500 CASTS OF FAMOUS FILMS 1931


1931

Abraham Lincoln

United Artists.

Director: D. IF. Griffith.

Lucille La Verne .......... Midwife

W. L. Thorne .......... Tom Lincoln

Helen Freeman . . Nancy Hanks Lincoln

Otto Hoffman ................ Ojfut

Walter Huston......Abraham Lincoln

Edgar Def.ring .......... Armstrong

Una Merkel .......... Ann Rutledge

Russell Simpson .. Lincoln’s Employer

Charles Crockett............Sheriff

Kay Hammond......Mary Todd Lincoln

Helen Ware............Mrs. Edwards

E. Alyn Warren ............Stephen

Jason Robards ............ Herndon

Gordon Thorpe.......... Tad Lincoln

Ian Keith..........John Wilkes Booth

Cameron Prudiiomme........John Hay

James Bradbury (Snr.) .. General Scott

Jimmie Eagle.......... Young Soldier

Fred Warren..........General Grant

Oscar Apfel. ..Secretary of War, Stanton

Frank Campeau......General Sheridan

Hobart Bosworth ...... General Lee

Henry В. Walthall .... Col. Marshall

The Lash

(Also titled: Aclios.)

First National. Director : Frank Lloyd. Richard Bartiielmess Francisco Delfino

James Rennie..........David Howard

Mary Astor............Rosita Garcia

Marian Nixon ........Dolores Delfino

Fred Kohler..........Peter IIarkness

Babara Bedford .............. Lupe

Robert Edeson......Mariano Delfino

Arthur Stone..................Juan

Mathilde Comont............Concha

Erville Alderson......Judge Travers

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All Quiet on the Western Front

Universal. Director: Lewis Milestone. From the book by Erich Maria Remarque.

Louis Wolheim ......... Katczmsky

Lew Ayres..............Paul Baumer

John Wray..............Hinwielstoss

Slim Summerville .............Tjaden

Russell Gleason ............ Muller

William Bakewei.l............Albert

Scott Kolk....................Leer

Walter Browne Rogers........Behm

Ben Alexander ..........Kemmerich

Owen Davis (Jnr.).............. Peter

Beryl Mercer..........Л/rs. Baumer

Edwin Maxwell ........Mr. Baumer

Harold Goodwin .......... Detenng

Richard Alexander ........ Westhus

Yola D’Avril .............. Suzanne

Arnold Lucy ............ Kantorek

Raymond Griffith .. Duval, the Poilu Renee Damonde j ... .The French Girls

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Edmund Breese..........Herr Meyer

Heinie Conklin ........ Hammacher

Bertha Mann ........ Sister Libertine

Always Goodbye

Fox. Directors : Kenneth MacKenna and William C. Menzies. From the story by Kate McLaurin.

Elissa Landi............Lila Banning

Lewis Stone ................Graham

Paul Cavanagh ..............Carson

John Garrick..................Cyril

Frederick Kerr .. Sir George Bloomer

Herbert Bunston .......... Merson

Lumsden Hare................Blake

Bad One, The

United Artists. Director: George

Fitzmaurice.

Dolores del Rio................Lita

Edmund Lowe........Jerry Flanagan

Don Alvarado..............Spaniard

Blance Frederici........Mme. Durand

Adrienne cTAmbricourt Mme. Pompier

Ulrich Haupt..........Pierre Ferrande

Mitchell Lewis..............Borloff

Ralph Lewis..................Blochet

Charles McNaughton..........Petey

Yola D’Avril..................Gida

John Sainpolis................Judge

Henry Kolker .. Prosecuting Attorney

George Fawcett............ Warden

Big House, The

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Director : George Hill.

Chester Morris ............ Morgan

Wallace Beery .............. Butch

Lewis Stone ................ Warden

Robert Montgomery............Kent

Leila Hyams..................Anne

George F. Marion ..............Pop

J. C. Nugent............Mr. Marlowe

Karl Dane.....‘...............Olsen

De Witt Jennings............Wallace

Mathew Betz................Gopher

Claire McDowell......Mrs. Marlowe

Robert Emmett O’Connor .... Donlin

Tom Wilson..................Sandy

Tom Kennedy..............Uncle Jed

Eddie Foyer ..................Dopey

Rosco Ates..................Putnam

Fletcher Norton ............ Oliver

Anybody’s Woman

Paramount

Ruth Chatterton........Pansy Gray

Clive Brook............Neil Dunlap

Paul Lukas............Gustave Saxon

Huntley Gordon ...... Grant Crosby

Virginia Hammond .. Katherine Malcolm

Tom Patricola ..........Eddie Calcio

Juliette Compton..............Ellen

Cecil Cunningham .............. Dot

Charles Gerrard......Walter Harvey

Harvey Clark .......... Mr. Tanner

Sidney Bracy..................Butler

Avalanche

U.F.A. Written and directed by Dr. Arnold Fanck.

Leni Riefenstaiil .... Stella Armstrong

Sepprist .................... Hanna

Ernst Udet .. Udet, the famous airman

Big Trail, The

Fox. Director: Raoul Walsh.

John Wayne..........Brech Coleman

Marguerite Churchill Ruth Cameron

El Brendel..................Gussie

Tully Marshall................Zeke

Tyrone Power ............Red Flack

David Rollins ........Dave Cameron

Frederick Burton........Pa Boscom

Charles Stevens..............Lopez

Russ Powell ............ Windy Bill

Helen Parrish .......... Honey Girl

Louise Carver. .Gussie’s Mother-in-Law

William V. Mong .......... Wellmore

Dodo Newton................Abigail

Jack Peabody..............Bill Gillis

Ward Bond..............Sid Bascom

Marcia Harris............Mrs. Riggs

Marjory Leet .......... Mary Riggs

Emslie Emerson ..............Sairey

Frank Rainbotii ..........Ohio Man

Andy Shuford..........Ohio Man's son

LuciTLRLEDVANnLENT } Sisters from Missouri

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De Witt Jennings......Boat Captain

Alpiionz Etiiier ............Marshal

There were sixty-nine other principals and more than 20,000 “ extras,” including members of several Red Indian tribes.

