Main title from Dead of Night (1945). Made and recorded at Ealing Studios Limited, London W5. Copyright 1945 by Ealing Studios Limited (2)

Dead of Night

(1945)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Drama, Horror | 1h 43min |
A
| Stars: Mervyn Johns, Michael Redgrave, Roland Culver | Directors: Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer

An architect is caught up in an endless series of recurring dreams, during which he is told other people’s supernatural experiences and finally murders the psychiatrist who is trying to help him

Cast

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Grimshaw (Mervyn Johns) wears a hat and bow tie in My Learned Friend (1943)
Walter Craig
British actor Michael Redgrave in a moustachioed publicity photograph
Maxwell Frere
British actor, Roland Culver
Eliot Foley
Publicity photo of British actress Googie Withers
Joan Cortland
Mary Merrall
Mrs Foley
Frederick Valk
Dr Van Straaten
Anthony Baird
Hugh Grainger
Sally Ann Howes
Sally O’Hara
Robert Wyndham
Dr Albury
Judy Kelly
Joyce Grainger
Photo of Dry Rot (1956) (1) featuring Miles Malleson
Hearse Driver
Michael Allan
Jimmy Watson
Barbara Leake
Mrs O’Hara
Ralph Michael
Peter Cortland
Esme Percy
Antique Dealer
British actor, Basil Radford, as Captain Paul Waggett in Whisky Galore! (1949)
George Parratt
Naunton Wayne, well-known British actor who plays the role of Leslie, one of the club friends of of Henry Garnet (Basil Radford) in ‘The Facts of Life’, one of the four Somerset Maugham stories comprising ‘Quartet’, Sydney Box’s new production for Gainsborough Pictures
Larry Potter
Peggy Bryan
Mary Lee
Allan Jeayes
Maurice Olcott
Elisabeth Welch
Beulah
Hartley Power
Sylvester Kee
Magda Kun
Mitzi
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Garry Marsh
Harry Parker
Renée Gadd
Mrs Craig
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Reviews

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Chillingly successful and influential compendium of the macabre, especially effective in its low-key handling of the linking sequence with its circular ending. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

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Main title from Dead of Night (1945) (15). Ealing Studios
Main title from Dead of Night (1945) (14). Directed by Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer
Main title from Dead of Night (1945) (13). Produced by Michael Balcon
Main title from Dead of Night (1945) (12)
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Main title from Dead of Night (1945) (10)
Main title from Dead of Night (1945) (9)
Main title from Dead of Night (1945) (8). Michael Redgrave, Hartley Power, Elisabeth Welch with Garry Marsh, Magda Kun, Allan Jeayes
Main title from Dead of Night (1945) (7). Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne with Peggy Bryan
Main title from Dead of Night (1945) (6). Googie Withers with Ralph Michael, Esme Percy
Main title from Dead of Night (1945) (5). Sally Ann Howes with Michael Allan
Main title from Dead of Night (1945) (4). Judy Kelly, Anthony Baird, Miles Malleson, Robert Wyndham
Main title from Dead of Night (1945) (3). Mervyn Johns, Roland Culver, Frederick Valk with Mary Merrall, Renée Gadd
Main title from Dead of Night (1945). Made and recorded at Ealing Studios Limited, London W5. Copyright 1945 by Ealing Studios Limited (2)
Main title from Dead of Night (1945) (1)
Dead of Night DVD from Studio Canal and Vintage Classics
Maxwell Frere (Michael Redgrave) with the ventriloquist dummy in Dead of Night (1945)

Production

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Basil Dearden
Director
Charles Crichton
Director
Robert Hamer
Director
Alberto Cavalcanti
Director
Michael Balcon
Producer
Angus MacPhail
Writer
E F Benson
Writer
T EB Clarke
Writer (additional dialogue)
H G Wells
Writer (original story)
EF Benson
Writer (original story)
John Baines
Writer (original story) / Writer (screen play)

Companies

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Dead of Night (1945) opening credits (15)
Ealing Studios
Production company
Associated British Film Distributors (A.B.F.D.)
Distribution company
Eagle-Lion Distributors Limited
Distribution company