The Admirable Crichton. Image shows left to right: Bill Crichton (Kenneth More), Eliza Tweeny (Diane Cilento). Credit: Columbia Pictures
The Admirable Crichton

The Admirable Crichton

  • 1957 film

1957 film based on J M Barrie's play. Kenneth More stars as butler to a family who find themselves shipwrecked on a desert island. Also features Diane Cilento, Cecil Parker, Martita Hunt, Jack Watling, Peter Graves and more.

  • Repeated Monday at 11am on Film4

Cast & crew credits

Kenneth More Bill Crichton
Diane Cilento Eliza Tweeny
Cecil Parker Lord Henry Loam
Martita Hunt Lady Brocklehurst
Jack Watling John Treherne
Peter Graves George Brocklehurst
Miles Malleson Vicar
Eddie Byrne Captain
Gerald Harper Ernest Woolley
Mercy Haystead Catherine
Miranda Connell Agatha
Sally Ann Howes Lady Mary
Joan Young Mrs. Perkins
Brenda Hogan Fisher
Peter Welch Rolleston
Toke Townley Lovegrove
Roland Curram Thomas
John Le Mesurier Cook
William Mervyn Guest at Ball
Beth Rogan Actor
Penelope Horner Actor
Corinne Gardner Actor
Writing team
JM Barrie (as J.M. Barrie) Writer
Lewis Gilbert Writer (Adapted By)
Vernon Harris Writer (Adapted By)
Production team
Lewis Gilbert Director
Ian Dalrymple Producer
Dennis Van Thal Associate Producer
Peter Hunt Editor
William Kellner Production Designer
Wilkie Cooper Director of Photography
Bernard Nevill Costume Designer
Douglas Gamley Composer
Frederick Slark 1st Assistant Director

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