Blue Angel, The

U.F.A. Erich Pommer Production. Director : Josef von Sternberg. From the novel ” Professor Unrath,” by Heinrich Mann.

Emil Jannings. Professor Immanuel Rath

Marlene Dietrich........Lola Frolich

Kurt Gerron......Kiepert, a magician

Rosa Valetti..........Gnste, his wife

Hans Albers .............. Mazeppa

Eduard V. Winterstein. . .. Director of

the school

Reinhold Bernt..........The Clown

Hans Roth .............. The Beadle

Carl Huszar-Puffy .... The Publican Wilhelm Diegelmann .. The Captain

Call of the Flesh

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Director: Charles Brabin.

Ramon Novarro................Juan

Dorothy Jordan............ Maria

Ernest Torrence .......... Esteban

Nance O’Neil........ Mother Superior

Renee Adoree..................Lola

Mathilde Comont......La Rumbarita

Russell Hopton..............Enrique

Charley’s Aunt

Ideal. Director: Al Christie. Talkie version.

Flora Le Breton........Elsa Delahay

Hugh Williams .... Charley Wykeham Charles Ruggles .. Lord Babberly, who poses as Charley's Aunt Doris Lloyd .. Donna Lucia D’Alvadorez

June Collyer..........Amy Spettigue

Rodney McLennon .... Kitty Verdun Halliwell Hobbes .. Stephen Spettigue Phillips Smalley Sir Frances Chesncy Wilson Benge .............. Brassett

Chinese Bungalow, The

W. & F. Director : J. B. Williams.

Matiieson Lang............Yuan Sing

Jill Esmond-Moore..............Jean

Derek Williams ............ Harold

Anna Neagle .............. Charlotte

Ballard Berkeley..........Richard

Cimarron

Radio. Director : Wesley Ruggles. From the story by Edna Ferber.

Richard Dix.......... Yancey Ciavat

Irene Dunne .......... Sabra Cravat

Estelle Taylor .......... Dixie Lee

Nance O’Neil..........Felice Venable

William Collier (Jnr.)........The Kid

Rosco Ates..............Jess Rickey

George E. Stone .......... Sol Levy

Stanly Fields .......... Lon Yountis

Robert McWade........Louie Heffner

Edna May Oliver .. Mrs. Tracy Wyatt

Frank Darrien .......... Mr. Bixley

Eugene Jackson..............Isaiah

Dolores Brown ... Ruby Big Elk (elder) Gloria Vonic .... Ruby Big Elk (younger)

Otto Hoffman ........Murch Rankin

William Orlamond........Grat Gotch

Frank Beal............Louis Venable

Nancy Dover..... Donna Cravat (elder)

Helen Parrish Donna Cravat (younger)

Donald Dillaway..... “ Cim ” (elder)

Junior Johnson. ... “ Cim ” (younger)

Douglas Scott......“ Cim ” (youngest)

Reginald Streeter........Yancey jr.

Lois Jane Campbell........Felice jr.

Ann Lee ............ Aunt Cassandra

Tyrone Brereton .... Sabney Venable

Lillian Lane............Cousin Bella

Henry Rocquemore .... Jouett Goforth

Nell Craig........Arminta Greenwood

Robert McKenzie..........Pat Leary

City Lights

Written, directed and produced by Charles Chaplin. Distributed by United Artists.

Virginia Cherrill......A Blind Girl

Florence Lee........Her Grandmother

Harry Myers . .An Eccentric Millionaire

Allan Garcia ............His Butler

Hank Mann............A Prizefighter

Charles Chaplin............A Tramp

This film first had a special run at the Dominion Theatre in February, 1931, where Charles Chaplin made a personal appearance on the opening night.

City of Song

Sterling. Director : Carmine Gallon.

Jan Kiepura......Giovanni Gavallone

Betty Stockfeld........Claire Winter

Hugh Wakefield .. Hon. Roddy Fielding

Heather Angel ............ Carmela

Francesco Maldacea............Chi

Philip Easton............John Barlow

Miles Malleson .... Stage Door Keeper

Common Clay

Fox. Director : Victor Fleming.

Constance Bennett........Ellen Neal

Lew Ayres............Hugh Fullerton

Tully Marshall........ W. H. Yates

Matty Kemp............Bud Coakley

Beryl Mercer..............Mrs. Neal

Hale Hamilton..........Judge Filson

Purnell Pratt......Richard Fullerton

Ada Williams..........Anne Fullerton

Charles McNaugiiton........Edwards

Genevieve Bi.inn......Mrs. Fulerlton

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Daddy Long Legs

Fox. Director : Alfred Sanlell. From the book by Jean Webster.

Janet Gaynor ..........Judy Abbott

Warner Baxter......Jervis Pendleton

Una Merkel ..........Sally McBride

John Arledge........Jimmy McBride

Elizabeth Patterson .... Mrs. Lippett Kathlyn Williams .... Mrs. Pendleton Sheila Mannors .... Gloria Pendleton

Claude Gillingwater..........Riggs

Louise Closser Hale .... Miss Pritchard

Effie Ellsler .......... Mrs. Semple

Edwin Maxwell ............ Wykoff

Kendall McComas .... Freddie Perkins Billy Barty .................. Billy

Dance, Fools, Dance

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Director . Harry Beaumont.

