How to add a cast member based on evidence from a newspaper article

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I just learned that my deceased father in law is in the cast of The Big Lift.  But he is not in the on-screen credits.  My mother in law was sharing some memorabilia and there was an article (attached) on his role in the movie.  We watched the movie and he has a speaking part.

The cast member is Gene Hubbartt.  He is not in IMDB and I don't know if he was ever in any other movie.

Can I add an uncredit cast member based on this evidence? I have the impression that this might be problematic if he has no on-screen credit.

Please advise, thanks in advance.

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tadamsmar

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Peter, Champion

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Hi,

You can submit the credit through the edit feature on the film's page. Put "uncredited" in the attribute field and a character name or brief identification of the character in the character field. You can also provide an explanation, where I suggest you include the URL of your post here so the editors can see the evidence you posted.

You are right that an uncredited appearance for someone who doesn't have previous credits wouldn't always be listed, but since this was in 1950 it may well be accepted as an exception.
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Tadamsmar: Also, I recommend that you watch the film (which is available on DVD and via Amazon Prime) and get a screen capture to show that your father-in-law is clearly visible in the film. This will enable you to establish proof (if needed) that he can be seen on screen, which he would need to be to have an uncredited cast listing on IMDb.