The Dam Busters

The Dam Busters (1955)

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The story of the conception of a new British weapon for smashing the German dams in the Ruhr industrial complex and the execution of the raid by 617 Squadron 'The Dam Busters'.

The Dam Busters Trailer

The Dam Busters Photos

  • Richard Todd

    as Wing Commander Guy Gibson, V.C., D.S.O., D.F.C.
  • Michael Redgrave

    as Doctor B. N. Wallis, C.B.E., F.R.S.
  • Ursula Jeans

    as Mrs. Wallis
  • Basil Sydney

    as Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris G.C.B., O.B.E., A.F.C.
  • Patrick Barr

    as Captain Joseph (Mutt) Summers, C.B.E.
  • Ernest Clark

    as Air Vice-Marshal The Hon. Ralph Cochrane G.B.E., K.C.B., A.F.C.
  • Derek Farr

    as Group Captain J. N. H. Whitworth, D.S.O., D.F.C.
  • Charles Carson

    as Doctor
  • Stanley Van Beers

    as Sir David Pye, C.B., F.R.S.
  • Colin Tapley

    as Doctor W.H. Glanville, C.B., C.B.E.
  • Frederick Leister

    as Committee Member
  • Eric Messiter

    as Committee Member
  • Laidman Browne

    as Committee Member
  • Raymond Huntley

    as Official, National Physical Laboratory
  • Hugh Manning

    as Official, Ministry of Aircraft Production
  • Edwin Styles

    as Observer at Trials
  • Hugh Moxey

    as Observer at Trials
  • Anthony Shaw

    as R.A.F. Officer at Trials
  • Laurence Naismith

    as Farmer
  • Harold Siddons

    as Group Signals Officer
  • Frank Phillips

    as BBC Announcer
  • Brewster Mason

    as Flt / Lt. R. D. Trevor-Roper, D.F.C., D.F.M.
  • Tony Doonan

    as Flt / Lt. R. E. G. Hutchison, D.F.C.
  • Nigel Stock

    as Flying / Off. F. M. Spafford, D.F.C., D.F.M.
  • Brian Nissen

    as Flt / Lt. A. T. Taerum, D.F.C.
  • Robert Shaw

    as Flt / Sgt. J. Pulford, D.F.M.
  • Peter Assinder

    as Plt/Off. G. A. Deering, D.F.C.
  • Richard Leech

    as Squadron Leader H. M. Young, D.F.C.
  • Richard Thorp

    as Squadron Leader H. E. Maudslay, D.F.C.
  • John Fraser

    as Flight Lieutenant J. V. Hopgood, D.F.C.
  • David Morell

    as Flight Lieutenant W. Astell, D.F.C.
  • Bill Kerr

    as Flight Lieutenant H. B. Martin, D.S.O., D.F.C., A.F.C.
  • George Baker

    as Flight Lieutenant D. J. H. Maltby, D.S.O., D.F.C.
  • Ronald Wilson

    as Flight Lieutenant D. J. Shannon, D.S.O., D.F.C.
  • Denys Graham

    as Flying Officer L. G. Knight, D.S.O.
  • Basil Appleby

    as Flight Lieutenant R. C. Hay, D.F.C.
  • Tim Turner

    as Flight Lieutenant J. F. Leggo, D.F.C.
  • Ewen Solon

    as Flight Sergeant G. E. Powell
  • Harold Goodwin

    as Wing Comdr. Gibson's Batman
Crew Gilbert Taylor Special Effects
Sound Louis Levy Music Director
Sound Harold V. King Recording Supervision
Costume & Make-Up Stuart Freeborn Makeup Artist
Crew George Blackwell Special Effects
Production Robert Lennard Casting Director
Sound Leighton Lucas Music
Directing Michael Anderson Director
Camera Erwin Hillier Director of Photography
Camera Erwin Hillier Aerial Camera
Art Robert Jones Art Direction
Writing R.C. Sherriff Screenplay
Writing Paul Brickhill Author
Writing Guy Gibson Author
Camera Norman Warwick Camera Operator
Editing Richard Best Editor
Production Gordon Scott Production Manager
Production G. B. Walker Casting Director
Production W.A. Whittaker Production Supervisor
Directing John Street Assistant Director
Crew Les Hammond Sound Recordist
Costume & Make-Up Hilda Fox Hairstylist
Sound Arthur Southgate ADR & Dubbing
Directing Thelma Orr Continuity
Production Robert Clark Executive In Charge Of Production
Crew J. N. H. Whitworth Technical Advisor
Crew Eric Coates Additional Music
Editing Philip Barnikel Assistant Editor