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Dead of Night (1945) Poster

(1945)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Alberto Cavalcanti ... (segments "Christmas Party", "The Ventriloquist's Dummy") (as Cavalcanti)
Charles Crichton ... (segment "Golfing Story")
Basil Dearden ... (segments "Hearse Driver", "Linking Narrative")
Robert Hamer ... (segment "The Haunted Mirror")

Writing Credits  

John Baines ... (screenplay) &
Angus MacPhail ... (screenplay) (as Angus Macphail)
 
T.E.B. Clarke ... (additional dialogue)
 
H.G. Wells ... (original story) &
E.F. Benson ... (original story) &
John Baines ... (original story) &
Angus MacPhail ... (original story) (as Angus Macphail)
 
John Baines ... (segment) (segments "The Haunted Mirror", "The Ventriloquist's Dummy") (uncredited)
E.F. Benson ... (segment) (segment "Hearse Driver" and linking narrative") (uncredited)
Angus MacPhail ... (segment) (segment "Christmas Party") (uncredited)
H.G. Wells ... (segment) (segment "Golfing Story") (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Mervyn Johns ... Walter Craig (segment "Linking Story")
Roland Culver ... Eliot Foley (segment "Linking Story")
Mary Merrall ... Mrs. Foley (segment "Linking Story")
Googie Withers ... Joan Cortland (segment "Linking Story") / (segment "The Haunted Mirror")
Frederick Valk Frederick Valk ... Dr. Van Straaten (segment "Linking Story") / (segment "The Ventriloquist's Dummy")
Anthony Baird Anthony Baird ... Hugh Grainger (segment "Linking Story") / (segment "The Hearse Driver") (as Antony Baird)
Sally Ann Howes ... Sally O'Hara (segment "Linking Story") / (segment "Christmas Party")
Robert Wyndham Robert Wyndham ... Dr. Albury (segment "The Hearse Driver")
Judy Kelly ... Joyce Grainger (segment "Linking Story") / (segment "The Hearse Driver")
Miles Malleson ... Hearse Driver (segment "The Hearse Driver")
Michael Allan Michael Allan ... Jimmy Watson (segment "Christmas Story")
Barbara Leake ... Mrs. O'Hara (segment "Linking Story")
Ralph Michael Ralph Michael ... Peter Cortland (segment "The Haunted Mirror")
Esme Percy ... Antique Dealer (segment "The Haunted Mirror") (as Esmé Percy)
Basil Radford ... George Parratt (segment "Golfing Story")
Naunton Wayne ... Larry Potter (segment "Golfing Story")
Peggy Bryan ... Mary Lee (segment "Golfing Story")
Allan Jeayes ... Maurice Olcott (segment "The Ventiloquist's Dummy")
Michael Redgrave ... Maxwell Frere (segment "The Ventriloquist's Dummy")
Elisabeth Welch Elisabeth Welch ... Beulah (segment "The Ventriloquist's Dummy")
Hartley Power Hartley Power ... Sylvester Kee (segment "The Ventriloquist's Dummy")
Magda Kun Magda Kun ... Mitzi (segment "The Ventriloquist's Dummy")
Garry Marsh ... Harry Parker (segment "The Ventriloquist's Dummy")
Renee Gadd Renee Gadd ... Mrs. Craig (segment "Linking Story") (as Renèe Gadd)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Patrick Aherne Patrick Aherne ... Doctor at Psychiatric Hospital (segment "The Ventriloquist's Dummy") (uncredited)
Paul Bonifas ... French Nightclub Patron (segment "The Ventriloquist's Dummy") (uncredited)
Barry Ford Barry Ford ... Minor role (uncredited)
Peter Jones ... Fred - Barman (segment "Golfing Story") (uncredited)
John McGuire ... Hugo Fitch (segment "The Ventriloquist's Dummy'") (uncredited)

Produced by 

Michael Balcon ... producer
Sidney Cole ... associate producer
John Croydon ... associate producer

Music by 

Georges Auric

Cinematography by 

Stanley Pavey ... (as Stan Pavey) (lighting)
Douglas Slocombe ... (lighting)

Film Editing by 

Charles Hasse

Art Direction by 

Michael Relph

Costume Design by 

Marion Horn ... (dresses)
Bianca Mosca ... (dresses)

Makeup Department 

Tom Shenton ... makeup

Production Management 

Ronald Brantford ... unit manager
Hal Mason ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Rowland Douglas ... assistant director (uncredited)
Norman Hipwell ... second assistant director (uncredited)
Claude Hudson ... third assistant director (uncredited)
P. Potter ... third assistant director (uncredited)
Billy Russell ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Heather Armitage ... draughtsman (uncredited)
Henry Moore ... artist: title illustration "Figure in a Shelter" (uncredited)
Jim Morahan ... assistant art director (uncredited)
Tony Rimmington ... junior draughtsman (uncredited)
Len Wills ... draughtsman (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Len Page ... recordist
A.E. Rudolph ... recordist
Eric Williams ... sound supervisor
Nikolai Boulatoff ... boom operator (uncredited)
Mary Habberfield ... dubbing editor (uncredited)
Tom Otter ... boom operator (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Lionel Banes ... special effects (as L. Banes)
Cliff Richardson ... special effects (as C. Richardson)

Camera and Electrical Department 

H. Julius ... camera operator
Jack Parker ... camera operator
Roy Gough ... still photographer (uncredited)
George Levy ... clapper loader (uncredited)
Maurice Selwyn ... clapper loader (uncredited)
Michael Shepherd ... focus puller (uncredited)
Gerry Turpin ... focus puller (uncredited)
John Winbolt ... clapper loader (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Leslie Allen ... assembly cutter (uncredited)
Daphne Heathcote ... assistant editor (uncredited)
Seth Holt ... second assistant editor (uncredited)
E. Leverett ... second assistant editor (uncredited)
F. Thomson ... second assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Ernest Irving ... conductor: the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Bruce Campbell ... music arranger: song (uncredited)

Script and Continuity Department 

Gwen Bartle ... continuity (uncredited)
M. Hamilton ... assistant continuity (uncredited)
Daphne Heathcote ... continuity (uncredited)
Elaine Schreyeck ... continuity (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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