IMDb > Lord Jim (1965)
Lord Jim
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

Lord Jim (1965) More at IMDbPro »

Photos (See all 10 | slideshow)

Overview

User Rating:
6.9/10   2,315 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Up 10% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Director:
Writers:
Joseph Conrad (novel)
Richard Brooks (written for the screen by)
Contact:
View company contact information for Lord Jim on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
25 February 1965 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Based on the Novel by JOSEPH CONRAD See more »
Plot:
After being discredited as a coward, a 19th century seaman (Peter O'Toole) lives for only one purpose: to redeem himself. Based on Joseph Conrad's novel written in 1900. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. See more »
NewsDesk:
(30 articles)
User Reviews:
Good Peter O'Toole performance in a great Joseph Conrad story See more (31 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Peter O'Toole ... Lord Jim

James Mason ... Gentleman Brown

Curd Jürgens ... Cornelius (as Curt Jurgens)

Eli Wallach ... The General

Jack Hawkins ... Marlow

Paul Lukas ... Stein

Daliah Lavi ... The Girl

Akim Tamiroff ... Schomberg
Jûzô Itami ... Waris (as Ichizo Itami)
Tatsuo Saitô ... Du-Ramin
Andrew Keir ... Brierly

Jack MacGowran ... Robinson

Ric Young ... Malay (as Eric Young)
Noel Purcell ... Captain Chester

Walter Gotell ... Captain of Patna
Rafiq Anwar ... Moslem Leader (as Rafik Anwar)
Marne Maitland ... Elder
Newton Blick ... Doctor
A.J. Brown ... Magistrate
Christian Marquand ... the French Officer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Frees ... Du-Ramin (voice)
Surjit Singh ... Young Newspaper Boy

John Richardson ... The sailor (uncredited)
Nam Siphan ... The Girl (uncredited)
Suon ... Ruon (uncredited)
Vivienne Ventura ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Richard Brooks 
 
Writing credits
Joseph Conrad (novel)

Richard Brooks (written for the screen by)

Produced by
Richard Brooks .... producer (uncredited)
Jules Buck .... associate producer (uncredited)
Peter O'Toole .... associate producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Bronislau Kaper 
 
Cinematography by
Freddie Young  (as Frederick A. Young)
 
Film Editing by
Alan Osbiston 
 
Production Design by
Geoffrey Drake 
 
Art Direction by
Ernest Archer 
William Hutchinson  (as Bill Hutchinson)
 
Costume Design by
Phyllis Dalton 
 
Makeup Department
Gordon Bond .... hairdresser
Charles E. Parker .... chief makeup artist (as Charles Parker)
 
Production Management
René Dupont .... production manager
Timothy Burrill .... production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Roy Stevens .... assistant director
Michael Stevenson .... second assistant director
John Sullivan .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Eddie Fowlie .... property master
John Graysmark .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Alan Roderick-Jones .... art set assistant (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Paddy Cunningham .... sound recordist
Chris Greenham .... sound editor
Bob Jones .... sound recordist
Richard Best Jr. .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Cliff Richardson .... special effects
Wally Veevers .... special effects
Fred Heather .... special effects (uncredited)
Garth Inns .... special effects (uncredited)
Curly Nelhams .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Nosher Powell .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ernest Day .... camera operator
Robin Browne .... clapper loader: second unit (uncredited)
Mike Fox .... focus puller: second unit (uncredited)
Maurice Gillett .... supervising electrician (uncredited)
Skeets Kelly .... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)
Bob Stilwell .... clapper loader: second unit (uncredited)
Kenneth J. Withers .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
John Wilson-Apperson .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Music Department
Mantle Hood .... musical advisor: oriental music (as Professor Mantle Hood UCLA)
Muir Mathieson .... conductor
Peter Zinner .... music editor
Robert Franklyn .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Arthur Knight .... story editor
Angela Martelli .... continuity
Cyril Townsend .... stand-in: Peter O'Toole
Dith Pran .... translator (uncredited)
 
Crew verified as complete


Production CompaniesDistributorsSpecial Effects

Additional Details

Also Known As:
Runtime:
154 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.20 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (35 mm prints) | 70 mm 6-Track (Westrex Recording System) (70 mm prints)
Certification:
Australia:PG | Australia:G (original rating) | Finland:K-12 | Spain:18 | Sweden:15 | UK:U (original rating) | UK:PG (video rating)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
In 1963, Paul Newman was forerunner for title role.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Jim is going up river, one of his companions throws a knife into another's back, but the knife is already in his back as he turns to warn Jim.See more »
Quotes:
Marlow:[first lines; narrating] Joseph Conrad wrote, "If you want to know the age of the Earth, look upon the sea in a storm." But what storm could fully reveal the heart of a man?See more »
Movie Connections:

FAQ

Is 'Lord Jim' based on a book?
What is 'Lord Jim' about?
See more »
31 out of 36 people found the following review useful.
Good Peter O'Toole performance in a great Joseph Conrad story, 24 March 2005
Author: roninstgeorge from United States

Moving story of an idealistic seaman forced to deal with his act of cowardice and how he ultimately redeems himself. The film has good action sequences and a moving love story. Performances by Eli Wallach and James Mason are colorful and solid, and there are plenty of Peter O'Toole's trademark "vacant stares". Daliah Lavi is gorgeous and her role more substantive than those of her other films. I love Peter O'Toole's films from this period (Lawrence of Arabia, What's New Pussycat?, Night of the Generals) and this one is as good as most of them. I looked for this film on DVD and finally had to tape it off of AMC (in the good old days before they saturated their programing with commercials). I'd like to see it restored and re-released.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (31 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Lord Jim (1965)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
Movie compared to the Novel thrillofthechase
Rape cynara-psmith-smythe
Eli Wallach roberllama
dubbing denham
Remake pkmcconnell
Stephen Crane and Lord Jim? Alan Smithee
See more »

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
The Kite Runner Gone with the Wind The Last Samurai Squanto: A Warrior's Tale The New World
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Adventure section IMDb UK section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.