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On the Beach (1959) Poster

(1959)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Stanley Kramer

Writing Credits  

John Paxton ... (screenplay)
 
Nevil Shute ... (novel)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Gregory Peck ... Cmdr. Dwight Lionel Towers
Ava Gardner ... Moira Davidson
Fred Astaire ... Julian Osborn
Anthony Perkins ... Lt. Peter Holmes
Donna Anderson ... Mary Holmes
John Tate John Tate ... Adm. Bridie
Harp McGuire ... Lt. Sunderstrom
Lola Brooks Lola Brooks ... Lt. Hosgood
Ken Wayne ... Lt. Benson
Guy Doleman ... Lt. Cmdr. Farrel
Richard Meikle Richard Meikle ... Davis
John Meillon ... Ralph Swain
Joe McCormick Joe McCormick ... Ackerman
Lou Vernon Lou Vernon ... Bill Davidson
Kevin Brennan Kevin Brennan ... Dr. King
Basil Buller-Murphy Basil Buller-Murphy ... Sir Douglas Froude
John Casson John Casson ... Salvation Army captain
Paddy Moran ... Stevens
Grant Taylor ... Morgan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harvey Adams Harvey Adams ... Sykes (uncredited)
Peter Ashton Peter Ashton ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Roland Barnes ... Horseman on the beach (uncredited)
Jim Barrett Jim Barrett ... Chrysler (uncredited)
Ken Baumgartner Ken Baumgartner ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Jack Boyer ... Bit Part (uncredited)
C. Harding Brown C. Harding Brown ... Dykers (uncredited)
Norman Cook Norman Cook ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Colin Crane Colin Crane ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Gerry Duggan Gerry Duggan ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Keith Eden Keith Eden ... Dr. Fletcher (uncredited)
Lucian Endicott Lucian Endicott ... Bit Part (uncredited)
George Fairfax George Fairfax ... Party guest (uncredited)
Stuart Finch Stuart Finch ... Jones (uncredited)
Paddy Fitzallen Paddy Fitzallen ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Ronald Fortt Ronald Fortt ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Cyril Gardner Cyril Gardner ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Frank Gatliff ... Radio Officer (uncredited)
Katherine Hill Katherine Hill ... Jennifer Holmes (uncredited)
Collins Hilton Collins Hilton ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Brian James Brian James ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Joseph Jenkins Joseph Jenkins ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Delos Jewkes Delos Jewkes ... Solo for Waltzing Matilda (voice) (uncredited)
Graham Kennedy ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Audine Leith Audine Leith ... Betty (uncredited)
Paul Maloney Paul Maloney ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Ray Marshall Ray Marshall ... Bit Part (uncredited)
John Morgan John Morgan ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Peter O'Shaughnessy Peter O'Shaughnessy ... Jorgensen Associate (uncredited)
Rita Pauncefort Rita Pauncefort ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Carey Paul Peck Carey Paul Peck ... Boy (uncredited)
Elwyn Peers Elwyn Peers ... Bit Part (uncredited)
John Royle John Royle ... Senior Officer (uncredited)
David Sale David Sale ... Extra at party (uncredited)
Jerry Ian Seals Jerry Ian Seals ... Fogarty (uncredited)
Al Thomas Al Thomas ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Mario Vecchi Mario Vecchi ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Peter Williams Peter Williams ... Prof. Jorgensen (uncredited)
Hugh Wills Hugh Wills ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Norman Yemm Norman Yemm ... Submarine Crewman (uncredited)

Produced by 

Stanley Kramer ... producer

Music by 

Ernest Gold

Cinematography by 

Giuseppe Rotunno

Film Editing by 

Frederic Knudtson

Production Design by 

Rudolph Sternad

Art Direction by 

Fernando Carrere

Makeup Department 

John O'Gorman ... makeup artist
Frank Prehoda ... makeup artist
Jane Shugrue ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Clem Beauchamp ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Ivan Volkman ... assistant director

Art Department 

Art Cole ... property master

Sound Department 

Walter Elliott ... sound effects
Hans Wetzel ... sound engineer

Special Effects by 

Lee Zavitz ... special effects

Stunts 

Carey Loftin ... stunt double: Fred Astaire (uncredited) / stunts (uncredited)
Harvey Parry ... stunts (uncredited)
Dale Van Sickel ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Daniel L. Fapp ... photographer: auto race (as Daniel Fapp)
Allen Grice ... chief gaffer
Martin Kashuk ... assistant company grip
Morris Rosen ... company grip
Ross Wood ... camera operator
Robert Wright ... camera operator (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Joe King ... wardrobe
Eva Friend ... wardrobe assistant (uncredited)
Joan Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Other crew 

Sam Freedle ... script supervisor
Charles A. Lockwood ... technical advisor (as Vice-Admiral Charles A. Lockwood U.S.N. [RET.])
A.A. Norris-Smith ... liaison: Royal Australian Navy (as Lt. Commander A.A. Norris-Smith)
Bill Hunter ... swimming double (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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