The Red Shoes (1948)

Voted one of the top ten films of the century!

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Cast List and Photograph

Directed by : Michael Powell - Emeric Pressburger

Writing credits:
Hans Christian Andersen (original story) - Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger
Keith Winter (additional dialogue) - Marius Goring (uncredited) (additional dialogue)

Cast
Anton Walbrook - Boris Lermontov
Marius Goring - Julian Craster
Moira Shearer - Victoria Page
Robert Helpmann - Ivan Boleslawsky
Léonide Massine - Grischa Ljubov
Albert Bassermann - S. Ratov
Ludmilla Tchérina - Irina Boronskaja
Esmond Knight - Livingstone 'Livy' Montagne
Jean Short - Terry Tyler
Gordon Littmann - Ike Tanner
Julia Lang - Weirdie - A Balletomane
Bill Shine - Beardie - Her Companion
Austin Trevor - Professor Palmer
Eric Berry - Dimitri
Irene Browne - Lady Neston
Jerry Verno - George, the Stagedoor Keeper
Derek Elphinstone - Lord Oldham
Marie Rambert - Herself (as Madame Rambert)
Joy Rawlins - Gwladys, Victoria's friend
Marcel Poncin - M. Boudin
Michel Bazalgette - M. Rideaut
Yvonne Andre - Victoria's Dresser
Hay Petrie - -Boisson
Alan Carter (I) - Solo Dancer
Joan Harris - Solo Dancer
Joan Sheldon - Dancer
Paula Dunning - Dancer
Brian Ashbridge - Dancer
Denis Carey - Dancer
Lynne Dorval - Dancer
Helen Ffrance - Dancer
Robert Dorning - Dancer
Eddie Gaillard - Dancer
Paul Hammond - Dancer
Tommy Linden - Dancer
Trisha Linova - Dancer
Anna Marinova - Dancer
Guy Massey - Dancer
John Regan - Dancer
Peggy Sager - Dancer
Ruth Sendler - Dancer

Edmond Audran - Dancer (uncredited)
George Woodbridge - Doorman (uncredited)
Leonard Boucher - Dancer (uncreditied)
Helene Mladova - Dancer (uncredited)

Produced by: George R. Busby (assistant) - Michael Powell - Emeric Pressburger

Original music: Brian Easdale

Cinematography : Jack Cardiff

Film Editing :Reginald Mills

Production Design: Hein Heckroth

Art Direction : Arthur Lawson

Costume Design : Dorothy Edwards (Miss Tcherina's dresses)

Makeup Department : Eric Carter - Ernest Gasser

Second Unit & Assistant Director :Sydney Streeter

Sound Department : Gordon K. McCallum - Sound mixer - Charles Poulton - sound

Other : Noreen Ackland - assistant editor - Ivor Beddoes - special painting - Thomas Beecham - conductor - Joan Bridge - associate color consultant - Carren - Miss Tcherina's dresses Alan Carter - assistant choreographer - Christopher Challis - camera operator - Ted Drake - music recordist - F. George Dunn - special photographic effects - Brian Easdale - conductor - Dorothy Edwards - wardrober - Peter Ellenshaw - assistant matte artist (uncredited) - Jacques Fath - Miss Shearer's dresses - Margherita Grandi - singer - George Gunn - post-production matte editor - Douglas Hague - technicolor composite photographer - E. Hague - special photographic effects -Robert Helpmann - choreographer - Natalie Kalmus - color consultant - Mattli - Miss Shearer's dresses - Terry Morgan - mask maker: monsters - Joseph Natanson - miniature painter - Joséf Natensen - design assistant - Doreen North - continuity - Alfred Roberts - scenic artist - John Seabourne Sr. - liason editor

Only one picture exists of the cast and crew together and it is reproduced here...

Please click here for a larger picture and run your mouse over the faces for identification....

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