The Human Comedy

Lists: Comedy, Drama, Family

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

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 1943: # 0)

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People Involved

  • Mickey Rooney (Homer Macauley)
  • Frank Morgan (Willie Grogan)
  • James Craig (Tom Spangler)
  • Marsha Hunt (Diana Steed)
  • Fay Bainter (Mrs. Macauley)
  • Ray Collins (Mr. Macauley)
  • Van Johnson (Marcus Macauley)
  • Donna Reed (Bess Macauley)
  • Jackie Butch Jenkins (Ulysses Macauley)
  • Dorothy Morris (Mary Arena)
  • John Craven (Tobey George)
  • Ann Ayars (Mrs. Sandoval)
  • Mary Nash (Miss Hicks)
  • Henry ONeill (Charles Steed)
  • Katharine Alexander (Mrs. Steed)
  • Alan Baxter (Brad Stickman)
  • Darryl Hickman (Lionel)
  • Barry Nelson (Fat)
  • Rita Quigley (Helen Elliot)
  • Clem Bevans (Henderson)
  • Adeline De Walt Reynolds (Librarian (as Adeline DeWalt Reynolds))
  • Hobart Cavanaugh (Drunk at Bar (uncredited))
  • Wallis Clark (School Principal (uncredited))
  • Don DeFore (Bernard Texas Anthony (uncredited))
  • David Holt (Hubert Ackley III (uncredited))
  • Frank Jenks (Larry - Song Leader on Train (uncredited))
  • Robert Mitchum (Quentin Horse Gilford (uncredited))
  • Robert Emmett OConnor (Bartender (uncredited))
  • Carl Switzer (Auggie (uncredited))