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Sink the Bismarck ! (1960) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Lewis Gilbert

Writing Credits  

Edmund H. North ... (screen story)
 
Edmund H. North ... (screenplay)
 
C.S. Forester ... (based on a book by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Kenneth More ... Captain Jonathan Shepard
Dana Wynter ... Second Officer Anne Davis
Carl Möhner ... Kapitän Ernst Lindemann (as Carl Mohner)
Laurence Naismith ... First Sea Lord - Sir Dudley Pound - Admiral of the Fleet
Geoffrey Keen ... Assistant Chief of Naval Staff
Karel Stepanek ... Admiral Günther Lutjens
Michael Hordern ... Admiral Jack Tovey - Commander in Chief - HMS King George V
Maurice Denham ... Commander Richards
Michael Goodliffe ... Captain Banister
Esmond Knight ... Captain John Leech - HMS Prince of Wales
Jack Watling ... Signals Officer
Jack Gwillim ... Commodore Wilfrid Patterson - HMS King George V (as Jack Gwillam)
Mark Dignam ... Captain Loben Mound - HMS Ark Royal
Ernest Clark ... Captain Robert Ellis - HMS Suffolk
John Horsley ... Captain Charles Larcom - HMS Sheffield
Peter Burton ... Captain - HMS Solent - First Destroyer
Sydney Tafler Sydney Tafler ... Henry - First Workman
John Stuart ... Captain Ralph Kerr - HMS Hood
Walter Hudd ... Admiral Lancelot Holland - HMS Hood
Sean Barrett Sean Barrett ... Able Seaman Brown
Edward R. Murrow ... Edward R. Murrow
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Arnold Robert Arnold ... Fighter Pilot (uncredited)
Del Baker Del Baker ... Guard (uncredited)
Michael Balfour ... Able Seaman - Lookout on 'Suffolk' (uncredited)
John Barron ... Officer P.R.O. (uncredited)
Richard Beale Richard Beale ... Petty Officer in Phone Montage (uncredited)
Victor Beaumont ... Officer on the 'Bismarck' (uncredited)
Michael Beint Michael Beint ... Lothar Balzar - Leutnant zur See (uncredited)
Brandon Brady ... Signal Officer on the 'Ark Royal' (uncredited)
Johnny Briggs ... Young Seaman on 'Prince of Wales' (uncredited)
Robert Brown ... Gunnery Officer on 'King George V' (uncredited)
Mark Burns ... Naval Rating in Phone Montage (uncredited)
Max Butterfield Max Butterfield ... Dark Room Technician (uncredited)
Dennis Carnell Dennis Carnell ... Bridge Officer [HMS King George V] (uncredited)
Roy Castle ... Seaman on 'Prince of Wales' (uncredited)
Peter Cellier ... First Lieutenant on Destroyers (uncredited)
Donald Churchill ... Seaman on 'Ark Royal' (uncredited)
Michael Collins Michael Collins ... Lookout - Second Destroyer (uncredited)
Eric Corrie Eric Corrie ... Pilot - RAF Operations Room (uncredited)
George Curtis George Curtis ... War Room Officer (uncredited)
Robert Desmond Robert Desmond ... Dexter (uncredited)
Peter Dyneley ... Jenkins - 'King George V' (uncredited)
Clifford Elkin Clifford Elkin ... Pilot - RAF Operations Room (uncredited)
John Flint John Flint ... Pilot - RAF Opeations Room (uncredited)
Peter Forbes-Robertson Peter Forbes-Robertson ... Signalman - 'Prince of Wales' (uncredited)
Tom Gill Tom Gill ... Master of the Fleet - 'King George V' (uncredited)
Harold Goodwin ... Airman in Phone Montage (uncredited)
Walter Gotell ... Signals Officer Mueller on the 'Bismarck' (uncredited)
Kathryn Greenaway Kathryn Greenaway ... Miss Jackson - WRENS (uncredited)
Cameron Hall Cameron Hall ... Civilian Worker on 'Prince of Wales' (uncredited)
John G. Heller ... Lt. Becker on the 'Bismarck' (uncredited)
David Hemmings ... Seaman on 'Ark Royal' (uncredited)
Ian Hendry ... Meteorological Officer on 'King George V' (uncredited)
Hubert Hill Hubert Hill ... War Room Officer (uncredited)
Ronald Hines Ronald Hines ... Officer on Bridge of 'Prince of Wales' (uncredited)
Adolf Hitler ... Himself - at Launch of 'Bismarck' (archive footage) (uncredited)
Alfred Hoffman Alfred Hoffman ... Quartermaster - 'Bismarck' (uncredited)
Charles Houston ... Airman - 'Ark Royal' (uncredited)
Glyn Houston ... Seaman on 'Prince of Wales' (uncredited)
Norman Johns Norman Johns ... Pilot - RAF Operations Room (uncredited)
Patrick Jordan Patrick Jordan ... Agent in Norway (uncredited)
Edward Judd ... Navigating Officer on 'Prince of Wales' (uncredited)
Sam Kydd ... Civilian Worker on 'Prince of Wales' (uncredited)
Hugh Latimer Hugh Latimer ... Commander - War Room (uncredited)
Bernard Lee ... Firing Officer (uncredited)
George Leech ... War Room Officer (uncredited)
Ronald Leigh-Hunt ... Somers - Officer on 'King George V' (uncredited)
Harry Locke ... Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
Ned Lynch Ned Lynch ... War Room Officer (uncredited)
Sean Lynch ... Mail Clerk on 'Ark Royal' (uncredited)
Barry MacGregor Barry MacGregor ... Midshipman - 'Prince of Wales' (uncredited)
Victor Maddern ... Able Seaman, Final Scene (uncredited)
Colin McKenzie Colin McKenzie ... Naval Rating (uncredited)
Hugh Moxey Hugh Moxey ... Captain - Second Destroyer (uncredited)
Russell Napier Russell Napier ... Air Vice Marshal (uncredited)
Anthony Oliver Anthony Oliver ... Operations Officer on 'Ark Royal' (uncredited)
Olaf Pooley Olaf Pooley ... Officer of the Watch on 'Sheffield' (uncredited)
George Pravda ... Damage Control Officer on the 'Bismarck' (uncredited)
Robin Ray Robin Ray ... RAF Officer (uncredited)
Edwin Richfield ... Bridge Officer (uncredited)
Robert Rietty Robert Rietty ... Captain Lindemann (voice) (uncredited)
Michael Ripper ... Able Seaman - Lookout on 'Suffolk' (uncredited)
Pat Ryan Pat Ryan ... War Room Officer (uncredited)
Michael Sarne Michael Sarne ... Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
Frederick Schiller Frederick Schiller ... Damage Control Officer (uncredited)
Norman Shelley Norman Shelley ... Winston Churchill (voice) (uncredited)
Julian Somers Julian Somers ... Civilian Worker - 'Prince of Wales' (uncredited)
Guy Standeven ... Yeoman on King George V (uncredited)
Graham Stark ... Petty Officer Williams (uncredited)
Gordon Sterne Gordon Sterne ... German Officer (uncredited)
John Stride ... Tom Shepard - Gunner - 'Ark Royal' Air Gunner (uncredited)
Fred Stroud Fred Stroud ... War Room Officer (uncredited)
Donald Tandy Donald Tandy ... Air Commodore in Phone Montage (uncredited)
Jack Taylor Jack Taylor ... Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
Peter Taylor Peter Taylor ... Korvettenkapitan Adalbert Schneider (uncredited)
Reg Thomason ... Officer - HMS Sheffield (uncredited)
Noel Trevarthen ... Pilot - RAF Operations Room (uncredited)
Ernst Walder Ernst Walder ... German Rating - 'Bismarck' (uncredited)
John H. Watson John H. Watson ... Officer - 'King George V' (uncredited)
Ian Whittaker Ian Whittaker ... Able Seaman - Final Scene (uncredited)
Brian Worth Brian Worth ... Torpedo Control Officer on First Destroyer (uncredited)

