The Human Comedy

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Homer Macauley remains in a small town looking after his widowed mother and younger brother. Homer's older brother is fighting the war in Europe.

Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 57m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • March 2, 1943



Cast 29

  1. Mickey Rooney

    Mickey Rooney
    Homer Macauley

  2. Frank Morgan

    Frank Morgan
    Willie Grogan

  3. James Craig

    James Craig
    Tom Spangler

  4. Marsha Hunt

    Marsha Hunt
    Diana Steed

  5. Fay Bainter

    Fay Bainter
    Mrs. Macauley

  6. Ray Collins

    Ray Collins
    Mr. Macauley

  7. Van Johnson

    Van Johnson
    Marcus Macauley

  8. Donna Reed

    Donna Reed
    Bess Macauley

  9. Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins

    Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins
    Ulysses Macauley

  10. DM

    Dorothy Morris
    Mary Arena

  11. John Craven

    John Craven
    Tobey George

  12. Ann Ayars

    Ann Ayars
    Mrs. Sandoval

  13. Mary Nash

    Mary Nash
    Miss Hicks

  14. Henry O'Neill

    Henry O'Neill
    Charles Steed

  15. Katharine Alexander
  16. Alan Baxter

    Alan Baxter
    Brad Stickman

  17. Darryl Hickman
  18. Barry Nelson
  19. Rita Quigley

    Rita Quigley
    Helen Elliot

  20. Clem Bevans

    Clem Bevans

  21. Adeline De Walt Reynolds

    Adeline De Walt Reynolds
    Librarian (as Adeline DeWalt Reynolds)

  22. Hobart Cavanaugh

    Hobart Cavanaugh
    Drunk at Bar (uncredited)

  23. Wallis Clark

    Wallis Clark
    School Principal (uncredited)

  24. Don DeFore

    Don DeFore
    Bernard 'Texas' Anthony (uncredited)

  25. David Holt

    David Holt
    Hubert Ackley III (uncredited)

  26. Frank Jenks

    Frank Jenks
    Larry - Song Leader on Train (uncredited)

  27. Robert Mitchum

    Robert Mitchum
    Quentin 'Horse' Gilford (uncredited)

  28. Robert Emmett O'Connor

    Robert Emmett O'Connor
    Bartender (uncredited)

  29. Carl Switzer

    Carl Switzer
    Auggie (uncredited)

Crew 16


  1. Cedric Gibbons

    Cedric Gibbons
    Art Direction

  2. PG

    Paul Groesse
    Art Direction

  3. EB

    Edwin B. Willis
    Set Decoration

  4. HH

    Hugh Hunt


  1. HS

    Harry Stradling Sr.
    Director of Photography

Costume & Make-Up

  1. Irene

    Costume Supervisor

  2. JD

    Jack Dawn
    Makeup Artist


  1. Ernst Matray


  1. Clarence Brown

    Clarence Brown


  1. CA


  1. Clarence Brown

    Clarence Brown


  1. HS
  2. Douglas Shearer

    Douglas Shearer
    Recording Supervision


  1. WS

    William Saroyan
    Theatre Play

  2. WS
  3. HE

    Howard Estabrook

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