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General Details

  • Runtime: 97 min (US) / 110 min (UK)
  • Produced by: MGM (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) / Tacitus Productions
  • Sound Mix: Mono
  • Color: Metrocolor
  • Aspect Ratio 1.66 : 1

Cast

Credits order:

  • Patricia Neal as Maura Prince
  • Pamela Brown as Mrs. Edith Prince – Mother
  • Nicholas Clay as Billy
  • Jean Anderson as Mrs. Millicent McMurtrey
  • Graham Crowden as Mr. Bolton
  • Yootha Joyce as Mrs. Palafox
  • Peter Sallis as Rev. Rupert Palafox
  • Brigit Forsyth as District Nurse
  • Sebastian Breaks as Dr. Ronnie Robinson
  • Diana Patrick as Mary Wingate
  • Jenny McCracken as Farmwife
  • Bruce Myles as Bank Clerk
  • Zoe Alexander as Stroke Patient
  • Christopher Reynalds as Young Billy
  • Elaine Ives-Cameron as Gypsy
  • Sibylla Kay as Whore

Crew

  • Directed by: Alastair Reid
  • Written by: Joy Cowley (novel “Nest in a Falling Tree”), Roald Dahl
  • Cinematography by: Alex Thomson
  • Original Music by: Bernard Herrmann
  • Costume Design by: Gabriella Falk
  • Art Direction by: Anthony Pratt
  • Produced by: Alan D. Courtney, William O. Harbach (executive), Norman S. Powell, Nick Vanoff (executive producer – uncredited)

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