Cast 128

  1. Laurence Olivier

    Laurence Olivier
    Field Marshal Sir John French

  2. Vanessa Redgrave

    Vanessa Redgrave
    Sylvia Pankhurst

  3. Maggie Smith

    Maggie Smith
    Music Hall Star

  4. John Mills

    John Mills
    Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig

  5. Corin Redgrave

    Corin Redgrave
    Bertie Smith

  6. Maurice Roeves

    Maurice Roeves
    George Smith

  7. Ian Holm

    Ian Holm
    President Poincare

  8. Juliet Mills
  9. Michael Bates

    Michael Bates
    Drunk Lance Corporal

  10. Edward Fox

    Edward Fox
    Aide to Field-Marshal Haig

  11. Dirk Bogarde

    Dirk Bogarde

  12. Jean-Pierre Cassel

    Jean-Pierre Cassel
    French Colonel

  13. John Clements

    John Clements
    Gen. von Moltke

  14. John Gielgud

    John Gielgud
    Count Leopold Von Berchtold

  15. Jack Hawkins

    Jack Hawkins
    Emperor Franz Josef

  16. Kenneth More

    Kenneth More
    Kaiser Wilhelm II

  17. Michael Redgrave

    Michael Redgrave
    Gen. Sir Henry Wilson

  18. Ralph Richardson

    Ralph Richardson
    Sir Edward Grey

  19. Susannah York

    Susannah York

  20. Robert Flemyng

    Robert Flemyng
    Staff Officer in Gassed Trench

  21. Paul Daneman

    Paul Daneman
    Czar Nicholas II

  22. Guy Middleton

    Guy Middleton
    Gen. Sir William Robertson

  23. Angela Thorne
    Elizabeth May 'Betty' Smith

  24. Wendy Allnutt

    Wendy Allnutt
    Florence Victoria 'Flo' Smith

  25. Colin Farrell

    Colin Farrell
    Harry Arnold Smith

  26. Malcolm McFee
    Frederick Percy 'Freddie' Smith

  27. John Rae
    Grandpa Smith

  28. Paul Shelley
    Jack Henry Smith

  29. Kim Smith
    Richard 'Dickie' Smith

  30. Mary Wimbush
    Mary Emma Smith

  31. John Owens

    John Owens
    Seamus Moore

  32. Vincent Ball

    Vincent Ball
    Australian Soldier

  33. Penelope Allen

    Penelope Allen
    Solo Chorus Girl

  34. Pia Colombo
    Estaminet Singer

  35. Isabel Dean

    Isabel Dean
    Sir John French's Lady

  36. Joe Melia

    Joe Melia
    The Photographer

  37. Nanette Newman
  38. Cecil Parker

    Cecil Parker
    Sir John

  39. Natasha Parry

    Natasha Parry
    Sir William Robertson's Lady

  40. Gerald Sim

  41. Thorley Walters

    Thorley Walters
    Staff Officer

  42. Anthony Ainley

    Anthony Ainley
    3rd Aide

  43. Geoffrey Davies
    Aide to Haig

  44. Fanny Carby
    Mill Girl

  45. Peter Gilmore

    Peter Gilmore
    Pte Burgess

  46. Ben Howard

    Ben Howard
    Pte Garbett

  47. Norman Jones

    Norman Jones
    Scottish Soldier

  48. Angus Lennie

    Angus Lennie
    Scottish Soldier

  49. Paddy Joyce
    Irish Soldier

  50. Harry Locke

    Harry Locke

  51. Ron Pember

  52. Marianne Stone

    Marianne Stone
    Mill Girl

  53. Christine Noonan
    Mill Girl (uncredited)

  54. Derek Newark
    Shooting Gallery Proprietor

  55. Clifford Mollison
  56. Norman Bird

    Norman Bird
    Training Sgt (uncredited)

  57. Jeremy Child

    Jeremy Child
    Wealthy Young Man (uncredited)

  58. Richard Davies

    Richard Davies
    Sergeant in Burial Party (uncredited)

  59. Stanley Lebor
    Soldier (uncredited)

  60. Jane Seymour

    Jane Seymour
    Chorus Girl (uncredited)