Produced by 

John Brabourne ... producer: A John Brabourne Production also

Music by 

Clifton Parker

Cinematography by 

Christopher Challis ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Peter R. Hunt ... (as Peter Hunt)

Casting By 

Nora Roberts

Art Direction by 

Arthur Lawson

Makeup Department 

Ivy Emmerton ... hairdresser
W.T. Partleton ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Edward Joseph ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Jack Causey ... assistant director
Claude Watson ... second assistant director (uncredited)
Anthony Waye ... third assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Arthur Taksen ... set dresser
Bill Bennison ... draughtsman (uncredited)
J. Cook ... scenic artist (uncredited)
Maurice Pelling ... draughtsman (uncredited)
Don Picton ... assistant art director (uncredited)
Tony Rimmington ... draughtsman (uncredited)
John Siddall ... draughtsman (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Red Law ... sound mixer
Dudley Messenger ... sound mixer
Winston Ryder ... dubbing editor (as Win Ryder)
Ron Butcher ... sound camera operator (uncredited)
Danny Daniel ... boom operator (uncredited)
Archie Ludski ... assistant dubbing editor (uncredited)
Austin Partridge ... sound maintenance (uncredited)
Vivian Temple-Smith ... assistant boom operator (uncredited)
Charles Van der Goor ... sound maintenance (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Richard Goodwin ... unit manager: Special Effects Unit
Howard Lydecker ... supervisor: Special Effects Unit
Bill Warrington ... supervisor: Special Effects Unit
Pat Carr ... special effects assistant (uncredited)
Freddie Cooper ... special effects assistant (uncredited)
Cliff Culley ... special effects assistant (uncredited)
Martin Shortall ... special effects assistant (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Skeets Kelly ... cameraman: Special Effects Unit
Jack Welch ... camera operator: Special Effects Unit
John Stears ... model ships (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Austin Dempster ... camera operator
Steve Claydon ... focus puller (uncredited)
Roy Ford ... clapper loader (uncredited)
Mike Fox ... clapper loader (uncredited)
John Harris ... second camera operator (uncredited)
Ian Jeayes ... still photographer (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

John Gilbert ... assistant editor (uncredited)
Jeremy Saunders ... assembly cutter (uncredited)
Norman Wanstall ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Muir Mathieson ... conductor

Other crew 

Shirley Barnes ... continuity
Peter Peake ... technical adviser (as Lt. Cdr. Peter Peake R.N. {Rtd})
Bob Herrington ... publicist (uncredited)
Phyl Russell ... production secretary (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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