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The Tales of Hoffmann (1951) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Michael Powell
Emeric Pressburger

Writing Credits  

Dennis Arundell ... (English libretto)
 
Jules Barbier ... (from the French text by)
 
Michael Powell ... (written by) and
Emeric Pressburger ... (written by)
 
E.T.A. Hoffmann ... (stories) (uncredited)
Michel Carré ... (French text) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

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Ludmilla Tchérina ...
Ann Ayars ...
Pamela Brown ...
Léonide Massine ...
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Frederick Ashton ...
Kleinsach / Cochenille
Mogens Wieth ...
Robert Rounseville ...
Lionel Harris ...
Philip Leaver ...
Meinhart Maur ...
Edmond Audran ...
Partner to Stella in Dragonfly ballet
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Thomas Beecham ...
Himself, conductor (uncredited)
Alan Carter ...
Casher (Act 1) (uncredited)
John Ford ...
Nathanaël (uncredited)
Richard Golding ...
Barry Lowe ...
Student (uncredited)
Arthur Skinner ...
Man in Background (uncredited)
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Produced by 

George R. Busby ... assistant producer (as George Busby)
Michael Powell ... producer
Emeric Pressburger ... producer

Cinematography by 

Christopher Challis

Film Editing by 

Reginald Mills

Production Design by 

Hein Heckroth

Art Direction by 

Arthur Lawson

Costume Design by 

Ivy Baker
Hein Heckroth

Makeup Department 

Connie Reeve ... makeup artist (as Constance Reeve)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Sydney Streeter ... assistant director

Art Department 

Ivor Beddoes ... assistant designer
E. Lindegaard ... scenic artist
Terence Morgan II ... assistant designer
Bernard Sarron ... set dresser

Sound Department 

John Cox ... sound
Ted Drake ... sound

Camera and Electrical Department 

Freddie Francis ... camera operator (as Fred Francis)
Bill Wall ... chief electrician (as W. Wall)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Ivy Baker ... wardrobe
Josephine Boss ... costumes: For Miss Shearer and Miss Ayers executed by
June Kirby ... puppet costumes (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Noreen Ackland ... assembly editor

Music Department 

Joan Alexander ... Antonia's Mother: singing voice
Thomas Beecham ... conductor (as Sir Thomas Beecham Bart.)
Dorothy Bond ... Olympia: singing voice
Owen Brannigan ... Hermann/ Schlemil / Crespel (singing voice)
Grahame Clifford ... Spalanzani/Franz: singing voice
Bruce Dargavel ... Coppelius/ Dapertutto/ Dr. Miracle: singing voice
Murray Dickie ... Cochenille/ Nathaniel: singing voice
Margherita Grandi ... Giuletta: singing voice
Frederick Lewis ... assistant musical director
Fisher Morgan ... Luther: singing voice
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ... orchestra
The Sadler's Wells Chorus ... chorus
Monica Sinclair ... Nicklaus: singing voice
Rene Soames ... Pitichinnacio: singing voice
Kenneth V. Jones ... music coach (uncredited)

Other crew 

Frederick Ashton ... choreographer
Joan Bridge ... technicolor colour consultant
Alan Carter ... assistant choreographer
Pamela Davies ... continuity
Joan Harris ... assistant choreographer
Molly Terraine ... dialogue coach
John Wright ... marionettes (as John Wright's Marionettes)

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