)
Voltaire Perkins Voltaire Perkins ... Colonel Holt (uncredited)
Robert Perry Robert Perry ... Cadet (uncredited)
Thorpe Whiteman Thorpe Whiteman ... Cadet Lt. Walworth (uncredited)
Stephen Wootton Stephen Wootton ... Michaels (uncredited)

Produced by 

Howard Pine ... producer

Music by 

William Lava ... (uncredited)
Henry Mancini ... (uncredited)
Stanley Wilson ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Harold Lipstein ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Ted J. Kent

Art Direction by 

Robert F. Boyle
Alexander Golitzen

Set Decoration by 

Russell A. Gausman
Ruby R. Levitt

Costume Design by 

Rosemary Odell ... (gowns)

Makeup Department 

Joan St. Oegger ... hair stylist
Bud Westmore ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Foster Thompson ... unit production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Marshall Green ... assistant director
Terence Nelson ... assistant director (as Nelson Terry)

Sound Department 

Glenn E. Anderson ... sound
Leslie I. Carey ... sound
David Janssen ... looping (uncredited)

Music Department 

Joseph Gershenson ... music supervisor
Walter Greene ... orchestrator
Dave Kahn ... music editor
William Lava ... orchestrator
Herman Stein ... orchestrator
Ethmer Roten ... musician: flute (uncredited)
Herman Stein ... composer: title music (uncredited)

Other crew 

William Fritzsche ... technicolor color consultant
Irvin Berwick ... dialogue director (uncredited)
Adele Cannon ... script supervisor (uncredited)

See also

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

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