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"Clochemerle" The Dreaded Arrival of Captain Tardivaux (1972)

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Original Air Date:
7 April 1972 (Season 1, Episode 8)
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 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Cyril Cusack ... Mayor Barthelemy Piechut

Roy Dotrice ... Curé Ponosse
Kenneth Griffith ... Ernest Tafardel

Wendy Hiller ... Justine Putet
Cyd Hayman ... Adele Torbayon

Micheline Presle ... Baroness Courtebiche
Georgina Moon ... Rose Bivaque

Peter Ustinov ... Narrator (voice)

Nigel Green ... Captain Tardinaux
Catherine Rouvel ... Judith Toumignong
Barry Linehan ... Arthur Torbayon
James Wardroper ... Claudius Brodequin

Christian Roberts ... Hippolyte Foncimagne
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Barrett ... Poipanel
Sheila Brennan ... Babette Manapoux
Pamela Cundell ... 1st Washerwoman
Michael Golden ... Lagouche
Ian Gray ... Oscar De St. Choul
Mandy Jenner ... Estelle De St. Choul
Tom Kempinski ... Lieutenant
Nita Lorraine ... 2nd Washerwoman
Roland MacLeod ... Machevoigne
Peter Madden ... Doctor Mouraille
Carolyn Moody ... Madame Fadet
Larry Noble ... Ploquin
Richard Shaw ... Eugene Fadet
John Turtle ... Laroudel
Kenneth Watson ... Sergeant
Derek Ware ... Policeman (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Michael Mills 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Gabriel Chevallier  novel "Clochemerle"
Ray Galton  writer
Sabine Seifert  dialogue (German version)
Alan Simpson  writer

Produced by
Michael Mills .... producer
Cinematography by
James Balfour 
Film Editing by
Geoffrey Botterill 
Christopher Rowlands 
Production Design by
Spencer Chapman 
Costume Design by
Valerie Spooner 
Makeup Department
Magdalen Gaffney .... makeup artist (as Magdelen Gaffney)
Sound Department
Bill Chesneau .... sound
Geoff Cutting .... dubbing mixer
Eddie Dougall .... sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Andrikos Adonis .... camera operator
Music Department
Alan Roper .... composer: additional music
Other crew
Hugues Burin des Roziers .... production assistant
Betty Harley .... continuity
John B. Hobbs .... production assistant

Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

30 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:


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