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The Battle of the River Plate (1956)

 

               Directed by                Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger


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Peter Finch

Bernard Lee

Anthony Quayle

John Gregson

Michael Goodliffe

Captain Langsdorff [Admiral Graf Spee]

            Captain Dove             [MS Africa Shell]

Commodore Harwood [HMS Ajax]

            Captain Bell           [HMS Exeter]

Captain McCall 'British Naval Attache'


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Julian Somers

Ian Hunter

Anthony Bushell

Douglas Wilmer

William Squire

Quartermaster [Admiral Graf Spee]

Captain Woodhouse           [HMS Ajax]          

Mr Millington Drake 'British Ambassador'

M Desmoulins 'French Ambassador'

Ray Martin


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Peter Illing

Patrick Macnee

Lionel Murton

Donald Moffat

Jack Gwillim

Doctor Guani 'Uruguay Foreign Minister'

Lieutenant Commander Medley

Mike Fowler

Swanston, Look Out             [HMS Ajax]            

         Captain Parry          [HMNZS Achilles]


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Christopher Lee

Nigel Stock

Andrew Cruickshank

Roger Delgado

John Warren

Manolo

        Chief Officer         [MS Tairoa] (Prisoner on Graf Spee)

       Captain Stubbs        [MS Doric Star] (Prisoner on Graf Spee)

Captain Varela (Uruguayan Navy)

Chief Yeoman Signals [HMS Exeter]


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John Merivale

Anthony Newley

Conrad Phillips

Tony Wager

John Chandos

     Pilot Cowburn           [HMS Achilles]     

      Radio Operator           [MS Tairoa]     (Prisoner on Graf Spee)

Lieutenant Washbourne      Gunnery Officer           [HMS Achilles]     

          Look Out           [HMS Ajax]

      Doctor Langmann      'German Ambassador'


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John Le Mesurier

Brian Worth

Patrick Jordan

James Copeland

John Forbes-Robertson

Reverend George Groves [HMS Exeter]

     Radio Operator          [MS Doric Star]     (Prisoner on Graf Spee)

Aft Conning Signalman [HMS Exeter]

         Chief Yeoman          [HMS Achilles]

Lieutenant McBarnett [HMS Exeter]


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George Murcell

Eynon Evans

Ian Whittaker

Kerry Jordan

Joseph O'Conner

     Merchant Seaman         [MS Newton Beach]    (Prisoner on Graf Spee)

Chief Engineer      [MS Newton Beach]    (Prisoner on Graf Spee)

Messenger, Boiler Room [HMS Achilles]

Ordinary Seaman Rogers [HMS Achilles]

Chief Engineer       [MS Doric Star]       (Prisoner on Graf Spee)


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Roy Purcell

Richard Beale

Howard Lang

Michael Collins

Peter Fontaine

Duty Officer Pennefeather [HMS Ajax]

Captain Pottinger (Prisoner on Graf Spee)

     Gunnery Officer           [HMS Exeter]    

       Petty Officer        [HMS Ajax]

     Gunnery Officer           [HMS Ajax]    


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Peter Dyneley

April Olrich

John Schlesinger

Guy Verney

Victor Beaumont

Merchant Officer  [MS Newton Beach] (Prisoner on Graf Spee)

Dolores

German Officer [Admiral Graf Spee]

Commander Graham      [HMS Exeter]    

German Officer [Admiral Graf Spee]


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Peter Halliday

Edward Atienza

Bob Head

Ambrosine Phillpotts

Lane Meddick

Guani's Secretary

Pop

        Merchant Seaman         [MS Tairoa] (Prisoner on Graf Spee)

Mrs Millington-Drake

   Petty Officer Stacey     [HMS Achilles]


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John Lynn

Lucia Guillon

Otto Friese

Lola Morice

German Seaman [Admiral Graf Spee]

Onlooker at Manolo's

Telephonist

        Merchant Officer         [MS Tairoa] (Prisoner on Graf Spee)

Onlooker at Manolo's


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Mabel Etherington

Muriel Greenslade

Chris Adcock

Gordon Whiting

Philip Johns

Onlooker at Manolo's

Lady in News Office

        British Seaman         (Prisoner on Graf Spee)

     Chief Engineer           [HMS Exeter]    

Merchant Officer  [MS Trevanion] (Prisoner on Graf Spee)


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John Payne

Patrick Westwood

Ken Lawton

Arthur Howell

Barry Johns

         Bridge Officer          [HMS Achilles]

         Archer - Look Out          [HMS Ajax]

            Look Out             [HMS Ajax]

    Merchant Seaman      [MS Tairoa] (Prisoner on Graf Spee)

