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The Red Shoes (1948) Poster

(1948)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Michael Powell
Emeric Pressburger

Writing Credits  

Hans Christian Andersen ... (fairy tale)
 
Emeric Pressburger ... (original screenplay)
 
Keith Winter ... (additional dialogue)
 
Michael Powell ... (written by) and
Emeric Pressburger ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Marius Goring ... Julian Craster
Jean Short Jean Short ... Terry
Gordon Littmann Gordon Littmann ... Ike
Julia Lang Julia Lang ... A Balletomane
Bill Shine ... Her Mate
Léonide Massine ... Ljubov (as Leonide Massine)
Anton Walbrook ... Boris Lermontov
Austin Trevor ... Professor Palmer
Esmond Knight ... Livy
Eric Berry Eric Berry ... Dimitri
Irene Browne ... Lady Neston
Moira Shearer ... Victoria Page
Ludmilla Tchérina ... Irina Boronskaja (as Ludmilla Tcherina)
Jerry Verno Jerry Verno ... Stage-Door Keeper
Robert Helpmann ... Ivan Boleslawsky
Albert Bassermann ... Sergei Ratov (as Albert Basserman)
Derek Elphinstone Derek Elphinstone ... Lord Oldham
Marie Rambert Marie Rambert ... Madame Rambert (as Madame Rambert)
Joy Rawlins Joy Rawlins ... Gwladys, Vicky's friend
Marcel Poncin Marcel Poncin ... M. Boudin
Michel Bazalgette Michel Bazalgette ... M. Rideaut
Yvonne Andre Yvonne Andre ... Vicky's Dresser
Hay Petrie ... Boisson
Alan Carter Alan Carter ... Solo Dancer: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
Joan Harris Joan Harris ... Solo Dancer: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
Joan Sheldon Joan Sheldon ... Dancer: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
Paula Dunning Paula Dunning ... Dancer: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
Brian Ashbridge Brian Ashbridge ... Dancer: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
Denis Carey Denis Carey ... Dancer: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
Lynne Dorval Lynne Dorval ... Dancer: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
Helen Ffrance Helen Ffrance ... Dancer: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
Robert Dorning Robert Dorning ... Dancer: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
Eddie Gaillard Eddie Gaillard ... Dancer: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
Paul Hammond Paul Hammond ... Dancer: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
Tommy Linden Tommy Linden ... Dancer: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
Trisha Linova Trisha Linova ... Dancer: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
Anna Marinova Anna Marinova ... Dancer: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
Guy Massey Guy Massey ... Dancer: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
John Regan John Regan ... Dancer: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
Peggy Sager Peggy Sager ... Dancer: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
Ruth Sendler Ruth Sendler ... Dancer: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
Hilda Gaunt Hilda Gaunt ... Accompanist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Neville Astor Neville Astor ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Edmond Audran Edmond Audran ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Mark Baring Mark Baring ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Peter Bayliss ... Evans - Lord Oldham's Chauffeur (uncredited)
Michael Bayston Michael Bayston ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Leonard Boucher Leonard Boucher ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Robin Burns Robin Burns ... Mercury Theatre Audience (uncredited)
Anne Byatt Anne Byatt ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Joy Camden Joy Camden ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Jack Carter Jack Carter ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Elizabeth Christie Elizabeth Christie ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Michelle de Lys Michelle de Lys ... Lady in Vicky's Dressing Room Before Premiere (uncredited)
Jane Fischer Jane Fischer ... Dancer (uncredited)
Peter Fisk Peter Fisk ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Gladys Forrester Gladys Forrester ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Donato Forte Donato Forte ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Richard George Richard George ... Doorman (uncredited)
Greta Grayson Greta Grayson ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Audrey Harman Audrey Harman ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Pamela Harrington Pamela Harrington ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Jean Hébey Jean Hébey ... Parisian Taxi Driver at Opera Square (uncredited)
Suzanne Jemmett Suzanne Jemmett ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Barry Klare Barry Klare ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Joan Lehman Joan Lehman ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Joyce Linden Joyce Linden ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Charles Lisner Charles Lisner ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Graham MacCormack Graham MacCormack ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Enid Martin Enid Martin ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Denise Merrum Denise Merrum ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Helene Mladova Helene Mladova ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Patricia Norman Patricia Norman ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Yvonne Olena Yvonne Olena ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Collin Patrick Collin Patrick ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Philippe Perrottet Philippe Perrottet ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Leslie Phillips ... Audience member (uncredited)
Emeric Pressburger ... Man Waiting on Station Platform (uncredited)
Jackie Smithers Jackie Smithers ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Saxon Stobart Saxon Stobart ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Margaret Tate Margaret Tate ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Meta Thomas Meta Thomas ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
John Tore John Tore ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Patrick Troughton ... BBC Radio Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
Gladys Walton Gladys Walton ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Elizabeth West Elizabeth West ... Lermontov's Secretary (uncredited)
George Woodbridge ... Doorman - Covent Garden (uncredited)
Anne Woolliams Anne Woolliams ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)
Marnia Zarina Marnia Zarina ... Corps de Ballet (uncredited)