J oan Crawford ....

Lester Vail........

Cliff Edwards.....

William Bakewell William Holden ...

Ct ark Gable.......

Earle Foxe .......

Purnell Pratt......

Hale Hamilton .... Natalie Moorehead

Joan Marsh.......

Russell Hopton ...

.......Bonnie

..........Bob

,. Bert Scranton

......Rodney

Stanley Jordan .... Jake Luva

........Wally

.......Parker

........Selby

........Della

.......Sylvia

...... Whitey

Divorcee, The

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Director . Robert Z. Leonard.

Norma Shearer................Jerry

Chester Morris..................Ted

Conrad Nagel..................Paul

Robert Montgomery............Don

Florence Eldridge............Helen

Helene Millard ..............Mary

Robert Elliott..................Bill

Mary Doran..................Janice

Tyler Brooke..................Hank

Zelda Sears ................Hannah

George Irving ..........Dr. Bernard

Helen Johnson ............ Dorothy

Dracula

Universal. Director . Tod Browning. From the novel by Bram Stoker.

Bela Lugosi ........ Count Dracula

David Manners ........ John Harker

Helen Chandler ...... Mina Seward

Dwight Frye .............. Rcnjisld

Edward van Sloan .. Dr. Van Helsmg

Herbert Bunston........Dr. Seward

Frances Dade..........Lucy Weston

Charles Gekrakd .......... Martin

Joan Standing .............. Briggs

Moon Carrol..................Maid

Josephine Velez ...... English Nurse

Dreyfus

British International Pictures. Directors: F. W. Kraemer and Milton Rosmer. From the play, “ The Dreyfus Case,” by Herzog and Rehfisch.

Cedric Hardwicke ........ Dreyfus

Charles Carson......Colonel Picquart

George Merritt .............. Zola

Sam Livesey ................ Labori

Beatrix Thompson......Lucie Dreyfus

Garry Marsh ...... Major Esterhazy

Henry Caine..........Colonel Henry

George Skillan .. Major Paty du Clam

Leonard Shepherd ...... Clemenceau

Arthur Hardy........General Mercier

A. Sarner..........Matthieu Dreyfus

Frederick Leister ........ Demange

Fisher White ............ Pellieux

A. Sofaer .................. Dubois

Leslie Frith .............. Bertillon

Violet Howard .......... Marguerite

Reginald Dance. . President—Zola Trial

George Zucco..............Cavaignac

Nigel Barrie ................ Lauth

Randle Ayrton .. President—Dreyfus Court Martial

Du Barry

United Artists. From the play by David Belasco

Norma Talmadge .. Jeannette Vavbernier later “ Madame Du Barry ” William Farnum .. Louis XV,

King of France Conrad Nagel .... Cosse de Brissac Hobart Bosworth .. Due de Brissac

Ulrich Haupt..........Jean du Barry

Alison Skipwortii ...... La Gourdan

E. Alyn Warren..............Denys

Edgar Norton................Renal

Edwin Maxwell............Maupeou

Henry Kolker .......... d'Aiguillon

East Lynne

Fox. Director: Frank Lloyd. Talkie

version of Mrs. Henry Wood’s novel.

Ann Harding............Lady Isabel

Conrad Nagel ........ Robert Carlyle

Clive Brook ........ Captain Levison

Cecilia Loftus .... Cornelia Carlyle

О. P. Heggie......Lord Mount Severn

David Torrence .... Sir Richard Hale

Flora Sheffield .......... Barbara

Beryl Mercer .............. Joyce

J. Gunnis Davis ............ Dodson

Ronald Crosby .... William, as a baby Wally Albright ...... William, later

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Escape

A.T.P Director: Basil Dean. From John Galsworthy’s play.

Sir Gerald Du Maurier .. Captain

Matt Denant

Edna Best..........The Shingled Lady

Mabel Poulton . . . . A Girl of the Town

Madeleine Carroll........Miss Dora

Marie Key .............. Miss Grace

Jean Cadell ............ A Spinster

Gordon Harker .......... A Convict

Horace Hodges........A Retired Judge

Felix Aylmer........Prison Governor

Lewis Casson............The Farmer

Austin Trevor .......... The Parson

Ian Hunter........Plain-Clothes Man

Ben Field............A Sea Captain

Fred Groves ..........A Shopkeeper

Ann Casson ............A Little Girl

Angela Baddeley ...... Julie Price

Henry Caine .......... Herbert Price

Tracey Holmes........Charles Bryant

Carol Coombe ........ Elsie Bryant

Grumpy

Paramount. Directors: George Cukor and Cyril Gardner. From the play by Horace Hodges and Thomas Wigney Percival. Cyril Maude Andrew Bullivant (Grumpy)

Phillips Holmes........Ernest Heron

Frances Dade .... Virginia Bullivant

Paul Cavanagh..........Hugh Jarvis

Paul Lukas ............ Karl Bercci

Halliwell Hobbes..........Ruddock

Doris Luray..................<:usan

Olaf IIytten ................ Keble

Robert Bolder............Merridew

Feet First

Paramount. Director : Clyde Bruckman.

Harold Lloyd ........ Harold Horne

Robert McWade........John Tanner

Lillianne Leighton .... Mrs. Tanner

Barbara Kent ............ Barbara

Alec Francis............Mr. Carson

Noah Young .............. A Sailor

Front Page, The

United Artists. Director : Howard

Hughes.