  61. Wensley Pithey
    Archduke Ferdinand (uncredited)

  62. Meriel Forbes
    Lady Pamela Grey

  63. David Lodge

    David Lodge
    Recruiting Sergeant at Music Hall

  64. Maurice Arthur
    Soldier Singer at Chaplain's Address

  65. Freddie Ascott
    'Whizzbang' Soldier

  66. Cecilia Darby
    Sir Henry Wilson's Lady

  67. George Ghent
    Heckler at Pankhurst Speech

  68. Dorothy Reynolds
    Heckler at Pankhurst Speech

  69. John Trigger
    Officer at Railway Station

  70. Kathleen Wileman
    Emma Smith - Age 4

  71. Phyllis Calvert

    Phyllis Calvert
    Lady Dorothy Haig

  72. Pamela Abbott
    Czarina Alexandra (uncredited)

  73. Charlotte Attenborough
    Emma Smith - Age 8 (uncredited)

  74. Roy Beck
    American GI (uncredited)

  75. Annie Bee
    Girl Friend in 'Goodbyee' (uncredited)

  76. Joanne Brown
    Singer (uncredited)

  77. Christopher Cabot
    Soldier in Shell Hole (uncredited)

  78. Frank Coda
    Soldier in 'Goodbyee' (uncredited)

  79. Ambrose Coghill
    His Father (uncredited)

  80. Stella Courtney
    Poincaré's Lady (uncredited)

  81. Sheila Cox
    Chorus Girl (uncredited)

  82. Elizabeth Craven
    Kaiserin Augusta (uncredited)

  83. John Dunn-Hill

    John Dunn-Hill
    Irish Soldier (uncredited)

  84. Ray Edwards
    3rd Staff Officer in Ballroom (uncredited)

  85. Charles Farrell

    Charles Farrell
    Policeman (uncredited)

  86. Hermione Farthingale
    Chorus Girl (uncredited)

  87. Frank Forsyth
    President Woodrow Wilson (uncredited)

  88. Joyce Franklin
    Chorus Girl (uncredited)

  89. John Gabriel
    Nikolai Lenin (uncredited)

  90. Zeph Gladstone
    Sir John's Chauffeuse (uncredited)

  91. Ruth Gower
    General von Moltke's Lady (uncredited)

  92. Kim Grant
    Soldier in 'Goodbyee' (uncredited)

  93. Carole Gray
    Chorus Girl (uncredited)

  94. Paul Hansard

    Paul Hansard
    German Officer (uncredited)

  95. Kathleen Helme
    Berchtold's Lady (uncredited)

  96. Richard Howard
    Young Soldier at Mons (uncredited)

  97. John Hussey
    Soldier on Balcony (uncredited)

  98. Dinny Jones
    Chorus Girl (uncredited)

  99. Lind Joyce
    Scoreboard Girl (uncredited)

  100. Dolores Judson
    Haig's Girlfriend (uncredited)

  101. Ruth Kettlewell
    Duchess Sophie (uncredited)

  102. Delia Linden
    Chorus Girl (uncredited)

  103. Richard Loring

    Richard Loring
    Soldier in 'Goodbyee' (uncredited)

  104. Tom Marshall
    Soldier in 'Goodbyee' (uncredited)

  105. Stanley McGeagh
    Soldier in Gassed Trench (uncredited)

  106. Isabelle Metcalfe
    Girl Friend in 'Goodbyee' (uncredited)

  107. Jenny Morgan
    Girl Friend in 'Goodbyee' (uncredited)

  108. Anthony Morton
    Italian Military Attaché (uncredited)

  109. Steve Plytas
    Turkish Military Attaché (uncredited)

  110. Andrew Robertson
    2nd Scottish Soldier (uncredited)

  111. Sue Robinson
    Chorus Girl (uncredited)

  112. David Scheuer
    French Soldier (uncredited)

  113. Valerie Smith
    Girl Friend in 'Goodbyee' (uncredited)

  114. Guy Standeven
    American Officer (uncredited)

  115. Pippa Steel
    Scoreboard Girl (uncredited)

  116. P.G. Stephens
    Irish Soldier (uncredited)

  117. Tony Thawnton
    Officer on Telephone (uncredited)

  118. Christian Thorogood
    Irish Soldier (uncredited)

  119. Brian Tipping
    4th Scottish Soldier (uncredited)

  120. Bette Vivian
    Heckler at Pankhurst Speech (uncredited)

  121. Tony Vogel

    Tony Vogel
    German Soldier (uncredited)

  122. Arthur White
    Sergeant in Dugout (uncredited)

  123. Michael Wolf
    German Officer (uncredited)

  124. John Woodnutt

    John Woodnutt
    British Officer (uncredited)

  125. Julia Wright
    Haig's Secretary (uncredited)

  126. Mary Yeomans
    Scoreboard Girl (uncredited)

  127. Norman Shelley
    Staff Officer in Ballroom

Crew 16


  1. Donald M. Ashton
    Production Design

  2. Harry White
    Art Direction

  3. Raymond Hawkey
    Title Designer


  1. Gerry Turpin
    Director of Photography

Costume & Make-Up

  1. Anthony Mendleson
    Costume Design


  1. Richard Attenborough


  1. Kevin Connor

    Kevin Connor


  1. Richard Attenborough
  2. Mac Davidson
    Associate Producer

  3. Brian Duffy

  4. Bryan Coates
    Location Manager

  5. John Comfort
    Production Manager


  1. Tom Buchanan
    Boom Operator


  1. Len Deighton

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