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Breaking the Sound Barrier (1952) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

David Lean

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Terence Rattigan

Cast (in credits order)  

...
John Ridgefield
Ann Todd ...
Susan Garthwaite
Nigel Patrick ...
Tony Garthwaite
John Justin ...
Philip Peel
...
Jess Peel
Joseph Tomelty ...
Will Sparks
...
Christopher Ridgefield
Jack Allen ...
Windy Williams
Ralph Michael ...
Fletcher
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rodney Goodall ...
Little Boy (uncredited)
...
ATA Officer (uncredited)
Vincent Holman ...
Factor (uncredited)
Jolyon Jackley ...
Baby (uncredited)
Douglas Muir ...
Controller (uncredited)
...
Controller (uncredited)
Anthony Snell ...
Peter Makepeace (uncredited)
Robert Brooks Turner ...
Test Bed Operator (uncredited)
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Produced by 

David Lean ... producer
Norman Spencer ... associate producer

Music by 

Malcolm Arnold

Cinematography by 

Jack Hildyard

Film Editing by 

Geoffrey Foot

Art Direction by 

Joseph Bato

Costume Design by 

Elizabeth Hennings

Makeup Department 

Ida Mills ... hairdressing
George Partleton ... makeup artist
Daphne Martin ... hair stylist (uncredited)

Production Management 

John Palmer ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Adrian Pryce-Jones ... assistant director
Anthony Squire ... second unit director: flying sequences
Ted Cotton ... second assistant director (uncredited)
David Peers ... assistant director: aerial unit (uncredited)
Fred Slark ... third assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Vincent Korda ... set designer
Maurice Fowler ... draughtsman (uncredited)
William Hutchinson ... draughtsman (uncredited)
Peter Mullins ... scenic artist (uncredited)
Elven Webb ... draughtsman (uncredited)

Sound Department 

John Cox ... sound supervisor
Bert Ross ... sound recordist
Winston Ryder ... sound editor
Jack Davies ... boom operator (uncredited)
Dick Longstaff ... sound maintenance (uncredited)
Harry Tate ... sound camera operator (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Denys N. Coop ... camera operator
Jo Jago ... aerial unit camera
Peter Newbrook ... aerial unit camera
John Wilcox ... aerial unit camera
Peter Broxup ... focus puller (uncredited)
Ceri Davies ... clapper loader (uncredited)
Wally Fairweather ... clapper loader (uncredited)
John Godar ... focus puller: aerial unit (uncredited)
George Courtney Ward ... still photographer (uncredited)
Paul Wilson ... assistant camera: second unit (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Ivy Baker ... wardrobe mistress (uncredited)
Jack Dalmayne ... wardrobe master (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Stephen Bearman ... colorist (digitally restored version)
Teddy Darvas ... second assistant cutter (uncredited)
Valerie Leslie ... first assistant editor (uncredited)
Peter Taylor ... assembly editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Muir Mathieson ... musical director

Other crew 

Maggie Unsworth ... continuity (as Margaret Sibley)
Beryl Booth ... continuity: aerial unit (uncredited)
Jean Osborne ... publicist (uncredited)
Margaret Townsend ... production secretary (uncredited)

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