Edit
Ball of Fire (1941) Poster

(1941)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Howard Hawks

Writing Credits  

Charles Brackett ... (screen play) and
Billy Wilder ... (screen play)
 
Billy Wilder ... (from an original story by) and
Thomas Monroe ... (from an original story by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Gary Cooper ... Prof. Bertram Potts
Barbara Stanwyck ... Sugarpuss O'Shea
Oskar Homolka ... Prof. Gurkakoff (as Oscar Homolka)
Henry Travers ... Prof. Jerome
S.Z. Sakall ... Prof. Magenbruch
Tully Marshall ... Prof. Robinson
Leonid Kinskey ... Prof. Quintana
Richard Haydn ... Prof. Oddly
Aubrey Mather ... Prof. Peagram
Allen Jenkins ... Garbage Man
Dana Andrews ... Joe Lilac
Dan Duryea ... Duke Pastrami
Ralph Peters ... Asthma Anderson
Kathleen Howard ... Miss Bragg
Mary Field ... Miss Totten
Charles Lane ... Larsen
Charles Arnt ... McNeary
Elisha Cook Jr. ... Waiter (as Elisha Cook)
Alan Rhein Alan Rhein ... 'Horseface'
Eddie Foster Eddie Foster ... Pinstripe
Aldrich Bowker ... Justice of the Peace
Addison Richards ... District Attorney
Pat West Pat West ... Bum
Kenneth Howell ... College Boy
Tommy Ryan ... Newsboy
Tim Ryan ... Motor Cop
Will Lee ... Benny, the Creep
Gene Krupa and His Orchestra Gene Krupa and His Orchestra ... Gene Krupa Orchestra
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George Barton George Barton ... Garbage Man (uncredited)
Doria Caron Doria Caron ... Girl in Subway (uncredited)
Eddy Chandler Eddy Chandler ... Cop on Garbage Truck (uncredited)
Ken Christy Ken Christy ... Cop with Ms. Bragg (uncredited)
Edward Clark ... Motor Court Proprietor (uncredited)
Chet De Vito Chet De Vito ... Tollkeeper (uncredited)
Roy Eldridge ... Trumpeter (uncredited)
Geraldine Fissette Geraldine Fissette ... Hula Dancer (uncredited)
Pat Flaherty ... Deputy (uncredited)
Laura Gile Laura Gile ... date of Gary Cooper (uncredited)
Catherine Henderson Catherine Henderson ... College Girl (uncredited)
Otto Hoffman ... Stage Doorman (uncredited)
June Horne June Horne ... Nursemaid at Park (uncredited)
Gene Krupa ... Gene Krupa - Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
Merrillee Lannon Merrillee Lannon ... Girl in Subway (uncredited)
Ethelreda Leopold ... Nursemaid at Park (uncredited)
Hal McIntyre ... Saxaphonist (uncredited)
Lorraine Miller ... Girl in Café (uncredited)
Mildred Morris Mildred Morris ... Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Edward Mundy Edward Mundy ... Spieler (uncredited)
Gerald Pierce Gerald Pierce ... Delivery Boy (uncredited)
Lynne Roberts ... Veiled woman in Gene Krupa's audience (uncredited)
Francis Sayles Francis Sayles ... Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Helen Seamon Helen Seamon ... College Girl (uncredited)
George Sherwood George Sherwood ... Deputy (uncredited)
Walter Shumway Walter Shumway ... Garbageman (uncredited)
Bert Stevens ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Russell Wade ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Chalky Williams Chalky Williams ... Cop (uncredited)

Produced by 

Samuel Goldwyn ... producer

Music by 

Alfred Newman

Cinematography by 

Gregg Toland ... (photography)

Film Editing by 

Daniel Mandell

Art Direction by 

Perry Ferguson

Set Decoration by 

Howard Bristol ... (set decorations)
Julia Heron ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department 

Mel Berns ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Earl Rettig ... unit manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

William Tummel ... assistant director
Marty Moss ... second assistant director (uncredited)
Arthur Rosson ... second unit director (uncredited)
John Sherwood ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

McClure Capps ... associate art director
Irving W. Sindler ... property master (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Frank Maher ... sound technician
Thomas T. Moulton ... sound recordist (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

James V. Murray ... assistant camera (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Edith Head ... costumes: Miss Stanwyck

Music Department 

David Buttolph ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Martha Tilton ... singing voice: Barbara Stanwyck (uncredited)

Other crew 

Samuel Goldwyn ... presenter
Nick Castle ... dance director (uncredited)
Jack Pollack ... supervising publicist (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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

Contribute to This Page


Recently Viewed