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The Cruel Sea (1953) Poster

(1953)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Charles Frend

Writing Credits  

Nicholas Monsarrat ... (by)
 
Eric Ambler ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Jack Hawkins ... Ericson
Donald Sinden ... Lockhart
John Stratton ... Ferraby
Denholm Elliott ... Morell
John Warner John Warner ... Baker
Stanley Baker ... Bennett
Bruce Seton ... Tallow
Liam Redmond ... Watts
Virginia McKenna ... Julie Hallam
Moira Lister ... Elaine Morell
June Thorburn ... Doris Ferraby
Megs Jenkins ... Tallow's Sister
Meredith Edwards ... Yeoman Wells
Glyn Houston ... Phillips
Alec McCowen ... Tonbridge
Leo Phillips Leo Phillips ... Wainwright
Dafydd Havard ... Signalman Rose
Fred Griffiths Fred Griffiths ... Gracey
Laurence Hardy Laurence Hardy ... Sellars
Sam Kydd ... Carslake
John Singer John Singer ... Gray
Barry Steele Barry Steele ... Broughton
Gerard Heinz ... Polish Captain
Gerik Schjelderup Gerik Schjelderup ... Norwegian Captain
Gaston Richer Gaston Richer ... French Captain
Andrew Cruickshank Andrew Cruickshank ... Scott Brown
Barry Letts ... Raikes
Kenn Kennedy Kenn Kennedy ... Allingham
Harold Goodwin ... ASDIC Operator
George Curzon George Curzon ... Admiral At Party
Anthony Snell Anthony Snell ... R.N. Lieutenant
Ronald Simpson Ronald Simpson ... R.N.Captain
Don Sharp Don Sharp ... Lieutenant-Commander
Herbert C. Walton Herbert C. Walton ... The Waiter
Jack Howard Jack Howard ... A Survivor
Russell Waters Russell Waters ... A.R.P. Warden
Harold Jamieson Harold Jamieson ... A.R.P. Warden
Warwick Ashton Warwick Ashton ... Petty Officer Instructor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arthur Bentley Arthur Bentley ... Radar Operator (uncredited)
Jack Dearlove Jack Dearlove ... Seaman (uncredited)
Walter Fitzgerald ... Warden (uncredited)
Paddy Joyce Paddy Joyce ... Sonar Operator (uncredited)
Richard Leech ... Sailor (uncredited)
Aileen Lewis Aileen Lewis ... Lady at Party (uncredited)
Fred Machon Fred Machon ... Briefing Room Officer (uncredited)
Jim O'Brady Jim O'Brady ... Sailor in Water (uncredited)
Paddy Smith Paddy Smith ... Officer (uncredited)
David Gideon Thomson David Gideon Thomson ... A.S.D.I.C. Officer (uncredited)
Alan Webb Alan Webb ... Admiral Murray-Forbes (uncredited)

Produced by 

Michael Balcon ... executive producer
Leslie Norman ... producer

Music by 

Alan Rawsthorne

Cinematography by 

Gordon Dines ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Peter Tanner

Art Direction by 

Jim Morahan

Makeup Department 

Barbara Barnard ... hairstylist
Sidney Turner ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Hal Mason ... production supervisor
L.C. Rudkin ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Norman Priggen ... assistant director
Peter Dixon ... second assistant director (uncredited)
Tom Pevsner ... third assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Bert Davey ... assistant art director (uncredited)
Norman Dorme ... draughtsman (uncredited)
Andrew Low ... set dresser (uncredited)
Tony Rimmington ... junior draughtsman (uncredited)
Jack Shampan ... draughtsman (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Stephen Dalby ... sound supervisor
Leo Wilkins ... recordist
Jim Clark ... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Mary Habberfield ... dubbing editor (uncredited)
Norman King ... chief sound engineer (uncredited)
Paul Lecker ... assistant boom operator (uncredited)
Ray Palmer ... sound assistant (uncredited)
Eric Stockl ... sound assistant (uncredited)
Don Wortham ... sound assistant (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Sydney Pearson ... special effects

Visual Effects by 

Geoffrey Dickinson ... special processes

Camera and Electrical Department 

Paul Beeson ... second unit photography
Jo Jago ... second unit photography
John R.F. Stewart ... radar photography (as John R.F. Stewart A.R.P.S.)
Chic Waterson ... camera operator
Bob Penn ... still photographer (uncredited)
Herbert Smith ... focus puller (uncredited)
Ken Westbury ... clapper loader (uncredited)
Hugh Wilson ... focus puller: second unit (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Anthony Mendleson ... wardrobe

Editorial Department 

Roy Baker ... second assistant editor (uncredited)
Barbara Bennett ... assembly cutter (uncredited)
Alastair McIntyre ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Ernest Irving ... conductor: the Philharmonia Orchestra
Gerard Schurmann ... composer: additional music (uncredited) / orchestrator (uncredited)

Script and Continuity Department 

Jean Graham ... continuity

Other crew 

R.S. Abram ... technical adviser (as Commander R.S. Abram D.S.C. R.N. {Retd})
J.E. Broome ... technical adviser (as Captain J.E. Broome D.S.C. R.N. {Retd})
Crew believed to be complete

See also

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