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The Moonraker (1958)

82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

After the battle of Worcester at the end of the Civil War, the main aim of Oliver Cromwell's Commonwealth is to capture Charles Stuart. The future king's escape depends on the intrepid Earl of Dawlish, who as the Moonraker has already ...See moreAfter the battle of Worcester at the end of the Civil War, the main aim of Oliver Cromwell's Commonwealth is to capture Charles Stuart. The future king's escape depends on the intrepid Earl of Dawlish, who as the Moonraker has already spirited away many Royalists. Dawlish travels to the Windwhistle Inn on the south coast to prepare the escape, where he meets Anne Wyndham, the fiancée of a top Roundhead colonel. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26} See less
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Director
David MacDonald (as David Macdonald)
Writers
Robert Hall (screenplay) | Wilfred Eades (screenplay) (as Wilfrid Eades) | Alistair Bell (screenplay) | Arthur Watkin (play "The Moonraker") (as Arthur Watkyn)
Cinematographer
Mutz Greenbaum (as Max Greene)
Casting Director
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Updated May 22, 1958

Release date
Aug 3, 1958 (United Kingdom)

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28 cast members
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George Baker
The Moonraker The Moonraker   See fewer
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Sylvia Syms
Anne Wyndham Anne Wyndham   See fewer
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Marius Goring
Colonel Beaumont Colonel Beaumont   See fewer
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Peter Arne
Edmund Tyler Edmund Tyler   See fewer
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Clive Morton
Lord Harcourt Lord Harcourt   See fewer
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Gary Raymond
Charles Stuart Charles Stuart   See fewer
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Richard Leech
Henry Strangeways Henry Strangeways   See fewer
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Iris Russell
Judith Strangeways Judith Strangeways   See fewer
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Michael Anderson Jr.
Martin Strangeways (as Michael Anderson Jnr.) Martin Strangeways (as Michael Anderson Jnr.)   See fewer
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John Le Mesurier
Cromwell Cromwell   See fewer
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Patrick Troughton
Captain Wilcox Captain Wilcox   See fewer
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Julian Somers
Captain Foster Captain Foster   See fewer
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Patrick Waddington
Lord Dorset Lord Dorset   See fewer
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Fanny Rowe
Lady Dorset (as Frances Rowe) Lady Dorset (as Frances Rowe)   See fewer
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Jennifer Browne
Henrietta Dorset Henrietta Dorset   See fewer
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Richard Warner
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George Woodbridge
Captain Lowry Captain Lowry   See fewer
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Victor Brooks
Blacksmith Blacksmith   See fewer
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Frank Hawkins
Packman Packman   See fewer
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Keith Banks
Orderly Orderly   See fewer
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Victor Platt
Innkeeper Innkeeper   See fewer
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Edward Dentith
Lieutenant Lieutenant   See fewer
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Leslie Linder
Trooper Bell Trooper Bell   See fewer
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John Crocker
Servant Servant   See fewer
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Jack May
Villager (uncredited) Villager (uncredited)   See fewer
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6 / 10 | 275 votes