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Tarka the Otter (1979) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

David Cobham

Writing Credits  

Henry Williamson ... (novel)
 
Gerald Durrell ... (screenplay) and
David Cobham ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

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Narrator (voice)
Peter Bennett ...
Master of the Hunt
Edward Underdown ...
Hibbert
Brenda Cavendish ...
Lucy
John Leeson ...
Secretary of the Hunt
...
Dairy Farmer
George Waring ...
Farm Labourer
...
Farm Labourer
Max Faulkner ...
Ferretter
Spade ...
Osla ...
Whitelip
Boatman ...
Deadlock
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Produced by 

David Cobham ... producer
Janet Cobham ... associate producer
Frank Powis ... associate producer

Music by 

David Fanshawe

Cinematography by 

Terry Channell ... (wildlife)
John McCallum

Film Editing by 

Charles Davies

Makeup Department 

Elaine Smith ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Edward Dorian ... production manager (as Eddie Dorian)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Roy P. Stevens ... second assistant director
Gil Whelan ... first assistant director

Sound Department 

Tony Anscombe ... dubbing mixer
Trevor Carless ... sound mixer
Martin Dale ... sound mixer
Martin Pearce ... boom operator
Ron Swann ... sound maintenance

Special Effects by 

Richard Conway ... special effects
Jim Hatchard ... special effects
Marjie Pratt ... special effects

Camera and Electrical Department 

John Buxton ... additional wildlife photographer
Ian Cassie ... camera loader
Steve Downer ... still photographer: wildlife
Slim MacDonnell ... underwater photographer
Nic Milner ... camera loader (as Nick Milner)
David Morgan ... focus puller (as Dave Morgan)
Jimmy Mullins ... grip
Norman Smith ... gaffer
Tony Woodcock ... focus puller

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Margaret Austin ... wardrobe supervisor

Music Department 

Owain Arwel Hughes ... conductor
Tommy Reilly ... musician: harmonica

Other crew 

Edward Anderson ... owl handler
Sue Batten ... otter handler: Deadlock
Barbara Brigham ... otter handler
Ann Edwards ... continuity (as Anne Edwards)
Roy Grout ... otter handler
John Holmes ... otter handler: Deadlock
Peter Neal ... titles
Peter Talbot ... otter handler
Joyce Turner ... production secretary
Jeanne Wayre ... technical advisor: otters
Philip Wayre ... technical advisor: otters
Crew believed to be complete

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