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A Bridge Too Far (1977) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Richard Attenborough

Writing Credits  

Cornelius Ryan ... (book)
 
William Goldman ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Siem Vroom ...
Marlies van Alcmaer ...
Underground Leader's Wife (as Marlies Van Alcmaer)
Erik van 't Wout ...
Underground Leader's Son (as Eric Van't Wout)
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Hans von Borsody ...
General Blumentritt (as Hans Von Borsody)
Josephine Peeper ...
Cafe Waitress
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Paul Maxwell ...
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Walter Kohut ...
Peter Faber ...
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Frank Grimes ...
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R.A.F. Briefing Officer
Donald Pickering ...
Lieutenant Colonel Mackenzie
Donald Douglas ...
Brigadier Lathbury
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Lieutenant Cole
Stephen Moore ...
Major Steele
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Lieutenant General Horrocks
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Lieutenant Colonel J.O.E. Vandeleur
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Lieutenant Colonel Giles Vandeleur
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Private Wicks
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Captain Glass
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Staff Sergeant Dohun
Gerald Sim ...
Colonel Sims
Harry Ditson ...
U.S. Private
Erik Chitty ...
Organist
Brian Hawksley ...
Vicar
Colin Farrell ...
Christopher Good ...
Major Carlyle
Norman Gregory ...
Private Morgan
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Corporal Davies
Anthony Milner ...
Private Dodds
Barry McCarthy ...
Private Clark
Lex van Delden ...
Sergeant Matthias (as Lex Van Delden)
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Michael Wolf ...
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Major General Ludwig (as Hardy Kruger)
Sean Mathias ...
Irish Guards Lieutenant
Tim Beekman ...
German Private
Edward Seckerson ...
British Padre
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Kate Ter Horst
Tom van Beek ...
Jan Ter Horst (as Tom Van Beek)
Bertus Botterman ...
Dutch Villager
Henny Alma ...
Dutch Villager
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Colonel Stout
Ray Jewers ...
U.S. Radio Operator
Geoffrey Hinsliff ...
British Wireless Operator
Keith Drinkel ...
Lieutenant Cornish
Mary Smithuysen ...
Old Dutch Lady
Hans Croiset ...
Hans, Her Son
Fred Williams ...
Captain Grabner
John Peel ...
German Lieutenant
John Judd ...
Sergeant Clegg
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Trooper Binns
Hilary Minster ...
British Medical Officer
David English ...
Private Andrews
Ben Howard ...
Sergeant Towns
Michael Graham Cox ...
Captain Cleminson
Johan te Slaa ...
Elderly Dutch Couple (as Johan Te Slaa)
Georgette Reyevski ...
Elderly Dutch Couple
Pieter Groenier ...
Young Dutch Couple
Adrienne Kleiweg ...
Young Dutch Couple
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R.A.F. Met. Officer
Peter Gordon ...
U.S. Sergeant
Arthur Hill ...
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Lieutenant Rafferty
Brian Gwaspari ...
U.S. Engineer
Stephen Rayment ...
Grenadier Guards Lieutenant
Timothy Morand ...
British Corporal (as Tim Morand)
James Wardroper ...
Private Gibbs
Neil Kennedy ...
Colonel Barker
John Salthouse ...
Private 'Ginger' Marsh
Jonathan Hackett ...
Glider Pilot
Stanley Lebor ...
Regimental Sergeant Major
Jack Galloway ...
Private Vincent
Milton Cadman ...
Private Long
David Auker ...
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Doctor Spaander
Richard Kane ...
Colonel Weaver
Toby Salaman ...
Private Stephenson
Michael Bangerter ...
British Staff Colonel
Philip Raymond ...
Grenadier Guards Colonel
Myles Reithermann ...
Boat Truck Driver
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Anthony Pullen Shaw ...
U.S. Captain (as Anthony Pullen)
John Morton ...
U.S. Padre
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U.S. Lieutenant
Patrick Ryecart ...
German Lieutenant
Dick Rienstra ...
Captain Krafft
Ian Liston ...
Sergeant Whitney
Paul Rattee ...
Private Gordon
Mark Sheridan ...
Sergeant Tomblin
George Innes ...
Sergeant Macdonald
John Stride ...
Grenadier Guards Major
Niall Padden ...
British Medical Orderly
Michael Graves ...
British Medical Orderly
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Private Simmonds
Edward Kalinski ...
Private Archer
Shaun Curry ...
Corporal Robbins
Sebastian Abineri ...
Sergeant Treadwell
Chris Williams ...
Corporal Merrick (as Christopher Williams)
Andrew Branch ...
Flute Player
Anthony Garner ...
British Staff Major
Feliks Arons ...
Dutch Priest
Stuart Blake ...
Soldier
Ray Boyd ...
Soldier
Stephen Churchett ...
Soldier
Jon Croft ...
Soldier
Patrick Dickson ...
Soldier
Adrian Gibbs ...
Soldier
Jason Gregory ...
Soldier
Stewart Guidotti ...
Soldier
Patrick Hannaway ...
Soldier
Brian Haughton ...
Soldier
Anthony Howden ...
Soldier
Frank Jarvis ...
Colonel Frost's Aide
David Killick ...
Soldier
Dan Long ...
Soldier
Gerald Martin ...
Soldier
Edward McDermott ...
Soldier
Tony McHale ...
Soldier
Jack McKenzie ...
Soldier
Francis Mughan ...
Soldier
Richard Ommanney ...
Soldier (as Richard Ommaney)
Peter Quince ...
Soldier
Robin Scobey ...
Soldier
Farrell Sheridan ...
Soldier
James Snell ...
Soldier
Michael Stock ...
Soldier
David Stockton ...
Soldier
Paul Vaughan-Teague ...
Soldier
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Soldier
Mark York ...
Soldier
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Lunatic Wearing Glasses (uncredited)
Omar N. Bradley ...
Himself - Plans for D-Day (archive footage) (uncredited)
John Careless ...
British Paratrooper (uncredited)
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Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Charles de Gaulle ...
Himself - In Car with Churchill (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Himself - Plans for D-Day (archive footage) (uncredited)
Gerard Franken ...
Soldier (uncredited)
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Himself - Salutes Parade (archive footage) (uncredited)
Alfred Jodl ...
Himself - Beside Hitler (archive footage) (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Trafford Leigh-Mallory ...
Himself - Plans for D-Day (archive footage) (uncredited)
Bernard L. Montgomery ...
Himself - Plans for D-Day (archive footage) (uncredited)
George S. Patton ...
Himself - Shakes Hands (archive footage) (uncredited)
Bertram Ramsay ...
Himself - Plans for D-Day (archive footage) (uncredited)
Erwin Rommel ...
Himself - Below Hitler (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Walter Bedell Smith ...
Himself - Plans for D-Day (archive footage) (uncredited)
Arthur Tedder ...
Himself - Plans for D-Day (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Joseph E. Levine ... producer
Richard P. Levine ... producer
John Palmer ... associate producer
Michael Stanley-Evans ... co-producer

