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Outer Party Orator
In a futuristic, state-run society controlled by "Big Brother" in which love is outlawed, employee of the state Winston Smith falls for Julia, and is tortured and brainwashed for his crime.

  • Actor Character
  • Edmond O'Brien Winston Smith
  • Jan Sterling Julia
  • Michael Redgrave Gen. O'Connor
  • Donald Pleasence R. Parsons
  • David Kossoff Charrington the Junk Shop Owner
  • Carol Wolveridge Selina Parsons
  • Patrick Allen Inner Party Official
  • Mervyn Johns Jones
  • Ewen Solon Outer Party Orator
  • Michael Ripper Outer Party Orator
  • Barbara Cavan Woman (voice)
  • Ernest Clark Outer Party Announcer
  • Ronan O'Casey Rutherford
  • Kenneth Griffith Prisoner
  • John Vernon Big Brother (voice)

Directed by
Michael Anderson
Writing credits
George Orwell (novel)
Ralph Gilbert Bettison and
William Templeton
Produced by
Ralph Gilbert Bettison assistant producer (as Ralph Bettinson)
N. Peter Rathvon producer
Original Music by
Malcolm Arnold
Non-Original Music by
Ludwig van Beethoven (from "Symphony No.5 Second Movement", "Symphony No.6 Fourth Movement" and "Symphony No.9 Fourth Movement")
Cinematography by
C.M. Pennington-Richards
Film Editing by
Bill Lewthwaite
Casting by
Robert Lennard
Production Design by
Terence Verity
Art Direction by
Len Townsend
Costume Design by
Barbara Gray
Makeup Department
L.V. Clark makeup artist
Henry Montsash hair stylist
Production Management
John Croydon production supervisor
G.R. Mitchell production manager
Second Unit or Assistant Director
Fred Slark assistant director
Art Department
Peter Glazier assistant art director
Leonard Townsend assistant art director
Sound Department
Arthur Bradburn sound recordist
Harold V. King recording director
Arthur Southgate dubbing editor
Special Effects by
George Blackwell special effects
Bryan Langley special effects
Norman Warwick special effects
Other crew
Robert Day camera operator
Gladys Goldsmith continuity
Louis Levy conductor
Eddie Frewin unit driver (uncredited)