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Breakthrough (1979) Poster

(1979)

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Directed by 

Andrew V. McLaglen

Writing Credits  

Peter Berneis ... (screenplay) and
Tony Williamson ... (screenplay)
 
Dagobert Lindlau ... (screenplay) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Richard Burton ... Sgt. Rolf Steiner
Rod Steiger ... Gen. Webster
Helmut Griem ... Maj. von Stransky
Klaus Löwitsch ... Uffz. Krüger
Michael Parks ... Sgt. Anderson
Werner Pochath ... Schütze Keppel
Véronique Vendell ... Yvette (as Veronique Vendell)
Horst Janson ... Capt. Berger
Joachim Hansen ... Capt. Kistner
Walter Ullrich Walter Ullrich ... Schütze Hauser
Dieter Schidor Dieter Schidor ... Cpl. Paul Anselm
Bruno Dietrich ... Schütze Nissen
Sonja Jeannine Sonja Jeannine ... Jeanette
Günter Clemens Günter Clemens ... Cpl. Dorfmann
Michael Büttner Michael Büttner ... Schütze Junghans (as Wolfgang Büttner)
Dieter B. Gerlach Dieter B. Gerlach ... Uffz. Klingsmann
Günter Meisner ... SS-Offizier
Curd Jürgens ... Gen. Hofmann
Robert Mitchum ... Col. Rogers
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Thomas Braut ... Sgt. Rolf Steiner (voice) (uncredited)
Michael Brennicke Michael Brennicke ... Soldier (voice) (uncredited)
Gernot Duda Gernot Duda ... Several Roles (voice) (uncredited)
Miguel Herz-Kestranek Miguel Herz-Kestranek ... Bethke (uncredited)
Mike Jenkins Mike Jenkins ... Army Lieutenant with Fieldglasses (uncredited)
Arnold Marquis Arnold Marquis ... Col. Rogers (voice) (uncredited)
Edgar Ott Edgar Ott ... Gen. Webster (voice) (uncredited)
Sieghardt Rupp ... Cpl. Rothe (uncredited)
Hans-Jürgen Schatz Hans-Jürgen Schatz ... Schulze (uncredited)
Peter Thom Peter Thom ... Several Roles (voice) (uncredited)
Christoph Waltz ... Sanitäter in der Eröffnungssequenz am Bahnhof beim Verwundetenzug (uncredited)

Produced by 

Wolf C. Hartwig ... producer
Hubert Lukowski ... producer
Ted Richmond ... executive producer
Ludwig Spitaler ... executive producer: Germany

Music by 

Peter Thomas

Cinematography by 

Tony Imi

Film Editing by 

Helga Borsche ... (German version)
Raymond Poulton
Herbert Taschner ... (German version)

Production Design by 

Gerhard Janda

Costume Design by 

Josef Satzinger

Makeup Department 

Ron Berkeley ... makeup supervisor
Hildegard Kwiet ... hair stylist
Alain Folgoas ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Klaus Keil ... general production manager: Berlin, Germany
Peter Maris ... production manager: Berlin, Germany

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Bert Batt ... first assistant director
Stefaan Schieder ... second assistant director
Christopher Edward Wilding ... third assistant director (as Christopher Wilding)

Art Department 

Frank D. Geuer ... property master

Sound Department 

David Hildyard ... sound mixer / sound
Peter Horrocks ... sound editor
Mike Le Mare ... sound editor
Tommy Staples ... boom operator

Special Effects by 

Sass Bedig ... special effects
Richard Richtsfeld ... special effects

Stunts 

Eddie Stacey ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department 

Will Appelt ... still photographer
Chris Howard ... focus puller
Bob Klebig ... still photographer
Tony White ... camera operator
Michael J. Jacobs ... special still photographer (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Graham Farrow ... assistant film editor

Music Department 

Peter Thomas ... musical director

Other crew 

E. Bernardiner ... military advisor (as Gen.Major E. Bernardiner)
Samuel Magill ... military advisor: USA (as Lt. Col. S. Magill)
Heinz Riedl ... press publicist
Trudy von Trotha ... script supervisor
Crew verified as complete

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