Adolphe Menjou ...... Walter Burns

Pat O’Brien ..........Hildy Johnson

Mary Brian ................ Peggy

Edward Everett Horton .. Bensinger

Walter Catlett............ Murphy

George E. Stone......Earl Williams

Mae Clarke ........ Molly

Slim Summerville............Pincus

Matt Moore ................ Kruger

Frank McHugh ..............McCue

Clarence H. Wilson .. Sheriff Hartman

P'red Howard ..............Schwartz

Phil Tead .................. Wilson

Eugene Strong ............ Endicott

Spencer Charters ...... Woodenshoes

Maurice Black ...... Diamond Louie

Effie Ellsler............Mrs. Grant

Dorothea Wolbert .......... Jenny

James Gordon .......... The ]\layor

Dick Alexander ............ Jacobi

Ghost Train, The

Gainsborough. Director : Walter Eordc. From Arnold Ridley’s play.

Jack Hulbert ........ Teddy Deakin

Cicely Courtneidge .... Miss Bourne

Ann Todd............Peggy Murdock

Cyril Raymond .... Richard Winihrop Donald Calthrop .... Saul Hodgkin Allan Jeayes............Dr. Sterling

Hell’s Angels

Produced by Howard Hughes, for United Artists.

Ben Lyon .......... Monte Rutledge

James Hall ............Roy Rutledge

Jean Harlow..................Helen

John Darrow ...... Karl Arnstedt

Lucien Prival........Baron von Kran

Frank Clarke........Lieut, von Brucn

Roy Wilson .............. “ Baldy ”

Douglas Gilmore .... Captain Redficld Jane Winton .... Baroness von Kranz

Evelyn Hall ........ Lady Randolph

William B. Davidson .... Staff Major

Wyndham Standing..........Squadron

Commander, R.F.C.

Carl von Haartman..........Zeppelin

■ Commander

F. Schumann-Heink......First Officer

of Zeppelin

Stephen Carr .............. Elliott

Pat Somerset .............. Marryat

William von Brinken .... Von Richter

Hans Joey .......... Von Schlieben

The above film took nearly three years to produce at a cost of over £Soo,ooo.

High Road, The

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Director: Sidney Franklin. From the play by Frederick Lonsdale.

Ruth Ciiatterton Basil Rathbone Ralph Forbes .. .. Nance O’Neil .... Frederick Kerr Herbert Bunston Cyril Chadwick . Effii: Ellsler .. Robert Bolder . Moon Carroll . M \ckenzie Ward . Edgar Norton ..

........Elsie

..... Edward

........John

. Lady Trench . Lord Trench . . Lord Crayle Sir Reginald Lady Minster

......Hilary

...... Alice

.......Ernest

..... Morton

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Holiday

Рлтнё. Director: Edward H. Griffith. From the play by Philip Barry.

Ann Harding..................Linda

Mary Astor .................. Julia

Edward Everett Horton Nick Potter

Robert Ames .......... Johnny Case

Hedda Hopper ........ Susan Potter

Monroe Owsley................Ned

Wm. Holden............Edward Seton

Elizabeth Forrester..........Laura

Mabel Forrest ........ Mary Jessup

Creighton Hale ........ Pete Hedges

Hallam Cooley ........ Seton Cram

Mary Elizabeth Forbes ..

Mrs. Pritchard Ames

Inspiration

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Director: Clarence Brown.

Greta Garbo................ Yvonne

Robert Montgomery..........Andre

Lewis Stone ................ Delval

Marjorie Rambeau ............ Lulu

Judith Vosselli .............. Odette

Beryl Mercer ......... Marthe

John Miljan ................ Coutant

Edwin Maxwell......Julian Montell

Oscar Apfel .............. Vignaud

Joan Marsh .............. Madeleine

Zelda Sears .............. Pauline

Karen Morley .............. Liane

Gwen Lee .................... Gaby

Paul McAllister ............ Jouvet

Arthur Hoyt .............. Gavarni

Richard Tucker ............ Galand

Jenny Lind

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Director: Sidney Franklin.

Grace Moore............Jenny Lind

Reginald Denny ...... Paul Brandt

Wallace Beery ............ Barnum

Gus Shy ...................... Olaf

Jobyna Howland ..........Josephine

Gilbert Emery ............ Broughm

George F. Marion..........Innkeeper

Paul Porcasi................Maretti

Giovanni Martino..............Zerga

Bodil Rosing........Innkeeper’s Wife

Joan Standing .............. Louise

Mavis Villiers................Selma

Judith Voselli .............. Rosatti

King of Jazz

Universal. Director: John Murray

Anderson.

Principals :

Paul Whiteman and Orchestra, John Boles, Laura La Plante, Jeanette Loff, Glenn Tryon, Merna Kennedy, Kathryn Crawford, Slim Summerville, Stanley Smith, Billy

Kent (Comedian dancer), Grace Hayes (Singer), Sisters G., Rhythm Boys (Harmonists), Brox Sisters (Harmony Trio), George Chiles, Jacques Cartier (Voodoo dancer), Al Norman (Legmania dancer), Frank Leslie, Charles Irwin (M.C.), Jeanie Lang, Paul Howard (Dancer), Marian Statler and Don Rose (Rag doll dancersl, Tommy Atkins Sextet and Nell O’Day (Adagio dancers), Wilbur Hall (Instrumentalist), John Fulton, Market Dancers and Hollywood Beauties.

Programme :

1. “ Bridal Veil ”—Jeanette Loff, Stanley Smith, Russell Market Dancers, Hollywood Beauties. Music : “ My Bridal Veil.”

2. “ Bench in the Park.”—Paul White

man, Jeanette Loff, Stanley Smith, Rhythm Boys, Brox Sisters, Market Dancers, and Beauties. Music : “ A

Bench in the Park.”