Produced by 

George R. Busby ... assistant producer
Michael Powell ... producer
Emeric Pressburger ... producer

Music by 

Brian Easdale

Cinematography by 

Jack Cardiff ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Reginald Mills

Production Design by 

Hein Heckroth

Art Direction by 

Arthur Lawson

Costume Design by 

Hein Heckroth ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department 

George Blackler ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Eric Carter ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Ernest Gasser ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Sydney Streeter ... assistant director (as Sydney S. Streeter)
J.M. Gibson ... third assistant director (uncredited)
Laurie Knight ... third assistant director (uncredited)
Kenneth K. Rick ... second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Alfred Roberts ... scenic artist
Bernard Goodwin ... draughtsman (uncredited)
G. Heavens ... draughtsman (uncredited)
Peter Mullins ... scenic painter (uncredited)
Don Picton ... draughtsman (uncredited)
V. Shaw ... draughtsman (uncredited)
Elven Webb ... assistant art director (uncredited)
V.B. Wilkins ... draughtsman (uncredited)
Alan Withy ... draughtsman (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Gordon K. McCallum ... dubbing (as Gordon MacCullum)
Charles Poulton ... sound
Al Burton ... boom operator (uncredited)
Peter Davies ... first assistant dubbing mixer (uncredited)
Desmond Dew ... sound recordist (uncredited)
Leonard Trumm ... dubbing editor (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

George Gunn ... composite photography: Technicolor (as F. George Gunn)
Eugene Hague ... composite photography: Technicolor (as E. Hague)
Ivor Beddoes ... special painting (uncredited)
Les Bowie ... matte artist (uncredited)
Judy Jordan ... matte artist (uncredited)
Joseph Nathanson ... special painting (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Christopher Challis ... camera
George Cannon ... still photographer (uncredited)
Bob Kindred ... clapper loader (uncredited)
Cornel Lucas ... special still photographer (uncredited)
George Minassian ... focus puller (uncredited)
John Morgan ... clapper loader (uncredited)
Alistair Phillips ... assistant still photographer (uncredited)
Bill Wall ... chief electrician (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Carven ... dresses: Mlle. Tcherina (as Carven of Paris)
Dorothy Edwards ... wardrobe
Jacques Fath ... dresses: Miss Shearer (as Jacques Fath of Paris)
Mattli ... dresses: Miss Shearer (as Mattli of London)
Dorothy Edwards ... dresses: Miss Tcherina (uncredited)
Elsie Withers ... head of wardrobe (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Noreen Ackland ... assistant editor (uncredited)
Anne V. Coates ... second editor (uncredited)
Tony Haynes ... second assistant editor (uncredited)
Laurie Knight ... second assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Ted Drake ... music recordist
Brian Easdale ... conductor / music arranger
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ... music played by

Other crew 

Joan Bridge ... associate colour control
Alan Carter ... assistant maitre de ballet: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
Joan Harris ... assistant maitresse de ballet: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
Robert Helpmann ... choreographer: The Ballet of The Red Shoes
Natalie Kalmus ... colour control
Léonide Massine ... (as Leonide Massine) (the part of the Shoemaker created and danced by)
Doreen Merriman ... continuity (as Doreen North)
J. Arthur Rank ... presenter
John Seabourne Jr. ... liaison editor
Joanna Busby ... assistant continuity (uncredited)
Gwladys Jenks ... production assistant (uncredited)
Vivienne Knight ... publicist (uncredited)
Marjorie Mein ... production secretary (uncredited)
Terence Morgan II ... mask maker: monsters (uncredited)
Charles Orme ... production assistant (uncredited)
Comer Peter ... production assistant (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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