Music by 

John Addison

Cinematography by 

Geoffrey Unsworth ... (photographed by)

Film Editing by 

Antony Gibbs

Casting By 

Miriam Brickman

Production Design by 

Terence Marsh

Art Direction by 

Stuart Craig
Roy Stannard
Alan Tomkins

Costume Design by 

Anthony Mendleson

Makeup Department 

Ronnie Cogan ... chief hairdresser
Tom Smith ... makeup supervisor
Ernest Gasser ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Nick Maley ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Dickie Bamber ... production manager: second unit (as Richard Bamber)
Terence A. Clegg ... production manager
Grania O'Shannon ... unit manager
Eric Rattray ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Bert Batt ... assistant director: second unit
Roy Button ... assistant director
Sidney Hayers ... second unit director
Steve Lanning ... assistant director
Geoffrey Ryan ... assistant director
David Tomblin ... first assistant director
Peter Waller ... assistant director
Andy Armstrong ... second second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Peter Dukelow ... construction manager
Peter Howitt ... set dresser
John Lanzer ... production buyer
Jack Towns ... property master
Michael White ... sketch artist
Chris Seddon ... drapesman (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Peter Horrocks ... sound editor
Gerry Humphreys ... dubbing mixer
Simon Kaye ... sound recordist
Robin O'Donoghue ... dubbing mixer
David Stephenson ... sound boom operator
Les Wiggins ... sound editor