3. ” Song of the Dawn.”—John Boles and cowboy chorus and Paul Wbiteman. Song, as title of episode.

4. “ Happy Feet.”—Paul Whiteman, Market Dancers, Rhythm Boys, Sisters G., Al Norman, Charles Irwin. Song : “ I've Got Those Happy Feet.”

5. " It Happened in Monterey.”—John Boles, Jeanette Loff, George Chiles, Market Dancers and Sisters G. Music, as title.

6. “ Ragamuffin Romeo.”—Jeanie

Lang, George Chiles, Don Rose and Marion Statler. Song : “ My Raga

muffin Romeo.”

7. ” Rhapsody in Blue.”—Paul Whiteman, Market Dancers, Sisters G., Beauties and Jacques Cartier. Music, as title.

8. “ Melting Pot.”—Paul Whiteman,

Market Dancers, Jeanette Loff and George Chiles, Beauties, Atkins Sextet, and Nell O’Day. Music: National Airs and

Medley of all numbers in Production.

Let Us Be Gay

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Director : Robert Z. Leonard.

Norma Shearer..........Kitty Brown

Rod La Rocque............Bob Brown

Marie Dressler......Mrs. Boucicault

Gilbert Emery ............ Townley

Hedda Hopper .... Madge Livingston

Raymond Hackett ............ Bruce

Sally Eilers..................Diane

Tyrrell Davis .............. Wallace

Wilfred Noy.............. Whitman

William O’Brien............Struthers

Sybil Grove..................Perkins

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Loose Ends

British International Pictures. Director : Norman Walker. From the

play by Dion Titheradge.

Owen Nares ........ Malcolm Forres

Edna Best .............. Nina Grant

Miles Mander........Raymond Carteret

Adrianne Allen........Brenda Fallon

Donald Calthrop......Winton Pcnner

Edna Davies .......... Deborah Brice

Sybil Arundale ........ Sally Britt

J. Fisher White........ The Stranger

Gerard Lyley ........ Cyril Gayhng

Love Parade, The

Paramount. Director: Ernst Lubitsch. From the play, “ The Prince Consort,” by Leon Xanrof and Jules Chencel. Maurice Chevalier Count Alfred Renard Jeanette MacDonald .. Queen Louise

Lupino Lane................Jacques

Lillian Roth .................. Lulu

Eugene Pallette...... War Minister

Edgar Norton .. Master of Ceremonies E. H. Calvert .. Sylvanian Ambassador Lionel Belmore ......Prime Minister

Millionaire, The

Warner. Director : John Adolphi.

From the story, “ Idle Hands,” by Earl Derr Biggers.

George Arliss .. James Alden, Self-made

Millionaire

Florence Arliss..........Mrs. Alden

David Manners ........ Bill Merrick

Evalyn Knapp........Barbara Alden

James Cagney .. Schofield, Life Insurance

Agent

Bramwell Fletcher .. Carter Andrews

Noah Beery .............. Peterson

Ivan Simpson ......'...... Dr. Harvey

Sam FIardy .................. McCoy

J. Farrell MacDonald .. Dan Lewis Tully Marshall Briggs, a Tricky Lawyer

Min and Bill

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Director: George Hill.

Marie Dressler .., Wallace Beery .. Dorothy Jordan . Marjorie Rambeau Donald Dillaway . De Witt Jennings Russell Hopton .. Frank McGlynn .. Gretta Gould.....

........Min

........ Bill

...... Nancy

....... Bella

........Dick

....... Groot

........Alec

Mr. Southard Mrs. Southard

Moby Dick

Warner. Director : Lloyd Bacon. From the novel, “ Moby Dick,” by Herman Melville.

John Barrymore .............. Ahab

Joan Bennett ................ Faith

Lloyd Hughes ................Derek

Walter Long ................ Stubbs

Virginia Sale ............ Old Maid

Jack Curtis ............ First Mate

Tom O’Brien .............. Starbuck

Nigel de Brulier............ Elijah

Noble Johnson ............ Queequeg

William Walling..........Bfacksmitli

John Ince .............. Rev. Mapple

Monte Carlo

Paramount. Director : Ernst Lubitsch. Jack Buchanan .. Count Rudloph Falliere

Jeanette MacDonald........Countess

Vera von Conti

Zasu Pitts....................Maria

Tyler Brooke ..............Armand

Claud Allister ........Prince Otto von

Seibenheim

Edgar Norton .... Duke Gustave von

Seibenheim

John Roche....................Paul

Albert Conti......Master of Ceremony

Helen Garden .......... Lady Mary

Donald Novis........Mons. Beaucaire

David Percy ................ Herald

Erick Bey ........ Lord Winterset

Murder

British International Pictures. Director : Alfred Hitchcock. From the Clemence Dane thriller, “ Enter Sir John.” A bi-lingual talkie.

Herbert Marshall..........Sir John

Norah Baring ........ Diana Baring

Phyllis Konstam .... Doucie Markham

Edward Chapman......Ted Markham

Miles Mander ........ Gordon Druce

Esme Percy .......... Handel Fane

Donald Calthrop .... Ion Stewart Esme V. Chaplin .. Prosecuting Counsel

Amy Brandon Thomas........Definling

Counsel

Jonson Powell .............. Judge

Marie Wright ........ Miss Mitcham

S. J. Warmington ............Bennett

Hannah Jones..........Mrs. Didsome

The Jury :

(In addition to Herbert Marshall.) Foreman : R. E. Jeffrey ; Alan

Stainer, Kenneth Kove, Guy Pelham Boulton, Violet Farebrother, Clare Greet, Drusilla Wills, Robert Easton, William Fazan, George Smythson, Ross Jefferson.

