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Damn the Defiant! (1962) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Lewis Gilbert

Writing Credits  

Nigel Kneale ... (screenplay) and
Edmund H. North ... (screenplay)
 
Frank Tilsley ... (novel "Mutiny")

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Captain Crawford
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Lieut. Scott-Padget
Maurice Denham ...
Mr. Goss (Ship's Surgeon)
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Senior Midshipman Kilpatrick
Richard Carpenter ...
Lieut. Ponsonby
Peter Gill ...
Lieut. D'Arblay
David Robinson ...
Harvey Crawford
Robin Stewart ...
Pardoe
Ray Brooks ...
Hayes
Peter Greenspan ...
Johnson
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Vizard
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Evans
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Wagstaffe
Victor Maddern ...
Dawlish
Bryan Pringle ...
Sgt. Kneebone
Johnny Briggs ...
Wheatley
Brian Phelan ...
Grimshaw
Toke Townley ...
Silly Billy
Declan Mulholland ...
Morrison
Walter Fitzgerald ...
Admiral Jackson
Joy Shelton ...
Mrs. Crawford
Anthony Oliver ...
Tavern Leader
Russell Napier ...
Flag Captain
Michael Coles ...
Flag Lieutenant
André Maranne ...
Colonel Giraud (as Andre Maranne)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Midshipman Assisting in Operation (uncredited)
Tom Bowman ...
Bosun (uncredited)
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Purser (uncredited)
Ann Lynn ...
Young wife whose husband is pressed (uncredited)
Endre Muller ...
French Captain (uncredited)
James Sharkey ...
Venetian Captain (uncredited)
Harry Webster ...
Flagship Sailor (uncredited)
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Produced by 

John Brabourne ... producer
Douglas Peirce ... associate producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Clifton Parker

Cinematography by 

Christopher Challis ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Peter R. Hunt ... (as Peter Hunt)

Art Direction by 

Arthur Lawson

Makeup Department 

Gordon Bond ... hairdresser
Freddie Williamson ... makeup artist (as Fred Williamson)
Michael Morris ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Richard B. Goodwin ... production manager (as Richard Goodwin)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Jack Causey ... assistant director
Jim Brennan ... second assistant director (uncredited)
Robert Porter ... first assistant director (uncredited)
Claude Watson ... second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Bill Dennison ... draughtsman (uncredited)
Percy Godbold ... prop buyer (uncredited)
Bill MacLaren ... construction manager (uncredited)
Don Picton ... assistant art director (uncredited)
Ted Tester ... draughtsman (uncredited)

Sound Department 

H.L. Bird ... sound recordist
Red Law ... sound recordist
Winston Ryder ... dubbing editor (as Win Ryder)
Sandy Fairlie ... sound camera operator (uncredited)
Ken Ritchie ... boom operator (uncredited)
George Widdows ... sound maintenance (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Howard Lydecker ... special effects supervisor
Ernie Sullivan ... special effects technician (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Skeets Kelly ... model photography (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Austin Dempster ... camera operator
Robin Browne ... clapper loader (uncredited)
Bert Cann ... stills (uncredited)
Roy Ford ... focus puller (uncredited)
John Jordan ... focus puller (uncredited)
Jack Roche ... camera grip (uncredited)
Ronnie Fox Rogers ... focus puller: second camera (uncredited)
Jack Sullivan ... chief electrician (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Jean Fairlie ... wardrobe supervisor (uncredited)
Duncan McPhee ... wardrobe assistant (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

John Crome ... assistant editor (uncredited)
Norman Wanstall ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Muir Mathieson ... conductor

Other crew 

Shirley Barnes ... continuity
William Hobbs ... fight arranger
Robert Porter ... location manager
Marguerite Green ... production secretary (uncredited)
Archie Holley ... production accountant (uncredited)
Enid Jones ... publicist (uncredited)
A.J. Villiers ... ship captain (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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