The Human Comedy 79 years old

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Great Production

The Human Comedy

Teenager Homer Macauley stays at home in small-town Ithaca to support his family while his older brother Marcus prepares to go to war.

Credits

The Human Comedy Cast

Name Character
Mary Nash She was 58, 92 years old when she died as Miss Hicks
Darryl Hickman He was 11, now 91 years old as Lionel
Donna Reed She was 22, 64 years old when she died as Bess Macauley
Mickey Rooney He was 22, 93 years old when he died as Homer Macauley
Frank Morgan He was 52, 59 years old when he died as Willie Grogan
Barry Nelson He was 25, 89 years old when he died as Fat
Fay Bainter She was 49, 74 years old when she died as Mrs. Macauley
Robert Mitchum He was 25, 79 years old when he died as Quentin 'Horse' Gilford (uncredited)
Adeline De Walt Reynolds She was 80, 98 years old when she died as Librarian (as Adeline DeWalt Reynolds)
Ray Collins He was 53, 75 years old when he died as Mr. Macauley
Don DeFore He was 29, 80 years old when he died as Bernard 'Texas' Anthony (uncredited)
Wallis Clark He was 61, 78 years old when he died as School Principal (uncredited)
Alan Baxter He was 34, 67 years old when he died as Brad Stickman
Hobart Cavanaugh He was 56, 63 years old when he died as Drunk at Bar (uncredited)
Ann Ayars She was 24, 76 years old when she died as Mrs. Sandoval
Frank Jenks He was 40, 59 years old when he died as Larry - Song Leader on Train (uncredited)
David Holt He was 15, 76 years old when he died as Hubert Ackley III (uncredited)
John Craven He was 2, 55 years old when he died as Tobey George
Van Johnson He was 26, 92 years old when he died as Marcus Macauley
Clem Bevans He was 63, 83 years old when he died as Henderson
James Craig He was 31, 73 years old when he died as Tom Spangler
Dorothy Morris She was 21, 89 years old when she died as Mary Arena
Rita Quigley She was 19, 85 years old when she died as Helen Elliot
Katharine Alexander She was 44, 82 years old when she died as Mrs. Steed
Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins He was 5, 63 years old when he died as Ulysses Macauley
Robert Emmett O'Connor He was 57, 77 years old when he died as Bartender (uncredited)
Carl Switzer He was 15, 31 years old when he died as Auggie (uncredited)
Henry O'Neill He was 51, 69 years old when he died as Charles Steed

The Human Comedy Crew

Name Department
Edwin B. Willis as Set Decoration. He was 50 (70) years old when He died Art
Hugh Hunt as Other. He was 40 (86) years old when He died Art
Harry Stradling Sr. as Director of Photography. He was 41 (68) years old when He died Camera
Conrad A. Nervig as Editor. He was 53 (91) years old when He died Editing
Cedric Gibbons as Art Direction. He was 49 (67) years old when He died Art
Jack Dawn as Makeup Artist. He was 51 (69) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Douglas Shearer as Recording Supervision. He was 43 (71) years old when He died Sound
Herbert Stothart as Music. He was 57 (63) years old when He died Sound
Clarence Brown as Director. He was 52 (97) years old when He died Directing
Clarence Brown as Producer. He was 52 (97) years old when He died Production
William Saroyan as Theatre Play. He was 34 (72) years old when He died Writing
William Saroyan as Story. He was 34 (72) years old when He died Writing
Irene as Costume Supervisor. She was 42 (61) years old when She died Costume & Make-Up
Ernst Matray as Other. He was 51 (87) years old when He died Crew
Paul Groesse as Art Direction. He was 37 (81) years old when He died Art
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The Human Comedy (79 years)

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Great Production

  • Release day: Tuesday, March 02, 1943
  • Runtime: 117 minutes