New Moon

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Director : Jack Conway.

Lawrence Tibbett Lieut. Michael Petroff Grace Moore .... Princess Tanya Strogoff Adolpiie Menjou Governor Boris Brusiloff

Roland Young........Count Strogoff

Gus Shy...................... Patkin

Emily Fitzroy......Countess Anastasia

Strogoff

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Old English

Warner. Director: Alfred E. Green.

From John Galsworthy's play.

George Arliss......Sylvamis Hey thorp

Leon Janney.................. Jock

Doris Lloyd..............Mrs. Larne

Betty Lawford........Phyllis Larne

Ivan Simpson................Joe Pillin

Harrington Reynolds. .Gilbert Farney

Reginald Sheffield......Bob Pillin

Murray Kinnell......Charles Ventnor

Ethel Griffies........Adela Heythorp

Henrietta Goodwin.......... Letty

Joan McLain.................. Molly

Henry Morell................Meller

Once a Gentleman

Sono-Art World Wide. Director : James Cruze.

Edward Everett Horton......Oliver

Lois Wilson..............Mrs. Malin

King Bac.gott............Van Warner

Francis X. Bushman........Bannister

Wm. J. Holmes......Governor Oglethorpe

Emerson Treacy..............Junior

Cyril Chadwick.............. Jarvis

Drew Demarest..............Timson

Frederick Sullivan Charles Wadsworth

Evelyn Pierce.............. Natalie

George Fawcett............Co. Breen

Wm. H. O’Brien.............. Reeves

Charles Coleman............ ИЛ^гиз

Our Blushing Brides

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Director: Harry Beaumont.

Joan Crawford.............. Jerry

Anita Page.................. Connie

Dorothy Sebastian.......... Franky

Robert Montgomery....... Tony

Raymond Hackett............ David

John Miljan.................. Marty

Hedda Hopper.......... Mrs. Weaver

Albert Conti........Monsieur Pantois

Edward Bropiiy..........Joe Munsy

Robert Emmett O’Connor The Detective

Martha Sleeper......Evelyn Woodforth

Mary Doran Catherine Moylan Gwen Lee .. .

Wilda Mansfield ----Mannequins

Norma Drew Claire Dodd

Outward Bound

Warner. Director : Robert Milton.

From the play by Sutton Vane.

Leslie Howard............Tom Piior

Douglas Fairbanks (Jnr.)......Henry

Helen Chandler.............. Ann

Beryl Mercer............Mrs. Midget

Alison Skipwortii. .Mrs. Clcveden-Banks Lyonel Watts .. . . Rev William Duke

Montagu Love........Mrs Lvngley

Dudley Digges. . . Thompson, Examiner

Peacock Alley

Tiffany. Director : Marcel de Sano.

Mae Murray..............Claire Tree

George Barraud. . . .Stoddard Clayton

Jason Robards........Jim Bradbury

Richard Tucker......Martin Saunders

W. L. Thorne................ Dugan

Phillips Smalley............ Bonner

E. H. Calvert................ Paul

Arthur Hoyt................ Crosby

Billy Bevan................ Walter

Romance

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Director: Clarence Brown.

Greta Garbo..........Rita Cavallini

Lewis Stone........Cornelius Van Tuyl

Gavin Gordon........Tom Armstrong

Elliott Nugent.............. Harry

Florence Lake........Susan Van Tuyl

Clara Blandick........Miss Armstrong

Henry Armetta.............. Beppo

Mathilde Comont............Vannucci

Countess de Liguoro.......... Nina

Saint Joan, The Maid

Wardour. Director : Marco de Gastyne.

Simone Genevois........Joan of Arc

Jean Debucourt........The Dauphin,

Charles VII.

Philippe Heriat. .. .Sir Giles de Rais Choura Milena .... Isabeau de Paule Daniel Mendaille. . . .Lord John Talbot

Pierre Douvan........Bishop Can chon

and a colossal cast of 20,000 other players.

Sarah and Son

Paramount. Director : Dorothy Arzner.

Ruth Chatterton........Sarah Storm

Fredric March......Howard Vanning

Fuller Mellisii (Jnr.)......Jim Grey

Gilbert Emery..........John Ashemore

Doris Lloyd............Mrs. Ashemore

William Stack..........Cyril Belloc

Philippe de Lacy ... Bobby, Sarah’s Son

Sea Bat, The

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Director: Wesley Rugglcs.

Raquel Torres................ Nina

Charles Bickford..........Rev. Sims

Nils Asther.................... Carl

George F. Marion............Antons

John Miljan.................. Juan

Boris Karloff.............. Corsican

Gibson Gowland..............Limey

Edmund Breese............Maddocks

Mathilde Comont............ Mimba

Mack Swain..................Dutchy

500 Famous Casts (1931)

Seas Beneath, The

Fox.

George O’Brien......Commander Bob

Kingsley, U.S.N.

Marion Lessing..........Апиа M. von

Steuben

John Loder......Franz Schilling, First

Officer

Henry Victor........Ernst von Steuben

Commanding U172

Mona Maris.................. Lolita

Gaylord Pendleton. .Ensign Dick Cabot

Warren Hymer......'‘Lug" Kaufman

William Collier (Snr.).......“Mugs”

O’ Flaherty

Walter C. Kelly. . . .Chief Mike Costello

Walter McGrail........Chief Joe Cob

Larry Kent..........Lieut. MacGregor

Seed

Fox. Director : John M. Stahl.

