There's No Business Like Show Business

There's No Business Like Show Business (1954)

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Molly and Terry Donahue, plus their three children, are The Five Donahues. Son Tim meets hat-check girl Vicky and the family act begins to fall apart.

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  • Ethel Merman

    as Molly Donahue
  • Marilyn Monroe

    as Vicky
  • Mitzi Gaynor

    as Katy Donahue
  • Dan Dailey

    as Terence Donahue
  • Donald O'Connor

    as Tim Donahue
  • Johnnie Ray

    as Steve Donahue
  • Richard Eastham

    as Lew Harris
  • Hugh O'Brian

    as Charles Gibbs
  • Frank McHugh

    as Eddie Dugan, Vicky's Agent
  • Rhys Williams

    as Father Dineen
  • Lee Patrick

    as Marge
  • Eve Miller

    as Helen - Hatcheck Girl
  • Dorothy Abbott

    as Showgirl (uncredited)
  • Lyle Talbot

    as Stage Manager (uncredited)
  • George Chakiris

    as Dancer (uncredited)
  • John Doucette

    as Stage Manager (uncredited)
  • Alvy Moore

    as Katy's Date (uncredited)
  • Ron Nyman

    as Tattooed Sailor (uncredited)
  • Walter Winchell

    as Walter Winchell (voice) (uncredited)
  • Dorothy Adams

    as Nurse (uncredited)
  • Robin Raymond

    as Lillian Sawyer
Art Lyle R. Wheeler Art Direction
Sound Murray Spivack Sound
Sound Alfred Newman Music Supervisor
Editing Robert L. Simpson Editor
Art Walter M. Scott Set Decoration
Art Stuart A. Reiss Set Decoration
Production Sol C. Siegel Producer
Sound Lionel Newman Music Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Travilla Costume Design
Sound E. Clayton Ward Sound
Camera Leon Shamroy Director of Photography
Writing Lamar Trotti Story
Costume & Make-Up Charles Le Maire Wardrobe Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Ben Nye Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Helen Turpin Hair Designer
Crew Irving Berlin Compositor
Sound Earle Hagen Orchestrator
Directing Walter Lang Director
Costume & Make-Up Sam Benson Wardrobe Assistant
Visual Effects Ray Kellogg Visual Effects
Writing Phoebe Ephron Screenplay
Writing Henry Ephron Screenplay
Production Gaston Glass Production Manager
Crew Robert Alton Choreographer
Costume & Make-Up Miles White Costume Design
Art John DeCuir Art Direction
Sound Bernard Mayers Orchestrator
Editing Leonard Doss Color Assistant