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The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Alfred Hitchcock

Writing Credits  

John Michael Hayes ... (screenplay)
 
Charles Bennett ... (based on a story by) and
D.B. Wyndham-Lewis ... (based on a story by)
 
Angus MacPhail ... (contributing writer) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

James Stewart ... Dr. Benjamin McKenna
Doris Day ... Josephine Conway McKenna
Brenda de Banzie ... Lucy Drayton
Bernard Miles ... Edward Drayton
Ralph Truman Ralph Truman ... Inspector Buchanan, Special Branch
Daniel Gélin ... Louis Bernard
Mogens Wieth Mogens Wieth ... Ambassador
Alan Mowbray ... Val Parnell
Hillary Brooke ... Jan Peterson
Christopher Olsen ... Hank McKenna
Reggie Nalder ... French Marksman
Richard Wattis ... Albert Hall Assistant Manager
Noel Willman ... Woburn, Special Branch
Alix Talton ... Helen Parnell
Yves Brainville Yves Brainville ... French Police Inspector
Carolyn Jones ... Cindy Fontaine
London Symphony Orchestra London Symphony Orchestra ... Themselves
Bernard Herrmann ... Conductor
Covent Garden Chorus Covent Garden Chorus ... Themselves
Barbara Howitt Barbara Howitt ... Herself - Soloist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Patrick Aherne Patrick Aherne ... Handyman (uncredited)
Frank Albertson ... Taxidermist (uncredited)
Frank Atkinson Frank Atkinson ... Edgar, a Taxidermist (uncredited)
Walter Bacon Walter Bacon ... Church Member (uncredited)
Frank Baker ... Royal Albert Hall Attendee (uncredited)
John Barrard ... Taxidermist Holding the Panther (uncredited)
Betty Baskcomb Betty Baskcomb ... Edna, the Church Organist (uncredited)
Hyma Beckley Hyma Beckley ... Albert Hall Audience (uncredited)
Paul Beradi Paul Beradi ... Embassy Guest (uncredited)
Eumenio Blanco ... Arab (uncredited)
Arline Bletcher Arline Bletcher ... Church Member (uncredited)
Alexis Bobrinskoy Alexis Bobrinskoy ... Foreign Prime Minister (uncredited)
Lovyss Bradley ... Church Member (uncredited)
Janet Bruce Janet Bruce ... Woman in Box Office Queue (uncredited)
Naida Buckingham Naida Buckingham ... Albert Hall Audience (uncredited)
Clifford Buckton Clifford Buckton ... Sir Kenneth Clarke (uncredited)
Barbara Burke Barbara Burke ... Miss Benson, the Marksman's Escort (uncredited)
Nora Bush Nora Bush ... Church Member (uncredited)
Peter Camlin Peter Camlin ... Marrakesh Waiter (uncredited)
Albert Carrier ... French Policeman (uncredited)
Jimmy Charters Jimmy Charters ... Albert Hall Audience (uncredited)
Abdelhaq Chraibi Abdelhaq Chraibi ... Muslim Husband on the Bus (uncredited)
Oliver Cross Oliver Cross ... Royal Albert Hall Attendee (uncredited)
Pauline Farr Pauline Farr ... Ambassador's Wife (uncredited)
Harry Fine Harry Fine ... Edington, CID Inspector (uncredited)
Alex Frazer Alex Frazer ... Man in Box Office Lobby (uncredited)
Wolf Frees ... Aide to Prime Minister (uncredited)
Milton Frome ... Embassy Back Entrance Guard (uncredited)
Leo Gordon ... Drayton's Chauffeur (uncredited)
Walter Gotell ... Matthews , Scotland Yard Patrol Car (uncredited)
Victor Harrington ... Embassy Guest (uncredited)
Sam Harris Sam Harris ... Royal Albert Hall Attendee (uncredited)
George Hilsdon George Hilsdon ... Photographer at the Airport (uncredited)
Alfred Hitchcock ... Man in Marrakesh Marketplace (uncredited)
Gladys Holland Gladys Holland ... Bernard's Date at Restaurant (uncredited)
Jimmie Horan ... Royal Albert Hall Attendee (uncredited)
George Howe George Howe ... Ambrose Chappell Sr. (uncredited)
Allen Jaffe ... Arab (uncredited)
Harold Kasket Harold Kasket ... Stavis, Embassy Butler (uncredited)
Barry Keegan Barry Keegan ... Patterson, Scotland Yard Car Patrol Officer (uncredited)
Lou Krugman Lou Krugman ... Marrakesh Headwaiter (uncredited)
Ann Kunde Ann Kunde ... Church Member (uncredited)
Lloyd Lamble ... General Manager of Albert Hall (uncredited)
Donald Lawton Donald Lawton ... Desk Clerk (uncredited)
Marion Lessing ... Church Member (uncredited)
Carl M. Leviness ... Royal Albert Hall Attendee (uncredited)
Enid Lindsey Enid Lindsey ... Lady Clarke (uncredited)
Mayne Lynton Mayne Lynton ... Grey Haired Taxidermist (uncredited)
Janet Macfarlane Janet Macfarlane ... Albert Hall Audience (uncredited)
Edward Manouk Edward Manouk ... Marrakesh Waiter (uncredited)
Richard Marner ... Aide to Prime Minister (uncredited)
John Marshall John Marshall ... Embassy Butler (uncredited)
Lewis Martin Lewis Martin ... Scotland Yard Detective in Patrol Car (uncredited)
Louis Mercier Louis Mercier ... French Policeman at Market Place #1 (uncredited)
Lee Miller Lee Miller ... Royal Albert Hall Attendee (uncredited)
Ralph Neff Ralph Neff ... Drayton's Henchman (uncredited)
Leslie Newport Leslie Newport ... Inspector at Albert Hall (uncredited)
John O'Malley John O'Malley ... Hotel Doorman (uncredited)
Elsa Palmer Elsa Palmer ... Embassy Cook (uncredited)
Liddell Peddieson Liddell Peddieson ... Taxidermist with a Cap (uncredited)
Jean Ransome ... Church Member (uncredited)
Arthur Ridley Arthur Ridley ... Albert Hall Ticket Collector (uncredited)
Lucile Sewall Lucile Sewall ... Church Member (uncredited)
Mahin S. Shahrivar Mahin S. Shahrivar ... Muslim Wife on the Bus (uncredited)
Eric Snowden Eric Snowden ... Special Branch Officer (uncredited)
Guy Standeven ... Albert Hall Audience (uncredited)
Alma Taylor ... Embassy Guest (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey Arthur Tovey ... Royal Albert Hall Attendee (uncredited)
Guy Verney Guy Verney ... Embassy Footman (uncredited)
Anthony Warde ... French Policeman at Market Place #2 (uncredited)
Patrick Whyte ... Special Branch Officer (uncredited)
Peter Williams Peter Williams ... Police Sergeant at Albert Hall (uncredited)
Richard Wordsworth ... Ambrose Chappell Jr. (uncredited)
Allen Zeidman Allen Zeidman ... Assistant Manager (uncredited)