John Boles..............Bart Carter

Genevieve Tobin............ Mildred

Lois Wilson..............Peggy Carter

Zasu Pitts.....................Jennie

Richard Tucker................Bliss

Jed Prouty.................... Bob

Kenneth Seilinc. Junior Carter as a child

Don Cox........Dicky Carter as a child

Terry Cox......Danny Carter as a child

Helen Parrish........Margaret Carter

as a child

Dickie Moore..........Johnny Carter

Raymond FIackett......Junior Carter,

grown-up

Jack Willis......Dicky Carter, grown-up

Bill Willis. .. .Danny Carter, grown-up

Bette Davis..........Margaret Carter,

grown-up

Dick Winslow. .Johnny Carter, grown-up Frances Dade................ Nancy

Seven Keys to Baldpate

Radio. Talkie version of the old silent film.

Richard Dix..........William Magee

Miriam Seegar............Mary Norton

Crauford Kent..........Hal Bentley

Margaret Livingston. .Myra Thornhill

Joseph Allen..................Peters

Lucien Littlefield . . .. Thomas Hayden

De Witt Jennings......Mayor Cargan

Cartleton Macy..............Kennedy

Nell a Walker............Mrs. Rhodes

Joe Herbert....................Max

Alan Roscoe...................Bland

Harvey Clark............Lija Quimby

Lditii Yorke............M>s. Quimby

Skippy

Paramount. Director: Norman Taurog. Based on the popular cartoon strip by Percy Crosby.

Jackie Cooper................Skippy

Robert Coogan ................Sooky

Mitzi Green .................. Eloise

Jackie Searl ................ Sidney

Willard Robertson......Dr. Skinner

Enid Bennett............Mrs. Skinner

Donald Haines........Harley Nubbins

Helen Jerome Eddy......Mrs. Wayne

Smiling Lieutenant, The

Paramount. Director : Ernst Lubitsch. From “ The Waltz Dream ” by Leopold Jacobson and Felix Dormami, and the novel “ Nux Der Prinzgemahl,” by Hans Midler.

Maurice Chevalier ............ Niki

Claudette Colbert............Franzi

Charlie Ruggles................Max

Miriam Hopkins........Princess Anna

George Barbier............ The King

Hugh O’Connell..........An Orderly

Robert Strange..........Col. Rockoff

Janet Reade....................Lily

Con MacSunday..........The Emperor

Elizabeth Patterson .... Baroness von

Schwede]

Strangers May Kiss

Metro - Goldwyn - Mayer. Director : George Fitzmaurice. From the novel by Ursula Parrott.

Norma Shearer ..............Lisbeth

Robert Montgomery............Steve

Neil Hamilton..................Alan

Marjorie Rambeau............Geneva

Irene Rich .................... Celia

Hale Hamilton ..............Andrew

Conchita Montenegro . . Spanish Dancer

Jed Prouty .................. Harry

Albert Conti ..............De Bazon

George Davis I „

Henry Armetta J

Svengali

Warner Director : Archie Mayo. From

the novel “ Trilby ” by Du Manner.

John Barrymore............Svengali

Marian Marsh ................ Trilby

Bramwell Fletcher......Little Billee

Donald Crisp..............The Laird

Lumsden Hare ................ Taffy

Carmel Myers................Honori

Luis Alberni..................Gecko

Ferike Boros..................Marta

Adrienne D’Ambricourt. . Mine. Vinard

Yola D’Avril..................Maid

Paul Porcasi........Concert Manager

Symphony in Two Flats

Gainsborough. Director: V. Gareth

Grundy. From the play by Ivor Novello.

Ivor Novello........David, a composer

Benita Hume..................Leslie

Cyril Ritciiard..................Leo

Minnie Rayner................Mabel

(1931) 500 Famous Casts

HTaidie Andrews........Miss Trebelli

Clifford Heatherley .... Wainwright

Ernest Dagnall............Bradfield

A. Scott Gatty..........Dr. Mortimer

Renee Clama.................. Elsie

Jack Payne and his B.B.C. Orchestra were featured in the above film. Jacqueline Logan appeared in the American version.

Tell England

British Instructional Films. Directors : Anthony Asquith and Geoffrey Barkas. From the book by Ernest Raymond.

Carl Harbord............ Edgar Doe

Tony Bruce..............Rupert Ray

Dennis Hoey..............The Padre

С. M. Hallard............The Colonel

Frederick Lloyd........Capt. Hardy

Gerald Rawlinson ......Lieut. Doon

Lionel Hedges ........ Private Sims

Sam Wilkinson..........Private Booth

Wally Patch ........ Sergt.-Instructor

Hubert Harben............ Mr. Ray

Fay Compton................Mrs. Doe

The film took more than a year to make. The Gallipoli landing scenes were filmed at Malta where the naval scenes were also taken with the help of the Mediterranean Fleet. There were S,ooo people in the film.

Toast of the Legion

First National. Director : William A. Setter.

Bernice Claire............Mile. Fifi

Edward Everett Horton........Rene

Walter Pidgeon......Paul de St. Cyr

June Collyer..................Marie

Frank McHugh..............Francois

Claude Gillingwater . .Count de St. Cyr

Judith Vosselli..........Mine. Cecile

Albert Gran .. General de Villefranche

Tol’able David

Sound Version.

United Artists. Director : John Blystone. Richard Cromwell .... David Kinemon

Noah Beery....................Luke

Joan Peers............Esther Hatbuni

George Druyea........Alan Kinemon

Henry B. Walthall .... Amos Halburn

Edmund Breese......Hunter Kinemon

Barbara Bedford......Rose Kinemon

Helen Ware.......... Mrs. Kinemon

Harlon E. Knight..............I ska

Peter Richmond ............Buzzard

James Bradbury, (Snr.(..........Galt

Richard Carlyle ............ Doctor

Tom Sawyer

Paramount. Director: John Cromwell. From the story by Mark Twain.