Special Effects by 

John Richardson ... special effects supervisor
Ron Cartwright ... special effects technician (uncredited)
John Evans ... special effects technician (uncredited)
George Gibbs ... special effects coordinator (uncredited)
David Harris ... special effects technician (uncredited)
Ian Wingrove ... supervisor: second unit (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Wally Veevers ... optical effects

Stunts 

Vic Armstrong ... assistant stunt arranger
Alf Joint ... stunt arranger
Roy Alon ... stunts (uncredited)
Joe Amsler ... stunts (uncredited)
Vic Armstrong ... stunts (uncredited)
Dickey Beer ... stunts (uncredited)
Marc Boyle ... stunts (uncredited)
George Lane Cooper ... stunts (uncredited)
Jim Dowdall ... stunts (uncredited)
Joe Dunne ... stunts (uncredited)
Stuart Fell ... stunts (uncredited)
Nick Hobbs ... stunts (uncredited)
Gregory Hodal ... stunt double: Ryan O'Neal (uncredited) / stunts (uncredited)
Billy Horrigan ... stunts (uncredited)
Alf Joint ... stunts (uncredited)
George Leech ... stunts (uncredited)
Valentino Musetti ... stunts (uncredited)
Doug Robinson ... stunts (uncredited)
Tony Smart ... stunts (uncredited)
Alan Stuart ... stunts (uncredited)
Rocky Taylor ... stunts (uncredited)
Michael Turk ... stunts (uncredited)
Chris Webb ... stunts (uncredited)
Henry Weissenman ... stunts (uncredited)
Bill Weston ... stunts (uncredited)
Paul Weston ... stunt double: Robert Redford (uncredited) / stunt double: Ryan O'Neal (uncredited) / stunts (uncredited)
Jason White ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Steve Barron ... clapper loader
Frank Batt ... camera grip
Robin Browne ... aerial photography
Wally Byatt ... camera operator: second unit
John Campbell ... camera assistant
John Cardiff ... second aerial camera operator
Nobby Clark ... chief rigger (as Nobby Clarke)
Ken Coles ... second camera operator
Jack Conroy ... electrical supervisor
Louis H. Lavelly ... camera operator: second unit (as Lou Lavelly)
Peter MacDonald ... camera operator
John Partington-Smith ... parachute cameraman
Bob Penn ... still photographer
Dave Waterman ... parachute cameraman
Harry Waxman ... lighting cameraman: second unit
Frank Connor ... set photographer: second unit (uncredited)
John Fenner ... lighting technician (uncredited)
Geoff Glover ... additional photography (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

John Hilling ... wardrobe master
Margaret Lewin ... wardrobe mistress

Editorial Department 

Brian Mann ... assistant editor
Chris Blunden ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

John Addison ... conductor

Transportation Department 

Charles Mann ... military vehicle co-ordinator

Other crew 

Bill Aylmore ... armourer
Joe Caroff ... title design
Sheila Collins ... production assistant
John Frost ... military consultant (as Major General J.D. Frost C.B. D.S.O. M.C.)
James M. Gavin ... military consultant (as General James M. Gavin U.S.A.)
Frank A. Gregg ... military advisor (as Colonel Frank A. Gregg U.S.A.)
Brian Horrocks ... military consultant (as Lieutenant General Sir Brian Horrocks K.C.B. K.B.E. D.S.O. M.C.)
Judy Humphreys ... production assistant
Gabriel Katzka ... production consultant
Norton Knatchbull ... location manager
Joseph E. Levine ... presenter
Loretta Ordewer ... production assistant
Kathryn Morgan Ryan ... chief technical advisor
Arthur Tarry ... production accountant
R.E. Urquhart ... military consultant (as Major General R.E. Urquhart C.B. D.S.O.)
Cornelius Van Eijk ... dutch liaison
J.O.E. Vandeleur ... military consultant (as Brigadier J.O.E. Vandeleur D.S.O.)
Dena Vincent ... production assistant
J.L. Waddy ... military advisor (as Colonel J.L. Waddy O.B.E.)
Constance Willis ... continuity (as Connie Willis)
Matthew Binns ... production runner (uncredited)
Brian L. Davis ... military advisor (uncredited)
Michael Turk ... marine coordinator (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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