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Director:
Writer:
George Tabori (screenplay)
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Release Date:
11 February 1959 (Japan) See more »
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Plot:
A British woman trying to escape Hungary with her freedom fighter lover finds herself the obsession of a Communist officer. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Deborah Kerr ... Diana Ashmore

Yul Brynner ... Major Surov

Jason Robards ... Paul Kedes (as Jason Robards Jr.)

Robert Morley ... Hugh Deverill

E.G. Marshall ... Harold Rhinelander

Anne Jackson ... Margie Rhinelander

Ron Howard ... Billy Rhinelander (as Ronny Howard)
Flip Mark ... Flip Rhinelander

Kurt Kasznar ... Csepege
David Kossoff ... Simon Avron
Gérard Oury ... Teklel Hafouli
Marie Daëms ... Françoise Hafouli (as Marie Daems)

Anouk Aimée ... Eva
Barbara von Nady ... Borbala (as Barbara Von Nady)
Maurice Sarfati ... Jacques Fabbry
Siegfried Schürenberg ... Von Rachlitz
Maria Urban ... Gisela von Rachlitz

Jerry Fujikawa ... Mitsu
Erica Vaal ... Donatella Calucci
Dimitri Fedotoff ... Lt. Tulpin
Leonid Pylajew ... Capt. Dembinski
Wolf Neuber ... Patko
Michael Szekely ... Bowler Hat
Charles Regnier ... Capt. Ornikidze

Iván Petrovich ... Szabó Bácsi
Ernst Konstantin ... Major Ilyashev
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Senta Berger ... Serving Girl in Black Scarf (uncredited)
Michael Janisch ... Russian Officer lighting Paul Kedes' cigarette (uncredited)
Fred Roby ... Rosso (uncredited)

Directed by
Anatole Litvak 
 
Writing credits
George Tabori (screenplay)

Produced by
Anatole Litvak .... producer
Lee Katz .... associate producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Georges Auric 
 
Cinematography by
Jack Hildyard (photographed by)
 
Film Editing by
Dorothy Spencer 
 
Art Direction by
Isabella Schlichting 
Werner Schlichting 
 
Makeup Department
Eric Allwright .... makeup artist
David Aylott .... makeup artist
Gordon Bond .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Noël Howard .... second unit director (as Noel Howard)
Gerry O'Hara .... assistant director (as Gerald O'Hara)
 
Sound Department
John Cox .... sound
Kurt Schwarz .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Gerry Fisher .... camera operator (as Gerald Fisher)
Hermann Meroth .... still photographer
John von Kotze .... photographer: second unit
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
René Hubert .... costume consultant (as Rene Hubert)
Joan Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Bert Bates .... additional editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Michel Michelet .... composer: incidental music
Michel Michelet .... musical advisor
 
Other crew
Moura Budberg .... technical advisor
George Daniloff .... technical advisor
Tibor Simanyi .... technical advisor
Carl Szokoll .... assistant to producer
Paul Dickson .... dialogue director (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
126 min
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Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Australia:PG | Finland:K-16 | Netherlands:14 (orginal rating) | Portugal:M/12 | West Germany:12 (original rating)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
According to USA Today (Dec. 9, 2008), this was Ron Howard's screen debut, as well as Jason Robards'.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: In the final scene, as the camera dollies back from Major Surov's jeep, a camera/equipment shadow is visible on the jeep's right front tire.See more »
Quotes:
Major Surov:Anything goes when people meet for the last time.
Diana Ashmore:What do you mean?
Major Surov:Go to any railway station - that's what I mean. You'll see people doing things they'd never do, ordinarily. They kiss, they cry, they wave. That's the sickness of our time: people waving... Nobody waves back.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Diner (1982)See more »

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8 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Yul make my heart sing!, 29 January 2008
Author: kehkehbia from United Kingdom

This Film has such a Following! yet you cant buy it on DVD!

The Journey, is so engaging, that I can watch it again and again. The Russian Folk Songs, Fantastic! and Yul singing!

The Gypsy music, the intrigue.

The shear magnetism of the Magnificent YUL who comes across with an array of emotions.Powerful, proud, vulnerable against the gracious, serene Deborah Kerr. This film is even on view on youtube, its that potent. I just wish some one could tell me the name of those Russian folk songs! Especially the drinking ones.And I wish there was a recording of Yul singing them..(but thats asking a bit too much isn't it!)

So I emailed TCM Turner Movies on tcmmailuk@turner.com and asked them why they hadnt released it on DVD, Im awaiting an answer. They are mad, because lots of us would love a copy for a present wouldn't we?

Cheers.

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