Jackie Coogan.....".......Tom Sawyer

Junior Durkin .... Huckleberry Finn Mitzi Green..........Becky Thatcher

Lucien Littlefield......The Teacher

Tully Marshall..........Muff Potter

Clara Blandick..........Aunt Polly

Mary Jane Irving........Mary Sawyer

Ethel Wales............Mrs. Harper

Jackie Searl..............Sid Sawyer

Dick Winslow............Joe Harper

Charles Stevens .......... Injun Joe

Jane Darwell........Widow Douglass

Charles Sellon ........ The Minister

Trader Horn

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Director:

W. S. Van Dyke. From the book by Aloysius Horn and Ethelreda Lewis.

Harry Carey............Trader Horn

Edwina Booth ................Nina T

Duncan Renaldo .............. Peru

Olive Golden........The Missionary

Most of the film was made in the heart of Africa where more than two years were spent in filming jungle scenes and animals.

Two Worlds

British International Pictures’ first tri-lingual talkie. Director : A. E. Dupont. Austrian Officers :

С. M. Hallard .......... The Colonel

Gus Sharland............ The Major

Jack Trevor............ The Captain

John Longden........The Lieutenant

John St. John............The Officer

John Harlow .............. Corporal

John McMahon .......... A Soldier

Russian Officers :

Georges Makaroff ...... The Colonel

Boris Ranevsky..........The Ensign

Andrew Engelmann .. The Lieutenant

Theatre Players Constance Carpenter ...

Meinhard-Tuenger. . I n „,. Teddy Hill..........} Соте(1У

Mizzi

Sinsers

Jewish People :

Randle Ayrton ... Simon Goldscheidcr

Norah Baring .............. Esther

Donald Calthrop............Mendel

Mirjam Elias ................ Singer

Unholy Three, The

Metro-Goi.dwyn-Mayer. Director : Jack Conway.

Lon Chaney....................Echo

Lila Lee......................Rosie

Elliott Nugent..............Hector

Harry Earles .............. Midget

John Miljan . .. .Prosecuting Attorney

Ivan Linow .............. Hercules

Clarence Burton ............ Regan

Crauford Kent .... Defence Attorney

The above was Lon Chaney’s first and last talkie. He died soon after.

500 Famous Casts (1931-32)

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Whai a Widow

United Artists.

Gloria Swanson .......... Tamarind

Owen Moore ..................Gerry

Lew Cody.............. Victor

Margaret Livingston .......... Valli

William Holden..........Mr. Lodge

Herbert Biiaggiotti .... Jose Alvarado

Gregory Gaye..............Basiikoff

Adrienne d’Ambricourt .... Paulette

Nei.la Walker ............ Marquise

Daphne Pollard .......... Masseuse

White Hell of Pitz Palu, The

. H. R. Sokol Production. Directors : Dr. Arnold Fanck and G. W. Pabst. Gustav Diessel .... Dr. Johannes Krafft

Leni Riefenstahl ............ Maria

Ernst Petersen................Hans

Otto Spring .............. Christian

Ernst Udet..............The Aviator

Pitz Palu is a 12,835 ft. high summit of the Bernina Alps, in Switzerland, and the director, artistes, and other members of the company faced terrific storms, avalanches, and other dangers while the film was being made.

Whoopee

(In Technicolour.)

United Artistes. Director : Thornton Freeland. From the musical comedy by William Anthony McGuire.

Eddie Cantor........Henry Williams

Eleanor Hunt ........ Sally Morgan

Paul Gregory ..............Wanenis

John Rutherford .... Sheriff Bob Wells

Etiiei. Shutta............Mary Custer

Spencer Charters .. Jerome Underwood

Chief Caupolican........Black Eagle

Albert Hackett .. Chester Underwood

Will Н. Philbrick......Andy McNab

Walter Law .......... Judd Morgan

Marilyn Morgan .. Harriett Underwood

Within the Law

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Director : Sam Wood. Adapted from the play by Bayard Veiller.

Joan Crawford ........ Mary Turner

Robert Armstrong ...... Joe Garson

Marie Prevost..........Agnes Lynch

Kent Douglass..................Bob

JoiinMiljan..........Inspector Burke

Purnell Pratt ........Edward Gilder

Hale Hamilton .. District Attorney

Demarest

Robert Emmett O’Connor.... Cassidy

Tyrrell Davis ........ Eddie Griggs

William Bakewell............Carney

George Cooper..................Red

Gwen Lee .................. Bertha

Women of All Nations

Fox. Director: Raoul Walsh. Victor McLaglen .... Sergeant Flagg

Edmund Lowe ........ Sergeant Quirt

Greta Nissen .................. Elsa

El Brendel .................. Olsen

Marjorie White............Pee Wee

T. Roy Barnes .... Captain of Marines

Bela Lugosi ..........Prince Hassan

Humphrey Bogart ............ Stone

Joyce Compton ................ Kiki

Jesse de Vorska................Izzie

Charles Judels................Leon

Fifi Dorsay....................Fiji

Young Woodley

British International Pictures. Director : Thomas Bentley. Adapted from the play by John van Druten. Madeleine Carroll .... Laura Simmons

Sam Livesey............Mr. Simmons

Frank Lawton ...... Yoxing Woodley

Aubrey Mather ........Mr. Woodley

Billy Milton ................ Vining

Gerald Rawlinson .......... Milner

John Teed .................. Ainger

Tony Halfpenny .............. Cope

Renee Ray............. The Shopgiil



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