Produced by 

Herbert Coleman ... associate producer
Alfred Hitchcock ... producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Bernard Herrmann ... (music scored by)

Cinematography by 

Robert Burks ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

George Tomasini

Casting By 

William Cowitt ... (uncredited)
Gary Fifield ... (uncredited)
Bill Greenwald ... (uncredited)
Edward R. Morse ... (uncredited)
Tony Regan ... (uncredited)

Art Direction by 

Henry Bumstead
Hal Pereira

Set Decoration by 

Sam Comer
Arthur Krams

Costume Design by 

Edith Head ... (costumes)

Makeup Department 

Wally Westmore ... makeup supervisor
Virginia Darcy ... hairdresser (uncredited)
Dan Greenway ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Hugh Brown ... assistant production manager (uncredited)
Frank Caffey ... production manager (uncredited)
C.O. Erickson ... unit production manager (uncredited)
C.R. Foster-Kemp ... unit manager: London (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Howard Joslin ... assistant director
Ralph Axness ... second assistant director (uncredited)
Herbert Coleman ... second unit director (uncredited)
Ned Dobson ... second assistant director (uncredited)
Basil Keys ... second assistant director: London (uncredited)

Art Department 

Walter Broadfoot ... props (uncredited)
Dorothea Holt ... illustrator (uncredited)
Richard Rabis ... stand-by laborer (uncredited)
Neil Wheeler ... props (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Paul Franz ... sound recordist
Gene Garvin ... sound recordist
Frank Carroll ... mike grip (uncredited)
Henry Keener ... recordist (uncredited)
William Pillar ... stage engineer (uncredited)
Bill Wistrom ... sound editor (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Farciot Edouart ... process photography
John P. Fulton ... special photographic effects
Andrew Bonello ... digital restoration developer (uncredited)
Sophia Lo ... digital restoration: Cinesite (uncredited)
Monty Phillips ... digital artist (digital restoration) (uncredited)
Jerry Pooler ... digital restoration supervisor (uncredited)
Brad Reinke ... digital restoration producer (restored version) (uncredited)
Antonio Torres ... digital artist: digital restoration and color correction, Cinesite (restored version) (uncredited)

Stunts 

Ted Mapes ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Neil Binney ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Adolph Froelich ... electrician (uncredited)
Bobby Greene ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Vic Jones ... gaffer (uncredited)
Ken Lobben ... still photographer (uncredited)
Don Ring ... gaffer: London (uncredited)
Leonard J. South ... second camera (uncredited)
Darrell Turnmire ... company grip (uncredited)
Paul Uhl ... assistant camera (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Tish Morgan ... casting secretary (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Phyllis Dalton ... costumes (uncredited)
Lee Forman ... wardrobe: ladies (uncredited)
Joan Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Leonard Mann ... wardrobe: men (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Sam Vitale ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

John C. Hammell ... music editor (uncredited)
London Symphony Orchestra ... music performed by (uncredited)

Other crew 

Abdelhaq Chraibi ... technical advisor
Richard Mueller ... Technicolor color consultant
Constance Willis ... technical advisor
Catherine Barton ... welfare worker (uncredited)
Charles Morton ... script clerk (uncredited)
Art Sarno ... publicist (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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