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Mother Courage and Her Children (1961) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Peter Palitzsch
Manfred Wekwerth

Writing Credits  

Peter Palitzsch ... (teleplay) &
Manfred Wekwerth ... (teleplay)
 
Bertolt Brecht ... (play) &
Erich Engel ... (play)
 
Margarete Steffin ... (play) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Helene Weigel ...
Angelika Hurwicz ...
Ekkehard Schall ...
Heinz Schubert ...
Willi Schwabe ...
Werber
Gerhard Bienert ...
Feldwebel
Ernst Busch ...
Koch
Norbert Christian ...
Feldhauptmann
Wolf Kaiser ...
Feldprediger
Harry Gillmann ...
Zeugmeister
Regine Lutz ...
Yvette Pottier
Peter Kalisch ...
Einäugiger
Erik S. Klein ...
Zweiter Feldwebel
Wolf von Beneckendorff ...
Obrist
Ralf Bregazzi ...
Schreiber
Wladimir Marfiak ...
Älterer Soldat
Gerd E. Schäfer ...
Junger Soldat
Edgar Schrade ...
Zweiter Soldat
Eva Brumby ...
Eine Bäuerin
Siegmund Linden ...
Ein Bauer
Johannes Conrad ...
Diener der Yvette
Wolfgang Lohse ...
Soldat
Stefan Lisewski ...
Fähnrich
Hans W. Hamacher ...
Soldat
Horst Kube ...
Soldat
Carola Braunbock ...
Die Bäuerin
Josef Kamper ...
Der Bauer
Fritz Hollenbeck ...
Der junge Bauer
...
Der Chronist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Günter Voigt
Joachim Kaiser ...
Einführung und abschließender Kommentar (uncredited)
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Music by 

Paul Dessau

Cinematography by 

Harry Bremer

Film Editing by 

Ella Ensink

Art Direction by 

Heinrich Kilger
Erich Kulicke

Costume Design by 

Heinrich Kilger

Makeup Department 

Ruth Stein ... makeup artist
Hanns Wosnik ... makeup artist (as Hans Wosnick)

Production Management 

Alexander Lösche ... production manager
Bruno Schlicht ... unit manager
Heinz Ullrich ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Guy de Chambure ... assistant director
Isot Kilian ... assistant director
Hans-Georg Simmgen ... assistant director

Art Department 

Felix Essmann ... property master
Teo Otto ... models (as Theo Otto)

Sound Department 

Erich Schmidt ... sound

Camera and Electrical Department 

Manfred Damm ... assistant camera
Detlev Hertelt ... assistant camera (as Detlef Hertelt)
Hannes Schneider ... still photographer
Peter Süring ... assistant camera

Music Department 

Hans-Dieter Hosalla ... musical director

Other crew 

Egon Günther ... script editor

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