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Night Ambush (1957) Poster

(1957)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Michael Powell
Emeric Pressburger

Writing Credits  

W. Stanley Moss ... (adapted from the book: "Ill Met By Moonlight" The Wartime Diary in Crete of)
 
Michael Powell ... (written by) and
Emeric Pressburger ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

...
Major Patrick Leigh Fermor D.S.O. O.B.E. also known to the Cretans and the German Secret Police as PHILEDEM
Marius Goring ...
Major General Kreipe
David Oxley ...
Captain W. Stanley Moss, M.C.
Dimitri Andreas ...
Niko (as Demetri Andreas)
...
Sandy
Laurence Payne ...
Manoli
Wolfe Morris ...
George
...
Andoni Zoidakis
John Cairney ...
Elias
Brian Worth ...
Stratis Saviolkis
Roland Bartrop ...
Micky Akoumianakis (as Rowland Bartrop)
George Eugeniou ...
Charis Zographakis
Paul Stassino ...
Yani Katsias
Adeeb Assaly ...
Zahari
Theo Moreas ...
Village Priest
Takis Frangofinos ...
Michali
...
German officer at dentists
Peter Augustine ...
Dentist
John Houseman
Phyllia Houseman ...
Michali's Sister
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gisela Birke ...
German Girl (uncredited)
E.V.H. Emmett ...
Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Guido Lorraine ...
German Officer (uncredited)
Andreas Malandrinos ...
Greek (uncredited)
Howard Marion-Crawford ...
British Port Officer (uncredited)
...
German Officer with Gen. Brauer (uncredited)
...
Sailor on Pick Up Ship (uncredited)
George Pravda ...
German Officer Talking to Niko (uncredited)
Christopher Rhodes ...
General Bräuer (uncredited)
Peter Swanwick ...
German Officer with Gen. Brauer (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Michael Powell ... producer
Emeric Pressburger ... producer
Earl St. John ... executive producer
Sydney Streeter ... associate producer

Music by 

Mikis Theodorakis

Cinematography by 

Christopher Challis ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Arthur Stevens

Art Direction by 

Alex Vetchinsky

Makeup Department 

Paul Rabiger ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Jack Swinburne ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Charles Orme ... assistant director
Harold Orton ... second assistant director (uncredited)
David Tringham ... third assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Lionel Couch ... draughtsman (uncredited)
Bruce Grimes ... draughtsman (uncredited)
Maurice Pelling ... assistant art director (uncredited)
Harry Pottle ... draughtsman (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Charles Knott ... sound recordist
Archie Ludski ... sound editor
Gordon K. McCallum ... sound recordist
Bill Daniels ... dubbing crew (uncredited)
Ted Drake ... music editor (uncredited)
C. Le Mesurier ... dubbing crew (uncredited)
Martin McLean ... sound camera operator (uncredited)
Ken Reynolds ... assistant boom operator (uncredited)
Basil Rootes ... boom operator (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Bill Warrington ... special effects
Cliff Culley ... special effects (uncredited)
Frank George ... special effects (uncredited)
D. Hume ... special effects (uncredited)
Bert Marshall ... special effects (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Austin Dempster ... camera operator
Ronald Anscombe ... clapper loader (uncredited)
Steve Claydon ... focus puller (uncredited)
Harry Gillard ... still photographer (uncredited)
Robert Tomatis ... still photographer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Nandi Routh ... dress designer

Editorial Department 

Noreen Ackland ... assembly editor (uncredited)
Jack Gardner ... first assistant editor (uncredited)
Alma Godfrey ... first assistant editor (uncredited)
Norman Wanstall ... second assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Frederick Lewis ... music director (as Frederic Lewis)

Other crew 

Micky Akoumianakis ... technical adviser (as Micky Akoumianakis of Knossos Crete)
Arthur Alcott ... production controller: Pinewood Studios
Xan Fielding ... technical adviser (as Major Xan Fielding D.S.O.)
Gladys Goldsmith ... continuity
Jean Osborne ... unit publicist (uncredited)
Jean Tisdall ... production secretary (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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