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The Optimists (1973) Poster

(1973)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Anthony Simmons

Writing Credits  

Anthony Simmons ... (novel)
 
Tudor Gates ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Peter Sellers ... Sam
Donna Mullane Donna Mullane ... Liz
John Chaffey John Chaffey ... Mark
David Daker ... Bob Ellis
Marjorie Yates Marjorie Yates ... Chrissie Ellis
Katyana Kass Katyana Kass ... Baby Ellis
Patricia Brake ... Dog's Home Secretary
Don Crown Don Crown ... Busker
Bruce Purchase ... Policeman
Michael Graham Cox Michael Graham Cox ... Park Keeper
Bernie Searle Bernie Searle ... Dustman
Tommy Wright Tommy Wright ... Dustman
Pat Beckett Pat Beckett ... Laundry Lady
Daphne Lawson Daphne Lawson ... Laundry Lady
Candyce Jane Brandl Candyce Jane Brandl ... Laundry Lady
Hilary Crane Hilary Crane ... Schoolteacher
Pat Ashton Pat Ashton ... Woman at Nursery
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Keith Chegwin ... Georgie (uncredited)
Eric Kent Eric Kent ... Apple Man (uncredited)
Hilary Pritchard Hilary Pritchard ... Laundry Lady (uncredited)
Guy Standeven ... Passer-By (uncredited)

Produced by 

Adrian Gaye ... producer
Ronald S. Kass ... executive producer
Victor Lyndon ... producer
Caroline Shott ... assistant producer

Music by 

George Martin

Cinematography by 

Larry Pizer

Film Editing by 

John Jympson

Casting By 

Allan Foenander ... (as Alan Foenander)

Art Direction by 

Robert Cartwright

Costume Design by 

Pixie Weir

Makeup Department 

Stuart Freeborn ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Ivor Powell ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Tony Hopkins ... assistant director
Richard Meyrick ... assistant director

Art Department 

Cliff Robinson ... assistant art director (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Rusty Coppleman ... sound editor
Bill Rowe ... sound recordist
Ivan Sharrock ... sound recordist
Richard Hymns ... assistant sound editor (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Peter Bloor ... electrician
Nobby Cross ... gaffer
Martin Evans ... best boy
David Harcourt ... camera operator

Editorial Department 

Alan Strachan ... assistant editor

Location Management 

Lee Bolon ... location manager

Music Department 

Lionel Bart ... songs by
Don Crown ... composer: song "Mr Bass Drum Man"
Lew Warburton ... conductor / music arranger

Script and Continuity Department 

Angela Allen ... continuity
Angela Allen ... continuity

Additional Crew 

Sheila Collins ... production secretary
Geoff Freeman ... unit publicist
Elizabeth Hunt ... dialogue coach

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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