    Merchant Officer     [MS Doric Star] (Prisoner on Graf Spee)


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Ken Lewington

Colin McKenzie

John Lawrence

David Rose

Tony Lyons

British Seaman

            Bridge Officer             [HMS Ajax]

Merchant Officer    [MS Huntsman] (Prisoner on Graf Spee)

            Boy Dorset             [HMNZS Achilles]

British Seaman


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Jimmy Lodge

Alan Rolfe

Barry Steele

Frank Littlewood

Pearl Walters

Merchant Officer    [MS Huntsman] (Prisoner on Graf Spee)

Chief Petty Officer      [HMS Exeter]      

            Midshipman             [HMS Ajax]

Man in News Office

Woman in News Office


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Roy Everson

Tony Castleton

John Smart

Louis Matto

Dennis Carnell

Man in News Office

      Bridge Officer                  [HMS Ajax]            

Sightseer

Onlooker at Manolo's

    Merchant Seaman      (Prisoner on Graf Spee)


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George Holdcroft

James Ure

Paul Phillips

Jeff Silk

Derek Blomfield

Onlooker at Manolo's

Man in News Office

British Embassy Official

            Crewman             [HMS Achilles]

Onlooker at Manolo's


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Paul Beradi

Emile Stemmler

Graham Stewart

Peter Scott

Norman Morris

One Image Only

Policeman at Manolo's

Onlooker at Manolo's

      Signalman            [HMS Exeter]      

            Messenger                         [HMS Ajax]            

      Merchant Officer             [MS Huntsman]       (Prisoner on Graf Spee)


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Richard George

Edward Powell

John Britton

Fred Haggerty

Edward Fowles

One Image Only

One Image Only

Merchant Officer  [MS Trevanion] (Prisoner on Graf Spee)

        Chief Officer         [MS Huntsman] (Prisoner on Graf Spee)

            Navigator            [HMS Ajax]

            Crewman             [Admiral Graf Spee]

News Office Manager


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Harry Van Engel

Denton De Gray

Neil Wilson

Robert Bruce

Richard Burrell

Captain Langsdorff's Servant

Lieutenant Kearney         [HMS Ajax]        

Mess Petty Officer [HMS Achilles]

Lieutenant Commander Smith [HMS Exeter]

Lieutenant Commander         Navigator                 [HMS Exeter]        


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Barry Foster

David Cameron

Ian Parsons

George Roderick

Nicholas Bruce

Able Seaman Roper         [HMS Exeter]        

Pilot Officer Lewin         [HMS Ajax]        

  Merchant Officer  (Prisoner on Graf Spee)

Manolo's Barman

Manolo's Patron


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Alan Masterton

Jack Faint

Kenneth Midwood

Mary Jones

Colin Wall

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One Image Only 

        Bridge Officer                 [HMS Exeter]        

        Chief Officer         [MS Ashlea] (Prisoner on Graf Spee)

        Gunnery Control         [HMS Exeter]

Miss Shaw [Millington Drake's Secretary]

        Boy Bugler                 [HMS Exeter]        


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Tony Mendleson

Dan Cressy

Frederick Jaeger

Robin Burns

Sonnie Willis

Manolo's Patron

            Crewman           [HMS Exeter]

Crewman on Graf Spee

Merchant Officer (Prisoner on Graf Spee)

Merchant Seaman (Prisoner on Graf Spee)


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Ivor Mariants

Raymond Hodge

Jimmy Scott

Anna Burden

One Image Only 

One Image Only 

Guitarist

Manolo's Patron

            Crewman             [HMS Ajax]

Madame Desmoulins


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Olivia Irving

Richard Gregory

Captain Patrick Dove

This is the Real Captain Dove. As played by Bernard Lee. One Image Only 

Manuella

Manolo's Patron

(Prisoner on Graf Spee) Technical Advisor




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Unknown Female 83

Unknown Female 123

Unknown Male 9

Unknown Male 10

Unknown Male 34

Lady in News Office

Onlooker at Manolo's

Man in News Office

Man in News Office

Merchant Officer  [MS Trevanion] (Prisoner on Graf Spee)


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Unknown Male 177

Unknown Male 174

Unknown Male 175

Unknown Male 216

British Embassy Worker

British Embassy Worker

Look Out             [HMS Ajax]            

Manolo's Patron


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Unknown Male 217

Unknown Male 245

German Guard on Graf Spee

Crewman on Graf Spee

Merchant Officer    [MS Huntsman] (Prisoner on Graf Spee)

            Crewman             [HMS Exeter]

Crewman on Graf Spee


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