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The Magnificent Ambersons

The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.

Credits

The Magnificent Ambersons Cast

Name Character
Agnes Moorehead She was 41, 73 years old when she died as Fanny Minafer
Joseph Cotten He was 37, 88 years old when he died as Eugene Morgan
Orson Welles He was 27, 70 years old when he died as Narrator (voice)
Dolores Costello She was 38, 75 years old when she died as Isabel Amberson Minafer
Tim Holt He was 23, 54 years old when he died as George Minafer
Ray Collins He was 52, 75 years old when he died as Jack Amberson
Don Dillaway He was 39, 79 years old when he died as Wilbur Minafer
Richard Bennett He was 72, 74 years old when he died as Major Amberson
Anne Baxter She was 19, 62 years old when she died as Lucy Morgan
Erskine Sanford He was 56, 83 years old when he died as Roger Bronson

The Magnificent Ambersons Crew

Name Department
Vernon L. Walker as Special Effects. He was 48 (53) years old when He died Crew
Albert S. D'Agostino as Production Design. He was 49 (77) years old when He died Art
Mel Berns as Makeup Department Head. He was 44 (79) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Darrell Silvera as Set Decoration. He was 41 (82) years old when He died Art
Mark-Lee Kirk as Set Designer. He was 47 (74) years old when He died Art
Edward Stevenson as Costume Design. He was 122 (76) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
George Schaefer as Executive Producer. He was 21 (60) years old when He died Production
Fred Fleck as Assistant Director. He was 50 (69) years old when He died Directing
Fred Fleck as Unit Manager. He was 50 (69) years old when He died Production
Bailey Fesler as Sound Recordist. Crew
James G. Stewart as Sound Recordist. He was 35 (89) years old when He died Crew
Jack Moss as Producer. He was 35 (68) years old when He died Production
Booth Tarkington as Novel. He was 72 (76) years old when He died Writing
A. Roland Fields as Set Dresser. He was 42 (50) years old when He died Art
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The Magnificent Ambersons (80 years)

Real life screened more daringly than it’s ever been before!

  • Release day: Friday, July 10, 1942
  • Runtime: 88 minutes