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Oh! What a Lovely War (1969) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Richard Attenborough

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Charles Chilton ... (play)
Len Deighton ... (screenplay)
Joan Littlewood ... (musical play)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Wendy Allnutt ...
Flo Smith
Colin Farrell ...
Harry Smith
Malcolm McFee ...
Freddie Smith
John Rae ...
Grandpa Smith
...
Bertie Smith
...
George Smith
Paul Shelley ...
Jack Smith
Kim Smith ...
Dickie Smith
Angela Thorne ...
Betty Smith
Mary Wimbush ...
Vincent Ball ...
Australian Soldier
Pia Colombo ...
Estaminet Singer
Paul Daneman ...
Isabel Dean ...
Sir John French's Lady
Christian Doermer ...
Fritz
Robert Flemyng ...
Staff Officer in Gassed Trench
Meriel Forbes ...
Lady Grey
...
David Lodge ...
Joe Melia ...
The Photographer
Guy Middleton ...
...
Nurse
Nanette Newman ...
Nurse
Cecil Parker ...
Sir John
Natasha Parry ...
Sir William Robertson's Lady
Gerald Sim ...
Chaplain
Thorley Walters ...
Staff Officer in Ballroom
Anthony Ainley ...
3rd Aide
...
Solo Chorus Girl
Maurice Arthur ...
Soldier Singer
Freddie Ascott ...
'Whizzbang' Soldier
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Drunk Lance Corporal
Fanny Carby ...
Mill Girl
Cecilia Darby ...
Sir Henry Wilson's Lady
Geoffrey Davies ...
Aide
...
Aide
George Ghent ...
Heckler
Peter Gilmore ...
Pvt. Burgess
Ben Howard ...
Pvt. Garbett
Norman Jones ...
Scottish Soldier
Paddy Joyce ...
Irish Soldier
Angus Lennie ...
Scottish Soldier
Harry Locke ...
Heckler
Clifford Mollison ...
Heckler
Derek Newark ...
Shooting Gallery Proprietor
...
Seamus Moore
Ron Pember ...
Corporal at Station
Dorothy Reynolds ...
Heckler
Norman Shelley ...
Staff Officer in Ballroom
Marianne Stone ...
Mill Girl
John Trigger ...
Officer at Station
Kathleen Wileman ...
Emma Smith at Age 4
...
Stephen
Phyllis Calvert ...
Lady Haig
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French Colonel
John Clements ...
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Count Leopold Von Berchtold
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Field Marshal Sir John French
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Music Hall Star
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Eleanor
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pamela Abbott ...
Czarina (uncredited)
Charlotte Attenborough ...
Emma Smith Age 8 (uncredited)
Annie Bee ...
Girl Friend in 'Goodbyee') (uncredited)
Norman Bird ...
Training Sergeant (uncredited)
Joanne Brown ...
Singer (uncredited)
Christopher Cabot ...
Soldier in Shell Hole (uncredited)
Jeremy Child ...
Wealthy Young Man (uncredited)
Frank Coda ...
Soldier in 'Goodbyee' (uncredited)
Ambrose Coghill ...
His Father (uncredited)
Stella Courtney ...
Poincaré's Lady (uncredited)
Sheila Cox ...
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Elizabeth Craven ...
Kaiserin (uncredited)
Richard Davies ...
Sergeant in Burial Party (uncredited)
John Dunhill ...
Irish Soldier (uncredited)
Ray Edwards ...
3rd Staff Officer in Ballroom (uncredited)
Charles Farrell ...
Policeman (uncredited)
Hermione Farthingale ...
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Frank Forsyth ...
Woodrow Wilson (uncredited)
Joyce Franklin ...
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
John Gabriel ...
Nikolai Lenin (uncredited)
Zeph Gladstone ...
Sir John's Chauffeuse (uncredited)
Ruth Gower ...
Von Moltke's Lady (uncredited)
Kim Grant ...
Soldier in 'Goodbyee' (uncredited)
Carole Gray ...
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Paul Hansard ...
German Officer (uncredited)
Kathleen Helme ...
Berchtold's Lady (uncredited)
Richard Howard ...
Young Soldier at Mons (uncredited)
John Hussey ...
Soldier on Balcony (uncredited)
Dinny Jones ...
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Lind Joyce ...
Scoreboard Girl (uncredited)
Dolores Judson ...
Haig's Girlfriend (uncredited)
Ruth Kettlewell ...
Duchess Sophie (uncredited)
Stanley Lebor ...
Soldier in Gassed Trench (uncredited)
Delia Linden ...
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Richard Loring ...
Soldier in 'Goodbyee' (uncredited)
Tom Marshall ...
Soldier in 'Goodbyee' (uncredited)
Stanley McGeagh ...
Soldier in Gassed Trench (uncredited)
Isabelle Metcalfe ...
Girl Friend in 'Goodbyee' (uncredited)
Jenny Morgan ...
Girl Friend in 'Goodbyee' (uncredited)
Anthony Morton ...
Italian Military Attaché (uncredited)
Christine Noonan ...
Mill Girl (uncredited)
Wensley Pithey ...
Steve Plytas ...
Turkish Military Attaché (uncredited)
Andrew Robertson ...
2nd Scottish Soldier (uncredited)
Sue Robinson ...
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
David Scheuer ...
French Soldier (uncredited)
...
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Valerie Smith ...
Girl Friend in 'Goodbyee' (uncredited)
Pippa Steel ...
Scoreboard Girl (uncredited)
P.G. Stephens ...
Irish Soldier (uncredited)
Tony Thawnton ...
Officer on Telephone (uncredited)
Christian Thorogood ...
Irish Soldier (uncredited)
Brian Tipping ...
4th Scottish Soldier (uncredited)
Bette Vivian ...
Heckler (uncredited)
Tony Vogel ...
German Soldier (uncredited)
Arthur White ...
Sergeant in Dugout (uncredited)
Michael Wolf ...
German Officer (uncredited)
John Woodnutt ...
British Officer (uncredited)
Julia Wright ...
Haig's Secretary (uncredited)
Mary Yeomans ...
Scoreboard Girl (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Richard Attenborough ... producer
Brian Duffy ... producer
Len Deighton ... producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Alfred Ralston

Cinematography by 

Gerry Turpin

Film Editing by 

Kevin Connor

Casting By 

Miriam Brickman

Production Design by 

Donald M. Ashton

Art Direction by 

Harry White

Set Decoration by 

Peter James

Costume Design by 

Anthony Mendleson

Makeup Department 

Stuart Freeborn ... makeup artist

Production Management 

John Comfort ... production manager
Paul Hitchcock ... executive in charge of production

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Nicolas Hippisley-Coxe ... second second assistant director
Claude Watson ... assistant director

Art Department 

Tim Hutchinson ... draughtsman
Ron Baker ... property buyer (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Don Challis ... sound
Gerry Humphreys ... sound re-recording mixer
Simon Kaye ... sound recordist
Tom Buchanan ... boom operator (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Ron Ballanger ... special effects
Brian Gamby ... special effects
Fred Heather ... special effects
Garth Inns ... special effects

Camera and Electrical Department 

Ronnie Taylor ... camera operator (as Ron Taylor)

Editorial Department 

Peter Hollywood ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Alfred Ralston ... conductor / music arranger

Other crew 

Douglas Campbell ... military advisor (as Maj. Gen. Douglas Campbell)
Eleanor Fazan ... choreographer
Pam Rose ... stand-in/double
Ann Skinner ... continuity
Ron Bareham ... assistant accounting (uncredited)

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