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The Beggar's Opera(1953)

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Director

Peter Brook Director
Frank Hollands Assistant Director
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Cast

Hugh Griffith The beggar
George Rose 1st turnkey
Stuart Burge 1st prisoner
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Cyril Conway 2nd prisoner
Gerald Lawson 3rd prisoner
Eileen Harvey Young female traveller
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Dorothy Tutin Polly Peachum
Mary Clare Mrs. Peachum
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Athene Seyler Mrs. Trapes
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Daphne Anderson Lucy Lockit
Eric Pohlman Inn keeper
Edith Coates Mrs. Coaxer
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Yvonne Furneaux Jenny Diver
Kenneth Williams Jack the Pot Boy
Sandra Dorne Sukey Tawdrey
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Laurence Naismith Matt of the Mint
Max Brent A drunkard
Mercy Haystead Polly Trull
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Patricia Raine Mrs. Slammekin
Jocelyn James Molly Brazen
Isabel George Mrs. Vixen
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Helen Christie Betty Doxey
John Kidd 2nd turnkey
H. C. Walton 3rd turnkey
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Eugene Leahy 4th turnkey
Edgar Norfolk 5th turnkey
Oliver Hunter 1st chairman
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John Baker 2nd chairman
Madge Brindley Gin seller
Felix Felton Governor
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Denis Cannan John the Footman
Margot Grahame The actress
Tamba Alleney Negro page
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Billy Wells Hangman
Laurence Olivier Captain Macheath
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Cinematography

Guy Green Photography
Austin Dempster Camera Operator
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Writer

Christopher Fry Addl dial
Denis Cannan Screenwriter
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Producer

Herbert Wilcox Producer
Eric Goodhead Associate Producer
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Editing

Reginald Beck Supervising Editor
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Music

Sir Arthur Bliss Mus arr and comp
Muir Mathieson Sir Arthur Bliss's score cond
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Dance

Frank Staff Dance arr
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Art Director

William C. Andrews Art Director
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Visual Effects

Wally Veevers Special Effects
George Samuels Special Effects
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Make-Up

Joyce Wood Hairdressing
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Costume-Wardrobe

Maude Churchill Ward supv
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Art Department

George Wakhevitch Opera sets
Leonard Townsend Set Dresser
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Sound

Peter Handford Sd recordist
Red Law Sd recordist
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Film Production - Main

J. D. Wilcox Production Manager
John Brabourne Production Assistant
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William Blezard Repetiteur
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Post Production

Joan Bridge Technicolor Color Consultant
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Misc. Crew

Adele Leigh Singing voice double for Dorothy Tutin
Jennifer Vyvyan Singing voice double for Daphne Anderson
Joan Cross Singing voice double for Athene Seyler
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Edith Coates Singing voice double
John Cameron Singing voice double
Bruce Boyce Singing voice double
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Stanley Holloway Singing voice double
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