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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  

H.G. Wells ... (original story) &
E.F. Benson ... (original story) &
John Baines ... (original story) &
Angus MacPhail ... (original story) (as Angus Macphail)
 
John Baines ... (screenplay) &
Angus MacPhail ... (screenplay) (as Angus Macphail)
 
T.E.B. Clarke ... (additional dialogue)
 
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 ...
Roland Culver ...
Mary Merrall ...
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Joan Cortland
Frederick Valk ...
Dr. Van Straaten
Anthony Baird ...
Hugh Grainger (as Antony Baird)
...
Sally O'Hara
Robert Wyndham ...
Dr. Albury
...
Joyce Grainger
Miles Malleson ...
Hearse Driver
Michael Allan ...
Jimmy Watson
Barbara Leake ...
Mrs O'Hara
Ralph Michael ...
Peter Cortland
Esme Percy ...
Antiques Dealer (as Esmé Percy)
...
George Parratt
Naunton Wayne ...
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Mary Lee
Allan Jeayes ...
Maurice Olcott
...
...
Beulah
Hartley Power ...
Sylvester Kee
Magda Kun ...
Mitzi
Garry Marsh ...
Harry Parker
Renee Gadd ...
Mrs. Craig (as Renèe Gadd)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Patrick Aherne ...
Doctor at Psychiatric Hospital (segment "The Ventriloquist's Dummy") (uncredited)
Paul Bonifas ...
French Nightclub Patron (segment "Ventriloquist's Dummy") (uncredited)
...
Fred - Barman (segment "Golfing Story") (uncredited)
...
Hugo Fitch (segment "Ventriloquist's Dummy'") (uncredited)
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Produced by 

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

Music by 

Georges Auric ... (music composed by)

Cinematography by 

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

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)
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 ... music conductor
Frank Weir ... band leader: Frank Weir and his Sextet
Bruce Campbell ... music arranger: song (uncredited)

Other crew 

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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