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Murder by Decree (1979) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Bob Clark

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Arthur Conan Doyle ... (characters)
John Hopkins ... (screenplay)
Elwyn Jones ... (co-author) (book "The Ripper File")
Stephen Knight ... (book)
John Lloyd ... (co-author) (book "The Ripper File")

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Christopher Plummer ... Sherlock Holmes
James Mason ... Dr. John H. Watson
David Hemmings ... Inspector Foxborough
Susan Clark ... Mary Kelly
Anthony Quayle ... Sir Charles Warren
John Gielgud ... Prime Minister Lord Salisbury
Frank Finlay ... Inspector Lestrade
Donald Sutherland ... Robert Lees
Geneviève Bujold ... Annie Crook
Chris Wiggins Chris Wiggins ... Doctor Hardy
Tedde Moore Tedde Moore ... Mrs. Lees (as Teddi Moore)
Peter Jonfield Peter Jonfield ... William Slade
Roy Lansford Roy Lansford ... Sir Thomas Spivey
Catherine Kessler Catherine Kessler ... Carrie
Ron Pember Ron Pember ... Makins
June Brown June Brown ... Anne Chapman
Ken Jones Ken Jones ... Dock Guard
Terry Duggan Terry Duggan ... Danny
Hilary Sesta Hilary Sesta ... Catherine Eddowes
Anthony May Anthony May ... Lanier
Betty Woolfe Betty Woolfe ... Mrs. Dobson
Iris Fry Iris Fry ... Elizabeth Stride
Geoffrey Russell Geoffrey Russell ... Home Secretary Henry Matthews
Peggy Ann Clifford Peggy Ann Clifford ... Lees' Housekeeper
Ann Mitchell ... Jane
Katherine Stark Katherine Stark ... Molly
Elaine Ives-Cameron Elaine Ives-Cameron ... Ellen (as Elaine Ives Cameron)
Stella Courtney Stella Courtney ... Betty
Judy Wilson ... Emily
Roy Pattison Roy Pattison ... Carroll
Victor Langley Victor Langley ... Prince of Wales
Pamela Abbott Pamela Abbott ... Princess Alexandra
Robin Marchal Robin Marchal ... Duke of Clarence
Richard Pescud Richard Pescud ... Doctor (as Richard Pescuid)
Pat Brackenbury Pat Brackenbury ... Nurse
Dan Long Dan Long ... Constable Long
Michael Cashman ... Constable Watkins
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tony Clarkin ... Police Sergeant (uncredited)
Peter Dean Peter Dean ... Police Constable (uncredited)
Norman Gay ... Distinguished gentleman (uncredited)
Jim McManus Jim McManus ... Policeman (uncredited)

Produced by 

Bob Clark ... producer
René Dupont ... producer
Robert A. Goldston ... producer
Len Herberman ... executive producer

Music by 

Paul Zaza
Carl Zittrer

Cinematography by 

Reginald H. Morris

Film Editing by 

Stan Cole

Casting By 

Karen Hazzard
Irene Lamb

Production Design by 

Harry Pottle

Art Direction by 

Peter Childs

Set Decoration by 

Denise Exshaw

Costume Design by 

Judy Moorcroft

Makeup Department 

Colin Jamison ... chief hairdresser
Peter Robb-King ... makeup artist
Jane Royle ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Peter Davis ... production manager: UK
Ted Rouse ... production manager: Canada

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

John Dodds ... third assistant director
Ariel Levy ... assistant director
Ken Roch ... second assistant director
Guy Travers ... second assistant director

Art Department 

Percy Godbold ... production buyer
Jock Kay ... scenic artist
Adrian Start ... art stand-by
Andy Andrews ... property master (uncredited)
Ken Pattenden ... construction manager (uncredited)

Sound Department 

David Appleby ... re-recording mixer (as Dave Appleby)
Ron Butcher ... sound maintenance
Dennis Drummond ... sound editor
Patrick Drummond ... sound editor
Wayne Griffin ... sound editor
Joe Grimaldi ... re-recording mixer
Kenneth Heeley-Ray ... supervising sound editor (as Ken Heeley Ray)
John W. Mitchell ... sound recordist (as John Mitchell)
Don White ... foley recording mixer
Keith Pamplin ... boom operator (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Michael Albrechtsen ... special effects

Visual Effects by 

Cliff Culley ... visual effects supervisor

Camera and Electrical Department 

Richard Blanshard ... still photographer
Maurice Gillett ... gaffer
Michael J. Jacobs ... special unit photographer
Jimmy Turrell ... camera operator (as James Turrell)
Graham Attwood ... still photographer (uncredited)
David Wynn-Jones ... focus puller (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Ron Beck ... wardrobe supervisor

Editorial Department 

Ian McBride ... assistant editor

Music Department 

Frank Morrone ... music engineer

Transportation Department 

Howard Pugh ... driver: cast

Other crew 

Andy Birmingham ... production accountant
Marilyn Clarke ... production coordinator
S.C. Dacy ... publicist
Robert A. Goldston ... presenter
Bob Halliday ... police liaison
Marjorie Lavelly ... continuity
John William Ault ... film extra (uncredited)
Lynda Levy ... unit publicist (uncredited)

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